Conference Venue and social events



The scientific sessions will take place at the “Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC)” ( The conference venue will have full facilities for the participants, including a conference hall which can accomodate up to ~80 people and wireless internet connection.

For your convenience, please find in accommodation section, a map indicating the conference venue, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía-CSIC, as well as the hotels with special rate for the conference.

Travelling to Granada

About Granada

Granada is a very nice centenarian city in Andalusia, the southern region of the Iberian Peninsula in Spain.

The Alhambra is the most famous historical monument. 

Official tourism site of Granada

Council of Granada (Tourism information)

Granada info (Tourism information)


How to reach Granada

By plane: the International Airport of Granada, at only 15 minutes drive from Granada downtown, is connected by several flights per day with Madrid airport, as well as with Barcelona and other cities in Spain. Alternatively, the International Airport of the Costa del Sol (Malaga), at 130 km from Granada, serves multiple international destinations, especially within Europe.

For those arriving at Granada airport, the fastest way into the city is to take a taxi. The cost is about 25€ from the airport to downtown Granada. For those on a budget and with patience there is a regular bus service (to the right end of the terminal as you exit), which takes you to the city center for 3 euros.

For those arriving at Malaga airport: there are direct buses from Málaga airport to Granada bus station. They leave at 10:45, 11:30, 16:00 and 18:30. The trip takes 2 hours 20 minutes and a one-way ticket costs 10€. If you arrive at another time, it is faster to catch a bus from Málaga airport to Málaga bus station and then catch a bus to Granada. There are buses from Malaga's airport to Málaga bus station every 30 minutes, and from Malaga to Granada every hour (ALSA bus company). The journey takes about 2 hours and costs ~10€.


Social Events

  • The conference dinner will be on Thursday 21 November at 20:30