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SiPLAB location

SipLAB is located on room 2.70, building 1 (rectorate building) of Campus de Gambelas, University of Algarve in Faro, Portugal. Our full address is:

SiPLAB, FCT - University of Algarve
Campus de Gambelas
PT-8005-139 Faro, Portugal
Tel: +351-289800949; Fax: +351-289800066
E-mail: info(at)

How to reach SiPLAB

By car from Lisbon or Spain: you will arrive by highway A22 (or IP1) either from west if you come from Lisboa or from east if you arrive from the spanish border (approximately 60 km away). Take the western exit to Faro (the one that indicates also Faro airport). That will be the fisrt exit to Faro coming from Lisboa or the second exit if you come from Spain. Follow the signs straight ahead to Faro. Approximately 2 kms from Faro take the direction to Faro airport to the right and then to the UNIVERSIDADE (Campus de Gambelas) again to the right. Follow the signs until you reach the campus.

From Faro airport: take the direction to Faro, after about 1.5 kms, you will see a blue sign UNIVERSIDADE leading you out to the left of a crossing. Follow the signs until you reach the campus.

From Faro: go to route 125 (sign EN125) direction Portimão; at about 2 kms out of town, take the direction to the airport (AEROPORTO) and to UNIVERSIDADE (Campus de Gambelas) to the left and then to the right only UNIVERSIDADE. Follow the signs until you reach the campus.
A taxi from the centre of Faro costs approximately 8 Euro; a bus from Jardim (centre of Faro) costs 1.5 Euro (one way).

Inside the Campus: please click on map on the right and follow the directions inside the campus to reach SiPLAB.

last update: 16-Mar-2013

Maps and directions:

area map Area map to reach Campus de Gambelas by road
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how to get to the Campus How to reach Campus de Gambelas from downtown Faro or airport.
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Campus map Campus de Gambelas map and SiPLAB location (click to enlarge).