VENUE OF BIOTECHNIQUES 2017: PALEXCO

PALEXCO was designed by the Spanish architects César Portela and Ricardo Bofill. PALEXCO, also known as the Coruña Convention and Exhibition Center is located on the Ocean Liner Pier, Muelle de Transatlánticos S/N, 15003 A Coruña.

The Convention Centre, with an abundance of natural light and spectacular views of the harbour, is a modern and fresh alternative for conferences and incentives. It is located close to all the sites of cultural, architectural and historic interest in A Coruña. The Centre boasts state of the art facilities, professional friendly service and offers delegates the opportunity to experience the true essence of the outback.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Coruña Airport (CODE-LCG):

The airport is at 10-15 minutes from the city center (bus, taxi). There are several daily connections and direct flights between the airport of A Coruña and other Spanish cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Seville or Bilbao. Direct flights between A Coruña and some major European cities are available as well (such as London, Lisbon). Major companies with frequent fights to Coruña are Iberia, British Airways, TAP, and Vueling.

Santiago Airport (CODE-SCG):

This international airport is located at 67 km from the city of A Coruña, with many international operating companies.

 

The City:

From the airport it is easy to reach the Conference Center and all major hotels in the city, by taxi, in 10-15 minutes for about 15 euros. The distance between the airport and the Conference center is 8 Km. It is also possible to take a bus from the airport. It leaves every 30 minutes and reaches the city in 25 minutes.