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PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS

What to do Before Arriving in Viseu

Application and Accommodation

To apply for a teaching assignment or a training period at the Polytechnic of Viseu, teachers must contact the International Office. Accommodation requests should be mentioned in the application form.

How to Get to Viseu

By Plane

The airports closest to Viseu are:

- Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro (Oporto) (www.ana-aeroportos.pt)

- Airport of Portela (Lisbon) (www.ana-aeroportos.pt)

Once in Oporto/Lisbon, teachers can catch a taxi or a bus to get to the central bus station of the city:

-Lisbon

RNE-REDE NACIONAL DE EXPRESSOS,LDA.
TERMINAL RODOVIARIO DE SETE RI
1500-423 LISBOA 
Tel.: 707223344

-Oporto

ROD. BEIRA LITORAL-GARAGEM ATLANTICO
RUA ALEXANDRE HERCULANO Nº366
4000 PORTO 
Tel.: 222052459

The bus timetables are available at http://www.rede-expressos.pt . As this site does not have information in English, those who do not understand Portuguese shall contact the International Office to obtain information.

As an alternative, the trip to Viseu can be made by train (http://www.cp.pt -see English link):

Please notice that the train stations closest to Viseu are the ones in Mangualde (approx. 20km) and in Nelas (approx. 22 Km). Once in these towns, teachers must catch a bus to Viseu. These buses leave from the train station.

By Train (International)

If the teacher chooses to travel by train from his home country, he/she should keep in mind that the railway stations closest to Viseu are in Mangualde (approx. 20km) and Nelas (approx. 22 Km).

In the following sites - European Railway Server (http://mercurio.iet.unipi.it) and Rail Europe (http://www.raileurope.com) - the teacher will find information about how to travel to Portugal, including links to their home country Railway Stations.

By Bus (International)

To travel to Portugal by bus, the teacher will have to contact, in his/her home country, companies with international connections. Information about some of these companies, in several European countries, is available at (www.busweb.com/busweb.asp).

Procedures upon arrival

Once the international teacher knows the exact day/hour of arrival in Viseu, the International Office of the Polytechnic should be informed of it. A staff member from this service will be responsible for receiving each incoming teacher and lead him/her to the academic coordinator of the School were the activities will take place.

Accommodation

International teachers received in the framework of mobility programmes will be offered the possibility of being accommodated either at the hall of the Polytechnic (Campus) or at a hotel in the city. Information on special prices and conditions will be provided by the International Office.

Useful Adresses and phone numbers

In general:

 

Viseu’s City Hall 

232423501

Attendance Service

232426745

Library Aquilino Ribeiro 

232426792

City Hall Library

232423055

City Hall Fire fighters  

232423822

          Emergency

232436216

Voluntary Fire fighters  

232422047

          Emergency

232436812

Medical Clinic "Casa de Saúde S. Mateus" 

232423423

Telephone Repair Services

800246246

Bus Station

232426685

Red Cross 

232425566

 

232422018

Emergency Number

112

Traffic Control Police (G.N.R.-B.T.)

232436637

Hospital "S. Teotónio"

232420500

Police (P.S.P)

232480380

Tourist Office Dão-Lafões 

232422014

Taxis

 

Av. António José de Almeida 

232411181

Lg. Mouzinho de Albuquerque 

232429453

Rossio 

232425444

Santa Cristina 

232423510

Viriato- Municipal Theatre 

232480110

Viveiros do Fontelo 

232425249

Viveiros do Monte de Santa Luzia 

232459929

Accommodation / Hotels

 

Albergaria Carlos Alberto

 

Rua Cândido dos Reis

232 467310

Hotel Melia Confort Grão Vasco

 

          Rua Gaspar Barreiros.

232423511

Hotel Montebelo

 

          Quinta do Bosque.

232420000

Hotel Ibis

 

          Vermun-Campo.

232457060

Hotel Onix

 

          Via do Caçador. E.N. 16.

232479243

Hotel Palácio dos Melos

 

Rua Chão Mestre

232 439290

Hotel Príncipe Perfeito

 

          Bairro da Misericórdia-Cabanões.

232469200

Hotel Avenida

 

          Rua Miguel Bombarda, 1 .

232423432

Hotel Moinho de Vento

 

          Rua Paulo Emílio, 13.

232426049

Youth Hostel (IPJ)

232435095

Camping Park

 

Fontelo. 

232436120

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