Almeida Garrett’s Library, located in the beautiful romantic gardens of Palácio de Cristal, is a public library featuring an auditorium that hosts conferences, book presentations, film screenings, seminars, among others.

Auditorium of the Almeida Garrett Municipal Library - Biblioteca Municipal Almeida Garrett,
Rua de D. Manuel II - Jardins do Palácio de Cristal,
4050-239 Porto
GPS: 41.14837 | -8.62722


BY TAXI (CA. 20 MIN FROM PORTO AIRPORT). The indicative price from airport is 25 €.

BY METRO (CA. 25 MIN FROM PORTO AIRPORT, PLUS 20 MIN WALKING DISTANCE TO THE VENUE): The nearest metro stations to Palácio de Cristal are Casa da Música, Carolina Michaelis or Trindade. At Porto Airport, you can take line E and drop off in one of these stations.

BY BUS STCP: Lines 200, 201, 207, 208, 302, 303, 501, 507, 601, 12M, 13M of the STCP, from several points of the city of Porto. Lines 601, 602 and 604 of the STCP, connect the Porto Airport and several points of the city of Porto.

For detailed information about public transportation in the Porto area (tickets and detailed line plans) you can visit the respective Bus and Metro webpages. Metro tickets (Andante) are valid for travelling all around Porto Metropolitan Area, using the Metro, STCP buses or CP suburban trains. Besides Single Tickets, two other options are available: Andante Tour 1 day (24 hours after the first validation) or 3 days (72 hours after the first validation), and they cost 7 and 15 €, respectively. These tickets can be acquired in Andante Ticket Offices (e.g., right inside the Porto Airport), at the Porto Tourism Office and at all the STCP and Train ticket offices. The Andante Tour type of ticket is not rechargeable.

Cancellation policy:
The cancellation is free of charge up to the 15th September 2019. Up to the 30th September 2019, a 50% rate upon your registration fee will be charged. After this date, cancellation will not be refundable.