School venue

All the lectures  will take place in the "Sala multiusos" at the IACTEC headquarters. The lecture hall is located at a distance of about 2 km from the city centre of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (usually just called 'La Laguna'). The venue is some 6 km away from the island's capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The School venue will have full facilities for the attendants including:

  • Area for poster presentations
  • Lunch area
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Free wireless internet access throughout the building

IACTEC headquarters

How to reach the venue

Interactive map

Instructions how to get there in english and spanish.

The adress of the venue is:

Edificio IACTEC, Parque  Tecnológico y Científico de las Mantecas,

38320 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

By public transport

The tram is most convenient for transport to and from the Guajara campus where the Winter School takes place. It connects La Laguna and Santa Cruz and runs every 5 - 10 minutes in the mornings. Reaching the venue takes 10 minutes from La Laguna, and 20 from Santa Cruz. 

  • Tram: line 1. Stop: "Las Mantecas"

Additionally, Titsa buses connect all the other cities and villages of Tenerife.

Buy your tram ticket from the machine before you board and validate it in the tram. You can buy bus tickets from the driver (cash only).

By walking

The preferred means of transportation to reach the venue is by public transport (tram or bus). If you are considering to walk, please note that the La Laguna city centre is some 120 m higher than the IACTEC building. Walking from Santa Cruz to the venue can take very long (the height difference is some 420 m) and is not recommended.