Venue and Access

Aguiar da Beira is a small County in the centre of Portugal. With an impressive forested area, lovely sights, historical monuments and tasty regional gastronomy, Aguiar da Beira met Orienteering for the first time in 2014. Since then, many have been the races held in the area and many Orienteers have visited us, both for competition and training camps.

GPS coordinates to main event locations

Event Center (Cultural Center)40.81758, -7.54227
Stage 1 (Aguiar da Beira)40.82051, -7.54222
Arena Carapito
JWOC Sprint & Long
TOUR stage 2 & 3
To be announced
Arena Quinta das Lameiras
JWOC Middle Qual, Middle Final & Relay
TOUR stage 4, 5 & 6
To be announced
Temporary camping site40.81307, -7.53288
JWOC opening ceremony (start)40.81673, -7.54576


The easiest way to travel to Aguiar da Beira is by car. The closest airport is Porto, but Lisbon and Madrid can be good options.
There is no train service neither in Aguiar da Beira or close. However there is a good bus service, provided by Rede Expresso, that can be used if you are not renting a car.
There are two options to travel to Aguiar da Beira by public transport:

  1. Travel by train from the airport (Porto or Lisbon) to Aveiro. There you can take the bus to Aguiar da Beira.
  2. Take the bus directly in Porto or Lisbon and do all the trip by bus.

You can find more information about public transports here:

Driving distances to Event Center

Porto airport180 km
Lisbon airport330 km
Madrid airport435 km
Viseu (nearest biggest city)42 km

Personalized transfer option

The organizer will not offer transfer services from and to airports. However, there is a travel company in Aguiar da Beira that can provide that kind of service. Below you can see the approximate prices for this service. Minor changes in prices might occur closer to the event.

If you have interest in this service, please directly contact Viagens Victor Correia by e-mail (in Portuguese, English or French) to: viagensvictorcorreia@gmail.com

Trip O-Porto Airport to OR from Aguiar da Beira

  • Up to 18 passengers (mini-bus):          from 300 € to 350 €
  • Up to 53 passengers (bus):      from 350 € to 400 €

Trip Lisbon Airport to OR from Aguiar da Beira

  • Up to 18 passengers (mini-bus):          from 600 € to 650 €
  • Up to 53 passengers (bus):      from 650 € to 700 €