All the necessary information on the host city, the event venue and recommended hotels in Estoril, Portugal.
Estoril is a stylish and fashionable Portuguese beach resort that is situated on the beautiful coastline that extends to the west of Lisbon. Estoril strikes the perfect balance between Portuguese charm and excellent tourist facilities. A former summer resort for Europe’s royal families, Estoril preserves the lively, relaxed and cosmopolitan atmosphere that made it famous. The town boasts fine restaurants and world-class hotels, all of which provide Estoril with a prosperous atmosphere and a reputation for exclusivity.
Within the Estoril region, there is a diverse selection of sights and activities; these include glorious beaches, championship grade golf courses and historic towns to explore. From Estoril, it is only a short walk to the picturesque fishing town of Cascais, while to the north are the scenic hills of the Serra de Sintra and the pretty town of Sintra.
Estoril Congress Centre (ECC)
The Estoril Congress Center boasts a privileged location on the Estoril coast, 25 km away from Lisbon airport, and right next to the famous Casino with its surrounding gardens and sea view.
Opened in 2001, designed by the architecture firm Regino Cruz Arquitectos, the ECC offers a rare architectural symbiosis of high outside-facing glass walls, wood and concrete structures, bathed in natural light, having won the “Excellence in Innovation and Quality Architecture Prize” and the “Best Tourism Development” award. The ECC is the only venue in Portugal certified as a Green Venue (EarthCheck’s Gold Certification) for its good environmental practice and commitment to sustainability.