How to get here

THE VENUE

The World Championships will take place inside Vila Verde council, a small parish, home of canoeing, identify in its entrance with a monument to this sport, dedicated to the Olympic canoeists of Prado.
Prado is a very small but modern village, where Cavado River has a hug impac, specially in summer with the most fluvial beach located right in the heart of the venue for this event.

The venue is set in the shore of Prado nautical Club, just a few meters from the village centre.


GETTING TO PRADO
ln order to reach Prado you have to travel, preferably, to the Oporto airport, thought you can also fly into Vigo or Lisbon airport.

OPORTO AIRPORT
GPS: N 41 °14, 19", W 8° 40, 14", N 41 14.328 W 8 40.234

The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is located in the heart of the industrial north of the country, 11 km from the city of O porto, making it a privileged access point to this valuable commercial area.it is home for many of the low cost flight companies in Europe.

Porto -Prado
The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport has connections to Railway Stations, Metro and Aerobusses to braga. From Braga there are busses direct to Prado.
By car, take A3 highway in direction of Braga - 52Km; once in Braga, take the exit to Vila Verde
[by the Arterial road or the EN101) - 13Km; then, follow the indications to the town of Prado.

 

VIGO AIRPORT
GPS: N 42°13'31.51"' W 8°37' 18.96" 

The Vigo airport [VGO) is one of the smallest airports of Spain. lt is located 9km from Vigo·s city centre and 83km from the city of Braga.


Vigo -Prado
The Vigo airport is located 9km from the city centre, where you have access to trains and busses services to Braga. From Braga there are busses direct to Prado.
By car, drive in direction of Valença [Portugal) - 33Km; once in Valença, take the A3 highway in direction of Porto and, then, take the exit to Vila Verde - 83Km and then follow the Prado signs.

LISBON AIRPORT
GPS: N 38° 46' 12", W 9° 07' 41" 

The Lisbon Airport, providing service to the capital of Portugal, is the busiest and most important airport in the country.


Lisboa -Prado
The principal point of entry for travelers arriving in Portugal. Connection to the city centre and interface with Railway Stations by Aeroshuttle and Bus to Braga. Check the alfa Pendular train to braga. From Braga there are busses direct to Prado.

By car, take the A 1 highway in direction of Porto - 305Km; continue through A3 highway in direction of Braga - 52Km; once in Braga, take the exit to Vila Verde [by the Arterial road or the EN101) - 13Km; then, follow the indications to the town of Prado.

 

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