Congress Venue

Centro de Congressos do Alfândega – Porto 

Rua Nova da Alfândega
Edifício da Alfândega
4050-430 Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351223403000/24
Fax. +351223403099

The Alfândega Congress Centre - Porto is the ideal place for business, scientific, cultural and commercial events. It is one of the largest and most versatile congress centres in Portugal.

It has excellent and unique conditions in the local, national and international panorama:

  • It has a wide set of auditoriums, rooms and polyvalent spaces with high quality for conferences, exhibitions, summit conferences, meetings, product presentations, workshops, cocktails, gala dinners and other similar events;

  • The services provided by the Congress Centre respond to the highest standards, ensuring the most modern equipment and the most effective and competitive solutions;

  • It has a remarkable riverside location, in Porto´s Historic City Centre, World Heritage Site by Unesco, 10 minutes away from the main hotels in Porto and less than 30 minutes from the International Airport and train stations;
  • The building, built 150 years ago, follows an architecture that includes singular forms and natural spaces. The architect responsible for the renovation of the Customs House is Souto Moura, Pritzker prize 2011

The Congress Centre has a notable location in Porto, the cultural, economic, university and social center of the huge and active region between Douro and Minho, with 3 millions of inhabitants, and little more than an hour away from the main cities of Galicia.

Porto and the North of Portugal, with its International Airport, is centrally located between America and Europe, making the Alfândega Congress Centre a privileged place for holding national and international events.