Location

Campus

The MBS is located at the Experimental Sciences Building of the University of Vigo at the Lagoas-Marcosende Campus, located 11 km south to the city center.

 

Experimental Sciences Bulding

Experimental Sciences Bulding

 

Vigo

Vigo is a medium-size city (around 300,000 people) in the NW coast of Spain, a few kilometers north of Portugal. The climate is oceanic but with milder temperatures, between 10-30 Cº Jan-Dec. It rains quite a bit. The town includes a dozen beaches with fine-grained white sand. In front of the city we have the Cies Islands, part of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park. More info about Vigo here.

Cies Islands

Cies Islands

Vigo

Vigo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting to Vigo

By Air: Being on the NW corner of Spain, the best way of getting to Vigo is by plane. Vigo’s airport (VGO) operates several daily flights to Madrid (MAD), Barcelona (BCN) and Paris (CDG) and weekly flights to London (LHR), among others. Nearby airports are Santiago de Compostela (SCQ; 1 hour away by car) or even Porto in Portugal (OPO; 90 minutes away by car).

By Car: Vigo is a 6-hour drive from Madrid and 1.5 hours from Porto (Portugal).