HOW TO GET THERE?
The SWR BUS is the best way to get to SWR barroselas metalfest as it may take you to the festival's entrance to pick you later at the same place in the end of concerts. There are daily departures from Viana do Castelo with stops in partner hostels.
There are also available expeditions departuring from Lisboa, Porto and Vigo. Find out more about buslines and schedules here.
SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST happens every spring in the small village of Barroselas.
The town is located in the north of Portugal, very close to the northern spanish border.
from PORTO | PT : 75 Km
from LISBOA | PT : 390 Km
from VIGO | SP : 110 Km
from A CORUÑA | SP : 260 Km
from MADRID | SP : 610 Km
from BARCELONA | SP : 1180 Km
Once you get to the north of Portugal, there are many ways to get to the festival.
You can either travel by car or bus but railways are always the most simple way to get to Barroselas.
Another option is to join one of the expeditions organized by several agencies in Portugal and Spain. find out more
Location: Avenida São Paulo da Cruz | Barroselas | Portugal
GPS: 41.643836; -8.686147
Train: If coming from the South, take the CP train to Porto Campanhã and then take the Inter-Regional/Regional train heading to Barroselas. If coming from the North, you must take the International train coming from Vigo/Spain heading to Porto and get out in Barroselas. If coming from the Interior, you will have to change trains in Nine, catching then the Inter-Regional/Regional train heading to Barroselas. find out more
Bus: It is advisable to take a bus from Rede Expressos or AVIC heading to Viana do Castelo. You will then arrive at Viana do Castelo Central Station wherein you should take the bus or train to Barroselas.
Car: If coming from the South, take the A1 highway, direction Lisboa-Porto. After the last toll go straight to IC1/Ponte da Arrábida and then turn right following the direction A28/Viana do Castelo. Turn right to Neiva/Braga/Barcelos and at the roundabout follow to EN13/Zona Industrial and 5km ahead turn right to Barroselas (EN308). If coming from the North, from Spain, through the International Bridge of Valença do Minho, go straight to IP1/A3 direction Braga/Porto and get out at the Corvos/Anais toll. Follow through EN201 until Corvos, and from there take the EN308 to Barroselas. If coming from the Interior, Braga or Guimarães, follow the directions to A11/Barcelos and get out in Barcelos. Take then the EN103 to Viana do Castelo and turn right about 5km ahead to get into EN305 to Barroselas.
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Plane: Oporto and Vigo are the closest airports. These operate several airlines and are connected to railways stations.
Airport: Oporto | OPO | Portugal | GPS 41.14328; -8.40234 | Phone +351 229432400 | web
Airlines: Ryanair | Easyjet | Lufthansa | Tap Portugal | Iberia | Air Berlin | Brussels Airlines
Airport: Vigo | VGO | Spain | GPS 42.225916;-8.633112 | Phone +34 902 404 704 | web
Airlines: Iberia | Spanair | Vueling | Air France | Air Europa | Air Nostrum
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