AEACI 2022 Venues
IACTEC (July 24 – 28)
From July 24 to 28, all sessions will be held in the “Sala Grande” at IACTEC, which is located at a distance of about 3 km from the city centre of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (usually just called ‘La Laguna’). The venue is some 6 km away from the island’s capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The address of the venue is: Edificio IACTEC, Parque Tecnológico y Científico de las Mantecas, 38320 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos & IAC Headquarters (July 29)
On July 29, morning sessions will take place at the Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos, next to the IAC Headquarters, about 2 km from the city centre of La Laguna.
The address of the venue is: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Vía Láctea s/n, 38205 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
How to get to the venues
By public transport
The tram is the most convenient means of transport to and from the AEACI venues. It connects La Laguna and Santa Cruz and runs every 5 – 10 minutes during the day. It takes 5-10 minutes to get to the venues from La Laguna and 20-30 minutes from Santa Cruz.
- Tram: line 1
- IACTEC stop: “Las Mantecas”
- Museo de la Ciencia & IAC headquarters stop: “Museo de la Ciencia”
Buy your tram ticket from the machine before you board and validate it in the tram.
- Bus: Additionally, Titsa buses connect Santa Cruz, La Laguna and all other cities and villages of Tenerife. The BonoVia is used for both buses an tram and can be purchased if you wish to use any line on a daily/weekly basis, obtaining a considerable discount on the normal price. It can be obtained at bus stations, interchangers and kiosks.
The preferred means of transportation to reach the venue is by public transport (tram or bus). If you are considering to walk, please note that the La Laguna city centre is some 120 m higher than the IACTEC building. Walking from Santa Cruz to the venue can take very long (the height difference is some 420 m) and is not recommended.
How to get to Tenerife
Tenerife North Airport (TFN)
Los Rodeos International Airport, Tenerife North, is located in the municipality of La Laguna, about 6 kilometres from the AEACI venues. This airport is mainly used for inter-island and domestic flights, although several international flights also operate.
Tenerife South Airport (TFS)
Reina Sofía Airport, Tenerife South, is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, and approximately 63 kilometers from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In this airport more than 150 airlines operate inter-island, national and international flights.
You can find more information about flights and airports in Tenerife, documentation required if you are travelling from outside the EU, public transport services, etc. on the IAC website: Joining or visiting the IAC.