The LWMOOCs 2018 conference will be held on UNED campus using the Economics and Humanities Faculties facilities sited on Senda del Rey 11 and 7, Madrid. This campus is inside Madrid's University City, in the Northwest of Madrid.
Come and join us in Madrid! Madrid will prove to be for you a really exciting and interesting place. The city is one of the major cultural centers of the world. Beside our three major museums, Prado, Thyssen, Reina Sofía, we have the magnificent Royal Palace, and dozens of smaller art centers and galleries. Here you can enjoy hundreds of walks visiting historical streets, charming alleys and breathtaking buildings. At night you can participate in Madrid’s legendary nightlife.
Link to the conference personalized Google Maps with the venue, hotels and social acgtivities: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Pe5kshDyrwIW4EEfZr5AUvGuazkYLdnZ&usp=sharing.
The conference hotels will be connected to the venue on the University campuses by public transport from Moncloa through the A or 46 the bus lines.
There will be two Social Activities during the conference, Wednesday 26th, 2018, in Puerta del Sol, Casa de la Panaderia (offered by Madrid City Hall) and Tuesday 27thm 2018, in Circulo de Bellas Artes.
Madrid is a wonderfully historic capital city in Europe. There are many tapas bar and restaurants, shops and historical sites, museums, and other exciting things to see in the city. The subway system as well as the bus is reliable, safe, and can take you anywhere you want to go in the city. Buy a subway visitor's pass at the station in the airport and take the subway to the Arguelles area hotels ! Then, use your pass to explore the city during your stay and enjoy the conference and Madrid.
The Tourist Ticket (also known as the Tourist Travel Pass) can be used on all types of public transport in the Region of Madrid. Allowing you to take unlimited trips within your chosen timeframe, it is a practical and inexpensive way to get around Madrid.
Passes are valid for 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 days and for two zones.
You may discover the rich cultural heritage, the gastronomy and leisure activities available where you can immerse yourself in its art and vitality. Intelligent tourism at its best, with a bit discount!Check out the Madrid Visitors website to plan your travel and free time during your visit to the REV Conference, including maps and guides. Here are some links within the website that you may find particularly useful:
Madrid is connected to many other historical sites in Spain by a reliable train network. Fares are reasonable and service between cities is very regular. If you are extending your stay, consider a visit to the historic cities of Toledo, Avila, Segovia, Escorial, or Cordova. Or, consider a longer overnight to Barcelona, Sevilla, or Valencia. All of these cities are easily reached on the Spanish train network.