SenSys 2021 / BuildSys 2021 will be held at Convento de São Francisco, a cultural and congress complex owned and operated by the Coimbra Municipality.

The history of Convento de Sao Francisco dates back to the 17th century, following the destruction by frequent flooding of the previous Franciscan Convent in Coimbra, dating from the 13th century. Although set in a historical place, Convento de Sao Francisco offers all the modern facilities and services that one could expect from a top quality cultural and congress complex, fully equipped meeting and conference rooms. Directions for Convento de São Francisco can be found here.



Latitude 40º 12’ 11” N | Longitude 08º 26’ 09” W

Walking to the conference venue:

Convento de São Francisco is centrally located in Coimbra, and is within walking distance of all centrally-located hotels.

A route from "Largo da Portagem", a central area in Coimbra, to Convento de São Francisco can be found here.

By Taxi from your hotel to the conference venue:

You can ask for a Taxi at your Hotel desk. Ask the driver to take you to the "Convento de São Francisco". From the suggested hotels the trip to the conference should not be over 5-6 Eur.


Information on Coimbra and its various touristic attractions be found on our local tourism information website .

SenSys is the leading conference for research on systems of networked sensing and actuation.