Jun 15 – 20, 2015
La Cristalera, Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid)
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Venue and Accommodation: La Cristalera

The Invisibles School will take place at La Cristalera UAM workshop facility in Miraflores de la Sierra, a beautiful village located in the mountain range north of Madrid.

Accomodation for all the participants will be arranged in the facilities of La Cristalera complex which, apart from the academic facilities, includes a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and many terraces and gardens ideal for outdoor discussions. The registration fee includes full board (all meals and coffee breaks) as well as transportation between La Cristalera and Madrid center and Barajas airport. All rooms have individual bathrooms; students may have to share the room (same fee).

Shuttle buses from the airport and the center of Madrid to La Cristalera will be arranged for Sunday 14th of June as well as return buses for Saturday 20th. The school starts early on Monday 15th and finishes late on Friday 19th. The exact schedules will be fixed at a later date to try to accommodate the travel plans of all participants.

In case of arrival in different dates, you will need to reach the Cristalera by yourself.

How to get to La Cristalera

GPS coordinates: 40°49'14"N  3°47'1"W

Google maps coordinates: 40.820556, -3.783611

Buses from Plaza de Castilla (Madrid)  and Colmenar Viejo (nearby village)

  • Madrid Intercambiador Plaza Castilla - Isla 4. Dársena 28, 3rd floor, line 725
  • Colmenar Viejo Avda. Liberdad, 41. Phone: 91-845-00-51
  • Stop at Miraflores de la Sierra stop at the road towards Bustarviejo
  • Schedules for night intercity bus service:
    • Friday, Saturday and eve of public holidays in the Community of Madrid
    • Departures from Madrid:    0:30   2:45   5:30
    • Departures from Miraflores de la Sierra    23:15   1:45   4:15


By car from Madrid:

First, take the M-30 or M-40 northbound. Once in M-30, follow the direction to Miraflores de la Sierra: exit in Salida 30 - Colmenar Viejo, and join the M-607. If instead you chose the M-40, you also find an exit to the M-607 - Colmenar Viejo. 

Pass the campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Tres Cantos, Colmenar Viejo and Soto del Real. 
Exit M-607 (end of road) and join M-609: at the junction turn right, and Miraflores de la Sierra is indicated. Keep following indications towards Miraflores de la Sierra, exiting M-609 to join M-862, then  M-608, and further M-611 until you reach Miraflores. Follow then M-611 towards Puerto de la Morcuera and Rascafría and at km. 10 to your left is the Cristalera.



School secretariat: Milvia Soumbounou, Tiina Timonen, Mónica Vergel. Email: invisibles15@uam.es.         Phone: +34 602475396

La Cristalera phone: +34 91 497 6599 or +34 91 497 6598

Staff at La Cristalera:

  • Director: Ana Martínez: a.martinez@uam.es. Phone: +34 91 497 6599 or +34 91 629064867, FAX: +34 91 844 4464