If you want to conquer Tróia, you’ll need to explore it. Located on a small yet dazzling peninsula, featuring stunning beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Tróia is a true lost paradise, and the perfect getaway for artists seeking inspiration.

Tróia a place in paradise

The Marina

The beautifully clear waters of The Tróia Marina feature in a list of marinas awarded with a Blue Flag, a symbol of environmental quality standards which is given every year by an independent entity.

The Beaches

Tróia’s beaches offer seemingly unlimited distances of soft white sand and silent waters that embrace the shores. Just moments from the festival, escape for a short walk, sunbathe, or enjoy the beach at night.

The Landscape

Tróia is a peninsula located next to the Sado River estuary featuring long beaches facing the Atlantic. Tróia has important archeological sites dating from the time when the peninsula was an island called Acalá.

Main Venue

The Tróia Design Hotel Conference Centre is located between the Sado River and the Atlantic Ocean in breathtaking surroundings. The Conference Center is blessed with natural light and cutting-edge technology.

Congress center

The welcome point for THU will be found here; meet up with friends, browse the shop, chat with THU Soldiers for advice, and find the workshops and presentation rooms. This is a hub of activity!

  • Talks
  • Live Demos
  • Workshops
  • Live Drawing sessions

Show center

This is where the magic happens. THU will kick off here, bringing all attendees under one roof. And what a roof! This exceptional space is packed with energy and the perfect stage for our biggest talks.

  • Talks
  • Live Demos
  • Fireside Chats

Event center

The Recruitment Fair takes place here, with its own beautiful space featuring a chill-out zone outside. Some of the biggest studios in the world will be recruiting talent here. Don’t forget your portfolio!

  • Recruitment sessions


The Casino is the after-hours destination for further networking, art battles, and drinks. Whether you enjoy roulette or simply want to chat with your peers, we’re sure to find you here until the early hours.

  • Art Battles
  • Parties

Tróia Lifestyle

Relax. This is Tróia. From the moment you step foot onto the ferry to Tróia, you’ll be captivated by the location, inspired by the speakers and other attendees, and when you’re not busy at the festival or on the beach, you’ll find all the greatest food and wine you can imagine, and some wonderful local people that will help you feel at home.

Find the best places to eat

We encourage you to explore Tróia and taste the amazing food it has to offer. You’ll find fresh sea food and experience some incredible local dishes. Check out the "Welcome to Portugal" app for our recommendations!

This app will soon be available for download on App Store and Google Play.

Plan your stay

Now you’ve seen what there is to do, don’t forget to plan your stay with us. We have some great offers on Tróia hotels, so follow the link and book quickly!