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Local Informations

The symposium will be held at the University of Avignon, Site Hannah Arendt city center.

Click to download the map of the city of Avignon

Avignon Map

Accomodations in Avignon

The City of Avignon offers a great number of hotels, guest houses and self catering accommodations.

Bus lines 1,3,4,9,12 provide regular links to judgments "University" and "St Lazare". See the TCRA site.

 

Find a hotel 

The Organizing Committee will not take responsability for hotel booking.

Accommodation and information available on the tourist office website

http://www.avignon-tourisme.com/home-1-2.html

A list of hotels and low-price accomodations in Avignon is available. We recommend that you book rooms as soon as possible as Avignon is among the favourite tourist spots in Provence.

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How to reach Avignon and the Conference location?

Arriving by car:

By car: A7 exit 23 "Avignon Nord" / D225 towards Avignon / exit "Avignon Centre" / Prime exchanger: left towards "University".
National and regional road information centre tél. + 33 (0)8 26 022 022 (0.15€/la minute).

Arriving by train:

Direct TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon (2h40), Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport (3h), Lille, Marseille, Nantes, Rouen, Metz, Montpellier, Geneva, Brussels, Lyon, Marne la Vallée, Rennes, Toulouse and Strasbourg.

Pratical Information tel. 36 35 - 0.34 € / minute or http://en.voyages-sncf.com/en/

From the TGV train station, take a taxi or shuttle train to connect the 'Avignon TGV' train station to the city center (stops 'Avignon Centre'), in 10 minutes.

From Gare Centre, you can then take a bus to reach the downtown campus. See the TCRA site or the Gare Centre site to plan your journey.

The University is located 20 minutes walk from the central train station (follow the City walls to the right). You can also take bus lines making the same journey.

Arriving by Plane

  • Avignon Caumont airport

Flights to London, Southampton,Birmingham

Aéroport d'Avignon-Provence - 335, Avenue Clément ADER - 84140 MONTFAVET - Tél : +33(0)4 90 81 51 51 - contact@avignon.aeroport.fr

www.avignon.aeroport.fr and www.airfrance.fr

Buses from Avignon Airport to Avignon  See the TCRA website.

  • Marseille Provence Airport MP and Marseille Provence 2 Airport (MP2)

Marseille-Provence airport (also known as MP airport, www.marseille.aeroport.fr) and Marseille Provence 2 Airport (also known as mp MP2, www.mp2.aeroport.fr) is at 80 km from Avignon.

From Marseille-Provence airport: 45 international destinations, including 24 European destinations, tél. +33 (0)4 42 14 14 14.

From Marseille Provence 2 Airport:Ryan Air, Air Mediterranee, Easyjet, JetairFly, Pegasus Airlines serving 39 destinations in Europe and Morocco.

There are two possibilities to go from Marseille-Provence airports to Avignon by train: http://www.marseille-airport.com/access-car-parks/access/by-train-or-by-bus       

                        * From airport to Avignon with the regional train (TER) 

Outside the airport terminal, go to platform 2 and take the “Airport Train” bus shuttle. Get out at railway station “Vitrolles Marseille Provence aéroport”. This takes 5 minutes. From “Vitrolles Marseille Provence aéroport” train station take a TER train to « Avignon Centre » station. This takes between 65-90 minutes. You can buy the shuttle + train ticket at the airport. Price for this shuttle + train ticket: 16.70 €. 

More information on the bus or train: http://www.marseille-airport.com/access-car-parks/access/by-train-or-by-bus

                       * From airport to Avignon with the high speed train (TGV)

Outside the airport terminal, take the bus to “Aix en Provence” (platform 1) and stop at “Aix Gare TGV”. This takes 15 minutes. Price: 7.60 €. You can buy the bus ticket in the bus or online from the web site of Marseille airport (http://www.marseille-airport.com/access-car-parks/access)At the bus/train stop “Aix – Gare TGV”, take the high speed train (TGV) to “Avignon TGV” station. Select “Aix-en-Provence TGV” as departure station. We advise you to buy your TGV ticket in advance.  You can buy TGV tickets at: http://en.voyages-sncf.com/en/ Price: around 30€, depending on the train you take.    

  • Nîmes Arles Camargue Airport

Flights to London-Luton, Bruxelles-Charleroi, Liverpool and Fez with Ryanair

Aéroport de Nîmes Alès Camargue Cévennes 30800 Saint-Gilles, France
Tél : +33 4 66 70 49 49
Fax : +33 4 66 70 91 24
http://www.nimesairport.com/

From Nimes to Avignon: by train (http://en.voyages-sncf.com/en/) or by car (A7/N100 see roadmaps here).

You have a question? Please contact the organising committee:  fruitvegprocessing2016@paca.inra.fr