The symposium will be held at the University of Avignon, Site Sainte Marthe, City center. 2 entrances: Bd Limbert and 74 rue Louis Pasteur GPS coordinates: N43°56’58.2″ E4°49’1.4″
You can PARK FOR FREE at the « Parking des Italiens  » close to the university, then take the FREE shuttle to reach the city center and exit at the « Saint Lazare » stop to join the Avignon University.

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> Access for disabled people
The Sainte Marthe Site has two lifts, all of which are large enough to accommodate a wheelchair.
There is no fixed seating in the hall where lunches and poster sessions will take place, therefore wheelchair spaces can be positioned in the meeting rooms. In addition, all corridors are wide enough for wheelchair access.

> Accomodations in Avignon
The City of Avignon offers a great number of hotels, guest houses and self catering accommodations.
You should book your lodging quite early, as Avignon is a very attractive touristic city

> Accomodations and touristic informations on the tourism office website avignon-tourisme

> Find a hotel on google maps: search for « hotel Avignon »

> How to reach Avignon ?
• By car

Roadmaps here

  • A7 motorway  Exit Avignon Nord #23
  • A9 motorway Exit Remoulins (from Nîmes, Montpellier, Toulouse or Spain)
  • Follow direction « Avignon Centre » (Avignon downtown)
  • National roads N7 and N100
  • Where to park :  You can park for free at the « parking des Italiens  » then take the free shuttle to reach the city center and exit at the « Saint Lazare » stop to join the Avignon University
  • National and regional road information centre
    tél. + 33 (0)8 26 022 022 (0.15€/minute)

By train
Practical Information
tel. 36 35 – 0.34 € / minute
Traffic, schedule, tickets, phone services, tickets mailed to your home.

Avignon TGV train station
Quartier de Courtine
Direct TGV to Paris (2h40), Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, Lille, Nantes, Rouen, Metz, Montpellier, Geneva, Brussels, Lyon, Marne la Vallée, Rennes, Toulouse and Strasbourg.
Train connection to city centre 

• By Plane

Marseille Provence Airport

45 international destinations, including 24 European destinations.
tél. +33 (0)4 42 14 14 14
Marseille Provence 2 Airport (MP2) with Ryan Air, Pegasus Air Lines, jet4you, german wings, easyjet
7 low-cost companies serving 18 international cities in Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom.
Buses from Marseille Airport to Avignon center: schedules

  • Taxi from Marseille airport to Avignon: Taxisud
  • Other Airports

There are several ways of getting to Avignon via a step-over  at another French airport.

Paris Airports (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly)

Roissy-Charles de Gaulle has a TGV (high-speed train) station that connects directly to Avignon.

From Orly, there are daily flights to Avignon, or you can take a TGV from Paris (Gare de Lyon) town centre.

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