Location

The conference will be held at two locations:

  • Clermont-Ferrand
  • Mende

Carte de localisation

 

Travel options

By plane

Clermont-Ferrand / Auvergne international airport is easily accessible for the region’s capital- only 7 km from the city center by motorway. They are several direct flights daily from/to Paris with Air France company (Orly or Charles de Gaulle) and Amsterdam (HOP!).

Airport Phone : +33 (0)4 73 62 71 00
www.clermont-aeroport.com

By train/bus

There is a good train connection from Paris Bercy station to Clermont-Ferrand or from Béziers, Lyon, Nîmes and Toulouse (www.voyages-sncf.com).

There are also several private bus connections. Check the bus timetables and make your reservation on:

By road

Clermont-Ferrand is strategically placed: the city is situated in the heart of France on the main highways to Northern and Southern European countries, and is the natural gateway to the vast Massif Central area. Communications are improving constantly, and particularly with the Millau viaduct and the Bordeaux motorway, Clermont-Ferrand has become an important crossroads in France.

  • The A71 motorway takes you to Paris via Bourges in 3 hrs 30 mins.
  • The A75 the “Méridienne” links Clermont-Fd to Béziers and Montpellier, by the Millau viaduct, placing the city only 3 hours from the Mediterranean and opening the door to Spain.
  • The A89 leads to Rhône-Alpes region and offers not only a link between Clermont and Lyon in 2 hours, then on to Geneva, but also easy access to Saint-Étienne towards Avignon, Marseille and Nice.
  • The A89 goes to Bordeaux in 3 hrs 30 mins, Biarritz and San-Sebastian

 

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