>Venue & Access to Caen

Twisto networkAccess the congress site

Université Caen Normandie - Campus 1
Espl. de la Paix, 14032 Caen
close to the castle and to downtown city center

The congress will take place in the Amphi 2000 inside the K building (Bat. K), at the corner of Avenue d'Edilmbourg & Avenue de Lausanne. See the Campus map here.

To reach the Campus, the bus is recommended: A or B line, station Université. See map >
Public transportation in Caen is provided by TWISTO

Please note that:

  1. not all of the lines circulate on Sundays.
  2. from Monday, July 2 the summer schedules are valid. Timetables: https://www.twisto.fr/se-deplacer/horaires/mes-depliants-horaires.html#c143
  3. At the bus stop, better wave at the driver to signal him you want to get on the bus, and you also need to push a "stop" button in the bus prior to the arrival at the stop (sounds more complicated than it really is …)
  4. you can buy the ticket in the bus (1,50 EUR valid 1h15). Also, 24 hour tickets are available (4 EUR). Prepare change !!!

The main bus lines connecting the train station to downtown (Bus stops: St. Jean église, Bellivet, Quatrans), and the university campus (Bus stop Université, get off here for ICACS-SHIM and Castle-Café Mancel) are A and B.

> More info about how to access the tutorials here

You can take the badge and conference material at the welcome reception at Café Mancel, on Sunday 1st July from 18:00. More info.
In the castle, apart from the Café Mancel, you can enjoy the Fine Arts Museum and the Normandy Museum, as well as a temporary exhibition (https://openagenda.com/jep-2018-normandie/events/exposition-vous-avez-dit-barbares?lang=en). The castle and the university campus 1 (ICACS-SHIM location, except Sunday) is within walking distance from the downtown hotels.

Venue to Caen

BY ROAD / Motorways

Paris - Caen (220 km) / A13
Rennes - Caen (190 km) / A84

Société des autoroutes Paris-Normandie
Phone :+33 (0)892 001 234 - www.sapn.fr

BY AIR  / Aéroport de Carpiquet

Tel : +33 (0)2 31 71 20 10
Phone : + 33 (0)2 31 26 01 92


2h from Paris (Gare St Lazare)
Phone : 36 35 - www.sncf.com


Ouistreham ferry terminal: Portsmouth - Caen Ouistreham

Brittany Ferries :  Tel : +33 (0)825 828 828 / www.brittany-ferries.fr

Caen Marina : Phone / Fax : +33 (0)2 31 95 24 47
Close to the town centre, the port off ers pleasure boats / 92 moorings on pontoons with water and electricity





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