Practical information

Villard-de-Lans, 35 km from Grenoble, in the Vercors mountains

The meeting will take place in "La Coupole"

59 place Mure Ravaud, 38250 Villard-de-Lans

 Accomodation and advanced courses will be in Grand Hotel de Paris (Best Western), 100 m from La Coupole

124 place Pierre Chabert, 38250 Villard-de-Lans


How to get there 


Nearest airport: Lyon Saint Exupery. Shuttle bus to Grenoble train station, every hour (trip duration:1h ). You need to book it  (Start: LYON saint-exupery airport; Stop: GRENOBLE bus station):

Nearest train station: Grenoble (3 h from Paris, direct high speed trains)


Bus: Line 5110, from Grenoble Central bus station to Villard-de-Lans (Attention: the line 5100 is perturbed on working days due to construction. Use the 5110 instead). Duration: 1h. The bus station is next to the train station. Buy your ticket at the machine, in front of the buses. Choose a 3-zones ticket.

Bus 5110 Timetable

Bus 5100 Timetable (sunday only)

Start:  Grenoble GARES, stop: Villard de Lans- Gare routiere.

The bus stop in Villard de Lans, the hotel and the building "La Coupole" are all at walking distance, in the center of the village.


 Taxi: from Grenoble to Villard-de-Lans: 80-90 €

 Banquet at Auberge des Allières, Lans-en-Vercors

There is a 20 min walk to get there, on an easy mountain trail. Please take a light (headlamp, flashlight, or just your cell phone), it will be dark when we get back.

At this period, the weather may be subject to thunderstorms. Temperatures are expected to be within the range 15-20°C, but it can be chilly in the morning and at night.

The organizers decline any responsibility in case of accident or theft. Participants need to have their own health and accident insurances in order.
Participants should check as soon as possible whether they need a Visa for traveling to France.

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