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Interim Meeting, travel direction
- Subject: Interim Meeting, travel direction
- From: [email protected] (Alain Durand)
- Date: Fri, 18 Dec 1998 15:52:44 +0100
I'm very pleased to host the interim meeting in Grenoble.
Here are some travel directions:
- Grenoble Saint Geoir. Very little traffic on it. Mostly
4 flights a day for Paris-Orly (2 in the morning, 2 in the evening)
and return from Paris-Orly.
Beware: most international flight arrives at PARIS-Charles-de-Gaule
(Roissy) which is very far away from Orly.
A shuttle bus to Grenoble-downtown waits passenger at each flight.
You can also rent a car at the airport. Gaz is expensive in france.
Taxy is very expensive on long distance. It's about 40 min drive to
Just take the Highway to Grenoble.
It's an international airport, many flights arrives there. You can
arrives there in a flight connected from Paris-CDG (Air-France,
or Zurich (Swissair). There is a shuttle service direct to
You can also rent a car at the airport. It's an hour drive to
Just take the Highway to Grenoble.
Note: if you depart from the same airport you arrived, ask for a
shuttle ticket, it's much cheaper (190F instead of 2 x 130F for
It's about 2 hours drive from Grenoble. It might make some sense
intend to rent a car.
It's usually the best way to come to Grenoble from Paris. It takes
as the train (TGV) drives 300kph, a little less than 200mph.
The TGV leaves from PARIS-Gare-de-Lyon and is direct, non stop to
Some of them are direct from Paris-CDG
See http://www.sncf.fr for details (they have an english version)
Here is a list of hotels downtown Grenoble:
· hotel des Alpes - 45 avenue Félix Viallet +33 4 76 87 00 71
12 rooms reserved. 270F with breakfast. Specify IETF.
· hotel Bastille - 25 avenue Félix Viallet +33 4 76 43 10 27
20 rooms reserved 247F with breakfast fax: +33 476 87 52 69. Specify
· hotel Bristol - 11 avenue Félix Viallet +33 4 76 46 11 18
- room: 175 F to 245 F (Breakfast 25 F)
· hotel de l'Institut - 10 rue Barbillon +33 4 76 46 36 44
- room 215 F to 240 F (Breakfast 25 F)
· hotel Touring hotel - 26 avenue Alsace Lorraine +33 4 76 46 24 32
- room 190 F to 210 F (Breakfast 25 F)
The standard of those hotels is somehow less than the one we usually
for IETF meetings, but they are OK.
All those hotels are less than 5 min walk from the train station.
arrives at the bus station wich is located next to the train station.
Many!!! The best ones are in the pedestrian streets, 5 to 10 min walk
the hotels. Menus are from 60F to 160F+.
Downtown Grenoble, just walk. To go to the university Campus, take the
Tramway B direction University. it's about 15 min ride. Tram fare is
per ticket. You might buy 10 tickets for about 50F.
You might want to take a taxi, it will be a 10 min ride for about 50F
It will be at IMAG, maison Jean Kuntzmann.
It's 1 min walk from the tram terminus.
See map http://www.imag.fr/Multimedia/logos/Domaine.gif
Some pictures: http://www.imag.fr/Multimedia/jeudis/mjk.html
Information about IMAG: http://www.imag.fr
We will install some PCs and ether links for laptops.
The format of printers is A4, not letter.
We will organise a catering service. We will have to charge some fees
more information later.
Power is 220V is france, 50 Hz. Plugs are round. You can find adapters
easily in the US (Radio Shack), it's more difficult to get in france.
Inscription & Hotel reservation:
Contact [email protected] for inscriptions. Due to security reasons, the
room is limited to 100 persons.
I will do the reservation in the hotels for you if you desire. Send
and departure dates to [email protected]
Contact [email protected]
You might find some information on http://www.Yahoo.fr or