The venue of the 2015 meeting is the “Domaine de Mousquety” a resort in Southern France located on a beautiful park with a 19th century castle in the village of L’Isle de la Sorgue, close to Avignon.
It is an ideal site to welcome around 200 participants. In addition to enjoying the science, you will also appreciate the chance for informal discussion in a friendly and comfortable environment.
All participants will be asked to share a room, except invited speakers who will be accommodated in single rooms. Accommodation will be at same venue as the conference.
Since 2017, the resort is now equipped with a brand new WIFI in all buildings and bungalows.
The closest international airport is: Marseille airport
Shuttle Bus General information:
The shuttle bus will take about 90 minutes to reach the meeting venue from or to the airport of Marseille.
The shuttle bus will take about 60 minutes to reach the meeting venue from or to the Avignon railway station.
Shuttle Bus FROM airport:
Shuttle buses will be organized from Marseille airport to the conference site (90 minutes, 70km) on 4 October.
Departures at: not defined yet.
*** If you miss the shuttle at Marseille Airport, there are trains going from the Airport to L'Isle sur la Sorgue (departure station is Vitrolles aéroport, and the arrival at the station named L'Isle-Fontaine on the schedule) you can then take a taxi from L'Isle sur la Sorgue to the conference site (5km).
Shuttle Bus TO airport:
Shuttle buses will be organized from the conference site to Marseille airport on 8 October.
Departure at: not defined yet
The closest train station is Avignon TGV.
You can reach Avignon TGV train station from Paris, about 3hrs (Gare de Lyon or Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle International Airport) or from Lyon, about 1hr30min (TGV train station and Lyon International Airport)
Shuttle Bus FROM train station:
Shuttle buses will be organized from Avignon TGV train station to the conference site (60 minutes, 30km). on 4 October.
Departures at: not defined yet.
Shuttle Bus TO train station:
Shuttle buses will be organized from the conference site to Avignon train station on 8 October.
Departure at: not defined yet.
Taxi transportation costs approximately 50€ and 130€ from Avignon and Marseille respectively.
From Avignon, reach L'Isle sur la Sorgue (20km). Take direction Apt (D901), then turn left on Routes de Lagnes (D99). Domaine de Mousquety (Chemin de Mousquety) is indicated.
The region surrounding Avignon is a fantastic area for visits and tourism. It is made up of historical villages and monuments, beautiful countryside, mountains, seaside, and famous vineyards. If you are interested in spending some extra time in the region to visit, and want to know more about activities, natural landmarks, food and wine, take a look at: Provance Website
WEATHER AND CLOTHING
The weather is pleasant, sunny and warm in this region, with occasional thunderstorms. During these dates, average temperatures range between 13-23°C (55-74°F). You should bring a warm sweater or jacket for the evening. For more information on the weather, click here : Weather Avignon