View of Grenoble
The banks of the river Isere, the cable cars to the Bastille site.
DETAILS ABOUT HOUSING
Nights, breakfasts at the hotel and lunches are included in the fees.
You will be taken in a single room in a "hotel residence" in the city of Grenoble
Lecturers will be accommodated in a hotel or residence in the center of Grenoble.
The lunches are planned on the “Polygone Scientifique”, at the “Maison de Magistères” where the lectures will be given.
During the practicals days, lunch will be taken, either in the place where the participants will be accommodated or in the canteen of the laboratory where the practical will be given.
The dinners during all the session and the lunches during the week-end are not included in the fees.
LOCATION : Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes, France.
Grenoble is located 80 km East of Lyon "Saint-Exupéry" international airport, one hour by shuttle bus.
Grenoble-Isère airport offers direct flights with Paris-Orly. A shuttle bus operates between Grenoble-Isère airport and Grenoble bus/railway station for each arriving or departing flight (45 mn).
For your information, the cost of a taxi ride (at your own expense) Grenoble airport - Grenoble bus/railway station is approximately 60€ (add 50% on weekends or at night, duration: 35 mn).
Several high speed trains (TGV) daily connect directly Grenoble and Paris-Gare de Lyon or Paris-Roissy airport (3 hour trip).
In Grenoble, all major car rental companies have offices at the airport or in town, most of them in front of the bus/railway station.
OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION
While ESONN organization makes every effort in order to ensure the safety and well being of all participants and associates, the organization cannot take responsibility for any accident or damage that may occur during the School.
Moreover, for the final registration of each participant, copies of civil liability and health insurance are required.
There is ample free parking space around the school. However, parking around the hotel is taxed.
Foreign currency may be exchanged at several banks in Grenoble downtown.
You can also find cash dispenser for VISA cards.
The weather in end of August/beginning of September tends to be very pleasant and sunny.
However, bring a raincoat for occasional rain shower or for cool evenings.
Walks in the mountains around Grenoble
The Vercors, Belledonne and Chartreuse mountains are very beautiful natural sites for walking during this period of the year. Think to bring with you: adapted shoes for walking (sports or hiking shoes), a ruck-sack to bring your things, sun glasses and sports clothes…
If you wish to receive maps, lists of accommodation, descriptions of sites,... please contact :
Grenoble Office du Tourisme, 14 rue de la République, 38019 Grenoble, France
Ph: +33 (0)476.54 34 36, Fax: +33 (0)476.51 28 69