Participants who booked accommodation will have a room reserved at
the seminar hotel:
La Maison du Séminaire
boulevard Franck Pilatte
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 89 39 57
Fax : +33 (0)4 93 26 79 99
The Nice airport (aéroport)
is located right at the west side of the gulf (Baie des Anges) and
it is distant 6 km from the town center.
- Bus Maison du Seminaire: The bus 99 is
going from the Airport (every 30 minutes) to the main Train Station
(Nice Ville) (Timetable).
In front of the Train Station, the bus 30 is going to the Maison du
Séminaire (bus stop: La Réserve just after the harbor - Timetable).
The bus 98 is going from the Airport (every 30 minutes) to the town
center too (every 30 minutes) - (Timetable).
The bus 20 and 30 are connecting the city center to la Maison du
Séminaire (bus stop : La
Réserve just after the harbor). Here is a link to the timetable
of Public transport.
- Taxi: The journey between the airport and
the 'Maison du Seminaire' should approximately be 30 euros.
- Running: Alternatively you may want to jog
to the Maison du Seminaire, it is only 9km and you simply have to
follow the sea side toward the east :)
- Car rental: All rental companies (Avis,
Hertz, Budget....) are available at the airport, however since the
event will mainly take place in Nice (on Monday a bus will be
organized from Nice to Sophia Antipolis), it is probably not
necessary to rent a car.
The venue of the Summer School will be the seminar hotel: La Maison du
The first day (7th September 2009) will however be organised at CICA/Institute Eurecom,
Room Amphitheatre Lumiere,
2229, Route Crêtes,
06560 Sophia Antipolis, France.
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 00 81 00
(Thanks to the support of Eurecom.)
There will be a bus transfer leaving from La Maison du
Séminaire to Sophia Antipolis on Monday morning at 9:15.
Other alternative for those who cannot catch the transferring bus:
The Bus 230 (Terminal 1 - quai 5 - every 30 minutes) is connecting
the Airport to Sophia Antipolis.
NB: to reach the CICA you should ask a 'ticket correspondance' go
to "Gare Routiere - Les Messugues" and then take a Shuttle
asking to go to CICA (without extra charge - 1 euro)
The remaining days (8th
- 11th September 2009) will then be held at La
Maison du Séminaire.
A map plotted with CICA, the hotel and the airport can be found as
in a large map.
View Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
is useful to find direct flights to Nice.
a car in France
We strongly recommend to respect scrupulously the road legislation and
especially the speed limitation since they are strongly enforced by
automated speed traps and the fines start at 68 euros (from +5kmh to
+20kmh) and can reach up to 750 euros.(cf. map http://english.controleradar.org/
and other details http://english.controleradar.org/french-speed-camera.php)
temperature is usually still warm at the beginning of September (~25 C).
However, the evenings can eventually be fresh (in the event of