25th International Conference on Bioencapsulation

La Chapelle sur Erdre (Nantes), France - July 3-6, 2017

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Travelling to Nantes
  • By plane ...
    • Nantes International Airport has connections with most European cities, and with Montreal Canada.
      People coming from abroad and who's flight arrives in Paris, Amsterdam, London should check if there is a possibility of air connection to Nantes Airport.
    • Low Cost Airlines.
  • From Nantes Airport to the Conference venue
    Shuttles from and to Nantes Atlantique Airport Direct Shuttle to the Westotel Nantes Atlantique has been organized with the information we got through the website, and by bringing together participants who arrive and leave at about the same time. Participants whose names are not on the published lists are welcome to complete the vehicles to the extent of the available seats.
    Find here the time schedule for July 3rd transfers, with the name and phone number of your driver,
    and find here the time schedule for July 6th return transfers.
    • Taxi to the Westotel - should cost between 37 and 50 € and the journey should take between 20 and 30 minutes.
    • Public Transportation - get the Public shuttle to the SNCF Train station of Nantes city - 8,50 € - 20 minutes journey - in front of Nantes Airport Hall 1 (every 20 minutes)
      or take a taxi (25 to 35 €).
      From the SNCF Train station of Nantes city to the Westotel, see below.
  • By train ... High speed TGV train from Paris to Nantes is an alternative.
    • Information on : http://www.voyages-sncf.com
    • From Paris (Gare Montparnasse) to Nantes, you will have at least one departure per hour, and the train trip will take 2h10.
  • From the SNCF Train station of Nantes city to the Conference venue
    • Tram-train Nantes Chateaubriant (every 30 minutes) - take the tram-train at SNCF Train station of Nantes city, get off at 'Erdre Active' station (20 minutes), located 2 minutes walking from the Westotel Nantes Atlantique.
  • By car ... Consult Mappy or Via Michelin or use your GPS N: 47 16 870 - W: 01 33 052.
Touristic information
  • Moving down town Tramway information : http://www.tan.fr
  • Nantes city guide Pack your bags and come over for a pleasantly surprising stay in Nantes. Be enchanted by the Dukes of Brittany Castle, fall under the charm of the Elephant and let yourself be won over by the fascinating Loire valley Unesco. The place to come for antiques, designer goods and fashion outlets. Taste the Loire valley wines and the traditional "beurre blanc" sauce. And a stone's throw away from Nantes are the famous seaside resorts of La Baule and Pornic. Touristic information - Nantes city touristic tour - Châteaux de la Loire - Jade Atlantic Coast