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January 30 - February 2, 2012
European Institute of Chemistry and Biology
Bordeaux-Pessac, FRANCE

Symposium premises and Local transportation

The symposium will be held at the European Institute of Chemistry and Biology on the campus of University Bordeaux 1, in the southern suburb of Pessac (also a famous wine label).

IECB can be reached by tramway, line B, stop "Doyen Brus". From the tramway stop, walk down to the nearby roundabout, turn around it on the left (clockwise) and exit on the second street on the left. IECB's gate is ca 200 meters ahead on your left. Enter the parking lot and from there go the left of the building (turn around it clockwise) to find the entrance.

See instructions and a local map, here.

For a map of Bordeaux tramway network see here.

It is recommended to buy a 7 day pass (Tickarte 7 jours, 10.80 €), there are vending machines at every Tramway stop. For information about Bordeaux public transportation, see (in French): http://www.infotbc.com

Travel information

Bordeaux-Mérignac airport has a number of direct connections.There are regular buses to the city center (30-45 minutes). A Taxi ride to/from the airport costs 30-35 € during the day, slightly more at night.

Trains stop at Bordeaux-Saint Jean station. The train station is 10 minutes from the city center by bus or tramway. For details about train schedules, see the SNCF website.