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Enometrics XV
Collioure  May 29 - 31, 2008

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Tourism - informations - Collioure
mise à jour du 10/04/08

LOCATION OF THE CONFERENCE
! TAKE CARE !
there are two locations for the working sessions

On Thursday afternoon, the conference will take place in the University of Perpignan [Website of the University]

See on GoogleMap, or on ViaMichelin
location in the University
(in french) campus of the University

(If you arrive only on thursday morning, you can come directly to the University, a transfert to Collioure is planned after the official reception)

On Friday and Saturday, the conference will take place in the Royal Castle of Collioure, Room of the Queen (salle de la Reine).

See on GoogleMap


Festivities

On Thursday evening, reception in Perpignan
Precise location
(coming soon)
On Friday evening, Dinner of the Conference
Precise location(coming soon)


This page is regularly updated. You will find information in order to prepare your trip.
Feel free to send us new informations .
You will gradually find many information to prepare your stay.

VDQS
regrets not to be able to support travel and accomodation of participants .
Be carefull, in this page, a lot of area can be clicked,
They give you another window, in which you can have more information.

 

More information about Collioure

 

For general culture, you can visit Wikipédia , of course
Geography on Google-Plan
.. If you have Google Earth
Pictures on l'Internaute (198) or search through Picture searching of Google
…. Then perhaps you will also sing an ode to Collioure (in french)
…. or learn a Louis Codet poema (french)
... or like Trenet you will sing La jolie Sardane

 



Perhaps you will visit some videos website ... before arriving?
  A wine grower (absolutely passionated and fascinating) can explain you all about wine
 
A nice walk in wineyard's job specificities and appellation
  A (brief) presentation of "vins de pierres"
  Make a guided tour in the Royal Castle
  A presentation on Collioure with "Sanch music

 

 


Arrival in Collioure

Earlier you reserve, cheaper will be the price your ship.

Arriving by plane

Two Airports allow to arrive in Collioure :
Perpignan-Rivesaltes [code: PFG]

Air France assumes 4 daily trip with Paris-Orly West airport.
Ryanair makes a trip directly from London Stanted (UK) and Charleroi (BE)
BmiBaby makes a link 3 days a week with Manchester (UK)
Flybe landed once a week from Southampton (UK)

In order to join (37 km far in south) you can rent a car, or take a taxi (cost around 60 €) or take the bus (4,50 €) at Perpignan Rail Road Station (by taxi around 15 €), where you can take an other train to go to Collioure (5 €).

Girona [code: GRO]

Several Low Cost Companies land at Girona, as Ryanair, and Transavia (AirFrance subsidiary branch, which comes from Paris-Orly); See all possibilities to arrive in Girona.

To arrive in Collioure (110 kms far on North East), you can rent a car or take the bus (2,05 €) at Girona Rail Road Station where you can take an other train to go to Collioure(7 €).

You can also landing at Barcelone El Prat [code: BCN] airport where all international companies operate, and a lot of lowcost.

If you want to land at Madrid, there are a lot of planes between Madrid and Barcelona or between Madrid and Girona ; also, since the beginning of this year, there is a rapid train (AVE) that connects Madrid & Barcelone in 2h38

In fine, from Montpellier or Carcassonne, airport, you can use the train to join Collioure

 

   

 

Arriving by train

You arrive in Collioure Rail road Station,

by night-train, from Paris-Austerlitz
   (departure : 09.56PM, arrival 07.51AM)
By train (during the day) with a change in Perpignan, Narbonne, or Montpellier with TGV or IDTGV
    (departure from Paris : 06.20AM, 08.20AM, 11.20AM, 01.30PM, 03.20PM; arrival : 6h after)

For people who arrive in France by "Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport", note that, there is a TGV from this airport to Avignon, Nîmes, Montpellier, Narbonne, Perpignan that allow you a easy change to Collioure; theses trains often come from Lille.

Consult SNCF, website or DBahn's one
AND .... see all my favorites trains
See also the information of Sncf Voyages (some train are "forgotten", other are not very convenient)

Nowaday, there is no more "Wagons-Lits" which stop in Collioure, but, these "dream-train" are functional. Elipsos transport by these night train between Paris (08.32PM) and Barcelone Trenhotel  Joan Miró (the closer station is Figueras, in Spain at 06.24AM), between Milano (07.40PM)-Turin (Trenhotel  Pau Casals) or Zürich (07.27PM)-Geneva (Trenhotel  Pau Casals) and Barcelone with a stop to Perpignan 05.28AM.

Note also that, on Friday and Sunday (from North to South) and Saturday and Sunday (in South to North) nights train Lunea from Metz (09.12PM), Nancy, Dijon; & Strasbourg (08.03PM), Mulhouse, Besançon who arrive in Collioure at 08.54AM.

 


Accomodation in Collioure

Earlier you reserve, cheaper will be the price. May is in Hight Season !!

 

The Tourism office website can give you all pratical information:

 

 

on hotels (Can I tell you my kindness for the charm of the Templiers, for the professionnalism of the Princes of Catalogne , for the provincial luxury of the Casa Pairal , for the nice prices of the Bona Casa or for familly, the Maeva -to be reserve on Sncf.Voyages-, and, ... if you want a good located and renovated hotel, try the Frégate. Make you choice freely, I tried most of them, and no one is bad.

You will find other opinions on Tripadvisor or on l'Internaute or on Ciao or on Google.

 

Several Reservation Agencies allow you an on-line registration and negotiate prices:
Booking 4 references: La Fregate, Casa Païral, Maeva, Mas des Citronniers
Federal-Hotel
17 references and 3 with on-line reservation : Casa Païral, Maeva, Mas des Citronniers
Fastbooking 1 reference Casa Pairal
Tourisme en France indicate 5 links for an on-line reservation: Casa Païral, Maeva, Mas des Citronniers and Triton

   



Dont spend time to search on Hotels.fr, Hrs.com, Venere.com, They don't propose anythink for Collioure; Nothing on Lastminute.com or RatesToGo either.

on the occupant's rooms


on the furnished flat, which is the best tip, if you can prolonge you ship for 5 days at least (for less, it's difficult to find a flat); In this case, you can also consult a specialised agency (I had a kindness for Mer et Soleil, but agence PY allows probabely a larger choice)

 

Next... soon

 
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