The conference will be held at the prestigious "Centre International des Congrés". This Conference Centre has the rare privilege of being housed in two wings of the Popes' Palace. Situated as it is in the heart of a city which has made its cultural and touristic influence felt over the whole world, it offers its guests an outstanding setting, with ceremonial rooms that witnessed the succession of kings and princes of olden days.
Centre International des Congrès
Hotel reservations are available at special ICVS 2001 prices until 30 June 2001 in the following hotels.
When booking your hotel, please don't forget to mention that you are coming for the ICVS conference.
Information about other accomodations is available here.
Please make your reservation as soon as possible and no later than the 30th of June otherwise you may have very big difficulties to find available rooms close to the conference centre.
* outside city centre.
Information about flight schedules and availability can be found on AMADEUS Online.
By high-speed train to the new "Avignon-TGV" railway station:
A bus shuttle will bring you from the TGV station to the city centre (15 mn of bus) from which you can walk to the conference centre (15mn by foot)
Information about train schedules and availability can be found on SNCF Website.
You can reach Avignon by motorways A7 and A9.
There are many car parks inside the city.
The city centre (inside the ramparts) is small and can be crossed in half an hour by foot. Click to see a map.