The conference will be held at the Campus Beaulieu of the University of Rennes 1, situated in the eastern part of Rennes. The lectures will take place at the Mathematical Institute, in the conference room Henri Lebesgue.
Here is a map of Rennes and a campus map.
Here is a link to the Mathematical Institute IRMAR.
Getting to Rennes
Rennes has its own small airport. Rennes airport operates flights to over 70 destinations but mostly with domestic flights (some low cost to/from the UK and Ireland).
From Rennes airport, you can reach the city center:
- by bus: number 57, bus stop "Republique" (terminus, in the city center), 1.50€. There is a bus every 20 minutes from 5.30 to 0.11 (timetable).
- by taxi: the airport is about 10/15 minutes from the conference site and the city centre, 15€ before 19:00; 25€ after 19:00.
It is also possible to take a flight with final destination Paris airport and take a train (TGV) from Paris to Rennes ( French national railway company website for booking tickets) . From Charles de Gaulle Airport rail station to Rennes, there are between 4 and 6 trains a day (direct, 3h to reach Rennes). From Montparnasse railway station (Paris) to Rennes, a train every 30 minutes (direct, 2h05 to reach Rennes).
Getting to IRMAR
The IRMAR Insitute is located in the north-east of the city within the Beaulieu campus.
The bus is probably the most practical way to reach the IRMAR. Rennes has a large bus network (see here) and the bus ticket (1.50 euros in the subway stations or directly to the bus driver) can be used during one hour. From the city centre you need to take either bus C4, C6, 40Ex or 41Ex and stop at Tournebride or Résidence Universitaire.
Tourism in Rennes
Rennes is a vibrant university city and is the administrative capital of the region of Brittany.
Here are some useful links: