Social dinner

A social dinner at the restaurant La chope (see location on the map below) is organized on Thursday.
Have a look at the menu (in french).

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The workshop will be held in Rennes, at the address: Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes.
The lectures will take place in the Math. Building (Building 22-23), room 004-006 on the first floor.
Here is a campus map.

The Department of Mathematics and IRMAR Institute are located in Rennes at the address.


Rennes is a vibrant university city and is the administrative capital of Brittany.

Here are some useful links:

Tourism in Rennes

Tourism in Brittany


Rennes Map

Getting to Rennes

By plane

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.

By train

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.


Most of our participants are accomodated in:

Cité internationale Paul Ricoeur
Hôtel Garden
Citôtel le Bretagne

There are plenty of other possibilities for staying in Rennes (e.g.

See below instances of hotels:


Mercure Rennes centre Parlement Hotel (pricing: from 80 euros per night)
Novotel Rennes Centre Gare Hotel (pricing: from 119 euros per night)
Balthazar hôtel & spa (pricing: from 150 euros per night)
Hôtel Anne de Bretagne (pricing: from 81 euros per night)
Le Victoria (pricing: from 61 euros per night)
Hôtel des Lices (pricing: from 61 euros per night)
Angelina Hôtel (pricing: from 71 euros per night)
Hôtel Lanjuinais (pricing: from 59 euros per night)

Near Irmar

Hôtel Campanile Rennes Est Atalante (pricing: from 43 euros per night)
Ibis Rennes Beaulieu (pricing: from 43 euros per night)