Location/Access Information


LOCATION
Cannes
You will find a wealth of information on the weather,
tourism, culture, etc., on the official web page of CANNES:
CANNES.

HOTEL INFORMATION

The Radisson SAS Montfleury Hotel
http://www.cannes-hotels.com/radisson-montfleury/index.html
25 Avenue Beauséjour
06400 Cannes, France

Contact:
Véronique Page (Conferences and banquets coordinator)
phone: +33 (0)4 93 68 88 66
fax: +33 (0)4 93 68 89 91
email: veronique.page@radissonsas.com



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TRAVEL
Air Transportation Nice International Airport (http://www.nice-aeroport.com) is nearest to Cannes (about 30 km downtown Cannes). It is served by many international airlines. There are several options for air travel from Nice to Tessaloniki for those also attending ICIP01. More details will soon be provide on this page.

Train Several French and major European Cities have direct train connection to Cannes. TGV (bullet) trains run from Paris (6 hours) and other large cities. Cannes' railway station (SNCF) is located downtown at about 20 minute walking distance from the hotel (see map). Taxi cabs or City Bus #7 are available transportation to the hotel.

Car It is often advantageous to book car rentals in advance from abroad, particularly if you are coming from North America. Take freeway A8 (AUTOROUTE MARSEILLE- NICE) and exit at Cannes Center (exit 42). Take the main street Boulevard Carnot down to the "Voie Rapide". Turn left and follow directions to Republique Californie. A road sign will direct you to the hotel (see map below).

From the Airport to Cannes Bus : The "Rapide Côte d'Azur (RCA)" provides direct transportation from the airport to downtown Cannes (Central Bus Station). The ride takes about 50 minutes. A bus leaves every hour or half hour in between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. The fare is 75 FF* one way, and 130 FF* round trip. Reservations are not required. The hotel runs a free shuttle from the Central Bus Station; please contact in advance Protravel (by phone: +33 (0)4 92 94 23 47, by fax: +33 (0)4 92 94 23 49 or by email: protravel_sophia@cica.fr). Alternatively, you may take city bus #7 or one of the taxi cabs stationed there.

Helicopter : Helicopter transportation from Nice Airport to Cannes is available. The fare is 435 FF* one way, and 850 FF* round trip, including airport taxes. (For comparison, taxi fare is about 400FF). Reservations are required and can be made by phone (Tel: +33 (0)4 93.21.80.81). A free bus shuttle is available from the landing point in Cannes to most downtown hotels (including the Radisson).

Taxi : Airport taxis provide transportation to Cannes. The fare is about 400FF for 1 to 3 passengers.

Car : (See note above regarding car rental). From the airport take the A8 freeway to Cannes. Exit at "Cannes Center" (exit 42). Take the main street - Boulevard Carnot down to the "Voie Rapide". Turn left and follow directions to Republique Californie. A road sign will direct you to the hotel (see map below).

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Note: A detailed zoomable map of Cannes can be found here:
http://www.cannes-on-line.com/Anglais/planuk.html
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Information Contact: jean-luc.dugelay@eurecom.fr
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  Last modified July 12, 2001 by Gabriella Csurka.


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