27-31 Aug 2019 Nantes (France)

Practical information

La Cité, easy to reach

 

Located in the city center, just a 5-minute walk from the high speed train (TGV) railway station “gare SNCF” (South exit) and a 20-minute shuttle ride from the airport, La Cité is served by excellent transport links:

  • Tram: line 1 - “Duchesse Anne - Château des Ducs de Bretagne” tram stop, one stop from the TGV railway station (North exit).
  • Airport / City center shuttle bus: every half hour - “Cité Internationale des Congrès” stop.
  • Busway: line 4 - “Cité Internationale des Congrès“ stop.
  • Bicloo self-service bikes and Marguerite self-service cars: stations at La Cité.
  • 450 parking spaces are available underneath La Cité and 2,000 additional parking spaces in close walking distance. Exhibitors are allocated a temporary parking area with direct access to la Cité’s exhibition areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose your way to come :

By plane

Nantes Atlantique airport is easily accessible from main European hub: Roissy CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt Airport.

Nantes Atlantique airport is a 20 minute-shuttle ride from La Cité (departure every half hour).

Nantes Atlantique airport website

By train

Nantes has direct rail connections to all the major French cities:

  • 2 hours from Paris Montparnasse.
  • 3 hours from Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport.
  • Direct TGV connections to: Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Strasbourg, etc.

The TGV railway station is located at the very heart of the city (North exit), opposite La Cité (South exit).

National railway company website

By road

The Nantes region is served by an extensive motorway network with easy access to:

  • The East: Paris on the A11.
  • The South: Bordeaux and Toulouse on the A83.
  • The West: Brest on the N165 / E60.
  • The North: Rennes on the N137.

450 parking spaces are available underneath La Cité and 2,000 additional parking spaces in close walking distance. Exhibitors are allocated a temporary parking area with direct access to la Cité’s exhibition areas.

 

Come to Nantes

Transport in the city

Nantes boasts innovative, multimodal and eco-responsible means of transport offering residents and visitors easy and safe travelling within the urban area:

  • 40 km-tram network (the longest in France)
  • 4 tram and BusWay© lines
  • 53 bus lines
  • 3 river shuttle lines
  • Bicloo : a self-service bike system with 900 bicycles and 90 stations
  • Over 300 km of cycling lanes
  • Not to forget the Marguerite cars that can be hired from 20 self-service hire points.

Transport company website

List of hotels

Hotels in Nantes

 A map of hotel locations as a function of the walking distance to the venue is available at the following link:

Map of hotel locations

 

List of restaurants

Restaurants in Nantes

 Complementary informations can be found on the website of La Cité des Congrès :

Others informations

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