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The workshop will take place at the Hotel des Planchettes, in Saint Flour. It is an ancient Roman Catholic Seminary that dates from the 18th century. The City of Saint-Flour is decomposed into a Lower Town ("Ville Basse") and an Upper Town ("Ville Haute"), and the Hotel des Planchettes is on the slope between them.


Hotel des Planchettes
7, rue des Planchettes
F-15102 Saint-Flour Cedex, France

Tel: +33 4 71 60 10 08





By air: Clermont-Ferrand airport has regular flights to Paris CDG, Paris Orly, Lyon, Nice, Amsterdam, London Stansted, Porto and Lisbon. From the airport, the railway station is accessible by city buses or regional TER trains (train stop "Aulnat Aéroport" on the line Clermont-Fd-Thiers-St-Etienne)

By train: Saint-Flour can be accessed via Clermont-Ferrand. In Paris, trains to Clermont-Ferrand leave from Gare de Bercy. From Clermont-Ferrand, Saint-Flour is accessible by SNCF regional trains and coaches.

By coach: Clermont-Ferrand is connected to Lyon, Paris and other main cities by the following companies: Flixbus and Ouibus.

By car: Saint-Flour is on the A75 highway (Clermont-Ferrand - Béziers) 100 km south of Clermont-Ferrand. The access to the "rue des Planchettes" is from the road between the lower and upper towns.


A shuttle will be organized in the afternoon of August 27th (around 8 pm) to take participants from Clermont-Ferrand railway station and airport to the conference center. A return shuttle will depart from the conference center around 11am on August 31th.