The conference will be held at the Centre IGESA, on the Island of Porquerolles (France). This is one of a three-island group directly to the South of Hyères, and South East of Marseille. The Centre IGESA is in the village of the island of Porquerolles, 5 min by foot from the beach and the harbour. It is located in a natural park, one of the last intact naturalistic area in the Mediterranean basin. It belongs to the armed forces of France as a recreation and meeting location.
|Special IGESA Boat shuttle – « La Valériane »
Two boat shuttles (a journey lasts approximately 30′) have been reserved for all attendees, as follows:
– Monday June 27 at 5:00 pm: departure from La Tour Fondue to the island.
For participants missing the above appointment, there is a regular line between la Tour Fondue and the island, see below.
The closest International Airports is the Toulon-Hyères Airport (with low-cost direct flights from other European cities such as London, Brussels, Paris, Lyon), 15 min taxi ride.
You can also fly to Marseille-Provence Airport (110km, 1h45 by car) or Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport (150km, 1h45 by car).
By Rail & Public Transport
The closest train station is Hyères main station (Gare SNCF d’Hyères)
From the train station, take the bus 67 to ‘La Tour Fondue’ – Ferry Terminal to Porquerolles.
Toulon train station is also close (30 min). From there you can take either bus 29 or 39 direction “Gare routiere de Hyères”. Stop at “Hyères gare routiere” and from there take the bus 67 to ‘La Tour Fondue’.
Taxi approximately prices to La Tour Fondue (Giens) – Ferry Terminal to Porquerolles:
- From Toulon-Hyères airport 25 EUR 10 min
- From Toulon railway station 80 EUR 45 min
- From Hyères railway station 35 EUR 15 min
From the port of Giens – La Tour Fondue, several ferries a day sail to Porquerolles (20mn – about 20€ fare)
Tel. +33(0)4 94 58 21 81
To reach La Tour Fondue, (ferry terminal), first go to Hyères and then take the D97 till La Tour Fondue. A number of car parks are available at the port.