Travel information

When do I need to get there?

The conference will start at 17.30 on Monday 3 June with the opening plenary. The conference ends after breakfast on Saturday 8 June. If you wish to stay before or after the conference, please contact summerstudy@eceee.org for more information.

Venue address

Club Belambra "Les Criques"
Presqu'île de Giens
406 avenue de l'Esterel
83400 Hyères
Reception: +33 (0)4 94 58 21 51

Note: Two different Belambra resorts are located on Presqu’île de Giens, a few kilometres apart Should you take a taxi to the venue, make sure the driver takes you to Belambra “Les Criques”, 406 avenue de l’Esterel, and not to Belambra “Riviera Beach Club”.

Shuttle service from train station or airport to the venue

There will be a scheduled shuttle service from/to Nice airport, Toulon railway station and Hyères railway station on 3 and 8 June. See shuttle schedule here.

Book your shuttle HERE (the shuttle booking service will open shortly).

Private shuttles can be arranged on request. Please contact Mathez Travel for a quote.

Taxi sharing

When we get closer to the Summer Study eceee will set up a page for taxi sharing requests and offers.

By train to Toulon or Hyères 

Hyères SNCF is the closest railway station to the venue. However, Toulon SNCF, 19 km from Hyères, has many more direct connections. Local trains along the Mediterranean coast also pass through Toulon, including several direct connections a day from / to Marseille and Nice.

Direct connection: There is one daily direct TGV connection between Paris Gare de Lyon and Hyères in each direction.

For train schedule & booking, see SNCF or DB Bahn web sites. Please note that TGV tickets only open for sale 3 months in advance.

Shuttle services from Toulon and Hyères SNCF stations: See shuttle schedule here

Taxi and Uber: From Toulon SNCF to Belambra Les Criques it will cost you approximately €55 in daytime, €80 after 19:00. You can book a taxi at secretariat@taxis-hyeres.com (or tel. +33 (0)4 94 58 21 51).  They speak English and will explain how to find your taxi at the station. You can also make an estimate on Toulon VTC.

From Hyères SNCF, you have to queue at the taxi station in front of the train station. It will cost you approximately €35 in daytime, €55 after 19:00.

It is also possible to book Uber (€45–55 daytime).

Note: For taxi, make sure you have some cash with you, most of the taxis in Toulon or Hyères do not have a credit card machine.

By air to Toulon-Hyères (TLN)

Toulon-Hyères airport (TLN) is very close to Belambra Les Criques. It takes about 15 minutes by taxi/car to get to the venue.
The airport is very small and it is easy to arrive and depart from this airport, which serves the following destinations with direct flights: Paris Orly, Brest, Brussels, London city, London Stansted, Liverpool, Southampton & Rotterdam.
Note: all airlines do not fly daily. See the Toulon/Hyères airport web site.

No shuttle service offered by eceee.

Taxi fare from Toulon-Hyères airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €35 in daytime, €55 after 19:00. You can book a taxi at secretariat@taxis-hyeres.com (or tel. +33 (0)4 94 58 21 51). They speak English and will explain how to find your taxi at the station. You can also make an estimate on Toulon VTC.
Note: make sure you have some cash with you, most of the taxis in Hyères do not have a credit card machine.

By air to Nice (NCE)

Nice airport (Aéroport Nice Côte d’Azur, NCE) is 152 km from the venue.

Shuttle services by eceee. See shuttle schedule here

Taxi from Nice airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €290 in daytime, and €350 after 18:00. For booking, see http://taxi-nice-aeroport.com/ 
Uber also offers rides from Nice airport to Belambra at approximately the same price.

Nice airport also is very convenient for car renting.

Nice SNCF railway station: located in the centre of the city of Nice. Many trains a day connect Nice and Toulon railway stations

By air to Marseille (MRS)

Marseille airport (Marseille Provence, MRS) is 117 km from the venue.

No shuttle service offered by eceee.

Vitrolles Aéroport Marseille-Provence SNCF: this railway station is very close to the airport (5 minute by the free airport shuttle) and serves Toulon SNCF with direct trains. There, you still have to take a taxi or eceee's shuttle, see Toulon SNCF above.

Taxi fare from Marseille airport to Belambra Les Criques will be approximately €210 at daytime, €270 after 19:00. You can book a taxi at contact@taxisud.fr  and give the number of persons, train number, arrival time and mobile phone number. Frank Planel from Taxi Sud knows the venue, can take up to 7 persons including luggage and you can negotiate a better rate than the usual one: €200 in daytime/€240 after 19:00.

Marseille airport is convenient for car renting but the traffic through Toulon may be very slow at rush hours.


By car

Free parking is available at Belambra Presqu'île de Giens.

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