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Tel.: +31 10-281 0990
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Saint-Malo is situated on the North coast of Brittany and the West coast of France. With a direct TGV route from Paris and near Rennes international airport, Saint-Malo's excellent access to transportation makes it an ideal
location for the TSR.
370 km from Paris. 3.5 hours by motorways A11/A13 (through Rennes) or A13/A84 (through Caen). Free parking with regular shuttles into town will be available from the outskirts of the city.
Direct TGV route from Paris to Saint-Malo in 2 hours and 56 minutes.
From Lille, Roissy, Lyon, Marseille, and Strasbourg: direct TGVs to Rennes with connecting trains or shuttles to Saint-Malo. More information on the following link: www.sncf.fr. Buses are available from the station to the city centre.
Daily round-trip routes from Great Britain (Portsmouth) and the Anglo-Norman islands. The ferry harbour is on site.
Rennes-St-Jacques Airport Direct, daily routes from major French and European cities, including 5 daily round-trip flights from Paris. Lowcost
flights from the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain. More information on the following link: www.rennes.aeroport.fr
Dinard-Pleurtuit Airport (15 min. from St-Malo); Daily round-trip flights from London and Nottingham. More information on the following link: www.dinard.aeroport.fr.
Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and is located on its west coast. The best ways to arrive are by air or train, but there are also good accesses by road.
The event will be held on the antique part of the city, 15 min away from the airport, right next to the city’s main train station and has really good accesses by public transports like bus and metro.
There are several international bus companies operating trips to Portugal/Lisbon. For further information on schedules and routes inside Portugal, visit www.rede-expressos.pt.
As mentioned above, the city’s main train station called “Lisboa - Santa Apolónia” is located 2 min walking distance from the berthing area.
For further information on schedules and routes (national or international) visit www.cp.pt
Besides Lisbon airport (15 min away from the event site) there are two other airports in Portugal with several low cost companies operating:
· Faro airport, 300 km south of Lisbon
· Oporto airport, 300 km north of Lisbon
On both cases, there are good connections to Lisbon either by train or bus.
Transport from Lisbon Airport
Get the “airport – city center” bus until “Oriente” and then get the metro until “Santa-Apolónia”. In 2 min walking you’ll be at the event site.
Alternatively, you can get the same “airport – city center” bus until “Praça do Comércio” and then walk for 10 min until the event site.
Cadiz is served by several airports. The closest is Jerez de la Frontera, which is about 40 minutes away by car, and there is also a train and bus service to Cadiz. Seville airport is about 75 minutes away by car, and has several low cost flight operations. There are trains from Seville city to Cadiz. Other possible airports are Gibraltar to Malaga, about 1 hour and 2½ hours’ drive from Cadiz respectively. A car hire is the best option from these
There are bus services to Cadiz from Seville and Madrid. Madrid is about a 6 hour drive.
Cadiz has direct services to Seville, Madrid and Barcelona. The Ave high speed rail link takes just over 2 hours from Madrid to Seville.
La Coruña airport is approximately 7 km (4.3 miles) from the city centre, and is served by several airlines. Other possible airports are Vigo and Santiago de Compostela, approximately 127km/79 miles, or 55 km/34 miles respectively.
The buses at Coruna Airport arrive and depart from just outside the terminal building. The service connects La Coruña (Puerta Real) with the airport, with stops in Casino, Plaza de Orense, Avenida A. Molina, Alcampo, Portazgo, Corveira and Vilaboa leaving every 30-60 minutes and the 25 minute journey into the City centre costs just €1.15.
On working days Monday to Friday from La Coruña and from the airport the buses run every 30 to Ferrol between €52 and €60 and to Santiago de Compostela between €75-€85. Telephone: (0034) 981 651 111 minutes from 7.15 am to 9.45 pm. On Saturdays they leave the airport hourly from 8.00 am to 10.00pm. On Sundays and bank-holidays they leave every hour from the airport from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm.
• Airport bus: www.spanish-airports.com/coruna
• Taxi: The taxis at Coruna Airport can be found outside the arrivals hall and as a rough guide a taxi into Coruna should cost €15 - €18.
The train service is operated by RENFE, and there are long distance services to Madrid, Barcelona and the French border. Local services connect La Coruña with most other important Galician cities.
La Coruña is about 584 km/316 miles from Madrid, and about 370 km/230 miles from Santander.
Hotel Carris Marineda (hotel of four stars inaugurated in August of 2011) that is situated in the Shopping centre Marineda City (is the biggest shopping centre of Spain and the third bigger of Europe).