Travel Information
AdHoc-NOW 2008 will be held at INRIA Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée.

How to reach the conference:
  • By plane:
    The international airport of Nice Côte d'Azur is 20km away from Sophia Antipolis. More information about the airport and flights can be found here. Once you arrive by plane at Nice airport, you have a choice of transportation options to get you to INRIA Sophia Antipolis:
    • Taxi costs about 55€ and the trip is around 20 min.
    • Bus 230 "Sophia Express" outside the airport terminals brings you directly in front of INRIA in Sophia Antipolis in 30 min for 1€. Timetables can be found here.
      (Bus 230 is a regular line useful to join Sophia Antipolis and the center of Nice)

  • By train:
    The nearest train station from Sophia Antipolis is Antibes. More information about routes, timetables, prices, and reservation can be found here. From Antibes train station to INRIA, there are several bus lines from Envibus, the public transportation company of Antibes:
BusTicket priceDeparture stopArrival stop
Line 1
going to "Valbonne Village"
1€Passerelle SNCFIUT
(3 min walking distance from INRIA)
Line 11
going to "Le Bar sur Loup"
1€Passerelle SNCFINRIA
Line 100 Express
going to "Gare routière Valbonne-Sophia Antipolis"
FreePasserelle SNCFTempliers
(5 min walking distance from INRIA)

Warning: There are no buses in Sophia Antipolis by night and during the week-ends. Personal car is strongly recommended if you decide to stay in hotels in Sophia Antipolis.

Shuttle buses between Antibes Juan-Les-Pins and INRIA are going to be available for the participants. The shuttle route will be soon available on this webpage.

Official travel guide of Antibes Juan-Les-Pins

Selected Hotels:
HotelsRoom rates/nightBreakfastTaxes/pers/day
1Hotel de l'Etoile**single: 54/59€,  double: 63/67€6.50€included
2Hotel le Collier**single: 60€,   double: 70€8€0.70€
3Hotel Courbet**single/double: 61.30/65.60€7€0.70€
4Hotel Astor**single/double: 68€7€0.70€
5Hotel Méditerranée**single/double: 75€6€1€
6Hotel Alexandra**single: 50€,  double: 75/82€7.50€0.70€
7Hotel la Marjolaine**single: 70€,   double: 76/88€7€0.70€
8Hotel le Pré Catelan***single: 120€,  double: 125/168€12€1€
9Hotel Astoria - Best Western***single: 119/140€,  double: 125/145€9.50€1€
10Hotel du Mas Djoliba***single: 125€,  double: 200€11€included

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