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Location

Address:
Grand Accélérateur National d'Ions Lourds
Bd Henri Becquerel
BP 55027 - 14076 CAEN Cedex 05
France
lat. : 49.213 - long. : -0.362

 

By car:


From PARIS, about 2:30 hrs driving is required:
Take highway A13, towards ROUEN and then CAEN.

In Caen, continue on the "Périphérique NORD" (North Ring Road), in the direction indicated by: "Caen Centre, Ouistreham, Car-ferry, CHU, CHR"
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Take exit Nr 5 "Cote de Nacre", direction: "Courseulles-Douvres la Délivrande – CHU"

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Highway toll: € 11.20


From RENNES/CHERBOURG:
When arriving in CAEN, follow "Périphérique NORD", direction: "CHU – Car-ferry"

Take exit Nr 5: "Cote de Nacre", direction: 3 "Caen-Nord - Douvres la Délivrande"


From Le HAVRE:
Cross the Seine on the Normandie Bridge, then follow highway A13 to Caen

Continue on "Périphérique Nord" and take exit Nr 5


 

 

By train from PARIS:


Go to the Saint-Lazare SNCF train station, and take the train to Caen.
Once in Caen, take tramway A, direction: "Campus 2" and get off at "Côte de Nacre".  

 


By plane:

Arrival in Paris - Charles de Gaulle:

  • Go to the Saint-Lazare train station, by taking firstly the RER B subway (to the Gare du Nord train station), followed by the RER E regional train. Follow the "By train from Paris" instructions (above).
  • Rent a car and follow the "By car from Paris" instructions (above).


Arrival in Paris - Orly airport:

  • Go to the Saint-Lazare train station, using the Orlyval automatic train, then take the RER B subway (to the Gare du Nord train station), followed by the RER E regional train. Follow the "By train from Paris" instructions (above).
  • Rent a car and follow the "By car from Paris" instructions (above).


Arrival in Caen - Carpiquet airport:

  • Take a taxi at the airport.
  • Take the bus "Line 3" in front of the terminal and change for the tram to Ganil at "Démogé" bus stop and "Saint-Pierre" tram stop.

 

 

Other links:
National Train Company Information: http://www.sncf.com
Bus and Tramway1 in Caen: http://www.twisto.fr
RATP (Paris Metro Transport) Information: http://www.ratp.fr
Telephone for Caen Taxis: Abeilles Taxi-Caen +33 (0)2 31 52 17 89

 

1Ticket price for all bus and tram in Caen:

  • 1,50 EUR valid 1 hour.
  • 4,00 EUR valid 24 hours.
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