Practical information

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

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
Connections with Europe via Lyon, and with the rest of the World via Orly
Take a taxi at the airport.

 

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