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ICAE 2003 Versailles

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Benjamin Franklin

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Accommodation /
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Versailles can be reached by air from Orly Airport or Charles de Gaulle Airport. There is train from both airports to Paris and Versailles. Train is a fast and convenient mean of transportation in Europe. To reach Paris and Versailles by train:


For airline time schedule:


For local transportation:


Versailles can be reached easily by road:




The booking agency www.netbba.com/bbaicai2.htm is in charge of hotel booking and negociated hotel price list for ICAE. You might prefer to book by yourself. Here follows a list of hotels in Versailles and in its neighborhood. The price list, released in 2002, is only an indication. Thus, do not forget to ask for the updated price list. Please click to get the small pdf file and the map to locate the hotels in and around Versailles. If you wish another kind of accommodation, please contact the Versailles Tourism Agency:


Or send an e-mail to: tourisme @ ot-versailles.fr



June is a fair weather period in Paris area. Temperature : low 12°C ( 54°F ) high 22°C ( 72°F), occasionally low precipitation. Consult http://www.meteo.fr


Social Events

A welcome cocktail party is organized at the Conference Center on Monday 9th June 18h00-19h00. The banquet of the conference will be held at the Versailles City Hall on Wednesday 11th June at 19h.


Accompanying persons

The Versailles Congres Center is very close to Versailles Castle, a famous historical place which visit may take more than one day. Paris downtown is very close from Versailles. Any place of Paris is at a short reach by train. The Versailles Tourist Office can propose guided tour in the area.

To know more about the possibilities of the Versailles area:


and of Paris neighborhood:


Each morning, a Versailles Tourist Office representative will be at registration desk to provide information (10h to 11h30).


Last Update : June 16, 2003
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