Amiens is located in the North of France, near Paris and Lille. The city is well served in public transport and presents interesting buildings.
For more information on tourism in Amiens, in the Somme department and in Picardy, we suggest you the following websites.
Amiens tourist office
Booking agency for the Somme http://www.somme-tourisme.com/
Tourism in Picardy http://www.picardietourisme.com/fr/index.aspx
For conference participants, we have not negotiated reduced prices for a selection of hotels. Amiens has plenty of good hotels with interesting prices.
It is possible to find hotels nearby the railway station (Mercure Amiens cathedral, Ibis styles Amiens cathedral, Campanile Amiens centre-gare, Hotel de Normandie, Au Spatial, etc.)
To find a room, we advise the conference participants to pass by agencies which presents online services because they offer sometimes advantageous rates. Some exemples :
To go to the Campus
From Paris, the best way is to take a train (every hour) toward the railway station of Amiens.
From the railway station of Amiens, you will have two possibilities:
-you can take a taxi in front of the railway station (around 10 euros to go to the Campus)
-you can take a bus : L2 in the direction of “Hôpital Sud (pont de Metz)”, the stop is named “Résidence universitaires”; or B5 in the direction of “Campus (Salouel)”, the stop is named “Jean Moulin”.