Toulouse is situated in the South west of France, on the banks of ther River Garonne, 150 km from the Mediterranean Sea, 140 km for the Pyrénées ski stations, 230 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 580 km from Paris.

1. How to get to Toulouse

The international airport links you to main European capitals and to Innsbruck (via Amsterdam, London or Frankfort), Firenze (via Paris) and Prague (via Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris). Highway from Barcelona (400 km), San Sebastian (400 km) or Nice (600 km).

2. Public transportation

There are two subways in the city. Subway B (“Ramonville Saint Agne” terminus) drives you 15 minutes by walk / 5 minutes by bus (n° 111 – “Parc du canal” stop) away from Affichem Lab. The tramway drives you from the airport to Subway A (Arênes) or B (Saint Michel Parlement).

3. Accomodation

In case of a one-day meeting, we can access to a meeting room close to the airport, maybe the good place for the Task 3.2 workshop (
For a 2-3 days stay, you can choose a hotel close to the airport (for early check-out and departure – Best Western or Pullman Toulouse Airport), a hotel downtown (such as, ask Isabel for her feedback), or closer to the lab. (
For long stays, there are lots of students’ rooms available, some close to the lab (if you have a car) or downtown close to a subway station

4. Contact person

Dr. Philippe de Medina
Tel: +33-561592791

5. Other useful information

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6. Last but not least: what to taste?

Of Course Cassoulet, accompanied by Cahors red wine (
Violette as sweets ( or chocolate flavouring (pâtisserie Cavallini, rue de la République).
If you like haute cuisine for reasonable price (