June 26th to 28th, 2023

Cité des Congrès de Nantes

General public week-end

co-organized by

June 24th-25th, 2023

Museum de Nantes


Nantes is a city of art and history that inspired the imaginary world of Jules Verne. It is a stunning destination for tourism, home to medieval sites, historical landmarks from the great maritime adventures, and industrial buildings.

The city is the sixth-largest in France, and forms one of the main north-western French metropolitan agglomerations.

Access to La Cité des Congrès de Nantes

La Cité des Congrès de Nantes | 5 Rue de Valmy, 44000 Nantes

Airport/city centre shuttle

  • « Lieu Unique » stop, departure every 20 minutes.


  • Line 4 – « Cité Internationale des Congrès » stop


  • Line 1 « Duchesse Anne – Château des Ducs de Bretagne » station, just one stop from the TGV train station (north exit)


Car park

During the event you can use the following parking lots:

Attention: the parking fees
are at your charge


Access to Nantes

By plane

  • 1 hour from Paris and London
  • 4 daily return flights to Roissy Charles de Gaulle
  • 4 daily return flights to Orly airport
  • All European major cities within a 2-hour flight
  • 100 national and international destinations with direct flights:
  • Nantes Atlantique airport is a 20-minute shuttle ride from La Cité (every half hour).

By TGV train

  • Less than 2 hours from Paris Montparnasse
  • 21 TGV trains from Paris to Nantes every day
  • 3 hours from Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle – 4 TGV trains every day
  • Direct TGV trains to: Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Strasbourg, etc.
  • The TGV train station is located in the city centre, opposite La Cité (south exit).

By road

Nantes boasts an extensive network of roads to reach:

  • To the East: Paris – A1 motorway
  • To the South: Bordeaux and Toulouse – A83 motorway
  • To the West: Brest – N165/E60
  • To the North: Rennes – N137
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