A local tourism agency here is providing us several interesting excursions and negotiated rates with some hotels.Excursions : http://sac2018.creasud.fr/en/
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SAC 2018 will be held in Pau at the Historic Conference Centre "Palais Beaumont" in the downtown.
Palais Beaumont - Centre de Congrès Historique
Allée Alfred de Musset
Pau, Nouvelle-Aquitaine 64000
05 59 11 20 00
Thursday Banquet will be held at Bellevue Biarritz.
Pau city is a two-hour drive from two famous cities Bordeaux and Toulouse.
Pau has a local urban network for local transportation. For more information, please consult the Idelis urban transport network website (https://www.reseau-idelis.com).
Pau airport (20 min. from the downtown) can be reached through many cities in Europe (Brussels, Rotterdam, Paris, London, Stockholm, Geneva, Dublin, Manchester and many other French cities):
1 hour from Paris (9 flights / day) (Link: http://www.parisaeroport.fr/en/homepage)
1 hour from Lyon (3 flights / day) (Link: https://www.lyonaeroports.com/en/)
1 hour from Marseille (9 flights / week) (Link: https://www.marseille-airport.com)
1h15 from Nantes (18 flights / week) (Link: https://www.nantes.aeroport.fr/fr)
1h30 from Nice (2 flights / week) (Link: http://en.nice.aeroport.fr)
BIARRITZ airport at 1 h (Link: http://biarritz.aeroport.fr/en/
TARBES airport at 40 min (Link: http://www.tlp.aeroport.fr/home).
Pau can be reached by train (SNCF). The railway station is located at 5 minutes' walk from the Congress Center (http://www.sncf.com)
3 daily TGV trains (high speed train) from Paris (4 hours)
Pau city lies on the A64 highway and on the main east-west rail route, with connections to Bayonne and Biarritz (100 km) and Spain (150 km) to the west, Lourdes (40 km) and Toulouse (200 km) to the east, as well as to Bordeaux (250km) and Paris (800km) to the north.