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Located 240 km from Paris, Tours is easily accessible by air, rail or road.

VINCI - Centre International de Congrès de Tours. The international congress center is located opposite Tours-Center train station, in the city center of Tours.
Venue adress:
26 Boulevard Heurteloup CS 24225
37042 Tours

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Public transportations

Tours and the surrounding cities are connected by the urban bus/tramway system. Tickets can be purchased directly on board at tramway booths, or at the Fil Bleu office, 9 rue Michelet, 37000 Tours.

Groupement Taxis Radio Tours: +33 (0) 2 47 20 30 40
Alliance Taxi: +33 (0) 2 47 66 37 37
Julien Taxis: +33 (0) 6 89 64 80 04

Rent A Car: 49 Boulevard Jean Royer, 37000 Tours +33 (0) 2 47 64 94 94
Hertz: 57 Rue Marcel Tribut, 37000 Tours, +33 (0) 2 47 75 50 00
ACS Lieu: 100 Rue Édouard Vaillant, 37000 Tours, +33 (0) 2 47 44 45 07



Banks : Monday – Friday 9.00am – 12.30 / 2.00pm- 7.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 12.30
Closed on Sundays

Currency exchange office in the train station.
Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 12.30 / 1.30pm- 6.00pm
Closed on Sundays


The international code for France is +33.
When calling intertionally, the number will include the « 0 ». Example : +33 02 47 36 69 11

In case of emergency :
Police : 17
Firefighters : 18

Registration fees

Registration fees VAT included Registration before 12/31/2017 Registration from 01/01/2018 Member of MiDi or DREAM cluster
Student 168 € 222 € 138 €
congress participant 366 € 444 € 276 €
undergraduate group * *  
exhibitor (depended of selected offer) 1200 - 2400 €    
Sponsor (depended of selected offer) 350 - 3500 €    

The rate includes lunches and coffee breaks, as well as a welcome cocktail, gala dinner and excursions. 20% VAT.

* please contact alexia.soussen@univ-tours.fr for further information, registration and particpation of a undergraduate students group.

Travel Information

Located at the heart of a European communication axis, Tours enjoys a real ease of access and is at the epicenter of the main national metropolises. Right in the city center, opposite the TGV station and less than one kilometer from the A10 highway, Vinci is ideally located.

To come to Tours, the easiest way is to fly to Paris and then take the high speed TGV train to Tours. The two international Parisian airports, Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly, are connected to nearly 300 destinations worldwide via about 150 airlines. Public transports provide easy connection to the center of Paris, from which it is then possible to take a direct train to Tours Centre.

Low cost flights direct to the international airport Tours-Val de Loire provide direct links to London-Stansted, Dublin, Figari, Porto, Marrakech and Marseille. Tours-Val de Loire airport is located only 10 minutes from the city center by car. The city center can also be reached from Tours-Val de Loire airport by tramway (15-20 minutes ride)

Find the flight timetables from/to Tours on the Tours -Val de Loire Airport website:

Tours has two train stations: Tours Centre in the heart of the city, and Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, located 5 minutes from Tours, accessible via a shuttle train.
Tours is directly connected by high speed train (TGV) to Paris Montparnasse train station (1h10), Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (1h45), Lyon, Lille, Strasbourg and Marseille, but also Brussels and London.
For train reservations within France: https://en.voyages-sncf.com/fr/
For train reservations from outside of Europe: https://www.raileurope.com
Tip: don’t forget to validate your train ticket before boarding on trains using yellow boxes at the end of each train platform

Tours city is at the heart of a motorway junction with the A10 (Paris-Spain), the A28 (Calais-Bayonne) and the A85 (Nantes-Lyon) connecting with the main cities of France.

The Congress Center is located in front of the bus station and in the immediate vicinity of 4 parking lots (close to 1,400 seats):