In the heart of the town, set in a magnificent,
tree lined park, the Palais des Congrès Georges Pompidou stands out as
an imposing, modern piece of architecture.
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Palais des Congrès
Perpignan Georges Pompidou
Place Armand Lanoux - Boulevard Wilson
Latitude 42°41‘40.55"N = 42.698611°
Longitude 2°53‘44"E = 2.895556°
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Perpignan la Catalane
Perpignan is in the south of France, City of Art and History, in a
golden setting between Pyrénées and Mediterrannean: narrow streets,
markets of spice and Catalan flavours, bodegas, festive atmosphere, an
incredible journey into the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Majorque.
119,000 inhabitants (276,000 in the urban area)
3rd city of the Languedoc-Roussillon region
Place de la loge - B.P. 20931 - 66000 Perpignan Cedex
Phone: +33 4 68 66 30 66 - Fax: +33 4 68 66 32 80
Palais des Congrès - Place Armand Lanoux - BP 40215 - 66002
Phone: +33 4 68 66 30 30 - Fax: +33 4 68 66 30 26
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Get to Perpignan
Airport 10mn by car from the
Palais des Congrès
Perpignan-London with RYANAIR - Timetable available:
Web site or
You can easily access to town centre by :
Taxi: You will find a taxi station when going out of the arrival lounge.
Shuttle and busses: Connexions. Timetables: Phone: +33 4 68 52 60 70
Hiring a car: All car rental companies are
open on the arrival of all flights
Car rental companies are: Avis, Budget, Citer, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt
By car from Narbonne
Motorway A9: exit Perpignan-Centre (the
first one), then direction "Centre ville".
By car from Barcelona
Motorway A9: exit Perpignan Sud (the first
one), then direction "Argeles " and "Centre ville".
From national roads
From Canet en Roussillon : D617 direction " Centre ville "
From Le Perthus : D900 " Le Boulou " and
direction " Centre Ville "
From Argeles : D914 direction " Perpignan-Centre Ville "
From Andorra : RN116 " Perpignan-Gare-Centre Ville
Station 5mn by car from the Palais des Congrès - Paris/Perpignan: 5h
Timetable available >>
Coach Station - Avenue Général Leclerc - BP 614 - 66006 Perpignan cedex
Phone: +33 4 68 35 29 02 - Fax: +33 4 68 51 44 70 - Information schedule
& map >>
Hotels and Visits
accommodation needs of the SolarPACES 2010 Conference, hotels in
Perpignan have been reserved. Unfortunately, these rooms will be kept
available only until mid-june. We therefore kindly ask you to book your
hotel as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
List of hotels
prestigious place for an unforgettable Gala
500 metres from the Conference place, the Dominican church (Chapelle
Saint Dominique), located in
the historic centre of Perpignan, will welcome you for the Gala Dinner
on September 22, 2010.
The Gala Dinner is included in the registration fees of the conference.
Should you wish not to fully register to the conference but still come
to the Gala Dinner, you just have to follow the registration process
here and choose the
tarification "Accompanying Dinner".
September 25, 2010 will take place the technical tour
of the conference.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see large scale solar facilities at
PROMES-CNRS. Located in Odeillo, part of the village of Font-Romeu,
the laboratory offers access to a whole range of high and very high
flux solar furnaces and solar concentrators. It also hosts at
Targasonne, 10 minutes away from Odeillo, the innovative solar tower
"Thémis". To learn more about these unique European solar facilities,
please do not forget to add the technical tour to your online