Annecy is a resort town in the French Alps, in south-eastern France. The Old City/Town Center area is built on canals around a lake with fine dining and museums. More information can be found on the website of the Annecy Tourist Office.

The symposium will be held at  Polytech Annecy-Chambéry, Annecy campus.

The venue is located at 5 chemin de Bellevue, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux.

All talks will take place in the Polytech building. Conference participants can attend technical sessions during the day and  enjoy the many restaurants, film screenings in the evenings.

How to get to Annecy ?

By plane

Airport Distance to Annecy Phone Website
Annecy Haute-Savoie Mont-Blanc airport 10 km 33 (0)4 50 27 30 06 www.annecy.aeroport.fr
Chambery Savoie airport 40 km 33 (0)4 79 54 49 54 www.chambery-airport.com
Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport 125 km 33 (0)826 800 826 www.lyon.aeroport.fr
Geneva-Cointrin airport 45 km 41 (0)900 57 15 00 www.gva.ch
Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle 570 km 33 (0)1 70  36 39 50 www.adp.fr
Paris Orly 540 km 33 (0)1 70  36 39 50 www.adp.fr

By Train

Information and reservations:
Phone: 33 (0)892 35 35 35 Web: www.sncf.com

Paris (Gare de Lyon) – Annecy: 5 direct high-speed passenger trains (TGV) per day (trip takes about 4 hours).

By Car

  • Geneva (50 km) motorway A41, 30 min
  • Lyon (140 km) motorway A43, 1H30
  • Grenoble (100 km) motorway A41, 1H
  • Paris (545 km) motorways A6/A40,  5H30

How to get to the conference building ?

By bus

The n° 2 and n° 4 Sibra buses provide regular transportation between Annecy Centre (for the festival and old city) and the Polytech Savoie campus. The Annecy Gare Quai Sud (”South platform of the Bus Station”) stop is near the large movie theater; the Bonlieu stop is right in front of the festival center and is closest to the restaurants. To reach the campus from the city centre, take the N° 2 or N° 4 bus “Direction Campus”.

By car

Follow Annecy, then follow “Annecy-le-Vieux, Domaine universitaire”.

Complementary information can be found at : Polytech Savoie transportation page, Annecy film festival practical information (http://www.annecy.org/a-propos/infos-pratiques/venir-a-annecy).