15-17 June 2010
LAPP, Annecy-Le-Vieux (France)
Europe/Paris timezone

How to reach to LAPP

To come to our region

By plane:

To reach our region, you have the choice through 2 main airports, in Lyon (France) or Geneva (Switzerland) or through a small one directly close to Annecy :

From the airports

By bus:

 

By taxi:

For these compagnies, you have to book your place in advance.
A lot more expensive (about 80-100 euros) than the bus, only attractive if you can share the transportation.

By car:

  • From the Geneva-Cointrin airport to the Annecy town : see map

  • From the  Geneva-Cointrin airport to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map

  • From the Lyon-St Exupéry airport to the Annecy town : see map

  • From the  Lyon-St Exupéry airport to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map

  • From CERN:
    • Drive from CERN towards Geneva on "route de Meyrin"; pass airport and soon after Jumbo, turn RIGHT onto the motorway to "FRANCE", La Praille.

       **** During the road-work on  route de Meyrin, turn right at the first traffic light after CERN and then left at the next traffic light. Go through 3 or 4 round about heading towards Geneva and take the motorway towards France on the right.


    • Follow motorway all the way to customs and go through customs; continue on motorway, on the two left lines and stay on the motorway towards Annecy. Go through the tollbooth ("peage") in Allonzier and continue on the motorway. Then take the first exit (Annecy-Nord).

    •  After the tollbooth, go through one roundabout (following Annecy); at the second roundabout, go round a bit less than 270 degrees, direction "Thones".
    • Go onto a sort of fast road; stay on the right and follow "Thones", "parc des glaisins". You reach a roundabout; go round ~180 degrees and again follow  "Thones", "parc des glaisins" and go onto the fast road.
    • Follow this fast road to its end. At exit, take the first road on the right at the roundabout.
    • Go round 2/3 of the next roundabout and take the road signed to LAPP.  LAPP is just on the right of the LEP accelerating cavity.

    •   When coming into LAPP, the person at the "ACCUEIL" will  announce you.

How to go from the Annecy city center to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux (LAPP)

By car:
  • From the Annecy train station to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux : see map

By bus (the most convienent means of transportation):
  • From the Annecy city center to the laboratory in Annecy-le-Vieux (LAPP):

    • Take bus No. 2 or No. 4 (Direction CAMPUS)

    • Stop at the terminus of the line, the stop name is "CAMPUS"

    • Take the road up to the roundabout topped by a cavity of an ancient copper accelerating structure dating LEP

    • The LAPP is on the left at the roundabout, hidden behind the Polytech building



copper accelerating
structure on the
roundabout
entry of the LAPP site




Website of the bus company : Sibra
One way ticket: 1.10 euros.

Timetable (cliquable) lines 2 and 4:




Note (only for line 2): not all buses line 2 have their final stop at CAMPUS, some stop earlier, at terminus VIGNIERES. Get on ONLY in bus 2 terminus CAMPUS. In the timetable, buses going to terminus VIGNIERES are indicated with "V".

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