LOCATION

The EWLA 2018 will take place in Palais Beaumont, Allée Alfred de Musset, 64000 Pau.

"In southern Aquitaine, with a panoramic view of the Pyrenees just opposite, Le Palais Beaumont reigns over extensive parkland right near the centre of Pau. The complex is listed as an HCCE venue, a very rare distinction that recognises Europe’s most beautiful conference centres." (source : pau-congres.com).

http://pau-congres.com/english/   

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The city of Pau

Pau is the second largest city in Aquitaine, ideally placed in the heart of a territory at the confluence of France and Spain. Pau is at 30 km from the Pyrenées and about one hour from the Atlantic coast. The city center, along a rocky balcony at the southern end of the city, offers a unique panorama of the Pyrenees. The lower town is crossed by the Gave, a tributary of the River Adour, which constitutes a remarkable wet natural environment. This exceptional environment, as well as the micro-climate that prevails, have made Pau a climatic station very popular with the Anglo-Saxon bourgeoisie since the end of the 19th century. Pau is today classified tourist resort and enjoys the label "City of Art and History". The ancient feudal fortress of the viscounts of Béarn, where Henry IV was born in 1553, and which was converted into a royal palace by Marguerite of Angouleme, sister of Francis I, and her husband Henry II of Albret, heirs to the crown of Navarre, was entirely restored in the 19th century by Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III. The museum contains a unique artistic and historical collection in an exceptional setting.

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Photo : Marc Heller (c) Ville de Pau 

 

Coming by plane

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Airport Pau-Pyrenees at Uzein 

The airport is located at only 11 km from Pau (about 30 min by car or shuttle).

The airport offers 9 daily connections with Paris, 3 with Lyon, 9 weekly flights to Marseille and one flight per week to Marrakech from 1 April 2016

Airport Pau-Pyrenees 
64230 Uzein 
tel. 05 59 33 33 00 
www.pau.aeroport.fr

Shuttle to and from the city center of Pau ("Center Bosquet" and "SNCF station" stops) Line P20 
From the airport, every hour from 7.40 am to 7.45 pm from Monday to Saturday 
From the SNCF railway station, every hour from 6.30 am to 7.56 pm from Monday to Saturday 
Single rate 1 € 
www.reseau-idelis.com

 

Coming by car

Pau is about 200 km from Bordeaux and Toulouse, 250 km from Zaragoza, less than an hour from the ski resorts and the Atlantic coast.

Motorway A64 "The Pyrenees" 
From Toulouse, Tarbes, Bayonne and Spain.

Motorway A65 "De Gascogne" 
From Bordeaux.

Nationale 117 
From Toulouse, Tarbes, Orthez, Bayonne and Spain.

Nationale 134 
From Bordeaux, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Somport.

Carpooling 
http://www.covoiturage64.fr/

 

Coming by train

Pau train station 

The Pau train staion is the 3rd station of Aquitaine with more than one million passengers. Four TGVs connect Paris daily.

Train station of Pau 
Avenue Jean Biray 

 

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