The information given below will help you in organising your visit and stay in Grenoble during the workshop.


Travel and site access information


The European Photon and Neutron (EPN) Science Campus is located in Grenoble in South East France, about 3 hours by high-speed train from Paris, 2 hours by bus from Geneva, and 1 hour by high-speed train from Lyon.

How to reach Grenoble and the EPN site

Arriving by train, by plane, by car, by local public transport: click here for complete information.

Tram line "B" :

- serves downtown Grenoble, including the bus and railway station. It allows easy access (even at night) from downtown Grenoble to the ESRF.

- its terminus - 'Grenoble Presqu'île' - is situated just 350 metres from the site entrance.


Airports closest to Grenoble are :

Site Access and Badges

Access to EPN Campus site (map)

The site is a restricted area and you will be asked to report in at the site entrance on arrival. You will need to produce proof of identification (ONLY passport or ID card) to enter.

You will be given two badges at the site entrance:
* A visitor badge which is your site access badge. You will be asked to present it at the site entrance each time you wish to enter on site during the period of the event.
* A workshop badge to access the on site restaurant.

Please wear theses badges on site over the whole period of the event.


Accommodation & catering information


We will organise accommodation at the guesthouse on site for a limited number of participants, provided that the request for accommodation arrangement is made through the registration form. Rooms can be shared. Please indicate your preferred person for sharing on the comment box during the registration process. The accommodation expenses at the guesthouse will be taken in charge by the organisers.

Please note that for security reasons, the guesthouse is not available for accompanying persons.
Opening hours of the guesthouse reception: from 7:00 to 15:00

If you arrive outside the opening hours you will have to ask for your room key at the site entrance.

As there will be a limited number of rooms available at our guesthouse on site allocated on a first-come-first served basis, a list of hotels downtown Grenoble with negociated rates can be obtained here.


All the meals starting Wednesday 11th December lunch till Friday 13th December lunch will be held at the EPN campus restaurant on site. Don't forget to wear your workshop badge to access the restaurant.

The Workshop Dinner will take place on Thursday 12th December.


Wifi connection on EPN Campus

You have created an account in the ESRF User Portal:

To connect to the ESRF WiFi (EPN Visitors) please note that:
* your login is: your e-mail address (the one registered in your ESRF user account)
* your password is: the one used to access your User Account in lower cases