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Practical Information


Guest House

The Guesthouse, which is located on site. All practical information concerning the Guesthouse can be found on the EPN Campus website.

The price per person per night is:

  • 38.79€ (VAT included) in a single room
  • 31.38€ (VAT included) in a twin room
  • 2.90€ for breakfast (VAT included)

Payment directly at the Guesthouse (in cash, by cheque on a French bank or by credit card).


The ESRF has negotiated prices with conveniently located hotels in the center of Grenoble, near bus and trams stops, or near the train station. List of hotels in Grenoble.



How to reach Grenoble and the EPN site

Arriving by train, plane, car or by public transport? Read the dedicated EPN Campus webpage for full information on how to travel to Grenoble.

PDF Map for Access to EPN site

Airports Airports

The airports closest to Grenoble are:

Passport and Visas Passport and visas

Please check with the nearest French Consulate or your travel agent, well in advance of the event, for up-to-date information.

Bus Local public transport

PDF Grenoble tramway & bus network

Tram line B

PDF Tram B timetable

  • Allows easy access, even at night, to and from downtown Grenoble
  • The terminus "Grenoble Oxford" is located just 350 meters away from the site entrance
  • It serves downtown Grenoble, including the bus and railway station

Purchase of bus & tramway tickets for local public transport

You can buy a pass (one ticket or 10 trips pass) for the tramway & bus network in Grenoble (TAG):

  • In the “Agences de Mobilité” (the closest is on avenue Alsace Lorraine, not far from the railway station)
  • In newspaper and tobacco shops "Tabacs"
  • And at the automates at each tram stop (payment in cash or by credit card)

Badge Site Access and Badge

The EPN site is a restricted area and you will be asked to present yourself at the site entrance on arrival.

You will need to show proof of identification (a valid passport, national identity card). Please ensure you have valid identification with you.

You will be given a badge at the site entrance. Please wear this badge at all times over the whole period of the event. This badge 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, so please take it with you if you exit the site.