Tours, 20-22 November 2012, Vinci Centre International de Congrès



Congress place :

Vinci International Congress Centre 
26 boulevard Heurteloup
37000 Tours, France

Access to Tours : location

 by plane :

Tours Val de Loire airport :                        Paris Orly and Charles De Gaulle airports :

by train :

Tours has 2 TGV stations : Tours and Saint-Pierre-des-Corps (with shuttles connecting the 2 stations within 5 minutes all day long navettes). See schedules at

by car : motorway access by A10, A85, A28.

Access to the Vinci centre :

The Vinci centre is located right in front of Tours TGV station, 2 minutes away by foot.

From Saint-Pierre-des-Corps TGV station, the Vinci centre can be accessed by bus, within 20 minutes, from “St-Pierre Gare” station (located right in front of the train station) taking bus line number 06 heading to “Hôpital Trousseau” and stopping at “Gare Vinci” station (1 minute away from the Vinci centre by foot).

Taxis :
Reservations can be made by phone at +33 (0)2 47 20 30 40.

Accommodation :

Rooms have been booked on behalf of participants of  the  congress on “Therapeutic Antibodies and Infectious Diseases” in the “Grand Hôtel” <> located in Tours city center and near to the Vinci Congress Centre.

Reservations will be made online through the Internet <>  or by phone at + 33 2 47 05 35 31. You have to mention the congress title and you will benefit from a special price: 90 euros/person/night (breakfast included).

See the Tourist Office of Tours’ website  :

Gala dinner :

You will have to choose the eventual additional gala dinner (November 21st) at the town hall main reception room (located near the Vinci International Congress Centre) in Tours.