Eighth International Workshop
on Principles of Diagnosis
Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France
September 15-18, 1997
With support from
The Eight International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis will be held in
Le Mont-Saint-Michel, a very famous and beautiful place located on
the northern coast of Brittany/Normandy.
Registration fees (in French Francs, 20,6 % VAT included)
|Before August 15||After August 15|
|Participant||2300 FF||2600 FF|
These fees include:
Lunches and dinners (on Monday and Wednesday) will be held at the famous restaurant of "La Mère Poulard".
Hotel accommodations will be provided on Le Mont-Saint-Michel and reservations are made by the organizing committee. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel "Les terrasses Poulard" (a three star hotel), which is within walking distance of the conference site.
Prices indicated below are per person and per night, breakfast included:
Single room: 300 FF Twin/Double room: 200 FF
Participants should indicate the type of room desired on the registration form.
As accommodation is in high demand in September, early registration is strongly advised. After Friday August 15, 1997, hotel reservations will be on space-available basis only.
Accommodation charges will be billed directly to you by the hotel.
We have planned:
The best way to reach Le Mont-Saint-Michel is by Paris. Then, you go to Rennes by TGV train (2 hours) or by plane (one hour, but there are very few flights on Sunday, ). A bus shuttle is organized to drive you from Rennes to Le Mont-Saint-Michel.
We give you below information on :
How to go from Paris to Rennes by train
From Montparnasse railway station: take a TGV train (high speed train) to Rennes. It takes 2 heures - About 10 trains per day. Then take the DX shuttle.
Train Timetables here. Information on the DX shuttle below.
Take a TGV train to Rennes. There are 2 alternatives:
Go to Montparnasse railway station. Two solutions :
From Montparnasse railway station, see before (From Paris town center).
Warning: an advance reservation
is compulsory for TGVs (high speed trains). A reservation can be made when
buying the ticket.
How to go from Rennes to Le Mont-Saint-Michel (and back)
A special bus will depart from the Rennes railway station around 6:45 p.m., and will arrive at Mont-Saint-Michel at about 7:45 p.m.
On Thursday September 18, a special bus will leave Mont-Saint-Michel after lunch to catch the TGV leaving Rennes at 3:15 p.m. and arriving at Paris Montparnasse at 5:20 p.m. (TGV number 8742).
Our suggestion :
On Sunday September 14, there is a TGV from the Paris Montparnasse railway station that leaves at 4:20 p.m. and arrives at 6:33 p.m. (TGV number 8647). Catch this train and then the DX shuttle !
Just in case:
If you can't take this special bus on Sunday evening, Mont-Saint-Michel
can also be reached by taking the train from Rennes to Pontorson (direction
At Pontorson, take a taxi to Mont-Saint-Michel (a distance of 8km approximately).
How to go from Paris to Rennes by road
Mont-Saint-Michel is located 201 miles W of Paris ; 80 miles SW of Caen ; 30 miles E of St-Malo.
From Paris take the highway A13 towards Rouen. Then the N175 to Avranches. Then follow Le-Mont-Saint-Michel. Minimum 4 hours'drive.
The weather is often pleasant with mild temperatures. However, as the
weather is very changeable, it might
be windy and cool sometimes.
So bring a coat and a bathing suit!