Local Information

Official Language

The language of the conference is English.

Climate and Clothing

In September it is end of summer in Avignon (France). The temperature can vary from 14 to 26°C. Warning for occasional showers. There is a low to medium probability to have Mistral in September (strong wind). The organisers suggest that you bring a jacket or pullover and a raincoat.
Weather information and forecasts: www.meteofrance.fr

Passport and Visas

"All foreign citizens who wish to come to France must be able to present regulatory proof of the purpose of their stay, means of support and accommodation. In some cases, they need a visa to enter France. Visas must be applied for before leaving for France at a French consular office." (from: cheap sildenafil)

Local Currency/Money exchange

Euro is the official currency in France. 

An exchange office is available next to the tourist office in Avignon.

Electricity
Electricity in France is 230 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. Generally, the plugs are two round pins.

Force Majeure
The organisers are not liable for any claims for damages and/or losses if the entire conference has to be cancelled due to a force majeure incident.

Disclaimer
The organisers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.

Insurance and Vaccinations
The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The organisers recommend that delegates take out insurance in their home country to cover pre-journey cancellation for personal reasons and necessary insurance to cover accidents, medical expenses and loss of personal belongings during the visit.

Emergency phone numbers
You should call 112 if anything happens which means that an ambulance, the police or the fire brigade need to be called out. 112 is a special emergency number you can call wherever you are from a fixed or a mobile telephone. 

International Calls
Dial 00 + country code + area code + phone number.  For example, to call the US, dial 00+1, Spain 00+34. 

Shopping
Most stores in Avignon are open 10.00-19.00 on weekdays and Saturdays. Grocery stores usually have longer opening hours. 

Eating
There are plenty of restaurants in Avignon. You will find information about many of them in your conference bag.  

Smoking
Smoking is not allowed in the conference venues, nor in any public indoor establishments such as restaurants and bars. 

Restaurants close to the CLEF conference.

Avignon Hotels

1.- Avignon Grand hôtel ****

34, boulevard St Roch, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 809 809 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 809 810

http://www.avignon-grand-hotel.com

150 to 420 € ; 122 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English

The hotel is ideally located at the foot of the city’s ramparts, which date from the Middle Ages, and just a stone’s throw from the Palais des Papes (Popes’ Palace).


2.- Cloître Saint Louis ****

20, rue du Portail Boquier, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 27 55 55 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 82 24 01

hotel@cloitre-saint-louis.com

http://www.cloitre-saint-louis.com

170 to 270 € ; 80 rooms ; WI-FI

The "Cloitre Saint Louis", a 16th century building combining historic structures with the modernity of the wing of the hotel inspired by the work of Jean Nouvel is situated in the centre of Avignon, near the "Palais des Papes" and the famous "Pont d'Avignon".


3.- Hôtel d'Europe ****

12, place Crillon, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 14 76 76 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 14 76 71

reservations@heurope.com

http://www.heurope.com

175 to 798€ ; 44 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch

Luxury hotel, one of provence’s most charming and historic hotels, located in the city center. It was the city home to the Marquess of Gravezon. Ideal location with shops, the Palace of the Popes and its famous bridge just around the corner.


4.- La Mirande ****

4, place de l'Amirande, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 14 20 20 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 86 26 85

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http://www.la-mirande.fr

310 to 540 € ; 20 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Spanish, Italian


La Mirande, with its seven hundred years of history, is a living historical building, located at the foot of the Palace of the Popes.


5.- Bristol ***

44, cours Jean Jaurès - BP 186, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 16 48 48 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 86 22 72

contact@bristol-avignon.com

http://www.bristol-avignon.com

79 to 116 € ; 67 rooms ; buffet breakfast : 11€ /person ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish

The Bristol Hotel is located inside the city-walls, in the beginning of the most beautiful street in Avignon at 15’ of the Popes Palace.


6.- Hôtel de l'Horloge***

1, rue Félicien David (place de l’horloge), 84000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 16 42 00 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 82 17 32

hotel.horloge@hotels-ocre-azur.com

http://www.hotels-ocre-azur.com

100 to 190 € ; 66 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Spanish, German, Italian

The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Avignon’s historic and tourist district, close to the Popes’ Palace, the International Conference Centre and the city centre’s shaded cafés and small shops.

 

7.- Mercure Cité des Papes ***

1, rue Jean Vilar, 84000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 80 93 00 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 80 93 01

H1952@accor.com

http://www.mercure.com

115 to 170 € ; 89 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Italian, Spanish, German.

A privileged location in the heart of the city. The Mercure Cite des Papes is situated on the Place d Horloge square, the vibrant centre of the old city with its theatre and numerous cafes. Close by is the Palais des Papes, or Palace of the Popes, incorporating the International Convention Centre.

8.- Mercure Pont d'Avignon ***

rue Ferruce, quartier de la Balance, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 80 93 93 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 80 93 94

H0549@accor.com

http://www.mercure.com

115 to 170 € ; 87 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Italian, Spanish

In the heart of Provence, located in a pleasant quiet area. Close to the famous Pont d Avignon and Palais des Papes.

9.- Hotel d’Angleterre **

29, boulevard Raspail, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : +33 (0)4 90 86 34 31 ; fax : +33 (0)4 90 86 86 74

info@hoteldangleterre.fr

http://www.hoteldangleterre.fr

48 to 85 € ; 38 rooms ; breakfast : 9.00 €/person ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian, Spanish

Hôtel situated on a quiet street inside the walls of the city in Avignon (10 minutes walking from the center train station).

10.- Hôtel Boquier**

6, rue du Portail Boquier, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : +33 (0)4 90 82 34 43 ; fax : +33 (0)4 90 86 14 07

contact@hotel-boquier.com

http://www.hotel-boquier.com

50 to 68 € ; 12 rooms ; breakfast : 8.00 €/person ; WI-FI

Speech : English

A charming hotel in Avignon, located in the very heart of the Pope's City, in a small quiet street. Near the Tourism Office and the antic walls, the hotel welcomes you in a XVIIIth century house.


11.- Central Hôtel **

31-33 rue de la République, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 07 81 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 27 99 54

avignon.central.hotel@gmail.com

http://www.avignon-central-hotel.com

45 to 70 € ; 27 rooms ; free access WI-FI

Speech : Spanish, English

Hotel in the heart of the historic center, few steps from the Palais des Papes and the Pont d'Avignon.

12.- Colbert **

7, rue Agricol Perdiguier, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : +33 (0)4 90 86 20 20 ; fax : +33 (0)4 90 85 97 00

contact@avignon-hotel-colbert.com

http://www.avignon-hotel-colbert.com

65 to 82 € ; 16 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English

Le Colbert Hotel in Avignon is an authentic little "hotel de charme" located right in the heart of the historic centre of Avignon. The hotel stayed in a small and typical quiet street.

13.- Danieli **

17, rue de la République, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 46 82 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 27 09 24

hotel.danieli.avignon@gmail.com

http://www.hoteldanieli-avignon.com

50 to 88 € ; 30 rooms ; Breakfast Buffet : 8 €/person ; WI-FI

Speech : English

The Danieli Hotel is a quiet and intimate island in the heart of the historic center of Avignon. The hotel is within steps to all the scenic, cultural, and entertainment venues of this city which prides itself on being modern yet guarding its medieval charm. Winding streets yield a wide array of stores, coffee shops, restaurants, bars,…

14.- Hôtel de Garlande **

20, rue Galante, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 80 08 85 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 27 16 58

hotel-de-garlande@wanadoo.fr

http://www.hoteldegarlande.com

77 à 120 € ; 12 rooms ; Breakfast : 8 €/person ; free access WI-FI

Speech : English

In the heart of the city, near Place de l'Horloge and the Palais des Papes, in the shade of Saint Didier church, away from the noise of the city, located in an old private house, completely renovated into a charming little hotel.

15.- Ibis Avignon centre gare **

42, boulevard St Roch, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : +33 (0)4 90 85 38 38 ; fax : +33 (0)4 90 86 44 81

Rates consult us ; 98 rooms ; free access WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Spanish

The hotel is located at the foot of the city walls, opposite the main gate to the medieval city and with a view of the Palais des Papes. Situated on the square outside Avignon Centre train station and 1.9 miles (3 km) from Avignon TGV train station (shuttle bus connection from opposite the hotel).

16.- Ibis centre Pont de l'Europe **

12, boulevard Saint Dominique, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 82 00 00 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 85 67 16

ibis.avignon.centre.europe@wanadoo.fr

http://www.ibis-avignon-ctre-pont.com

49 to 85 € ; 74 rooms ; free access WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian

10 minutes' walk from Avignon town centre, the Hôtel IBIS Centre Avignon Pont de l'Europe is the ideal base for exploring the town, which is renowned for its architecture and culture.

17.- Kyriad Palais des Papes **

26, place de l'Horloge, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 82 21 45 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 82 90 92

hotel@kyriad-avignon.com

http://www.kyriad-avignon.com

78 to 120 € ; 38 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Spanish

Deally situated in the heart of the city, right on the Place de l'Horloge and in front of the Opera, and just a stone's throw from the Popes'Palace.

18.- Le Magnanen **

63, rue du Portail Magnanen, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 36 51 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 85 48 90

magnan@wanadoo.fr

http://www.hotel-magnan.com

65 to 84 € ; 31 rooms ; free access WI-FI

Speech : English, Spanish

A green island with its superb patio which offers peace and quietness, inside the ancient city walls (10 minutes' walk from Avignon Centre train station)

19.- Hôtel Médiéval **

15, rue Petite Saunerie, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 861 106 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 820 864

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http://www.hotelmedieval.com

61 to 90 € ; 35 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Italian

Located in a peaceful and quaint part of old Avignon, close to the Palais des Papes, the Congress Center, the markets, the pedestrian streets, this 18th century hotel, completely renovated.

20.- Hôtel du Palais des Papes **

3, place du Palais, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 04 13 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 27 91 17

contact@hotel-avignon.com

http://www.hotel-avignon.com

55 to 98 € ; 27 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese

Ideally situated between the famous "Palais the Papes" and the heart of Avignon.

21.- Régina hôtel **

6, rue de la République, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 49 45 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 90 86 49 78

info@regina-hotel.fr

http://www.regina-hotel.fr

54 to 80 € ; 30 rooms ; WI-FI

Speech : English, German, Italian

Located midway between the "Palais des Papes" and the medieval ramparts.

22.- Au Saint Roch **

9, rue Paul Mérindol, 84 000 Avignon

Phone : +33 (0)4 90 16 50 00 ; fax : +33 (0)4 90 82 78 30

contact@hotelstroch-avignon.com

http://www.hotelstroch-avignon.com

58 à 68 € ; 27 rooms ; free access WI-FI

Speech : English

5 minutes’ walk from downtown in an old house with a lush garden.

25.- Avignon Hôtel Monclar *

13-15 avenue Montclar, 84000 Avignon

Phone : + 33 (0)4 90 86 20 14 ; fax : + 33 (0)4 26 23 68 31

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http://www.hotel-monclar.com

30 to 85 € ; 12 rooms, 5 studios et 2 appartements ; WI-FI

Speech : English, Italian, Spanish, japonais, Portuguese

Building of late eighteenth century overlooking a flower garden with private parking.

28.- Etap Hôtel

8, bd St Dominique, 84000 Avignon

Phone. +33 (0)8 92 68 07 24 ; fax +33 (0)4 90 86 27 19

H2603@accor.com

www.etaphotel.com

45 to 53 € 

Speech : English, German, Spanish

Opposite of the medieval ramparts to 500 m from downtown.