This page contains logistics details for the 2nd European Iron Academy, to be held on 26–27 March 2015. If you have any logistics questions which are not answered by the details provided on this page, please contact the European Iron Academy logistics organisers at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more general queries about the European Iron Academy, please contact the European Iron Academy Secretariat at AxonEIATeam@axon-com.com.
The 2nd European Iron Academy will be held at the Hotel Pullman Paris Montparnasse in the centre of Paris.
Paris is the capital of France and one of the world’s top tourist destinations, offering a unique combination of museums and galleries, restaurants, shops and recreation facilities.
The venue address is:
Hotel Pullman Paris Montparnasse, 19 Rue Commandant René Mouchotte, 75014 Paris, France
Arriving by plane
The Hotel Pullman Paris Montparnasse is easily accessible from Paris’ main airport, Paris Charles de Gaulle. Take the RER train (direction: Paris City Centre), Air France Coaches (direction: Gare Montparnasse), local bus 350 or 351 (direction: Gare du Nord), or a taxi from the airport to reach the hotel.
From Orly Airport, take Air France Coaches (direction: Gare Montparnasse), RER train (direction: Paris City Centre), or taxi to reach the hotel.
Arriving by train
From Gare du Nord station take Metro Line 4 (direction: Mairie de Montrouge) and alight at Montparnasse Bienvenüe. Take the station exit on Rue de l’Arrivée and walk towards Gare de Montparnasse to reach the hotel (c. 500 m).
From Gare Montparnasse station, the hotel can be reached on foot via Rue du Commandant René Mouchotte (c. 350 m).
Arriving by Metro
Metro Lines 4, 6, 12 and 13 serve Montparnasse Metro Station. Metro Line 13 can be used to reach Gaite Metro station, which is also located at a convenient distance from the hotel (via Avenue du Maine Rue and du Commandant René Mouchotte, c. 450 m).
Paris has a temperate continental climate. At the end of March the temperature usually ranges between 5°C and 14°C.
The time zone in Paris is Central European Time (CET; GMT +1).
Currency and exchange rates
The currency used in Paris is the Euro (€). For the most up-to-date exchange rates, we recommend visiting www.xe.com.
The mains voltage used in Paris is 230 V / 50 Hz. Central European-type wall sockets are standard in France.
The country code for France is +33.
To make an international call from France dial the following: Exit code (00) + country code + area code + local number.