Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions Nice Acropolis
1 Esplanade John Fitzgerald Kennedy
LOCATION AND MEANS OF ACCESS
You can easily reach the Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions Nice Acropolis from every area of the city by using public transportation.
- From the airport:
Take Bus n° 98 to the station ”cathédrale vieille-ville”; then take the tramway towards “Hôpital Pasteur”;
Stop at “Acropolis”.
- From the train station:
Take the tramway towards “Hôpital Pasteur”;
Stop at “Acropolis”.
- From the A8 motorway “Provencal”:
Exit n° 50 towards “Nice Centre“ and the “Promenade des Anglais“; then follow the sign “Acropolis“.
THE CITY AND THE CLIMATE
Nice is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The magical city of Nice is situated on the Mediterranean coastline of Southeast of France, 20 miles (32 km) from the Italian border. Apart from the beautiful blue-green sea on one side, this city is surrounded by the hill on the Northside. This unique location, famed for its beautiful beaches, narrow streets, old town and shopping offers a pleasant climate all the year. Nice receives moderate rainfall, sunny summers and gorgeous spring time.
REGULATIONS FOR FOREING VISITORS TO THESSALONIKI, GREECE
France is a Member-State of the European Union and has signed the Schengen Agreement. While traveling within the E.U., you only need your Identity card. However, a passport is necessary for a number of other transactions, such as currency exchange, purchases, etc.
Visas are not required by European citizens from countries that are part of the Schengen Area. France as a member of the Schengen Agreement, has abolished controls on common internal lands, at air and sea borders and allows Member-State citizens to travel around without a visa for a short stay period of up to three (3) months. However, keep in mind that airlines and other carriers require a valid passport and/or identity card.
Citizens coming from countries that have not yet joined Schengen Area may require a visa to enter France. The E.U. visitors from these countries can acquire further information from the French Embassies or Consulates in their countries, or from their travel agencies. Before visiting France, please consult the detailed information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website and find out whether you require a Visa.
Note: During your stay in France, if you require a Visa, you are advised to have suitable insurance coverage for emergency medical or other needs.
In France, as in most of Western Europe, the official currency is the Euro (€). Money is best exchanged at bureaux de change and banks. There are also ATMs everywhere to withdraw cash. And in most shops and restaurants you can pay by credit card
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
The meeting secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons, either during or indirectly arising from the CIPP XX.