d'Etudes Scientifiques de Cargèse (IESC) is located on the seashore
of the island of Corsica, 50 km north of Ajaccio and 2 km south of
a pleasant 800 inhabitants village of considerable charm and historic
village contains most of the services you may require, such as a
car rental agency, garages, post office, bank, restaurants, shops,
and medical facilities, except
for a travel agency.
advised that not all business accept payment by credit
Therefore, do not forget to come with your cash, travellers cheques
cheque book. The
is located within a 20 minutes walk from the village, with no public
it might be wise to wear comfortable walking shoes and to have a
to make the walk easier by night.
Additional tourist informations on Cargèse
Trip to Corsica
The best way to achieve
Cargèse is to joint first Ajaccio. Corsica airports can be reached either by plane from Paris,
Marseille and Nice or by boat either from French coast (Marseille, Toulon, Nice)
or from Italian coast (Savona, Livorno, Pionbino
- Porto Torres/Sardinia).
High speed boat (NGV) are available from Toulon, Nice and Livorno. Please have
your return travel arrangements already booked.
are expected to
arrive at IESC by their own on Sunday afternoon (after 6:00 pm) and to
leave not later
than Saturday morning. If necessary, a
bus transport from
(and to) Ajaccio Airport will be organized by IESC, further informations
will be provided later on.
service Ajaccio - Cargèse twice daily, except Sundays (Call Ajaccio
central station tel: +33
51 55 45).
taxi can be booked through the Institute for around 85 euros during the
week and 100 euros during the evening or public holidays.
rental at low rates is also possible through the Institute.
car from Ajaccio, follow direction "Calvi
par la côte"
(or alternatively "Calvi").
Accommodation & Meals
Accommodation is provided for all participants, either
at the institute or in the village (apartments or hotel). The
apartments are fully furnished (kitchen utensils, household linen).
Please specify in the registration form with who you want to share the
room and/or the apartment. Alternatively, for nature lovers,
camping sites are arranged in the shade of olive trees. For
campers who do not wish to bring their own equipment : tents, mattresses, sleeping bags with sheets are
available (please call to check availability).
Price of rooms / night
~ 60 €
(Free for children aged less than 2 years old)
WARNING : Any stay apart from
above will not be managed by the Institute.
- Breakfast is served only for people
housed in Institute's rooms, campers and hotels (it is included
in the price). For those who are housed in apartments, it must be managed by their own.
- Lunch (10 €) is
served at the Institute (the accompanying persons must book in advance).
- Dinner is to be borne by
participants, it can be
in restaurants (approx.15 - 25 €) or in the apartments.
complete your registration form as
soon as possible (dead line :4 May
2008). If your registration is
accepted you will receive a confirmation email message.
The registration fees
are 200 euros. They account for all IESC services (amphitheatre,
internet, administration..). They can be paid by bank transfer to
"Régisseur des Recettes auprès de l'IES Cargèse,
Université de Corte 20250 Corte, France"
TP BASTIA TRESOR GENERALE
NB : Please add
bank fees, indicate
your name and the
code SW2. The
should be handed to IESC Secretary.
you have any questions, please contact us preferably by e-mail to:
submitted by regular
post should be addressed to:
Centre de Physique Théorique
- CNRS, Luminy Case 907,
F 3288 Marseille Cedex 9, France