Located 15 km east of Toulon, 84 km from Marseille and 50 km from Saint-Tropez, the town of Hyères les Palmiers is a small part of a protected Provence at the foot of the Massif des Maures and bordered by the Mediterranean Sea.
With 300 days of sunshine per year, an exceptional countryside and Mediterranean climate, Hyères les Palmiers is also proud of its Islands i.e. Porquerolles, Port Cros and Le Levant, its peninsula of Giens, its medieval centre and its Victorian suburbs.

Getting to Hyères
Hyères les Palmiers has easy access by plane or road near the sea with two maritime ports and an international airport, Hyères also has a railway station and a bus station.

By plane:
Daily links from PARIS ORLY airport all year

Other destinations:
Amsterdam up to 4 flights/week (Transavia)
Brest up to 3 flights/week (Jetairfly)
Bruxelles up to 3 flights/week (Jetairfly)
London up to 5 flights/week (Ryanair)

By coach:
From PARIS to HYERES: 8h00 (estimation)
Highway A7, then A8 direction AIX EN PROVENCE – TOULON – HYERES LES PALMIERS : A570
From NICE to HYERES: 1h30 (estimation)
Highway A8 La Provencale until HYERES LES PALMIERS: A57

By train:
Daily links by TGV (fast train) between PARIS and HYERES
Express Domestic Train: Several daily trains all year HYERES/TOULON/MARSEILLE and return



A shuttle service enables you to get to or leave Toulon-Hyères international airport in accordance
with flight times.
Direct connection between Toulon-Hyères airport and town centres of

  • Hyères (10 minutes journey), (via the port and the bus stations)
  • Toulon (30 minutes journey) via Toulon SNCF railway station/bus station

5 return trips carried out daily (with additional trips in the summer.

The airport shuttle will delay some of its departures if planes arrive late. Journeys to Hyères bus station and to Toulon SNCF station will also be delayed.

Itinerary: Airport - Hyères bus station – A570 and A57 motorways – Bir Hakeim roundabout– Strasbourg Boulevard – Toulon SNCF station (department's main bus station)

Information: 04 94 03 87 00 or www.reseaumistral.com

When you arrive, a regular taxi service awaits you 7 days a week at the taxi rank located outside the terminal on the Arrivals hall level.

You are assured of a good welcome, comfort, discretion and safety. Don't worry about the heat - all vehicles have air conditioning!

Reservations and information :
Tel: +33 (0) 4 94 00 60 00
Fax: +33 (0) 4 94 65 04 44
Place Joffre - 83400 Hyères

Car rental
There are 6 vehicle hire companies at Toulon-Hyères International Airport.

A warm personalized welcome and rapid service awaits you throughout the day in the new dedicated area close to the P3 vehicle hire car park.


The Venue

The symposium will take place in the Forum Du Casino, situated in the heart of the city of Hyères.

Forum De Casino
3 avenue Ambroise Thomas
83400 Hyères
Ph: 00 33 4 94 01 84 50

We have selected for you a list of hotels in Hyères. Please, click in the link below to book your hotel:

Deadline for In Closing: 22 April 2011

Please reserve directly your hotel with the tourist office of Hyères. Do not forget to mention the Symposium to benefit of a special rate and please keep also in mind the applying cancelation policy.