GOLD: Venue


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The GOLD programme will take place at the Institut Pascal in Orsay, which around 20km south-west of Paris.

This facility will host all of the schools and workshops described in the GOLD programme, in addition to providing office space for all participants to work in-between events.

Address

Bâtiment Pascal 530 rue André Rivière, 91400 Orsay Cedex

Arriving From Paris

Participants arriving from Paris should take the southbound RER line B with destination Saint Rémy les Chevreuses or Orsay Ville and get off at Le Guichet. Be sure to check that the train you take clearly indicates that the train will stop at Le Guichet. Tickets can be purchased at any RERB station, alternatively participants can apply for a Navigo card to purchase weekly or monthly travel cards.

RERB
Click to see full RERB line.

Upon arriving at Le Guichet station there are two options for getting to the Institut Pascal.

On Foot (~20 min)

See Map to Institut Pascal.

Note that this path is quite steep.

  • Take the pedestrian underpass at the front of the train and turn right.
  • Cross the road onto Rue de Versailles.
  • Turn left onto Rue de la Colline.
  • Turn right onto Chemin du Bois des Rames.
  • Finally, turn left onto Rue André Rivière and continue until reaching the Institut Pascal.
By Bus (~15-20 MIN)

See Map to bus stop.

  • Take the pedestrian underpass at the front of the train and turn right.
  • Turn right onto Rue du Guichet.
  • Take the small path on the left leading down to Rue Louise Weiss.
  • Cross the road to reach the stop for Bus 9.
  • Take bus 9 (every ~10-15 min) to the stop Univsersité Paris-Saclay. Tickets can be purchased directly on the bus and Navigo cards are accepted.
Bus9
Click to see full bus 9 line.

See Map to Institut Pascal.

  • On exiting the bus turn right to walk east on Rue Noetzlin.
  • Turn right onto Rue Louis de Broglie and continue on this road (which curves).
  • After ~700m take slight right toward Rue André Rivière.
  • Finally, turn right onto Rue André Rivière and continue until reaching the Institut Pascal.

Arriving From Around Orsay

From Hôtel d'Orsay

To walk simply go north along Rue François Leroux, take a left on Rue de la Colline and then follow the on foot instructions above. Otherwise take Rue de Verdun east towards Le Guichet station and follow the by bus instructions above.

From Residhome Bures la Guyonnerie

The residence runs a free shuttle service to Le Guichet station upon request, from there follow the instructions above.

Alternatively, it is around a 24 min walk directly to the Institut Pascal (see Map).

  • Walk east along Rue de la Guyonnerie, which becomes Rue de Chevreuse.
  • Turn left onto Rue du Doyen Joseph Pères.
  • Turn left onto Rue du Belvédère.
  • Finally, turn right onto Rue André Rivière and continue until reaching the Institut Pascal.
From ORSAY-VILLE Station

Take one of the following routes:

  1. Take the northbound RERB to Le Guichet and follow the instructions above.
  2. Walk east along Boulevard Dubreuil, cross Rue Archange to the bus stop Mairie d'Orsay, then take bus 9 to Univsersité Paris-Saclay and follow the by bus instructions above.
  3. Take bus 7 from Orsay-Ville station to the stop Bois des Rames, then turn left onto Rue André Rivière and continue until reaching the Institut Pascal.
Bus 7
Click to see full bus 7 line.