DESTINATION PARIS

GUIDED TOURS WILL BE ORGANISED DURING THE 72nd INTERNATIONAL ASTRONAUTICAL CONGRESS

Because you cannot come to Paris without exploring it, guided tours with professional tour guides will be organised during the 72nd International Astronautical Congress. Paris is a multifaceted city and there are thousands of ways to discover it.

Do you already have special requests for your stay in Paris? Please email contact@iac2021.org and share your expectations with us.

In the meantime, click here to find out more about the French capital.

WELCOME PACK FOR IAC DELEGATES

To get to the venue, use the free shuttle service provided by the Welcome Pack, which is a complete package to welcome, guide and transport visitors and exhibitors. It is a joint initiative between Viparis, Paris Aéroport and the Paris Region Tourist Board.

GOOD TO KNOW ABOUT PARIS

– The currency is the Euro (€)

– Paris is in the GMT+1 time zone

– The electricity network has adopted standard European voltage of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

– Tap water is drinkable.

– Wi-Fi is available in the majority of Parisian bars and restaurants, as well as at more than 260 municipal sites (public gardens, museums, etc.) via 400 Wi-Fi access points and hotspots.

– Shops are open from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (on average), they are open on Sunday in five tourist areas of Paris.

– Most taxis accept payment by credit card.

– In the event of a strike, public transport is guaranteed to maintain a minimum service capability during busy times.

– Banks are usually open from Monday to Friday, automated teller machines (ATMs) function 24/7.

– Visas: people requiring a visa to visit France should apply to the French consulate in their country of origin. Details of consular addresses can be found on the website of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

– Tourist tax: the Paris City Council collects a visitor tax that is paid when paying for your accommodation. The tax varies from €0.20 to €1.50 per person and per day.