The Symposium will take place at the coastal Ousteau-Calendal congress center in Cassis, France.

"Qu'a vist Paris e noun Cassis a ren vist."
"Anyone who has seen Paris, but hasn’t seen Cassis, hasn’t seen anything“

Frédéric Mistral
1904 Nobel Prize in Literature

Cassis is a famous touristic city of Provence and is especially renowned for its breathtaking coastal landscapes, blue lagoon sea (Calanques), rich gastronomy and prosperous vineyards. The social program will include a half-day excursion and a banquet.

Travel information

Several international and domestic flights to the Marseille Provence Airport (55 km) and Nice Cote D’Azur Airport (195 km).
Daily fast TGV trains travel to Marseille St Charles station from: Lyon (1h45), Nice (2h45) or Paris (3h30), then TER trains connect Marseille to Cassis (17 mn). TGV reservation:
Coach services from MRS airport to Marseille (line 91) and buses from Marseille to Cassis (lines M6 and M8).


Important: due to the beginning of touristic period in June, we recommend to book early.
Cassis offers multiple accommodation possibilities. A list of booking options is provided below, including an event-dedicated booking service held by the Cassis Tourist Office:

  • CALIX2019 – Cassis Tourist Office
  • Cassis Accommodation Service
  • Trivago
  • Booking
  • AirBnB
  • Abritel
  • Trip Advisor
  • Gîtes de France
  • Hundredrooms

    A list of selected “partner” hotels is also suggested below. Do not forget to mention that you are a CALIX2019 participant to benefit from negotiated rate.

  • Hotel du Grand Jardin
  • Château de Cassis
  • Inter Hotel Cassitel
  • Best Western Plus La Rade
  • Hôtel de la Plage Mahogany
  • Hôtel Laurence
  • Le Cassiden