ECN facilities visit: Thursday the 10th Sept. (afternoon)
Visit to the LHEEA laboratory facilities : the Ocean Engineering wave basin (30m x 50m x 5m) equipped with 48 wave generators and a directional wind blower, the Towing Tank (150m x 5m x 3m) equipped with a 8m/s carriage.
An opportunity to meet the team in their workspace and to talk with them of any possible tank trials in the future, or any topic related to wave and tidal experiments on models.
Post Tour Mont Saint Michel, Saint Malo and La Rance 240MW tidal plant
10-11 September 2015
Take a trip through the Normandy & the Brittany regions. Explore the charming medieval village of the Mont Saint Michel and take a walk on the Ramparts of Saint Malo city. Friday will be dedicated to the discovery of the Power plant of The Rance river through the visit of an interactive exhibition.
Thursday, 10 September
2:30pm: Departure from the Nantes Congress Centre by private coach
6:30pm – 9:30pm: Visit of Mont-Saint-Michel village and dinner at a restaurant on the Mont-Saint-Michel.
Late arrival at Saint Malo and check-in at the hotel Mercure Saint Malo Front de Mer (4* hotel). If time and weather permit it; walk along the ramparts by night. Overnight at Hotel.
Friday, 11 September
Breakfast and hotel check-out
08:30am: Departure to the Power Plant of the Rance River by coach
09:00am – 11:00am: Visit of the interactive exhibition
The EDF Discovery Space is a free visiting space.
An accurate reproduction of a turbine (the bulb group), interactive kiosks, models, videos and information boards allow visitors to discover how the tidal power station really works, its history and its environment.
11:00am – 12:30pm: Light lunch at the end of the visit
12:30pm: Departure to Nantes by coach
On the way, stop at the international airport and final arrival at the railway station of Nantes 3:30pm the latest
Total price per person including 1 night in a double or twin room: 250€
This price per person includes 1 night at a 4* hotel on double/Twin room occupancy basis, breakfast, transportation in a deluxe coach, an English-speaking local guide and two meals.
Total price per person including 1 night in a single room: 300€
This price per person includes 1 night at a 4* hotel on single room occupancy basis, breakfast, transportation in a deluxe coach, an English-speaking local guide and two meals.
Registration and cancellation policy
- Application deadline : 31st July 2015
- Limited number of seats, registrations to the visit will be handled on a “first-come first-served” basis
- The organisers reserve the right to cancel if there are less than 30 participants