How to get to the VVF of Dourdan:

Avenue d'Orleans
(La croix saint Jacques)

You have the possibility to join the group taking the bus provided by the organisation of the retreat. If you didn't register on the Doodle, please inform us enough in advance to check for availability of seats. The bus will leave from gare d'Austerlitz at 8:30 from the side "Cour de l'Arrivée" (see map).

To reach the VVF by yourself , you can either drive or take the RER C Deba/Debo trains to Dourdan (see timetable). If you take the train from Paris be careful to get off at Dourdan station (and not Dourdan la Foret !). See below for details how to reach Dourdan station, and then how to reach the VVF from the station.

By train:

From Orly airport:

Take the RER-C Nora in direction of Pontoise Gare. Change at la grande Bibliothèque F. Mitterrand for the RER-C Deba/Debo direction Dourdan.

From Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport:

Take the RER-B to Paris, change at St. Michel for the RER-C Deba/Debo to the direction Dourdan.
From Paris train stations:

From Gare du Nord:

Take RER B in the direction Robinson/Saint Remy les Chevreuse. Change at St. Michel for RER C direction Dourdan.

From Gare de Lyon:

Take line 14 of the Metro to la grande bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand. Get off at la bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand and take RER C, direction Dourdan.

From Gare Montparnasse:

Take line 6 of the Metro in the direction Porte de Clignancourt. Change at St. Michel for RER C direction Dourdan.

From Gare de l'Est:

Take line 4 of the Metro in the direction Porte d'Orléans. Change at St. Michel for RER C direction Dourdan.

From Gare d'Austerlitz:

Take RER C, direction Dourdan.

From Dourdan RER station to the VVF :

1. If you want to walk (20min, 1,5 Km - this is the best solution, if the weather is nice): Follow the street in front of the station in the direction of downtown (centre ville). At the end of this first street, take left and then go straight. Walk along the castle (build in 1222 for Philippe Auguste), and then along the church (its construction has started in the XIIth century) and finally along the covered market. After the covered market, follow Rue d'Etampes (on the right in front of you). Go straight up to the crossroad with Avenue d'Etampes (on the left). It goes to the VVF (after the the roundabout).
2. Take a taxi.
3. Take the city-bus : It operates every day except the week-end. You can take it at the RER station (direction VVF) from 7:05 to 19:35. It goes back to the station (departing from the VVF) every hour from 6:50 to 19:30. See full timetable, as it is not very frequent.

If you drive:

1- Take the highways A6 and then A10 in the direction of Nantes/Bordeaux.

2- Take the exit number 10 : Rambouillet/Dourdan/St. Arnoult.

3- Turn to the left on the D 149 and follow the direction Dourdan (3 Km).

4- Turn to the left on the D 836, direction Dourdan (1 Km), up to the stadium.

5- Turn right and pass under the train bridge, then go straight up to a first roundabout.

6- Take the road D116, be carefull to take direction: La Croix St Jacques.

You reach the VVF after passing two other big roundabouts (go straight at each of them), the VVF is located at the third one.