ETCC Travel Information

Site Location and Access

Thoiry's Botanical Garden is 20 minutes from Versailles and 45 kilometers from Paris.



Please view the information at the links provided below for options on accommodations.


Camping is also available in a designated parking area at Parck Zoologique de Thoiry (Yvelines) Thoriry, France.

Cost for camping will be 30€—Showers will be available.

(NOTE: The Park has generously provided a camping location for the ETCC event and will permit dogs. However, please know that dogs are not permitted in the ETCC competition event area of the park. There are pathways available to walk dogs on leashes in other areas of the park.)




There are two international airports available in the area of Thoiry.

Paris—Roissy de Gaulle: 30 minutes from Paris by train (RER B to Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse)
Paris—Orly: 30 minutes from Paris by train (RER C to Pontoise)

You may also travel via Aéroport de Beauvais a regional airport.

By Train and Bus

Instructions for how to travel to Thoiry by train or bus:

Paris Gare Saint Lazare— 1 hour travel time
Step Station/Stop Train/Bus Direction Stop
1 Paris Saint Lazare Train J Vernon Mantes-La-Jolie
2 Mantes-La-Jolie Bus 78 Saint Quentin en Yvelines Rue de Maule (THOIRY)
Paris Gare Montparnasse— 1 hour travel time
Step Station/Stop Train/Bus Direction Stop
1 Paris Montparnasse Train N Dreux Montfort l'Amaury-Méré
2 Montfort l'Amaury Bus 78 Eglise Porte Saint Martin (THOIRY)


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