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The Insitut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière (Brain and spine institute, a.k.a ICM) is a research center located in the Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital campus.
It is very easy to find but the campus being one of the largest in Europe, this access map might be useful : click
Telecom ParisTech is a higher education engineering school located 25min away from the ICM (or 15min by metro)
Obviously, there are many options for accommodations in Paris.
The cheaper choice is probably to share an Aibnb or a hotel room in the 13th arrondissement. A youth hostel might be a good cheap option too.
Otherwise there a plenty hotels at a walking distance from both the ICM and Telecom ParisTech. Here is a selection with negociated prices for CuttingEEG (note that these prices may vary by ~1€ because of local taxes):
- Hotel Devillas – 125€ per night with breakfast
- Hotel Jenner – 100€ per night with brekfast (91€ room only)
- Hotel Saint Charles– 125€ per night with brekfast
Do not wait to settle your accomodation, Paris is the most touristic city in the world and July is a very busy month.
Finding your way around is not particularly difficult. The simplest way is probably to ask a computer or a smartphone (Google does the job and the app CityMapper is particularly useful) but here’s some basic info:
The easiest way to get around is probably by metro, the bus is nice but might be a little complicated to use (or just use Citymapper) and it is not possible to take connections with the classic single fare ticket (by metro, it is). Our favorite option is to use the efficient bike-sharing network named Velib. Walking in Paris works pretty well too it is not a very large capital.
Airports to Paris
From CDG airport, the easiest is to take the RER B (suburban train) to Paris, it cost 10,3€. From Orly, the OlryBus is convenient, it cost 8,3€. Here are more info on airports tickets
If you are going to use the metro or the bus, our advice is to take a pack of 10 ticket for 14,9€ (one ticket cost 1,9€) and 2 airports tickets if needed. Of course if you are planning to take the metro very often you might want to consider a pass, but it doesn’t seems like a good deal in your case. Check it out for yourself.