Practical info

Where to find us

To contact us

Institut International de la Marionnette
7 place Winston Churchill, 08000 Charleville-Mézières (France)
Tél. 00 33 (0) 3 24 33 72 50 - institut@marionnette.com
Reception open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Its Resource Centre is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Opening hours of reception hall of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts de la Marionnette (ESNAM), 16 avenue Jean Jaurès in Charleville-Mézières
Monday-Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

How to come here

BY TRAIN

Paris - Charleville-Mézières
From Gare de l’Est station by TGV, direct trains to Charleville-Mézières (1hr 35min) and several TGV trains to Reims, with a connection for Charleville-Mézières.

Lille - Charleville-Mézières
From Lille-Flandres station, direct trains to Charleville-Mézières and several trains with a connection for Charleville-Mézières (travel time from 2hrs to 2hrs 40min).

Nancy - Charleville-Mézières
From Metz-Ville station, direct trains to Charleville-Mézières (travel time from 1hr 52min to 2hrs 6min).

Lyon - Charleville-Mézières
From the Gare de Lyon Perrache station, take a train to Paris. From the Gare de l’Est station in Paris, several TGV trains to Reims, with a connection for Charleville-Mézières.

BY CAR

From Paris
Motorway A4 from Paris towards Reims, and then A34 towards Charleville-Mézières.
Travel time: 2hrs 20min - Distance: 235 Km / 146 miles

From Lille
Motorway A27 /E42 from Lille towards Brussels (Belgium) via Tournai, Mons, Charleroi. On the ring road of Charleroi (R3) take exit N5 towards Philippeville / Reims. Continue through Couvin and Rocroi to Charleville-Mézières.
Travel time: 2hrs 10min - Distance: 224 Km / 139 miles

From Brussels
Motorway E19 towards Mons, then A54 Charleroi. Then, on the ring road of Charleroi, follow Philippeville and Reims (N5). Continue through Couvin and Rocroi to Charleville-Mézières.
Travel time: 2hrs - Distance: 148 Km / 92 miles

From Luxembourg
Motorway A4 (E25) to Arlon, then N89 towards Reims/Sedan, next E46 then E44 towards Charleville-Mézières.
Travel time: 1hr 44min - Distance: 149 Km / 92,6 miles

BY PLANE

• Luxembourg-Findel airport (1hr 35min by car)
• Charleroi/Brussels South Airport (1hr 30min by car)
• Brussels/Zaventem Airport (2hrs by car)
• Paris/Charles de Gaulle Airport (2hr 20min by car and also from Charles de Gaulle TGV station to Champagne-Ardenne 30-minute TGV, then a connection for Charleville-Mézières)