Theoretical and Experimental Ecology Station

Practical information

Find us

Visit us

The Station is located about 100 km South of Toulouse, in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

By car

From Toulouse, take the A64 highway towards Tarbes.

Take exit 20, and then follow the D117 road to Saint-Girons.

At the roundabout at the entrance of Saint-Girons, turn right to Moulis (first exit).

At the roundabout at the entrance of Moulis, take the second exit to the centre of the village and follow the "CNRS” signs.

Travelling from Toulouse to Moulis takes between 1h15 and 1h30.

By air

The nearest airport is Toulouse-Blagnac.

We generally organise a car or taxi to pick visitors up from the airport and bring them to the station. Alternatively a shuttle bus is available from the airport to the main train station Toulouse-Matabiau. From there, a direct train to Boussens, then a bus to Saint Girons.

Par train

Take a train from Toulouse-Matabiau station to Boussens. And then a bus to Saint Girons.

By Bicycle

From Boussens, you can take the ‘Voie Verte’ a long cycling route, up to Saint Girons. Or from Toulouse, towards the Col de Portech.

Buildings Map

The Area

The Station is set in modern buildings surrounded by scenic views of mountains and forests.
It is an ideal location for visitors who like nature with many outdoor activities and a wealth of cultural sites to discover, dating back to roman times.

For more information, visit the Moulis Town hall website:


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