A week dedicated to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

From 22nd to 26th April the leading Virtual Reality show, Laval Virtual, brings together professionals and the general public all sharing the same passion: VR/AR. This dual nature of the show reflects Laval Virtual’s mission as an association: to promote virtual and augmented reality.

Laval Virtual

Professional Days

From 20th to 21st April 2020, Visionaries Think Tank and Hackathon are opening the show. From 22nd to 24th April, the exhibition (Place de Hercé, Laval) is dedicated to all professionals: manufacturers, users, high tech specialists, industrialists, etc.

Opening hours

Wednesday 22nd April 2020: 10:00 – 18:00

Thursday 23rd April 2020: 10:00 – 18:00

Friday 24th April 2020: 9:00 – 16:00

Laval Virtual

General Public weekend

From 25th to 26th April, the show transforms in order to welcome the general public for a weekend discovering various VR applications: innovation, games, etc.

Opening hours

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April 2020: 10:00 – 18:00

Recto VRso

A week dedicated to digital art

In addition, the digital art festival Recto VRso (Lycée Ambroise Paré) is held over the same five days! This rich and dense week turns Laval into the capital of Virtual Reality.

Opening times

From Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th April 2020: from 11:00 to 17:00

From Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th April 2020: from 9:00 to 19:00

Shuttles

Free

Shuttles are provided for visitors by TUL (Transport Urbain Lavallois). They are available on the 22nd, 23th and 24th April for your journeys between the SNCF train station and the multi-purpose hall (show venue). Shuttles will run continuously every 30 minutes on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th from 10:00 to 18:30 from the Technopolis and Octroi bus stops.

By train

Laval station

Paris-Montparnasse: 1h 10min (6 return trips daily); Roissy: 2h 30min (1 return daily); Lyon: 3h 30min; Lille: 3h 45min; Marseille: 5h 30min; London: 4h 30min; Brussels: 5h 15min. Upon arrival you can take a taxi, bus or a shuttle available for visitors to the show. The Laval taxi centre will be available during the show: + 33 (0) 2 43 68 08 08 Are you from the Pays-de-la-Loire? For a more relaxing journey, take the TER (French regional train)!

By car

Park and ride

Think about a carpool if you are driving. If you are coming from Paris, it is only 2h 30min on the motorway A81 (exit n°3). From Rennes, Angers and Le Mans it is 1h and from Nantes 2h. There are many park and rides for visitors throughout the 3 professional days: near the motorway exit 3 Laval-Mayenne and served by shuttles.

Gîtes de France

The quality label

Edition 2020 is all about hospitality. To meet this, Laval Virtual has partnered with Gîtes de France ® to allow you to experience the personalized Mayenne welcome! A single number to contact the advisors during your stay from 8am to 7pm during the week and from 10am to 6pm at weekends: +33 (0)2 43 67 09 07.

For your moves during the exhibition

Chauffeur Robert

Robert is a vehicle sharing application that offers a reliable alternative to all your trips. Your stress-free transportation is available in just a few minutes. Whether you’re going to the city or the surrounding area, Robert is always there for you.

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On Kombo, book your Flixbus, BlaBlaBus, Eurolines, SNCF and Blablacar tickets. Save 5€ on all bus tickets to come to Laval Virtual or Recto VRso with the promo code LAVAL20. Valid for any first purchase.

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