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Conference venue

Palais Des Congrès

Place d’Armes 1

5000 Namur

Hotels

A list of hotel addresses in Namur (5000) and phone numbers is listed below.

Hotel Address Telephone Distance from venue
Les Tanneurs
Rue des Tanneries 13 +32 81 24 00 24 0,4 km
Ibis Namur Centre
Rue Du Premier Lanciers 10 +32 81 25 75 40 0,6 km
Grand Hôtel de Flandre
Place de la Station 14 +32 81 23 18 68 0,8 km
Hotel Beauregard
Avenue Baron de Moreau 1 +32 475 86 21 49 0,9 km
The Royal Snail Hotel
Avenue de la Plante 23 +32 81 57 00 23 1,0 km
Chateau de Namur
Avenue de l’Ermitage 1 +32 81 72 99 00 2,1 km
NE5T
Allée de Menton 26 +32 81 58 88 88 2,4 km

Air Travel

  • Namur is an hour and a half away from the international airport of Zaventem ‘Brussel Airport’, where flights arrive from and depart to more than 70 destinations. On the lowest level you will find the airport’s own railway station, Brussel-Nationaal-Luchthaven, accessible by lift and escalator from the arrivals hall. There are several trains that offer a transfer connection to Brussels North. At Brussels North you can take the train to Namur.
  • Brussels South/Charleroi airport is only 50 minutes from Namur. Take the busservice from the airport to the Charleroi Sud trainstation, this will take about 20 minutes. At the station several trains go straight to Namur in 30 minutes.

By train

Namur is easy to reach by train from Brussels, Charleroi, Liege and Luxemburg. For international trains, there is a direct train that leaves from Brussels Midi (South) every 20 minutes. Tip: use iRail to quickly find which train to take to Namur.

From the trainstation in Namur it is a 10 minute walk to the venue:
Turn left as you leave the SNCB railway station.
Turn right into the Rue de Fer, then straight on into the Rue de l’Ange.
Take the 1st street on the left, Rue de Marchovelette, leading to the Place d’Armes alongside INNO.

By car

From the E411 motorway
Exit 14 (Bouge – Expo – CHR), follow signs for Namur and go down the Route de Hannut and Avenue Albert 1er.
At the traffic lights, turn left into the Avenue Comte De Smet De Nayer and go straight on for 800m.
After the 2nd roundabout, turn right into the Rue Golenvaux. After 50m, you have arrived. The Place d’Armes is on the left (pedestrian zone).

From the E42 motorway
Exit 12 (Namur Ouest), follow signs for Namur.
Go straight on for 6 km and go down into Namur. At the end of the Chaussée de Waterloo, follow the “autres directions” sign, passing behind the SNCB railway station.
At the 2nd roundabout, take the 2nd exit in the direction of Jambes and cross the bridge over the railway.
At the Léopold roundabout, take the 4th exit in the direction of Dinant – CHR.
At the traffic lights, go straight on along the Avenue Comte De Smet De Nayer for 800m.
After the 2nd roundabout, turn right into the Rue Golenvaux. After 50m, you have arrived. The Place d’Armes is on the left (pedestrian zone).

Parking Facilities

The square in front of the conference venue has an underground Parking Beffroi with 250 spaces.
Another nearby parking is Parking Gifar with 500 spaces.
An overview of all the parking locations in Namur can be found on the City of Namur website (French only).

Information about Namur