Getting to Rabot, Ghent is easy.

Travelling to Belgium:

Participants coming from abroad fly to Brussels Airport or Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

Travelling to Ghent:

  • From Brussels Airport: you can take a direct train from the airport to Ghent.
  • From Brussels South Charleroi Airport: take the bus to Charleroi-South Station, from there continue by train to Ghent (you will have to change trains in Brussels).

You can check the timetable for trains on the Belgian Rail website.

Travelling to conference venue Sint-Jozefkerk (Rabot):

  • From Ghent-Sint-Pieters railway station: you can take Tram 1 (direction: Wondelgem or Evergem, stop: Rabot) or Tram 4 (direction: Gentbrugge Moscou, stop: Rabot). From the tram stop it’s a 500m walk to the church (centrally located in Wondelgemstraat).
  • From the city center: you can take Tram 1 (direction: Wondelgem or Evergem, stop Rabot). From the tram stop it’s a 500m walk to the church (Centrally located in Wondelgemstraat). Walking from the city center to Sint-Jozefkerk will take around 25min, depending on your pace.

About the location:

The conference takes place in Sint-Jozefkerk, a church in the multicultural neighbourhood Rabot. In Ghent, we face the challenge of repurposing some churches in the city. The choice of this church as the venue of this REFILL conference is a plea to first start experimenting with temporary initiatives and look for neighbourhood participation in order to find out the best future use of the church.

Address:

Sint-Jozefkerk, Wondelgemstraat, 9000 Ghent

 

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