Gent is located in the northern part of Belgium. It can be easily reached by train coming from Brussels. The closest airports are Brussels national airport (BRU) and Brussels South Airport Charlerio (CRL). Brussels is connected by high speed trains with Lille, Paris, London, Cologne, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.
There are many hotels and bed and breakfasts located in Ghent. Googling "hotels in Gent, Belgium" will provide you with a vast amount of possibilities to book hotel rooms. Do not forget to check separately bed and breakfast sites like Air BnB. As right after the conference the "Gentse Feesten" start, it is advisable to book accomodation as soon as possible.
Some touristic information
- Official website of the tourist information center
- Touristic map of the city
- Detailed map of public transport in Gent
- Schematic map of public transport in Gent