Useful information

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5 LOCATIONS OF THE CONGRESS:

European Parliament : Rue de Trèves 3 - 1050 Ixelles, Belgium

Palais d’Egmont : Place du Petit-Sablon, 8 bis – 1000 Brussels

Bozar : Rue Ravenstein 23 - 1000 Brussels

Cinéma Galeries : Galerie de la Reine, 26 - 1000 Brussels

Théâtre les Tanneurs : Rue des Tanneurs 75/77  - 1000 Brussels

Access to the 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty is free. You are responsible for any visa, transport, accommodation, meal and travel costs.

Fore more informations, you can contact us at congress@ecpm.org.

NB: Not all countries have a Belgian embassy. Please consult  https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en/services/travel_to_belgium/visa_for_belgium for up-to-date information on visa requirements and where to apply.

Whenever possible, please apply online: https://visaonweb.diplomatie.be/.

 

The main airport serving Brussels, Belgium’s capital, is Zaventem which is located 12km from the city. Please ensure you select “Brussels International” (code: BRU) as your arrival airport.

There are a number of ways to get to the city centre from the airport:

 

 

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SNCB Train

Level -1


https://www.belgiantrain.be/fr

Trains every 15 mins.
Journey time: 18 mins. to Bruxelles Central
Price: €9

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DELjin bus

Line 272 (Zaventem > Brussels)

Level 0

https://www.delijn.be/fr/lijnen/

Buses every 21 mins.
Journey time: 40 mins. to Sint- Joost-Ten-Node Kruidtuin (29th stop)
Price: €3

Access to transport in Brussels Airport

map aeroport

Where to eat near the Parliament

You will find restaurants inside the Parliament building. You can also eat at Luxembourg Place right next to the Parliament.

Where to eat near Egmont Palace (Palais d’Egmont)

Le Casse-croûte

Rue du Pépin, 22 – 1000 Bruxelles

www.restaurantlecassecroute.be

12am-2:30pm / 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Italian Restaurant

Cowfish restaurant

Rue du Pépin, 39 – 1000 Bruxelles

www.cowfish.be

12:00am-2:15pm/6:45pm-10:30pm

Fine-dining Restaurant (carpaccio, ceviche, risotto, tartars, vegetarian dishes)

Bol

Rue de Namur, 30 – 1000 Bruxelles

www.bol.cool

11am-3pm

Salad bar

Il Passatempo

Rue de Namur, 32 – 1000 Bruxelles

www.facebook.com/pages/Il-Passatempo

12:30am-2:30pm / 7:30pm-10pm

Italian Restaurant

Loft

Rue de Namur, 51 – 1000 Bruxelles

www.loftbrussels.be

12am-2:30pm / 6pm-10:30pm

Brasserie (burgers, salads, vegetarian dishes)

Stand by

Rue de Namur, 72 – 1000 Bruxelles
standby-bruxelles.com

12am-3:30pm

Cafeteria (salads, bagels, pasta)

Boston steak house

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 2 – 1050 Ixelles

bostonsteakhouse.be

12am-3pm / 6pm-10:30pm

Brasserie (burgers, salads, pasta, vegetarian dishes)

Le Trappiste

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 3 – 1050 Ixelles

letrappiste.be

10am-12pm

Brasserie (Belgian specialties)

The Foodmaker

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 5 – 1050 Ixelles

www.thefoodmaker.com/fr

07:30am-8pm

Cafeteria (salads, wraps, sandwiches, soups, tarts, vegetarian dishes)

Brussels grill

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 7 – 1050 Ixelles

brussels-grill.be

12am-10:30pm

Steakhouse & Belgian specialties

Sushiria

Place du Champ-de-Mars, 5 – 1050 Ixelles

sushiria.be

12am-3pm /5:30pm-10:30pm

Japanese restaurant

EXKi

Chaussée d’Ixelles, 12 – 1050 Ixelles

www.exki.be

07:30am-10pm

Cafeteria (tarts, sandwiches, soups, salads, vegetarian dishes)

 

Time zone: GMT +1

Information about the city: https://visit.brussels/en

Information about Zaventem International Airport: https://www.brusselsairport.be/en/passengers/at-the-airport/services-at-the-airport

Map of the Gare du midi station: https://static.b-europe.com/-/media/MediaRepository/Files/Station_Plans/BEBMI/MAP_Bruxelles-Midi_FR

 

Bureaux de change:

Zaventem International Airport

Travelex: arrivals hall, baggage reclaim (6 am - 10 pm)

Travelex: departure hall (6 am- 9 pm)

Gare du midi station

The Travelex bureau de change is located near the ‘Tour du midi’ exit.  It is open during the week from 7 am to 8.30 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am to 8.30 pm.