Annual Conference of the

Association for Tree-Ring Research

 

Purpose

Location/ Accommodation

Program

Talks / Posters

Participants

Abstracts

Registration


TRACE 2006 - Location

The conference will be held in
The CAPA building of:

The Laboratory for Wood Biology and Xylarium
Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA)
Leuvensesteenweg 13
3080 Tervuren (Belgium)

 

Conference location

Arrival by car

Arrival by train

Arrival by plane

Accommodation


Conference location

The CAPA building is located on the Leuvensesteenweg, 17, approximately 200 meters from the main building of the museum (see picture)
   


Arrival:

By car:
The Museum can be reached by taking exit 1 (Tervuren) on the Ring around Brussels, then taking the N3 towards Tervuren or by taking exit 22 on the E 40 (N3 towards Tervuren).

 

By train:
Most International trains arriving in Brussels (Thalys, ICE and Eurostar) ONLY stop in the South Station of Brussels (GARE DU MIDI). To reach the museum, you can either take a taxi (estimated cost 35 euro) or use public transport. In case your hotel is in Leuven, an additional short train ride (15-20 minutes) is necessary.
Public transport (to reach the museum from Brussels):
Find the metro (=underground) indicated by a big white M on a blue background. Take line 2 Simonis and get off at "Arts-Loi/ Kunst-wet". Take line 1 Stockel/Stokkel and get off at "Montgomery". In Montgomery, take the tram 44 to Tervuren until you reach the last stop. The journey will take about 1 hour from the South Station till the Museum. See map for further indications.

By plane:
Being the capital of Europe, daily flights to Brussels are available from many of the major European cities. From the airport (http://www.brusselsairport.be/index.cfm?lang=en), you can reach the museum by taxi (estimated cost = 32 €) or by public transport.
Public transport (to reach the museum from Brussels airport):
Take the airport express train to "Brussels Central station" (2.60 €). In Central Station, find the metro (= underground), indicated by a big white M on a blue background. Take line 1B Stockel/Stokkel and get off at "Montgomery". In Montgomery, take the tram 44 to Tervuren until you reach the last stop. The journey from Central Station to the Museum will take about one hour by public transport. See map for further indications.

 

Accommodation:

Hotel in Tervuren

Hotel La Vignette ***,
Leuvensesteenweg 12, 1970 Wezembeek-Oppem
02/767.83.56 of 02/767.53.97
02/767.83.29
 info@lavignette.be
 http://www.lavignette.be
Rooms from 65 to 95 euro/day (possibility for shared rooms: up to 4 beds)
Transport to the conference location: At walking distance

Hotels in Leuven
Leuven is a sparkling town located about 20 minutes driving from Tervuren. A shuttle service to and from the conference location in the morning and evening will be available.

Youth hostel 'De Blauwput'
Martelarenlaan 11A - B-3010 Leuven (Belgium)
+32(0)16 63 90 62
+32(0)16 63 90 64
leuven@vjh.be
http://www.leuven-hostel.com/
Rooms from 16.60 to 21 euro/day (breakfast and sheets included, requires a youth hostel membership card that you can buy in your own country)

Hotel Industrie
Martelarenplein 7, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 22 13 49
+32 (0) 16 20 82 85
info@industriehotel.be
http://www.industriehotel.be/
Rooms from 35 to 75 euro/day

Hotel La Royale *
Martelarenplein 6 - 3000 Leuven
 +32(0)16 22 12 52
+32(0)16 29 52 52
 info@laroyale.be
 http://www.laroyale.be
Rooms from 36 to 110 (family room) euro/day

Mille Colonnes *
Martelarenplein 5, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 22 86 21
+32 (0) 16 22 04 34
mille.colonnes@pandora.be
http://millecolonnes.telenet.be
Rooms from 36 - 62 euro/day

Professor *
Naamsestraat 20, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 20 14 14
+32 (0) 16 29 14 16
Rooms from 65 - 80 euro/day

Gasthof De Pastorij **
Sint-Michielsstraat 5, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 82 21 09
+32 (0) 16 20 88 56
: depastorij@yahoo.com
 http://www.depastorij.be/
Rooms from 55 to 130 euro/day

Ibis Leuven Centrum **
Brusselsestraat 52, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 29 31 11
+32 (0) 16 23 87 92
h1457@accor.com
 http://www.ibishotel.com/
Rooms from 89 to 91 euro/day

Jackson's **
Brusselsestraat 110-112, 3000 LEUVEN
+32 (0) 16 20 24 92 of + 32 (0) 16 20 83 36
+32 (0) 16 23 13 29
info@hoteljacksons.be
http://www.hoteljacksons.be/
Rooms from 70 - 85 euro/day

Novotel Leuven Centrum ***
Vuurkruisenlaan 4, 3000 LEUVEN
(+32)16/213200
(+32)16/213201
h3153@accor.com
Rooms from 60 -159 euro/day

Hotel New Damshire ***
Schapenstraat 1 (Pater Damiaanplein) 3000 Leuven
+32-16-232115
+32-16-233208
reservations@hotelnewdamshire.be
http://www.hotelnewdamshire.be/
Rooms from 130-150 euro/day

Theater Hotel Leuven Centrum ***
Bondgenotenlaan 20 - 3000 Leuven
+32 (16) 22 28 19
+32 (16) 28 49 39
reservations@theaterhotel.be
http://www.theaterhotel.be
Rooms from 119 - 199 (3 people) euro/day

Hotel Binnenhof ***
Maria Theresiastraat 65 - 3000 Leuven
+32 (0)16 20 55 92
+32 (0)16 23 69 26
info@hotelbinnenhof.be
http://www.hotelbinnenhof.be
Rooms from 115 - 145 euro/day


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