17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022


BOSS XVII will take place at:

University of Namur (UNamur)
Arsenal/Vauban Auditorium 
Rue Bruno 11
B-5000 Namur

How to get there?

By plane:

Brussels Airport connects to 200 European and International destinations in more than 65 countries, allowing 500 million European inhabitants to reach Brussels in less than 3 hours. 

Frequent trains connect Brussels airport with Namur.

A second airport, Brussels South Charleroi Airport, located at 35 minutes from Namur city center, is the hub for low-costs carriers, and adds an additional 100 destinations of the already offered destination from Brussels Airport. Regular shuttle busses links Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Charleroi train stration, where scheduled train connection are available to Namur.

By train:

More than 60 million Europeans can reach Brussels in less than two hours and in real comfort and in an environmentally- friendly way by high speed trains : Thalys, Eurostar, TGV, ICE. The main point of arrival is “Brussels South Station” from where it is very easy to get a train to Namur (30' ride).

By bus:

Every major bus line (Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus, etc.) offers a connection to “Brussels South Station” from where it is very easy to get a train to Namur (30' ride). 

By car:

Namur lies at the crossroad of a modern motorway network (E411 - E42) linking France to the south, The Netherlands to the north, Germany and Luxemburg to the east, not to forget the Channel Tunnel (via northern France) to the United Kingdom.

About Namur

Nestling at the confluent of the Sambre and the Meuse rivers, the Capital of Wallonia invites you to come and explore, stroll around, relax or enjoy an adventure! You are sure to be captivated by its generosity, its gastronomy and its rich heritage.

Along its rivers and watercourses, Namur is revealed and beckons…In Namur, everything is possible! Would you like to see a superb view over the majestic Citadel? Come and admire it from our rivers thanks to a wide range of activities: cruises, boats that do not require a licence, standup paddles or, for the more daring, a blob-jump!

Be sure to make the most of your stay by savouring a delicious meal or sipping a drink at the edge of - or even on - the water!

At the end of the day, enjoy a pleasant yet unusual night on board one of our comfortably equipped barges.

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