Conference venue

The Conference will be held at the Lille Grand Palais, situated very close to the Gare Lille Flandres. The Gare Lille Flandres is the original main line train station in Lille, France. Note that there is another train station in Lille for Eurostar/TGV services (Gare Lille Europe). Gare Lille Europe is within 5 minute walking distance from Gare Lille Flandres.

Another map, which shows the venue entrance in relation to nearby Metro stations, can be downloaded.

Travelling to Lille

From Lille-Lesquin Airport to centre of Lille:

Take the shuttle from the Airport to Euralille shopping centre.

For more information:

From Charles de Gaulle CDG Airport to centre of Lille:

Take the train from the Airport to Lille-Europe train station.

The train timetable is available at:

From Brussels Zaventem Airport to centre of Lille:

Take the train to Brussels-South/Bruxelles-Midi (see train timetable at then take a train to Lille-Europe station (see train timetable at

From London to centre of Lille:

Take the train from St Pancras station to Lille-Europe station. The train timetable can be downloaded.

About Lille

RSSR 2019 will be held in the city of Lille, in the north of France.

Lille is capital of the Hauts de France region, and combines its renowned Flemish architectural heritage with more contemporary constructions.

Lille was elected European Capital of Culture in 2004, along with the Italian city of Genoa.

Situated on the Deûle River, near France's border with Belgium, Lille is easily reached by train from Paris, Brussels and London.

Lille has some must-see places to visit such as Vauban Citadel, Hospice Comtesse Museum, La Piscine Museum, LAM Museum, Vieux-Lille, the Grand place-Vieille bourse (Old Stock Exchange), the birthplace of Charles de Gaulle and Lille Palace of Fine Arts.

Grand Place Vieille Bourse

Gare Lille Flandres

Porte de Paris © OTCL Lille / Laurent Ghesquière