"So where the hell is this thing?"
GPS: Lilsesteenweg 1, 2275 Lille Belgium
Google Maps: Link
Gierle is a small village in 'de Kempen' (Antwerp), Belgium. It is located between highway E34 and E313. The cities Antwerp and Eindhoven are only 50 km away.
How to get there:
Brussels international airport (80km)
Antwerp airport (40km)
Eindhoven airport – Holland (40km)
From Eindhoven Airport (NL) terminal: Take bus 400 or 401 to Eindhoven central station, then bus 319 to Reusel (NL). From Reusel take bus 430 to Turnhout (B). From Turnhout take bus 210 direction Herentals and get off at stop ‘Broekzijde’ in Gierle. Festival and campsite at 10 minutes walk.
See also trains between Turnhout and Herentals, get off at Tielen trainstation @ 3km walk from festival/camping
From Brussels (city centre or airport) and Antwerp: take train direction Turnhout.
Get off the train in Tielen, at 3km from the festival site: shortest walk is indicated follow the signs and the following Link
By bus – public transport:
Take Line 210 between Turnhout and Herentals, get off at stop ‘Broekzijde’ in Gierle.
Note there are construction works on the E34 highway Antwerp-Eindhoven! Use exit 21 in Lille.
If you use E313 highway Liege - Antwerp take exit 22.
DO NOT CONFUSE WITH LILLE IN THE NORTH OF FRANCE! You would not be the first person to do so!