Brightcon 2023 will take place in the Belval campus of Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. Here's an overview of the different LIST sites.

For Belvaux (the hackathon venue place), Look for item 3

Conference location

The conference of Sept. 18-20 will be held on: Ellipse room of the Luxembourg Learning Centre (library of the University of Luxembourg) .

Directions to Conference location (Belval Campus, Ellipse room of Learning Center)

Hackathon location

The hackathon of Sept. 16, 17, will be held on the Belvaux building of LIST, rooms F011-A and F011-B:

41 rue du Brill
L-4422 Belvaux

Tel. : +352 275 888 1

Directions to hackathon location (Belvaux building of LIST)

How to reach Luxembourg

  • 🚅 by Train. The train station at Luxembourg City is well connected to neighboring countries and Europe in general: 2 hours from Paris by high-speed trains and 3 hours from Brussels. There are also high-speed trains connecting Metz/Strasbourg/Marseille.
  • ✈ By Plane. The Airport in Luxembourg city is close to the city center.

How to reach Belval

Below, you can find a quick list of options to reach the Belval cmapus, for more detailed information, visit the Belval Campus guide to get there and parking .

The easiest way to get to Campus Belval is by public transportation. Once you are in Luxembourg, public transportation is free. You don't need tickets to go from Luxembourg City to Belval for example.

  • Taking the train (even if you are lodged in Esch-sur-Alzette). There are four trains per hour (during day time on working days). The train station at Campus Belval is called "Belval-Université". Campus Belval is connected by direct trains with the City of Luxembourg (30 minutes). The train stops at Bettembourg and Esch-sur-Alzette (and at some other stops). Check train times on the CFL website or at
  • Bus lines from Luxembourg City reach Esch-sur-Alzette and Belval. Check train times on the CFL website or at


Last year, we booked a number of rooms in several hotels for the conference participants. We are in the process of doing the same for Brightcon 2023. Here are the hotels we booked last year for information. As soon as we have the final prices and details, all the information will be published here.


IBIS Esch-Belval


Near the train station of Belval

special conference Prices :

Available until September 1st 2023, 113 € /night (single room + breakfast) | 123 €/night (twin or double room + breakfast)


Tel: (+352)261731



15 rooms in option until September 1st. 2023

ResidHome Luxembourg Esch-Belval


5 minutes walk from the conference venue

special conference Prices :

140 € (1 person room only), 155 € (room and breakfast) single room, 170 € (room and breakfast) double room


15 rooms in option until September 1st 2023

Other hotels

HotelsAddressPrices (estimation)Telephone
Youth Hostel Esch-sur-Alzette 17, Boulevard John F. Kennedy
L-4170 Esch-sur-Alzette
See website(+352) 26 27 66 450
The Seven Hotel 50 Gaalgebierg
L-4142 Esch-sur-Alzette

Single room Premium: 169 €/night

Single room Deluxe : 202 €/night

Tel.: +352 540228
Hôtel Acacia 10, rue de la Libération
L-4210 Esch-sur-Alzette
Single room (as of 2022): 98 €/night+(352) 54 10 61
Hôtel de la Poste 107 Rue de l'Alzette
Single room: 115 €/night+(352) 54 00 18


If accomodation in Luxembourg is out of your budget, an alternative is the city Thionville (in France), located at only 15 minutes away from Bettembourg by train, and there you have a direct train to Campus Belval.