Rue du Tilleul 22, 1370 Jodoigne, Belgium

Rue du Tilleul 22, 1370 Jodoigne, Belgium

    Phone +32 (0) 493 628 540

Phone: +32 (0) 493 628 540

    mailto:artsanctuary@live.com;info@ignace-clarysse.com

Email: artsanctuary@live.com;info@ignace-clarysse.com

 
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The Enchanted Garden, where is it located?

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'The Enchanted Garden' is situated halfway between Brussels and Liège (40km), near 'De Vlaamse Toontuinen' in Hoegaarden, in the beautiful Hesbaye landscape around Jodoigne, on the bicycle path between Tienen and Namur (Ravel), on the N25 (Tienen – Charleroi) connecting the E40 (Brussels – Liège) and the E411 (Brussels – Namur).


Art Sanctuary Map
URL Google Map: Art Sanctuary

How to get there by car?

'The Enchanted Garden' is situated at Jodoigne, halfway between Brussels and Liège, 4,5 km from the E40-exit number 25.
The parking is situated at the crossing of 'Rue Sainte-Marie' with the 'Chaussée de Tirlemont' (Google: 50.74375448965019, 4.879072345105746)
You can walk from the parking to 'The Enchanted Garden' by using the Ravel in the direction of Tienen. It's a 400m long lovely stroll shadowed by trees.

Directions

How to drive?

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Parking to 'The Enchanted Garden'

Direction to Art Sanctuary

Coming from the direction of Bruxelles and Leuven by E40: (Click for google.map directions)

  • E40, A3 direction Liège;
  • Exit 25 to 'Geldenaken, Hoegaarden'
  • End of the Exit: to the right to 'Geldenaken, Hoegaarden'
  • Cross 2 rond abouts in the direction of 'Geldenaken, Jodoigne, Charleroi';
  • At the 2nd round-about with the copper beer kettle: continue 3,9 km to Geldenaken
  • At the glass 'Pyramide' on your right with the restaurant 'Wok d'Ici' you will find the car park on the grass field with the tree

Coming from Liège and Waremme by E40: (Click for google.map directions)

  • E40, A3 direction Bruxelles / Brussel
  • Exit 25 to 'Geldenaken, Hoegaarden'
  • End of the Exit: to the left to 'Geldenaken, Hoegaarden'
  • Cross 2 rond abouts in the direction of 'Geldenaken, Jodoigne, Charleroi';
  • At the 2nd round-about with the copper beer kettle: continue 3,9 km to Geldenaken
  • At the glass 'Pyramide' on your right with the restaurant 'Wok d'Ici' you will find the car park on the grass field with the tree

Coming from Namur by E411: (Click for google.map directions)

  • E411, A4 direction Bruxelles / Brussel
  • Exit 11 'Gembloux' toward 'N29, Gembloux, Tirlemont, Jodoigne, Perwez'
  • End of the Exit (rondabout): to the left to 'Tirlemont, Jodoigne, Perwez'
  • On N29: Drive 16 km in the direction of 'Tirlement, Jodoigne', pass through the center of Jodoigne;
  • At the glass 'Pyramide' on your left with the restaurant 'Wok d'Ici' you will find the car park on the grass field with the tree
Parking Art Sanctuary

How to get there by public transport?

From Brussels, you can take the train to Leuven and Tienen in the direction of Landen or Tongeren: My journey
At the Tienen train station, you can take the bus to Jodoigne (Geldenaken) until the stop 'Sainte-Marie-Geest, Route Saint-Remy-Geest', near our car park and the restaurant 'Wok d'Ici'. From there, there is a 400m signposted walk via the Ravel to 'The Enchanted Garden': Tienen - Geldenaken

How to get there by walking or biking?

TO BE DONE ...

Parking?

Art Sanctuary Parking Map
URL Google Map: Parking -> Art Sanctuary

Art Sanctuary asks the visitors to park their car at our parkinglot.

The neighbours explicitly request not to park your car in the 'Rue du Tilleul'.

It is situated at the crossing of the Chaussée de Tirlemont and Rue Sainte-Marie in Saint-Jean-Geest (Jodoigne). The restaurant 'Wok d'Ici' is situated opposite of the parking lot.

It's 450 m or 5 min. walking from 'The Enchanted Garden' using the old railway Namur - Tienen (RAVEL).

Coming from Tienen or the E40 (exit 25) take the direction to Hoegaarden / Geldenaken / Jodoigne / Charleroi. The parking is at your right at the crossroad.

Coming from Wavre, Charleroi, Jodoigne you take the N29 in the direction of Tirlemont / Tienen / E40. From the main crossroad in Jodoigne with traffic lights in the centre of Jodoigne, it is 2,5 km to the parking lot. It's on your left.

Entrance

Opening days: 'The Enchanted Garden' opens the gates on Friday 24th of June 2022 at 13:00 and closes on Sunday 25th of September at 19:00.
Sunday 07th of Augustus 2022 some artists leave the exhibtion, other artistes and new artworks arrive on Friday 12th of Augustus 2022.

Entrance Hours: Each Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 13:00 till 19:00. Also on Thursday 21th (Belgian National Holiday) and Monday 15th of August (Catholic holiday
On Wednesday the garden accepts private visits between 11:00 and 19:00.
Groups +10 persons can visit each day of the week and are invited to make an appointment using mail to "artsanctuary@live.com or by phone to +32 (0) 493 628 540.

Contribution to the costs: To cover the costs, we ask a contribution of 8 euro / person, children below 12-year free entrance.
Groups +10 persons contribute 6 euro / person.
Private visits cost 14 euro / person.
Paying visitors are offered a non-alcoholic drink or snack.

Entrance card for full season: With a via our website registered, personal entrance card, you can visit 'The Enchanted Garden' during the entire season for free. Due to frequent abuse, we ask you to register the card (card number, name, town, email, address) the day of your visit using 'The Ticket Registration' page. The organiser is authorised to verify the identity of the holder of a personal entrance card. The improper use of an entry card gives the organisers the right to destroy the card. They do not have to give any reasons for doing so.

Régistration de ticket / Ticket registratie / Ticket Registration.

Is the circuit accessible to wheelchairs?

The answer is difficult / impossible to give:

  • We have covered the tour with bark for wet periods like last year.
  • There are visitors in wheelchairs who had no problems (+/- three quarters) and come back every year. There were visitors who had too many problems/impossible to complete the tour (+/- a quarter).
  • Some information:
    • In the street there are no reserved parking spaces for people using wheelchairs.
    • There are no stairs, steps, ... or there are ramps that can be used by wheelchairs.
    • We will gladly help you, but we are also limited ☹./li>
  • Some important questions:
    • What are the dimensions of your tyres?
    • Do you regularly go for walks in the woods?
    • Are you accompanied?
    • Can you still walk a few meters with the support of your wheelchair?
    • What are the weather forecasts?
    • If the answers to these questions are positive, no problem.