From Brussels: take the E40 direction Gent / Oostende. Take Exit 19A, Affligem and at the exit turn left. After 200m turn right direction Affligem center. At the roundabout keep right, under the motorway. Just past the church in Hekelgem (at café "Onder de Toren") turn right (Fosselstraat) and follow it for 1.5 km. At the traffic lights turn right (steenweg Aalst Brussel) and then the first left (Nieuwe Kassei straat ), now follow the direction to the 'Abdij Affligem', straight on to the abbey. 200 meters past the abbey, take the road to the left (Affligemdreef). The Kluizerij is 1.5 km further on the left (Affligemdreef changes here in Aalsterse dreef)
From Ghent / Oostende: take the E40 (A10) direction Brussels. Take exit 19, Aalst to N45 direction Aalst / Geraardsbergen / Ninove and follow for 950m. Take exit Aalst and follow for 1.4km. At the roundabout, take the 3th direction: Parklaan / N9 and follow for 2.3km. Here you go over the Dender river and the railway and go straight on at the next traffic lights. Then turn left towards Aalstersedreef. About 3 km further you have the Kluizerij on your right side.
When using GPS Attention: often your GPS knows Affligemdreef, but not the Aalstersedreef. No problem, this is the same street who changes name at the border of the city.
With public transport:
Take the train to station of Aalst:
- At the railway station of Aalst, take the bus line 4 towards Hof Zomergem. After 15min drive get off at the busstop: Zandberg. Walk a few meters back to the street you came from, and then take the road to the right, Aalstersedreef. The Kluizerij is right on this road, it is a beautiful walk of 15 min.
- Aalst Taxi company: +32 (0) 499 33 36 97
With the call bus (area Faluintjes - Opwijk)
On weekdays and Saturdays the call bus runs from 6:00 am to 21:00 pm. On Sundays and holidays the call bus runs from 8:00 am to 23:00 pm. There is a bus stop at the entrance of the Kluizerij. Reservations at tel .: +32 (0) 9210 94 94.