Rock Werchter 2017

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Born in the distant 1975, and today a real icon, the Rock Werchter 2017 is one of the most famous rock festivals in Europe. From over 40 years to now, the small Belgian town suddenly moves, animating itself like a big metropolis.
The merit is above all of its rich billboard that now can count on the presence of great international artists: on this stage there have followed "hot" names of the musical scene such as Talking Heads, Van Morrison, Dire Straits, Depeche Mode, Lou Reed or Neil Young.

Today, Rock Werchter is gathering more than 100.000 people, united by a passion for music, becoming one of the most important Rock festivals.

The 2016 edition took place from the 30 June to the 03 July, boasting the sure presence of important names in the music scene, on all, of course, the Rammstein.

The German band, the undisputed queen of industrial metal, is an authentic "war machine" live: concerts are a marvelous mix of sounds and special effects. For this edition, secure the presence of Florence + the Machine, Editors, Offspring e Red Hot Chili Peppers. Obviously, the list is bound to increase !!.

Stay up to date on our website or on the official rockwerchter portal.


Train Station Leuven it is the connecting center to reach the festival site by public transport.

Werchter it's only 40 km from BrusselsTherefore, from Italy, the most comfortable method is certainly the plane. For practical info, refer to the guide of Kanoa on HOW TO GET TO BRUSSELS where you will also find info on how to reach the capital by car and train.

From Brussels International Airport, at the -1 level, trains run every hour to Leuven; reached the city, the shuttle bus DE LIJN takes you less than 15 minutes to Werchter. There are two different lines of this Shuttle: Line A takes you to the stop Haacht; line B, on the other hand, is for those who are going to the A1 campsites, or to areas B and C.

Dall 'Charleroi Airport, the connection with Werchter is more complicated: at the Terminal you take the Line A bus that goes to the train station Charleroi Sud; from here, a first train leads to the station Brussels-North, and, subsequently, a second train leads to Leuven, where you will find it Shuttle DE LIJN.

For those wishing to reach Werchter by car, from Milan it takes just under 900 km to reach the destination, crossing the Gotthard tunnel with which you enter Switzerland (do not forget that the payment of the Stamp is expected). Follow the signs for Bern / Basel, then Brussels / Leuven, passing through Luxembourg. You exit at Rotselaar and then you reach Werchter.

Near the Festival there are about 15 parking areas, distributed in three large areas A, B, and C. It is not possible to move around the areas, therefore, once you enter one of these you can not park in another ; moreover, for security reasons, access to the vehicles in the Campsite areas is forbidden.

At this link, all the practical info on the campsite, Hive, and how to get there.

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