Map of the European district of Strasbourg

 
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Visiting the European institutions in Strasbourg

 
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Discover artistic Europe in Strasbourg

 
Princesse EuropeThe European quarter of Strasbourg provides considerable richness in the realms of art and architecture little known to the public. Few people know where to find a segment of the Berlin Wall, and even fewer know the statue representing the Princess Europa on the back of Zeus in the form of a bull. From the European Parliament's Palace of Europe, to the Court of Human Rights, discover the works of art that are part of the European district of Strasbourg.
 
 

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European Heritage Days

How can Europeans be brought to realise that their cultural heritage both unites and differentiates them, and that this heritage is a vehicle for mutual discovery and understanding?

To take up this triple challenge, the Council of Europe in 1991 launched the European Heritage Days [EHD], an initiative which in 1999 became a joint Council of Europe-European Commission action.

Throughout Europe during the weekends of September, the European Heritage Days opens up numerous sites and monuments, some normally closed to the public.

The 49 States party to the Council of Europe Cultural Convention will be actively involved in this initiative, and it is forecast that more than 30 000 sites and monuments participating in the event will have some 20 million visitors.

  1. Date: sunday, 18th september
 
 
 

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    • 18 september 2016

      European Heritage Days

    • How can Europeans be brought to realise that their cultural heritage both unites and differentiates them, and that this heritage is a vehicle for mutual discovery and understanding?

      To take up this triple challenge, the Council of Europe in 1991 launched the European Heritage Days [EHD], an initiative which in 1999 became a joint Council of Europe-European Commission action.

      Throughout Europe during the weekends of September, the European Heritage Days opens up numerous sites and monuments, some normally closed to the public.

      The 49 States party to the Council of Europe Cultural Convention will be actively involved in this initiative, and it is forecast that more than 30 000 sites and monuments participating in the event will have some 20 million visitors.

    • 21 september 2016

      International Day of Peace

    • Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
    • 26 september 2016

      European Day of Languages

    • At the initiative of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, the European Day of Languages has been celebrated every year since 2001 on 26 September.
      On the occasion of the day, a range of events are organised across Europe: activities for and with children, television and radio programmes, language classes and conferences.