Visitors' services of the European institutions


The European Parliament

European Parliament
Strasbourg Unit
Allée du Printemps
BP 1024/F
67070 STRASBOURG Cedex
Tel: +33(0)3 88 17 40 01 (ask for the Visitors' service)
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 17 51 84
The visitors' service of the European Parliament in Strasbourg organizes visits during, but also outside of, the part-sessions. These visits mainly concern groups of 20 to 45 persons but individual visits remain possible during the plenary sessions. Visitors must be at least 14 years old (unless special permission is obtained). Visits to the European Parliament take place only on working days.
For more information in visiting the European parliament in Strasbourg

The Council of Europe

Conseil Europe
Visitors’ Service
Public Relations
Council of Europe, F-67075 STRASBOURG Cedex
Tel: +33 (0)3 88 41 20 29
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 41 27 54
Two types of visits are offered: a general introduction to the Council of Europe and its activities, aimed at school groups or the general public, and a more in-depth visit followed by a specialised talk, according to requests.Visits have to be booked in advance with the visitors' service. The Council of Europe is open for visits from Monday to Friday.It is closed on public holidays.
For more information

The European Court of Human Rights

cour Europeene
European Court of Human Rights
Visitors’ Unit
Council of Europe
67075 Strasbourg Cedex
Tel.: + 33 (0)3 90 21 52 17
Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 41 27 30
Please complete the Electronic form
The Unit of Public Relations is in charge of visits to the Court. Guided tours are available for groups of 15 to 100 persons. Individual visits can also be authorized (depending on availability). Visits to the Court are aimed exclusively at an informed audience (specific groups: jurists, lawyers, law students). Visits of groups of schoolchildren (16 years at least) can be authorised if motivated by a genuine research project being done on the Court. Visits must be booked in advance by phone, by post, by fax or by email. The European Court of Human Rights is open for visits from Monday to Friday.It is closed on public holidays.
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    • 12 october 2015

      Spain's National Holiday

    • Spain celebrates Hispanic Day, its national holiday, on October 12th.
      This day celebrates those people who speak Spanish (spoken in more than 20 countries and territories). It also commemorates the discovery of the "New World" (Discovery of America) by Christopher Columbus in 1492.
    • 25 october 2015

      European Day for Civil Justice

    • "The European Day of Justice is celebrated each year around the 25 October. It aims to bring justice closer to citizens, to inform them on their rights and to to promote the work of the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of civil justice, through simulation of procedures and information sessions." - Council of Europe
    • From 26 october 2015 to 29 october 2015

      Plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

    • The plenary session of the European Parliament is when the Parliament formally convenes to vote for European Union legislation and to adopt its position concerning political questions. The plenary sessions occur 12 times per year in Strasbourg, and there are 6 "mini-sessions" in Brussells.

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8 october

The pope Jean Paul II visits Strasbourg