Visitors' services of the European institutions


The European Parliament

European Parliament - Information office

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 plenary week. These visits mainly concern groups of 10 to 50 persons but individual visits remain possible during and outside the plenary sessions. Visitors must be at least 14 years old (special authorisation may be granted). Visits to the European Parliament take place only from Monday to Saturday.

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The Parlamentarium Simone Veil
A new space dedicated for visitors has opened its doors in the heart of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Structured around three zones -a 360° projection room, a role-play game for groups of 16-32 participants and a series of interactive modules- the parlamentarium Simone Veil offers the opportunity to better understand how the European Union operates, more specifically the role of the European Parliament, in an interactive and entertaining way.

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The Council of Europe

Conseil Europe
Council of Europe

Visitors’ Service - Public Relations

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 an 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.

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The European Court of Human Rights

cour Europeene
European Court of Human Rights

Visitors’ Unit - Council of Europe

67075 Strasbourg Cedex

Tél : +33 (0)3 90 21 52 17 (only for visits)
Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 37 59

E-mail :

Information visits for legal professionals and law students can be organised. Information visits are organised only for groups comprising 25 people minimum. The minimum age of participants is 18 years. There are no guided visits of the building. Information visits only take place on working days. The Court is shut at the weekends and on public holidays.
As the Court receives a very large number of requests, it is recommended that you apply two months in advance.

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European diary

    • 1 december 2017

      Romania National Day

    • Greater Romania emerged on December 1st, 1918 with the union of various regions.
      Because of the decline of Russia and Turkey due to the effects of the World War I and because of the dissension in the Austria-Hungarian Empire, the combining regions of Transylvania, Bessarabie and Bucovine created Greater Romania.

      And since the realization of Greater Romania, the 1st December is a day of commemoration and the romanian National Day.
    • 2 december 2017

      International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

    • The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others of 2 December 1949).
    • 5 december 2017

      International Volunteer Day

    • The International Volunteer Day was adopted by the General Assembly of the UN in 1985. Since then, it has had a strategic value: most of the countries have orientated the volunteering actions towards the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals, a set of objectives and headlines to defeat hunger, illness, illiteracy, the deterioration of the environment and violence against women.