Visitors' services of the European institutions

 

The European Parliament

 
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Contact:
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
Email: epstrasbourg@europarl.europa.eu
 
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

 
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Contact:
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
E-mail: visites@coe.int
 
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

 
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Contact:
European Court of Human Rights
Visitors’ Unit
Council of Europe
67075 Strasbourg Cedex
Email : ECHRvisit@echr.coe.int

Internet
 
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.

More about information visits

To book, please complete the Electronic form
 
 
 
 

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European diary


    • 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.
    • 1 october 2016

      Cyprus National Holiday

    • Cyprus had been occupied for 800 years when it gained its independence from Britain in 1960 after a 5-year armed struggle.
      England, Greece and Turkey met in Zurich in February 1959 and signed accords that established the Republic of Cyprus.
      The Cypriot government chose the 1st of October to celebrate the beginning its independence.
    • 3 october 2016

      The German National Holiday

    • October 3rd is associated with the day of German Unity, which symbolizes the unification in 1990 of the two Germanys that had existed since 1945.
      The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) joined together to form a single state under the Treaty that was signed on October 3rd 1990.
      The Day of German Unity is celebrated in a different city each year, but there are celebrations that occur every year in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.