Strasbourg

General Information

The 2022 European Registrars Conference will take place in Strasbourg, situated into the heart of Europe, not far from Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. From 1988 Strasbourg is part of the UNESCO world heritage and is also the location of many European institutions.

Strasbourg is especially known for its Christmas Market, which is an emblematic event for more of four centuries. It takes place every year from the end of November to the end of December on several place of the city and especially around the Cathedral.

In November, the weather in Strasbourg gets a little bit colder, about 5 to 10 degrees Celsius. It may also rain in this period. So, one advice: come with some warm clothes and an umbrella!

Getting There

To get to Strasbourg

By train: 2 hours from Paris; 4 hours from Luxembourg; 3 hours from Zürich; The Strasbourg train station is situated near the city centre – about 5/10 minutes walking.

By plane: Strasbourg airport is 4h30 from London; 6 hours from Athens; 2h30 from Madrid; 1h from Basel; You can take a train to go to the city centre: it takes you to the main Strasbourg train station in 8 minutes from the airport.

To get to the Congress Centre

By tramway: you can take the tram B from the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCS) to the Congress Centre (stop: Centre des Congrès et de la Musique), about 20 minutes.

By bus: you can take the bus H from the Train Station to the Congress Centre (stop: Centre des Congrès et de la Musique) or the bus n°2 (stop : Lycée Kleber), about 20 minutes.

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Biking or walking: Strasbourg has many cycle paths so that you can easily rent a bike in front of the train station then get to the Congress Centre in 10 minutes, or walk through the city centre for 30 minutes.

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By car: you can take a taxi once at the train station or everywhere in the city, about 10 min from the train station.

What To Do & To Visit

During your stay in Strasbourg, you can visit different kind of museums whose collections extend from Antiquity to nowadays: the Museum of Fine Arts, the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Decorative Art and the Museum Oeuvre Notre-Dame (Middle-Ages) are situated at the bottom of the Cathedrale Notre-Dame. You can also visit the MAMCS (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) and the Aubette, the Zoological Museum, the Print Room, a Museum dedicated to Tomi Ungerer, but also the typical Alsacian and Historical Museums.

The 5e lieu, situated near the Cathedral and some museums is also a good place to discover the city, the cultural heritage and the architecture. The Vodou Museum is also an atypical museum to visit.

You can also take your time to visit the several gardens and parks which are situated downtown, as the Botanic Park, the Citadelle and the Orangerie Parks.

Then you cannot leave Strasbourg without walking through the streets of the Petite France, the older area of Strasbourg which then lead to the Covered Bridges and the Vauban dam.

Because of the localisation of the Congress Centre in which will be held the European Registrars Conference, you will be in the European part of the City which includes the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights.

Where To Eat & To Stay

Strasbourg is a rich city where you can discover a lot of good places to eat traditional and cosmopolitan dishes, have a drink or just enjoy your time in the heart of the city. You can follow this link to discover all the possibilities that the Strasbourg city will offer to you.

For your accommodation, you can follow this link or you can book a reservation by Booking, Tripadvisor or Hotels.