Information on Strasbourg and the venue


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  Introduction to Strasbourg

Strasbourg is a large, modern city with a population of about a quarter of a million, and is home to the European Parliament. Situated about 480 km (300 miles) from Paris in north-east France, Strasbourg is also the capital of wine-growing Alsace.

With the majestic gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral and its astronomical clock, the maze of cobbled streets, half-timbered houses and the poetic canals of La Petite France, this UNESCO World Heritage Site on the River Ill offers charming scenery, an extensive tramway service and many restaurants, shops and cultural attractions.


  Venue - Strasbourg Convention and Exhibition Center (Palais de la Musique et des Congrès)

The meeting venue, Strasbourg Convention and Exhibition Center (Palais de la Musique et des Congrès), is a large, modern conference center and music concert hall located in the heart of the city center within 5 minutes' walk from the Hilton Hotel. It hosts conferences, conventions, seminars, workshops, product launches, roadshows, media fairs and more in modulable spaces which can accommodate 50 to 1500 people. The Center comprises four halls totalling 24 000 m². Its street address is Place de Bordeaux, FR-67082 Strasbourg.


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Discover Strasbourg, France and the surrounding country with Google Earth, a free satellite photo program for Windows. To download and install Google Earth on your PC, click here. We have saved the following landmarks (choose "Open with Google Earth"):