Strasbourg, France

Regional Council of Grand Est

28-29 OCTOBER 2021

In and around

Getting to Strasbourg

From the Strasbourg Airport, Shuttle train leaves up to 5 times per hour, allowing you to be in Strasbourg central station in 8 minutes! (A covered pedestrian footbridge allows you to walk between the airport and the station platform).
A Combined Ticket for shuttle train + tram/bus is available at the Airport and Train Station (tickets machines), credit cards are accepted.
Plan your itinerary and book tickets

Nearest Airports to Strasbourg

The nearest airport to Strasbourg is Strasbourg (SXB) Airport which is 9.7 km away.
Other nearby airports include Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) (33.2 km), Stuttgart (STR) (107 km), Basel (BSL) (110.6 km) and Zurich (ZRH) (139.9 km).

Strasbourg by Train

Strasbourg is well-connected by train. See below the travel time to Strasbourg from a number of European cities:

  • Paris: 1h 46min
  • Charles de Gaulle airport: 1h 50min
  • Brussels: 3h 30min
  • Luxembourg: 1h 35min
  • Frankfurt: 1h 48min
  • Munich: 3h 30min
  • Zurich: 3h 58min, TGV Lyria train 2h 37min

Getting around Strasbourg

Strasbourg’s public transport network today includes 6 tram lines and 30 bus routes serving Strasbourg and its surrounding area. There are 2 tram stops near the Regional Council of Grand Est:

  • Tram B (blue) and E (purple)
  • Bus H (red)

Strasbourg Transports (CTS)
Network maps
Passengers guide
Please note: It is possible to buy the public transport tickets on phone via the CTS app


There are no hotels assigned to this conference. Participants should make their own arrangements for accommodation.
Information on hotels, restaurants & more in Strasbourg may be found at this link: https://www.visitstrasbourg.fr/en/donwload-brochures/

  • 1. Mercure Strasbourg Palais des Congrès, 650 m from RCGE*
  • 2. Hilton Strasbourg, 600 m from RCGE
  • 3. Garrigae Villa la Florangerie, 1.9 km from RCGE
  • 4. Regent Contades, BW Premier Collection, 1,8 km from RCGE
  • 5. Mercure Strasbourg Center, 2,4 km from RCGE
  • 6. Sofitel Strasbourg Grande lle, 2,4 km from RCGE
  • 7. Novotel Strasbourg Center Halles, 2,4 km from RCGE

* The Regional Council of Grand Est

Visitors Guide

Strasbourg Tourism Office

At the Regional Council
of Grand Est


On 28 and 29 October 2021, the AER and its global partners will gather local and regional stakeholders from around the world to call upon national and global leaders to strengthen multilevel dialogue in order to facilitate local-to-global leadership on the 2030 Agenda.

The goal of the Conference is to show that regions play a key role, alongside cities, in facilitating the transformation which is required to successfully implement and achieve the goals in the 2030 Agenda. The event will take place online and in Strasbourg, and will be hosted by the Regional Council of Grand Est.

The online registrations are now open to all the members and partners that wish to join the Conference in person.


Those who wish to attend the Agenda 2030 Conference in person must comply with all COVID-19 rules and regulations in France. These can be consulted in English on this website, which is regularly updated.

Conference attendees must present a health pass that proves one of the three following items:

  • · Completed vaccination
  • · Negative PCR or antigen test result (provided within the last 48 hours)
  • · Proof of recovery from Covid-19 (positive PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than 6 months old)

Entering France, attendees will be asked to show specific documents based upon their vaccination status or the country of provenance. Further information about travel rules and restrictions to and from France are fully available in English on this website, which is regularly updated.

In addition to the COVID-19 rules and regulations set out below, visitors must present proof of identification in the form of passport/national ID to Security Control upon arrival at the building. Each participant will be presented with a visitor's badge that must be visible at all times.

About the venue

The venue for the Agenda2030 Conference is located at 1 Place Adrien Zeller, 67000, Strasbourg (Region of Grand Est-France), premises of the Regional Council of Grand Est; the main plenary sessions will take place in the Hemicycle room, situated on ground floor. The maps can be viewed here:


The Regional Council of Grand Est consists of a Plenary Assembly, made up of 169 elected councillors from Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, and Lorraine; the Assembly reunites 4 to 5 times a year to discuss and set the best priorities for the regional action.

The Assembly of European Regions (AER) is the largest independent network of regions in wider Europe, present everywhere on the European continent, inside and outside the European Union. With member regions from 30 countries, AER has been the voice of regional authorities since 1985 and has played a pivotal role in recognizing regions as key players in European construction.

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