In the heart of Germany

Kassel is situated at the River Fulda in the heart of Germany and easily and quickly accessible by train or on the motorway. Kassel, the "Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route", is a city of cultural wealth and variety. Besides historical monuments you can find a theatre, an opera house and a large number of interesting museums. Every five years the documenta exhibition of contemporary art attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors. Kassel has many tourist features, most notably the beautiful hillside park around the castle of Wilhelmshöhe, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 2013.
Kassel is also the city of the Brothers Grimm, collectors of fairy tales and authors of the first dictionary of the German language.


Arrival & Stay

This year the CADFEM ANSYS Simulation Conference will take place at

Kongress Palais Kassel
Holger-Börner-Platz 1
34119 Kassel


The Kassel Kongress Palais is located in the middle of Germany and can be reached by the shortest route from all directions in Europe.

Parking is available in the parking garage Kongress Palais / Kattenstraße with 109 parking spaces and in the parking garage Hotel with 35 parking spaces. There are other parking spaces in the public area in the immediate vicinity.

Public Transport

The Transport provider NVV offers a conference and congress ticket for the city and region of Kassel, which guarantees comfortable mobility on site. With two stops directly in front of the door (Kongress Palais Kassel & Aschrottstraße), the Kassel Kongress Palais is perfectly connected to the local transport network.
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Are you travelling by train?
Deutsche Bahn Event ticket!


Kassel Airport provides a direct connection to the European flight network. This means that Kassel is not only accessible via two railway stations and the motorway, but also by air.

From the airport, which is located directly outside Kassel, you can reach the Kongress Palais in a short time by public transport.

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In the immediate vicinity of the Kassel Kongress Palais you will find a variety of accommodation options. The booking team at Kassel Marketing will be happy to help you find and book accommodation: T +49 561 7077-07 | booking@kassel-marketing.de

We have secured a few room contingents for you, which you are welcome to call up (as long as available).

Kassel - art and culure

Those interested in art and culture associate Kassel with the world's largest exhibition of contemporary art, the documenta, and the Brothers Grimm, who wrote their children's and family tales here and continued their work on the German Dictionary. But Kassel offers even more: a rich museum landscape on a wide variety of themes. The Old Masters Picture Gallery, Caricatura, the Museum for Sepulchral Culture, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed water games in the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, and a three-division state theatre. A list of accommodation and a city map with the most important tourist information are enclosed.