The Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union is located at Avenue de Cortenbergh 80 in Brussels' EU quarter. The Justus Lipsius building (where the Council’s General Secretariat holds its meetings), the European Parliament and many important Commission buildings are within walking distance.
The nearest metro station is Schuman.
In addition, Finland has a delegation room in the Justus Lipsius building. The phone number for the delegation room in Justus Lipsius is +32 2 281 8621 and the fax number is +32 2 281 8512. The email address is Justus.EUE@formin.fi
The residence of Ambassador Vierros-Villeneuve is a property purchased by the Finnish state in 1989. The residence is located to the south-east of the centre on the border between the Tervuren and Kraainem districts.
It is a 15-30 minute drive from the residence to the Representation depending on the traffic. Access to the residence from a small lane is gained by way of a private drive.
The surroundings have a park-like feel, and the residence sports extensive, well-tended grounds.
The main building has rooms on two floors together with an attic floor and a basement. It has total floor space of 800 square metres.
The surface area of the property is 1.36 hectares. The plot also hosts a separate building which has been converted to a sauna area, having been used by the previous owner as a bowling alley, and a garage.