Stendal is located not far west of the Elbe in the south-eastern Altmark. Berlin is about 120 kilometers away, Hanover about 150 kilometers. Leipzig is about 160 kilometers and Hamburg about 180 kilometers away. Stendal is about 55 kilometers north of Magdeburg on the Wolfsburg-Berlin axis.


In Stendal you can find many cultural facilities, such as: the theater of the Altmark, the Uppstall cinema, swimming pools u.v.m.

There are also some hotels in Stendal where you can stay during the VGC. More about this under this link

The Stendaler Marktplatz, which is located in the heart of the city, was redesigned from 2016 to 2017 and is located directly on the Breite Straße, which is home to many small shops.