Euro 2024 Guide: Cities & Stadiums

As die-hard football fans, we know there’s nothing like Euro 2024 Germany! The electrifying energy of a packed stadium… The chants of the crowd… The synchronized clapping… The thrill of a last-minute goal… The shocking underdog victories… The nail-biting penalty shootouts… The heartbreak of defeat… Discovering the next generation of stars… Football is a whole experience that sends shivers down your spine, right?  

It brings people together like no other sport. It doesn’t matter where you’re from or what language you speak; the love for the game unites us all. So, we couldn’t be more thrilled about Euro 2024 being just around the corner with Germany ready to dazzle us with its 10 vibrant host cities and their incredible stadiums! 

That’s why we put together the ultimate Euro 2024 Guide, packed with fun facts and local highlights, just for you.   

Euro 2024 Guide: All you need to know

& why you won’t want to miss a moment of the action! ⚽⚽⚽

📍 Berlin: Olympiastadion Berlin 

Welcome to Berlin, Germany’s awesome capital! The Olympiastadion, with a capacity of 70,000, is set to host the final. This stadium is full of history, having hosted the 2006 World Cup final. While you’re here, visit the Brandenburg Gate and check out Berlin’s lively arts and club scene. Trust us, there’s never a dull moment in Berlin, so grab your Germany Euro 2024 tickets early to catch all the action.

📍Cologne: Cologne Stadium (RheinEnergieStadion) 

Cologne, famous for its impressive cathedral, has a stadium that can hold 47,000 fans. Home to 1. FC Köln, this venue also hosted the 2020 Europa League final. While you’re here, wander through the Old Town, enjoy a glass of Kölsch beer, and maybe catch a river cruise on the Rhine. Explore as many Euro 2024 host cities as you can to get the full experience! 

Euro 2024: cities & stadiums guide: a goalkeeper trying to catch the ball
A goalie in action, reaching for the save of the match!

📍 Dortmund: BVB Stadion Dortmund (Signal Iduna Park) 

Dortmund’s stadium, renowned for the “Yellow Wall,” houses 66,000 passionate fans. This stadium is Borussia Dortmund’s fortress and has witnessed many great matches, including Italy’s extra-time victory over Germany in the 2006 World Cup semi-final. You can also visit Dortmund’s football museum for some fascinating insights. Watching Euro 2024 games here will be an unforgettable experience, that’s for sure. 

📍 Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf Arena (Merkur Spiel-Arena) 

Düsseldorf Arena, with its 47,000 seats, is set in a city known for its vibrant beer culture and artistic vibe. This stadium has a retractable roof and heating system, making it a hot venue for concerts and other events. When you’re not at the game, explore the Old Town’s famous bars and restaurants, often referred to as the “longest bar in the world”. Grab your Germany Euro 2024 tickets to join in on the fun! 

📍 Frankfurt: Frankfurt Arena (Deutsche Bank Park) 

Frankfurt, a key financial center, is home to the Frankfurt Arena, which seats 46,000 fans. This historic venue has been a part of the city since 1925 and has hosted many major events, including the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final. This is your chance to explore Frankfurt’s skyline and its many cultural hotspots. And remember to check out the Euro 2024 match schedule for the games here. 

Euro 2024: cities & stadiums guide: the crowd in a stadium
The stadium comes alive with an electrifying crowd!

📍 Gelsenkirchen: Arena AufSchalke 

Gelsenkirchen’s Arena AufSchalke, with a capacity of 50,000, is quite a venue with its retractable roof and slide-out pitch. Home to Schalke 04, this stadium has hosted loads of exciting matches, including the 2004 Champions League final. After the game, visit the local zoo or discover the region’s industrial vibe. It’s one of the must-visit Euro 2024 stadiums! 

📍 Hamburg: Volksparkstadion 

Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion, accommodating 49,000 fans, is perfect for those who love both football and maritime charm. The stadium has a rich history, hosting matches during the 1974 and 2006 World Cups. Enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife and picturesque harbor after the Euro football 2024 matches. 

📍 Leipzig: Leipzig Stadium (Red Bull Arena) 

Leipzig, a city full of cultural history, offers you a modern stadium with a 40,000 capacity. Home to RB Leipzig, this venue has state-of-the-art facilities and hosted games during the 2006 World Cup. Visit the St. Thomas Church or the historic city center while you’re in town. Secure your Euro 2024 Germany tickets to catch the action live! 

📍 Munich: Munich Football Arena (Allianz Arena) 

Munich, known for its beer gardens and the Oktoberfest, hosts Euro 2024 at the Allianz Arena. This 66,000-seater stadium is home to Bayern München and has a striking facade that lights up in different colors. Dive into Munich’s rich culture, visit the English Garden, and enjoy some local brews. Watching Euro 2024 matches here will be a highlight of your trip, we promise. 

The iconic Munich Allianz Arena shining brightly in the daylight

📍 Stuttgart: Stuttgart Arena (Mercedes-Benz Arena) 

Stuttgart, famous for its automotive industry, has a stadium that holds 51,000 fans. This arena has hosted games since 1974 and has been renovated to be one of the top venues for Euro 2024. Explore the Mercedes-Benz Museum and try the city’s culinary delights after the match.  

🗓️ When is EURO 2024? 

Football history is full of iconic moments that stay with us forever. Mark your calendars from June 14 to July 14, 2024, for a month-long football celebration across Germany, and experience those iconic moments live. Enjoy the games, explore the cities, and make incredible memories solo, with your family or friends. Just make sure you’ve got your Germany Euro 2024 tickets ready to go.  

Euro 2024 cities & stadiums guide: FAQs

What are the dates for Euro 2024?

Euro 2024 will take place from June 14 to July 14, 2024. Mark your calendars for a month-long celebration of football across Germany. Experience the thrill of live matches, explore vibrant host cities, and create unforgettable memories.

Which cities in Germany are hosting Euro 2024 matches?

Euro 2024 matches will be hosted in ten dynamic cities across Germany. These cities are Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, and Stuttgart. Each city offers unique attractions and vibrant cultural experiences for visitors.

What are the stadiums for Euro 2024 in Germany?

Euro 2024 will be held in ten fantastic stadiums:

- Berlin: Olympiastadion Berlin - Capacity: 70,000

- Cologne: Cologne Stadium (RheinEnergieStadion) - Capacity: 47,000

- Dortmund: BVB Stadion Dortmund (Signal Iduna Park) - Capacity: 66,000

- Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf Arena (Merkur Spiel-Arena) - Capacity: 47,000

- Frankfurt: Frankfurt Arena (Deutsche Bank Park) - Capacity: 46,000

- Gelsenkirchen: Arena AufSchalke - Capacity: 50,000

- Hamburg: Volksparkstadion - Capacity: 49,000

- Leipzig: Leipzig Stadium (Red Bull Arena) - Capacity: 40,000

- Munich: Munich Football Arena (Allianz Arena) - Capacity: 66,000

- Stuttgart: Stuttgart Arena (Mercedes-Benz Arena) - Capacity: 51,000

What attractions should I visit in Berlin during Euro 2024?

In Berlin, make sure to visit the Brandenburg Gate, explore the lively arts and club scene, and immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture. Berlin's Olympiastadion will also host the Euro 2024 final, so grab your tickets early for an unforgettable experience.

What can I do in Cologne during the Euro 2024 tournament?

While in Cologne, check out the impressive Cologne Cathedral, stroll through the Old Town, enjoy a glass of Kölsch beer, and perhaps take a river cruise on the Rhine. Cologne Stadium, home to 1. FC Köln, will host several exciting matches.

What makes Dortmund's stadium special for Euro 2024?

Dortmund's BVB Stadion Dortmund, known for the "Yellow Wall," houses 66,000 passionate fans. Visit Dortmund's football museum for fascinating insights and enjoy the electric atmosphere during Euro 2024 matches.

What are the must-see spots in Düsseldorf during Euro 2024?

Düsseldorf offers a vibrant beer culture and artistic vibe. Explore the Old Town’s famous bars and restaurants, often referred to as the “longest bar in the world,” and enjoy matches at the Düsseldorf Arena with its retractable roof and heating system.

What should I do in Frankfurt during Euro 2024?

In Frankfurt, visit the skyline's cultural hotspots and check out the historic Frankfurt Arena. Don't miss the Euro 2024 match schedule to catch exciting games. Explore the city's financial district and its many attractions.

What to see and do in Gelsenkirchen during the tournament?

Gelsenkirchen’s Arena AufSchalke features a retractable roof and slide-out pitch. After the game, visit the local zoo or explore the region's industrial vibe, making it a must-visit Euro 2024 stadium.

What can I explore in Hamburg during Euro 2024?

Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion offers a rich football history. Enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife and picturesque harbor after the matches. The stadium has hosted World Cup games and will be a key venue for Euro 2024.

What are the highlights of Leipzig during Euro 2024?

Leipzig, known for its cultural history, offers a modern stadium and a historic city center. Visit the St. Thomas Church and enjoy the vibrant city life. Secure your tickets for matches at Leipzig Stadium for an exciting football experience.

What makes Munich special for Euro 2024?

Munich's Allianz Arena, home to Bayern München, features a striking facade that lights up in different colors. Enjoy the city's beer gardens, the Oktoberfest, and explore the English Garden. Euro 2024 matches here will be a highlight of your trip.

What should I see in Stuttgart during Euro 2024?

Stuttgart’s Mercedes-Benz Arena, known for its automotive industry, offers exciting matches and city attractions. Visit the Mercedes-Benz Museum and savor the city’s culinary delights after the games.

Where can I stay during Euro 2024 in Germany?

MEININGER Hotels offer central and comfortable accommodations in Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Hamburg, and Munich. Book your stay with MEININGER Hotels to enjoy convenient locations and friendly service throughout the Euro 2024 tournament.

🛎️ Where to stay during EURO 2024

MEININGER Hotels has your back with central properties in Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Hamburg and Munich. Book your stay with us and let the games begin! 

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