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Euro 2016

EURO 2016 – The European Football Championship

From the 10th June to the 10th July 2016, in Lyon and Saint-Etienne

This summer, during one month, 10 French towns including Lyon and Saint-Etienne will be hosting the Euro 2016.

Six matches, one of which will be a semi-final, will be held in Lyon at the new Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines.

The event is expected to attract some 500,000 spectators from all over Europe as well as other parts of the world, as this competitive event appeals to football enthusiasts worldwide. So if you plan to attend this event in Lyon, waste no time and  book your accommodation  soon!

The dates of the matches in Lyon are:

  • Belgium / Italy on Monday 13th ,
    Ukraine / Northern Ireland on Thursday 16th ,
    Romania / Albania on Sunday 19th ,
    Portugal / Hungary on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 
  • Sunday 26th June 2016 for the round of 16
  • Wednesday 6th July 2016  for a semi-final.

In Lyon, a large Fan Zone will be set up in Place Bellecour. Here people will be able to watch matches in real time on giant screens, and take part in a number of entertaining events aimed at the general public.

Access to the Parc Olympique Lyonnais by the public transportation   

Caution: tickets should be purchased in  April 2016 via the official sale and exchange platform on  the Euro 2016 website .

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Mareike Tönges

25/05/2016 14:34

sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
An unserer Grundschule planen wir einen Aktionstag zur Euro2016 in Frankreich. An diesem Tag wird auch ein Austausch via Skype mit unserer frz. Partnerschule i. Brignais stattfinden.
Deshalb würden wir uns sehr über Info Material über die frz. Nationalmannschaft, deren Trikots, das Stadion in Lyon sowie die Gegend um Lyon/ Brignais freuen!
Auch Poster oder Bilder bzw Stadtplan wäre interessant für unsere Schule!
Könnten Sie uns etwas zuschicken?
Vielen DNk im Vorsus!
Mit freundlichen Grüßen!

Mareike Tönges
Leimengrubweg 14
69198 Schriesheim

KEITH gibson

25/05/2016 14:36

Hi. I am coming into Lyon early on the 16th June for the Ulster game. I need to leave that evening by train. The game kicks off at 6pm ending at 8pm.. Would the train to Paris at 2137 be easy to access or would I need to book a later train? I would appreciate your advice. Many thanks
Paul Brown

25/05/2016 14:36

On 16th, Ukraine do not play Ulster. They play Northern Ireland.

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