Look forward to an unforgettable football experience at the European Football Championship 2024, which will be held in Germany. In this blog post, you can find out everything about the venues, the match schedule, the group compositions and, of course, the top hotels in the host cities that will make your stay during the European Championships a special experience.

Where will the European Championship 2024 take place?

The European Championship 2024 will be held in different cities in Germany, with each stadium bringing its own history and atmosphere. From the historic backdrop of Berlin to the modern architecture of Munich, the venues for Euro 2024 provide the perfect stage for this spectacular sporting event. The proximity to first-class hotels in these cities ensures that fans and visitors can find comfortable accommodation while enjoying the games. In addition to the matches, you can explore the local culture, gastronomy and sights of the host cities.

The matches are scheduled in the following venues and stadiums:</strong

Map of the European Championship 2024 venues

Where will Germany play at Euro 2024?

As the host nation, Germany will play its matches in various stadiums across the country. The Euro 2024 fixture list for Germany includes exciting matches that will take place in some of the biggest and best-known stadiums. Germany is in Group A for Euro 2024. These are Germany's European Championship matches in the group stage:

  • 14.06. in Munich: Germany - Scotland
  • 19.06. in Stuttgart: Germany - Hungary
  • 23.06. in Frankfurt am Main: Germany - Switzerland

Euro 2024 groups

The group stage of Euro 2024 will once again offer exciting constellations and duels. With Groups A to F, each group will write its own stories and produce new heroes. It will be particularly interesting to see which group Germany play in and who they have to face. The group draw already promises exciting encounters and strategic considerations in the run-up to the tournament.

  • Group A Euro 2024: Germany, Scotland, Hungary & Switzerland
  • Group B European Championship 2024: Spain, Croatia, Italy & Albania
  • Group C European Championship 2024: Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia & England
  • Group D European Championship 2024: Netherlands, Austria, France & play-off winners A
  • Group E Euro 2024: Belgium, Slovakia, Romania & play-off winner B
  • Group F European Championship 2024: Turkey, Portugal, Czech Republic & play-off winner C

When are the European Championships?

Players of the German national team in 2020
The European Championship 2024 will take place between 06/14/2024 and 07/14/2024. Mark these dates in your diary and download the Euro 2024 match schedule as a PDF to make sure you don't miss a single game. The opening ceremony will be a spectacular event that kicks off a month of football festivities.

Euro 2024 opening match

The opening match of the European Championship 2024 will be played in Munich on 14 June 2024. Germany will play against Scotland. It promises to be an exciting kick-off with an electrifying atmosphere in the stadium.

Euro 2024 final

The Final of Euro 2024 will be the highlight of the tournament, with the top two teams battling it out for the prestigious title. The European Championship final will take place on 14 July 2024 in the Olympiastadion Berlin. This stadium, known for its impressive architecture and atmosphere, will be the perfect venue for the European Championship final. An absolute must for every football fan!

Don't forget to book your accommodation early, as hotels in the host cities will be fully booked quickly during the European Championships.

The best hotels in the European Championship 2024 host cities

But where are the teams actually staying and which hotels are the best in the host cities of the 2024 European Football Championship? We've put together a list of the top hotels in each host city to help you choose.


Olympiastadion Berlin
Berlin, our vibrant capital city, is known for its rich history and cultural diversity. The Olympiastadion, the venue for major football matches, is at the centre of the city's football culture and home to the long-established club Hertha BSC. With over 74,000 seats, it offers an impressive backdrop for matches and attracts football fans from all over the world. As a melting pot of cultures, Berlin offers visitors a unique mix of historical sights and a vibrant cultural life.
Find out everything you need to know for the Euro 2024 in Berlin.

Top hotels in Berlin near the Olympic Stadium

  • Westlife Apart Hotel: 0.86km from the Olympic Stadium
  • Hotel Vita Berlin: 2.01km from the Olympic Stadium
  • ibis Berlin Messe: 2.91km from the Olympic Stadium

These games take place in Berlin

  • 15.06.: Spain - Croatia (Group B)
  • 21.06.: Play-off winner A - Austria (Group D)
  • 25.06.: Netherlands - Austria (Group D)
  • 29.06.: Round of 16
  • 06.07.: Quarter-finals
  • 14 July: Final


1. FC Köln
Cologne, the vibrant city on the Rhine, is known above all for its imposing cathedral, lively culture and Rhineland joie de vivre. The RheinEnergieSTADION, home ground of 1. FC Köln, reflects the city's deep football tradition and is the venue for thrilling football matches. With a capacity of around 50,000 spectators, it creates an intimate atmosphere fuelled by the passion of the local fans. In addition to football, Cologne attracts visitors with its historic old town, important museums and the famous Cologne Carnival, which transforms the city into a colourful party zone.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Cologne.

Top hotels in Cologne near the RheinEnergieSTADION

  • Leonardo Royal Hotel Köln - Am Stadtwald: 2.19km from the RheinEnergieSTADION
  • B&B Hotel Köln-City: 2.55km from the RheinEnergieSTADION
  • Hotel Chealsea: 4.24km from the RheinEnergieSTADION

These matches take place in Cologne

  • 15.06.: Hungary - Switzerland (Group A)
  • 19.06.: Scotland - Switzerland (Group A)
  • 22.06.: Belgium - Romania (Group E)
  • 25.06.: England - Slovenia (Group C)
  • 30.06.: Round of 16


BVB Dortmund
Dortmund, located in the heart of the Ruhr region, is closely linked to football culture through the renowned club Borussia Dortmund. The Signal Iduna Park, formerly known as the Westfalenstadion, is one of the largest and best-known football stadiums in Germany and offers a unique stadium atmosphere with its famous south stand, also known as the "Yellow Wall". With a capacity of over 81,000 spectators at national matches, it is a vibrant meeting place for football fans. Away from sport, Dortmund offers a rich industrial history, cultural diversity and green recreational areas that characterise the cityscape.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Dortmund.

Top hotels in Dortmund near the Signal Iduna Park

  • Hotel Fürst Garden: 1.83km from Signal Iduna Park
  • ibis Dortmund City: 2.09km from Signal Iduna Park
  • Hotel Excelsior: 2.28km from Signal Iduna Park

These matches take place in Dortmund

  • 15.06.: Italy - Albania (Group B)
  • 18.06.: Turkey - Play-off winner C (Group F)
  • 22.06.: Turkey - Portugal (Group F)
  • 25.06.: France - Play-off winner A (Group D)
  • 29.06.: Round of 16
  • 10.07.: Semi-final


Merkur Spiel Arena from above
Düsseldorf, the elegant state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, is known for its art, fashion and lively Rhine promenade. The MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA, home to the football club Fortuna Düsseldorf, is a modern stadium that stands for its versatile use and close connection to the fans. With a capacity of over 54,000 spectators, it serves as a lively centre for sporting and cultural events. In addition to sport, Düsseldorf is characterised by its historic old town and the famous carnival festival, which transforms the city into a colourful spectacle every year.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Düsseldorf.

Top hotels in Düsseldorf near the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA

  • Lindner Hotel Düsseldorf Seestern: 1.85km from the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA
  • H2 Hotel Düsseldorf Seestern: 2.08km from the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA
  • INNSiDE by Meliá - Düsseldorf Derendorf: 3.58km from the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA

These matches take place in Düsseldorf

  • 17.06.: Austria - France (Group D)
  • 21.06.: Slovakia - Play-off winner B (Group E)
  • 24.06.: Albania - Spain (Group B)
  • 01.07.: Round of 16
  • 06.07.: Quarter-finals

Frankfurt am Main

Deutsche Bank Arena from above
Frankfurt am Main, often referred to as the financial centre of Germany, combines bustling skyscrapers with cultural diversity. The Deutsche Bank Park, home to Eintracht Frankfurt, is at the centre of the local football scene and is known for its electrifying atmosphere, especially during international matches. With a capacity of around 51,500 spectators, it is a meeting place for passionate fans. Away from football, Frankfurt offers an impressive skyline, important museums along the Museumsufer and the historic Römerberg, which reflects the city's cultural heritage.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Frankfurt.

Top hotels in Frankfurt am Main near Deutsche Bank Park

  • Lindner Hotel Frankfurt Sportpark: 0.17km from Deutsche Bank Park
  • Leonardo Frankfurt City South: 1.38km from Deutsche Bank Park
  • Crowne Plaza Frankfurt Congress Hotel: 1.62km from Deutsche Bank Park

These games take place in Frankfurt am Main

  • 17.06.: Belgium - Slovakia (Group E)
  • 20.06.: Denmark - England (Group C)
  • 23.06.: Switzerland - Germany (Group A)
  • 26.06.: Slovakia - Romania (Group E)
  • 01.07.: Round of 16


Schalke Arena
Gelsenkirchen is located not far from Dortmund in the Ruhr region. The VELTINS-Arena or Arena auf Schalke, home to FC Schalke 04, is known for its state-of-the-art roof construction and the unique atmosphere created at matches with up to 62,271 spectators. The arena serves as a vibrant centre for football matches and attracts fans from all over the region. In addition to sport, Gelsenkirchen is known for its industrial history and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Zollverein Coking Plant, which offers visitors an insight into the region's industrial heritage.
Find out everything you need to know for the Euro 2024 in Gelsenkirchen.

Top hotels in Gelsenkirchen near the VELTINS-Arena

  • stays by friends Hotel Arena Gelsenkirchen: 0.33km from the VELTINS-Arena
  • PLAZA Hotel Gelsenkirchen: 5.25km from the VELTINS-Arena
  • Good Morning Gelsenkirchen City: 5.77km from the VELTINS-Arena

These games take place in Gelsenkirchen

  • 16.06.: Serbia - England (Group C)
  • 20.06.: Spain - Italy (Group B)
  • 26.06.: Play-off winner C - Portugal (Group F)
  • 30.06.: Round of 16


Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany, is known for its important harbour, historic warehouse district and lively cultural scene. The Volksparkstadion, home to Hamburger SV, is at the centre of the city's football life and is famous for its atmospheric matches with a capacity of over 57,000 spectators. The stadium reflects the passion and loyalty of the local football community. In addition to sport, Hamburg is known for its extensive waterways, the Reeperbahn with its vibrant nightlife and the numerous green spaces and parks, which give the city a unique balance between urbanity and nature.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Hamburg.

Top hotels in Hamburg near the Volksparkstadion

  • Hotel SleepInn Volkspark: 1.42km from the Volksparkstadion
  • Arcade Hotel Hamburg: 2.11km from the Volksparkstadion
  • Park Hotel Hamburg Arena: 2.22km from Volksparkstadion

These games take place in Hamburg

  • 16.06.: Play-off winner A - Netherlands (Group D)
  • 19.06.: Croatia - Albania (Group B)
  • 22.06.: Play-off winner C - Czech Republic (Group F)
  • 26.06.: Czech Republic - Turkey (Group F)
  • 05.07.: Quarter-finals


Red Bull Arena
Leipzig, a city of rich cultural and historical significance, is also a rising force in modern football, represented by the dynamic club RB Leipzig. The Red Bull Arena, originally known as the Zentralstadion, forms the centrepiece of the city's football scene and provides a lively backdrop for matches with a capacity of over 42,000 spectators. The arena and the club have quickly become an important part of the local community and culture. Leipzig itself is known for its vibrant art scene, historic arcades and courtyards and significant role in the history of the peaceful revolution, making the city an important place to visit in Germany.
Find out everything you need to know about the Euro 2024 in Leipzig.

Top hotels in Leipzig near the Red Bull Arena

  • Cora Apartments Leipzig: 1.18km from the Red Bull Arena
  • Travel24 htoel: 1.7km from the Red Bull Arena
  • Five Elements Hostel Leipzig: 1.77km from Red Bull Arena

These matches take place in Leipzig

  • 18.06.: Portugal - Czech Republic (Group F)
  • 21.06.: Netherlands - France (Group D)
  • 24.06.: Croatia - Italy (Group B)
  • 02.07.: Round of 16


Allianz Arena in FC Bayern Munich colours
Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is known worldwide for its Oktoberfest, its architecture and its art galleries. At the heart of the city's football world is the Allianz Arena, the futuristic home of FC Bayern Munich, one of Europe's most successful football teams. With an impressive capacity of around 75,000 spectators, the arena is famous for its extraordinary façade, which shines in the club's colours and creates a spectacular atmosphere at matches. Munich also offers a rich Bavarian tradition, gorgeous parks such as the English Garden and important cultural institutions that make the city a diverse and welcoming place for visitors from all over the world.
Find out everything you need to know for the Euro 2024 in Munich.

Top hotels in Munich near the Allianz Arena

  • Ameron Munich Motorworld: 2.81km from the Allianz Arena
  • Holiday Inn Express Munich North: 4.36km from Allianz Arena
  • Rilano 24/7 Hotel Munich: 4.51km from Allianz Arena

These games take place in Munich

  • 14.06.: Germany - Scotland (Group A)
  • 17.06.: Romania - Play-off winner B (Group E)
  • 20.06.: Slovenia - Serbia (Group C)
  • 25.06.: Denmark - Serbia (Group C)
  • 02.07.: Round of 16
  • 09.07.: Semi-final


Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, is not only known for its automotive industry with Daimler and Porsche, but also for its lively football scene. The MHP Arena, home of VfB Stuttgart, is at the centre of this scene and, with a capacity of over 60,000 spectators, provides an impressive backdrop for football matches. The arena is characterised by its close connection to the local community and the passionate support of the fans. Away from football, Stuttgart is characterised by its hilly landscape criss-crossed by vineyards, its innovative museums and the vibrant cultural scene, which makes the city an attractive place for visitors and residents alike.
Find out everything you need to know for the Euro 2024 in Stuttgart.

Top hotels in Stuttgart near the MHP Arena

  • NH Ludwigsburg: 0.13km from the MHP Arena
  • ibis budget Ludwigsburg: 0.25km from the MHP Arena
  • HARBR. Hotel Ludwigsburg: 0.48km from the MHP Arena

These games take place in Stuttgart

  • 16.06.: Slovenia - Denmark (Group C)
  • 19.06.: Germany - Hungary (Group A)
  • 23.06.: Scotland - Hungary (Group A)
  • 26/06: Play-off winner B - Belgium (Group E)
  • 05.07.: Quarter-finals

Euro 2024 tickets

Tickets for the European Championship 2024 are in high demand as fans from all over Europe and the world flock to Germany to experience this spectacular event live. All information on ticket sales, including price categories, sales phases and special offers, can be found on the official UEFA website. You had to apply in advance for regular ticket sales, and all applicants for the second sales phase have already been contacted by email. The official resale platform will be launched in March 2024, giving you another chance to get your hands on tickets.

If you don't get tickets for the matches, there will be open-air public viewings throughout Germany, or you can simply watch the matches at home in front of the TV.

Where will the European Football Championship 2024 be televised?

You can watch all matches of the European Football Championship on Magenta TV. 34 of the 51 matches will be broadcast outside of ARD and ZDF, including all matches involving the German national team.

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