Supporting the UK national football teams is always an unpredictable experience. Whether you're a passionate member of the Tartan Army, a fan of the Three Lions or The Dragons, what better way to cheer on your national team than heading to Germany to watch the games in person? In this blog we'll give you all the practical information you need for planning your football trip for the Euros 2024 including:

  1. The Euro 2024 venues
  2. The England football fixtures
  3. The Scotland football fixtures

And, of course, the best hotels in the host cities that will make your stay during the European Championships a phenomenal experience. Because even if you're not the biggest football fan, just soaking in the atmosphere around fellow fans of your country is sure to be an incredible experience.

Practical Information for your Trip to Germany for the Euros 2024

Where are the European Championships 2024?

Map of the European Championship 2024 venues
The European Championship 2024 will be held in different cities in Germany, with each stadium bringing its own history and electric atmosphere. From the cultural melting pot of Berlin to the modern architecture of Munich, the Euro 2024 venues provide the perfect stage for this momentous sporting event. Plus, the Euros 2024 venues are all conveniently based near tons of the best hotels in Germany to ensure that fans and visitors can find comfortable accommodations to relax in before and after the matches. In addition to the matches, you can explore the local culture, gastronomy and sights of the host cities.

The 51 Euros 2024 matches are scheduled in the following venues and stadiums

When do the Euros 2024 start?

The UEFA Euro 2024 kicks off (no pun intended) on 14 June 2024 at the Allianz Arena in Munich and this infamous football tournament will finish at the Olympiastadion Berlin on 14 July 2024.

How much are Euro 2024 tickets?

Euro 2024 tickets vary in price depending on the category of the match and the seating location within the stadium. The ticket prices typically range from €50 to €300 per match. However, for high-demand matches or premium seating, prices can be higher. Keep an eye on the official UEFA Euro 2024 website for ticket sale announcements and pricing details. And remember, the experience of witnessing your team compete on the European stage is priceless!

Euro Qualifying Groups

The group stage of Euro 2024 will offer tons of exciting matches with each team being divided into groups from A to F:

  • 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

How to See England in the UEFA Euro 2024

Where will England play in the Euros 2024?

watch the england football team in Germany for the euro 2024
Calling all English fans! Get ready to dive into the heart of the action as the Three Lions embark on their journey to Euro 2024 glory. The Euro 2024 fixture list for England includes matches that will take place in some of the biggest and best-known stadiums. England is in Group C for the Euro 2024., here are England's fixtures for the European Championship matches in the group stage:

  • 16.06. in Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen: Serbia - England
  • 20.06. in Deutsche Bank Park, Frankfurt: Denmark - England
  • 25.06. in RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne: England - Slovenia

How to get England tickets for Euro 2024?

Trying to get your hands on England tickets for the Euros 2024? Who could blame you, watching the Three Lions play in person is surely a bucket-list moment for any football fan. But to get your hands on tickets you need to register to become a member of the England Supporters Travel Club. As part of the England Supports Travel Club, you earn loyalty points by attending friendlies and qualifiers to improve your chances of getting a ticket to watch England in the Euro 2024 - good luck!

How to See Scotland in the UEFA Euro 2024

Where will Scotland play in the Euros 2024?

watch scotland vs. germany in the euro 2024
Members of the Tartan Army know how big a deal it is that Scotland has made it to the EURO 2024. Scotland is in Group C for the Euro 2024 and will be playing in the very first match of the Euros against Germany, here are all of the Scotland fixtures for the European Championship matches in the group stage:

  • 14.06. in Allianz Arena, Munich: Scotland - Germany
  • 19.06. in RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne: Scotland - Switzerland
  • 23.06. in MHP Arena, Stuttgart: Scotland - Hungary

How to get Scotland tickets for the UEFA Euro 2024?

To get tickets to watch Scotland in the Euros 2024, you have to make a UEFA account. On this account, you can specify the team you support, the matches you want to watch and how many tickets you want. The allocation is then completed by lottery once the application window closes making it fair on who gets their hands on those tickets!

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 best German hotels in each host city to help you choose.

Berlin

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.

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

Cologne

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.

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Dortmund

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.

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Düsseldorf

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.

The best 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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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.

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Gelsenkirchen

Schalke Arena
Gelsenkirchen is 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.

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Volksparkstadion
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.

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Leipzig

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.

Top hotels in Leipzig near the Red Bull Arena

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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Munich

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.

The best hotels in Germany 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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

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 crisscrossed by vineyards, its innovative museums and the vibrant cultural scene, which makes the city an attractive place for visitors and residents alike.

The best 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

The EURO 2024 matches taking 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

Looking for the best football gift?

UEFA 2024 banner in germany
If you're on the hunt for the best football gift, why not give them the chance to experience the EURO 2024 in person? Gift them a hotel gift certificate and they can redeem it on a hotel stay in one of the European Championship 2024 host cities, as it offers the freedom to choose from a wide range of accommodations in the host cities. This hotel voucher allows the recipient to choose from over 750,000 hotels worldwide, whenever is most convenient to them. With this hotel voucher, they can experience the European Championship matches up close while discovering the cultural, historical and culinary highlights of the German city of their choice. With the flexibility of a hotel voucher, your favourite footie fan can organise their stay according to their personal preferences and enjoy an unforgettable football and travel experience all thanks to you!