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When Are the Euros 2024?: Cities, Stadiums and Schedule

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When are the Euros? The 17th edition of the UEFA European Championship is underway in Germany. The tournament takes place between June 14 and July 14. Germany, three-time winners of the tournament received the hosting rights in 2018. 

It’s the first time the country is hosting the event as a united country. Previously, the Euros were played in West Germany before reunification. Several cities and stadiums will attract fans watching their teams. We have all the details.

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Euros 2024 Stadiums and Cities

10 cities across Germany will host the games throughout the month. The Olympiastadion, Berlin will host the final of the competition. Here’s a breakdown of all Euros 2024 stadiums.

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Olympiastadion Berlin

Panoramic view of the Olympic stadium of Berlin during the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics. Source: Wikimedia licensed by Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
  • Location: Berlin
  • Capacity: 71,000
  • Home stadium: Hertha Berlin

The Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany will host the final on 14 July. It’s home to the German national team and Hertha Berlin uses it as its home stadium in the Bundesliga. The facility was opened in 1936 and has been renovated thrice, in 1974 and between 2000 and 2004. It has a reputation for hosting big games like the 2006 FIFA World Cup final and the 2015 Champions League.

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Cologne Stadium

A view of the Cologne Stadium. Video Credit: Drone Snap
  • Location: Cologne
  • Capacity: 43,000
  • Home stadium: FC Köln

The Cologne Stadium will host four group-stage matches, starting with Hungary vs Switzerland and Scotland vs Switzerland. It’s the home stadium of FC Köln and is regularly used by the German Women’s team. It was one of the stadiums used during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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BVB Stadion Dortmund

The Signal Iduna Park. Source: Wikimedia licensed by CC-BY-3.0
  • Location: Dortmund
  • Capacity: 62,000
  • Home stadium: Borussia Dortmund

People also refer to the BVB Stadion as the Signal Iduna Park and it’s known for its “Yellow Wall”. It’s one of the most popular stadiums in the country and will host six matches, including the round of 16 and the semi-finals on 10 July. 

Dusseldorf Arena

A view of Dusseldorf Arena. Video Credit: EspritScapes – Stadionlandschaften
  • Location: Dusseldorf
  • Capacity: 47,000
  • Home stadium: Fortuna Düsseldorf 

Düsseldorf is a smaller town but for beer lovers, it’s heaven on earth. Five matches will take place here, including the round of 16 and a quarterfinal. German club Fortuna Düsseldorf use this ground in the second Bundesliga tier.

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Frankfurt Arena

An aerial view of the Commerzbank Arena. Source: Wikimedia licensed by CC-BY-SA-4.0
  • Location: Frankfurt
  • Capacity: 47,000
  • Home stadium: Eintracht Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Arena is scheduled to host five matches. Hosts Germany will play its last group match against Switzerland here. England and Belgium are some of the nations that will experience this facility. It was one of the FIFA World Cup 2006 stadiums.

Arena Aufschalke

A tour of Arena Aufschalke. Video Credit: The Next Match
  • Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Capacity: 50,000
  • Home stadium: FC Schalke 04

The Arena Aufschalke will host four matches, three in the group stage and a round-of-16 match. These are Serbia vs England (June 16), Spain vs Italy (June 20), Georgia vs Portugal (June 26) and a round of 16 games (June 30). 

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Volksparkstadion Hamburg

An inside look at the Volksparkstadion. Source: Wikimedia licensed by CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Capacity: 49,000
  • Home stadium: Hamburg

The Volksparkstadion has hosted several high-profile events like the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the European Champions League and the Europa League. Five matches are scheduled to be hosted here, including:

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  • Poland vs Netherlands 
  • Croatia vs Albania 
  • Georgia vs Czechia
  • Czechia vs Turkey
  • A quarter-final game on 5 July.

Leipzig Stadium

A view of the RB Leipzig stadium. Video Credit: The World Stadium Tour
  • Location: Leipzig
  • Capacity: 40,000
  • Home stadium: RB Leipzig

The Leipzig Stadium, labeled the Red Bull Arena in the Bundesliga, is the largest venue in East Germany. Four matches, including Netherlands vs France and the round of 16, will take place here. It’s witnessed a lot of great football due to RB Leipzig’s rise in the game.

Munich Football Arena

A look at the Allianz Arena. Video Credit: PanTerra
  • Location: Munich
  • Capacity: 66,000
  • Home Stadium: Bayern Munich

The Munich Football Arena is one of the country’s prominent stadiums owing to Bayern Munich’s success in the Bundesliga. Six matches are scheduled here, including a semifinal on 9 July. The Allianz Arena has hosted major international tournaments, including the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the UEFA Euros 2020 and American football matches. 

Stuttgart Arena

Mercedes-Benz-Arena, Stuttgart. Source: Wikimedia licensed by CC-BY-2.0
  • Location: Stuttgart
  • Capacity: 51,000
  • Home stadium: VFB Stuttgart

Home to VfB Stuttgart, the stadium will host five games including Germany’s tie against Hungary. The facility was opened in 1933 and has hosted multiple tournaments. For example:

  • 1988 UEFA Euro
  • 1974, 2006 FIFA World Cup
  • 1933 World Athletic Championship

Euros 2024 Groups

There are six groups in Euro 2024, each made up of four nations. Here are the fixtures: 

  • Group A: Germany, Hungary, Scotland, Switzerland
  • Group B: Spain, Albania, Croatia, Italy
  • Group C: England, Denmark, Slovenia, Serbia
  • Group D: France, Austria, Netherlands, Poland
  • Group E: Belgium, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine
  • Group F: Portugal, Turkey, Czechia, Georgia

Euros 2024 Schedule

Group A

14 June: Germany v Scotland – Munich
15 June: Hungary v Switzerland – Cologne
19 June: Scotland v Switzerland – Cologne
19 June: Germany v Hungary – Stuttgart
23 June: Switzerland v Germany – Frankfurt
23 June: Scotland v Hungary – Stuttgart

Group B

15 June: Spain v Croatia – Berlin
15 June: Italy v Albania – Dortmund
19 June: Croatia v Albania – Hamburg
20 June: Spain v Italy – Gelsenkirchen
24 June: Albania v Spain – Dusseldorf
24 June: Croatia v Italy – Leipzig 

Group C

16 June: Serbia v England – Gelsenkirchen
16 June: Slovenia v Denmark – Stuttgart
20 June: Denmark v England – Frankfurt
20 June: Slovenia v Serbia – Munich
25 June: England v Slovenia – Cologne
25 June: Denmark v Serbia – Munich

Group D

16 June: Poland v Netherlands – Hamburg 

17 June: Austria v France – Dusseldorf
21 June: Poland v Austria – Berlin
21 June: Netherlands v France – Leipzig
25 June: Netherlands v Austria – Berlin
25 June: France v Poland – Dortmund 

Group E

17 June: Belgium v Slovakia – Frankfurt
17 June: Romania v Ukraine – Munich
21 June: Slovakia v Ukraine – Dusseldorf
22 June: Belgium v Romania – Cologne
26 June: Slovakia v Romania – Frankfurt
26 June: Ukraine v Belgium – Stuttgart 

Group F

18 June: Portugal v Czechia – Dortmund
18 June: Turkey v Georgia – Leipzig
22 June: Turkey v Portugal  – Dortmund
22 June: Czechia v Georgia – Hamburg
26 June: Czechia v Turkey – Gelsenkirchen
26 June: Georgia v Portugal – Hamburg 

  • The round of 16 matches are scheduled to take place between 29 June and 2 July.
  • The quarter-final matches are scheduled to take place between 5 July and 6 July.
  • Between 9 July and 10 July, the semi-final matches are scheduled to take place.
  •  The teams will compete in the final on 14 July.

We hope this article answers your question, when are the Euros. There are a lot of football games to look forward to. The Euros always deliver amazing matches and it’s a chance to watch some of the best footballers in the world. Who will win the European Championships?

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Agnes Amondi
Agnes Amondi
Agnes Amondi is a sports enthusiast who enjoys sharing sports knowledge. Over the years, she has also written on different niches, and she now brings that experience at Spotcovery. She writes sports content and also, Arts & Culture, Recipe, Beauty and more.

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