Guide: Here Are the Host Cities for Euro 2024

Guide: Here Are the Host Cities for the UEFA Euro 2024

This year's grand football celebration is drawing ever closer. From June 14th to July 14th, the world's eyes will be on the UEFA Euro 2024 in Germany, and expectations for the championship are sky-high. The matches are distributed among the following 10 host cities:

  • Berlin
  • Munich (München)
  • Dortmund
  • Gelsenkirchen
  • Stuttgart
  • Hamburg
  • Düsseldorf
  • Cologne (Köln)
  • Leipzig
  • Frankfurt

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Germany – The Ultimate Host Nation

In September 2018, it was confirmed that Germany would be the host nation for Euro 2024. Given the football heritage of this country, it will undoubtedly be a true football feast. The 10 host cities boast a rich football history and large stadiums, all set to welcome hundreds of thousands of fans.


Berlin, the capital of Germany and one of Europe's most dynamic and historically charged cities, has a rich football tradition and is home to Hertha BSC. The club plays its matches at the Olympiastadion, which will also host the Euro 2024 final. This stadium is one of Germany's most historic sports venues, originally built for the 1936 Olympic Games. It has been modernized several times, including serving as the venue for the 2006 FIFA World Cup final.

Olympiastadion: About 74,475 spectators


Munich, in southern Germany, is the capital of Bavaria and known for its rich history and beautiful architecture. The city is also home to FC Bayern Munich, one of the world's most successful football clubs, which plays its home games at the Allianz Arena. The stadium is magnificent, with a facade made of inflatable plastic panels that can light up in different colors.

Allianz Arena: About 75,000 spectators


Deeply rooted in industrial history and football culture, Dortmund is home to Borussia Dortmund, a club known for its passionate fans and the "Yellow Wall" – one of the world's most impressive fan sections at the Signal Iduna Park.

Signal Iduna Park: About 81,365 spectators


Gelsenkirchen is perhaps best known for its football club FC Schalke 04, one of Germany's most traditional clubs. The Veltins-Arena, the club's home ground, boasts a fantastic atmosphere and technical innovations like a retractable roof and a retractable pitch.

Veltins-Arena: About 62,271 spectators


Stuttgart is home to VfB Stuttgart. The city's Mercedes-Benz Arena reflects the region's technical expertise and has hosted several international football tournaments. Originally built in 1933, it has undergone extensive renovations.

Mercedes-Benz Arena: About 60,449 spectators


As one of Germany's largest port cities, Hamburg has a rich football history with clubs like Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli. The Volksparkstadion, home to Hamburger SV, is known for its vibrant atmosphere, which will undoubtedly be amplified during Euro 2024.

Volksparkstadion: About 57,000 spectators


An elegant city known for its fashion industry and art scene, Düsseldorf is also home to Fortuna Düsseldorf. The Merkur Spiel-Arena is a versatile venue used for sports events and concerts.

Merkur Spiel-Arena: About 54,600 spectators


With its famous cathedral, Cologne is a historic city with a strong football culture. 1. FC Köln plays its home games at the RheinEnergieStadion, known for its unique atmosphere and enthusiastic fans. The stadium was built in 1923 and has been renovated several times, most recently for the 2006 World Cup.

RheinEnergieStadion: About 50,000 spectators


Leipzig, with its rich cultural history, is a growing football city in Germany, thanks in large part to RB Leipzig, a club that has quickly climbed the ranks in German and European football. The Red Bull Arena, formerly known as the Zentralstadion, is the football club's home and has a fascinating history that includes several rebuilds and modernizations.

Red Bull Arena: About 42,959 spectators


A global financial center, Frankfurt is also home to Eintracht Frankfurt, a club with a long and proud tradition in German football. The Deutsche Bank Park stands as a symbol of the city with its modern design and capacity to welcome thousands of fans. It is one of Germany's most modern football stadiums.

Deutsche Bank Park: About 51,500 spectators

Group Stage of Euro 2024

Euro 2024 football has been divided into six groups with the following distribution and cities where the matches will be played:

Group A

  • Teams: Germany, Hungary, Scotland, Switzerland
  • Cities: Munich, Cologne, Stuttgart, Frankfurt
  • Interesting Fact: Germany, as the host nation, plays in this group and has a rich history of successes in the Euros.

Group B

  • Teams: Spain, Albania, Croatia, Italy
  • Cities: Berlin, Dortmund, Hamburg, Gelsenkirchen, Düsseldorf, Leipzig
  • Interesting Fact: The match between Spain and Croatia will be played in Berlin, which is a rematch of previous encounters in major tournaments.

Group C

  • Teams: England, Denmark, Slovenia, Serbia
  • Cities: Stuttgart, Gelsenkirchen, Munich, Frankfurt, Cologne
  • Interesting Fact: England and Denmark, both semifinalists in Euro 2020, are found in this group, indicating exciting matches ahead.

Group D

  • Teams: France, Austria, Netherlands, Poland
  • Cities: Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Leipzig, Dortmund
  • Interesting Fact: Contains strong football nations like France and the Netherlands, making the group very interesting.

Group E

  • Teams: Belgium, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine
  • Cities: Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Stuttgart
  • Interesting Fact: Belgium, with its golden generation, is one of the top names in this group.

Group F

  • Teams: Portugal, Turkey, Czech Republic, Georgia
  • Cities: Dortmund, Leipzig, Hamburg, Gelsenkirchen
  • Interesting Fact: Portugal, potentially featuring Cristiano Ronaldo in his last Euro, will be interesting to follow.

The Knockout Stage of Euro 2024

The knockout phase of Euro 2024 will be played in the following German cities:

Round of 16

  • Cities: Berlin, Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Leipzig, and Munich.


  • Cities: Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, and Berlin.


  • Venues: Allianz Arena in Munich and Westfalenstadion in Dortmund.


  • Venue: Olympiastadion in Berlin.

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Author: Dan Anderson