The 10 stadiums in Germany hosting Euro 2024

The unprecedented winter World Cup means it’s a shorter turnaround between major tournaments for UEFA nations, and Euro 2024 will spring up on us in no time.

Qualification for the tournament is Germany has just got underway with the campaign concluding later this year. It’s all happening so fast!

Euro 2020 was unique in that multiple cities from various countries were used to celebrate the tournament’s 60th anniversary, but things will be going back to normal in 2024 with ten German cities playing host.

Here’s the lowdown on the ten stadiums that are being used at Euro 2024.

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The Olympiastadion is the biggest stadium in Germany and will host the Euro 2024 final / Clive Mason/GettyImages

City: Berlin
Capacity: 74,461

Games Hosted

15 June – B1 vs B2
21 June – D1 vs D3
29 June – Round of 16
6 July – Quarter-final
14 July – Final

Germany’s answer to Wembley. The Olympiastadion is the biggest stadium in the country and has played host to every German Cup final since 1985.

The 2006 World Cup final was also played here, as was the 2015 Champions League final. The Euro 2024 final will be the next major event Berlin ticks off its list once the tournament rolls around.

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The stunning Allianz Arena will host six games / Marco Kost/GettyImages

City: Munich
Capacity: 70,076

Games Hosted

14 June – A1 vs A2
17 June – E3 vs E4
20 June – C1 vs C3
25 June – C2 vs C3
2 July – Round of 16
9 July – Semi-final

The architecturally unique Allianz Arena is one of the most aesthetically stunning stadiums in Europe and is home to German giants Bayern Munich.

While the arena was built by local rivals Bayern and 1860 München, the former took full ownership of the stadium in April 2006. It has since hosted the 2012 Champions League final, and was used four times at Euro 2020.

One of the semi-finals at Euro 2024 will be played at the Allianz Arena, which hosts six games in total.

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Signal Iduna Park is famed for its raucous atmosphere / Stuart Franklin/GettyImages

City: Dortmund
Capacity: 65,849

Games Hosted

15 June – B3 vs B4
18 June – F1 vs F2
22 June – F1 vs F3
25 June – D4 vs D1
29 June – Round of 16
10 July – Semi-final

The notorious Signal Iduna Park is famed for its electric atmosphere, and it’s no surprise it’s been selected to hold the other semi-final at Euro 2024.

The stadium has hosted some major European fixtures over the years, including multiple Champions League semi-finals during Jurgen Klopp’s reign as Dortmund boss.

It also held the entertaining 2001 UEFA Cup final between Liverpool and Deportivo Alaves.

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Stuttgart has a rich history with major footballing events / Christian Kaspar-Bartke/GettyImages

City: Stuttgart
Capacity: 54,906

Games Hosted

16 June – C1 vs C2
19 June – A1 vs A3
23 June – A2 vs A3
26 June – E4 vs E1
5 July – Quarter-final

Home to current Bundesliga strugglers Stuttgart, the Mercedes-Benz Arena has been renovated and modernised several times since being built in 1933.

It was previously known as the Neckarstadion before 1993 and was used for the 1974 World Cup and 1988 European Championship. It has also hosted two European Cup finals.

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Gelsenkirchen will hold just four games / Lars Baron/GettyImages

City: Gelsenkirchen
Capacity: 54,740

Games Hosted

16 June – C3 vs C4
20 June – B1 vs B3
26 June – F2 vs F3
30 June – Round of 16

The industrial heartland that is Gelsenkirchen will host the fewest number of games at Euro 2024 (four) compared to other cities.

Despite its 21st-century opening, the Arena AufSchalke has already established an impressive pedigree. Jose Mourinho enjoyed his crowning glory as Porto boss in this stadium during the 2004 Champions League final, while England suffered penalty shootout heartbreak at the hands of Portugal in 2006.

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Eintracht Frankfurt’s home ground isn’t the most appealing from the outside / Christian Kaspar-Bartke/GettyImages

City: Frankfurt

Games Hosted

17 June – E1 vs E2
20 June – C2 vs C4
23 June – A4 vs A1
26 June – E2 vs E3
1 July – Round of 16

Deutsche Bank Park has been treated to some magical European nights in recent years amid Eintracht Frankfurt’s rise, and it’ll get another chance to host games at a major tournament in 2024.

This arena, built in 1925, is one of the oldest in Germany and has previously hosted games at the 1988 European Championship and the 2006 World Cup.

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The Volksparkstadion hosted the 2010 Europa League final / Stuart Franklin/GettyImages

City: Hamburg

Games Hosted

16 June – D1 vs D2
19 June – B2 vs B4
22 June – F2 vs F4
26 June – F4 vs F1
5 July – Quarter-final

Volksparkstadion is the biggest stadium in the tourist-friendly Hamburg and will play host to five games at Euro 2024, including a quarter-final tie.

The stadium underwent renovations at the start of the century to ensure it stood up to modern standards following its opening in 1953 and has since hosted the 2010 Europa League final.

It was also used five times at the 2006 World Cup.

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The Merkur Spielarena is one of Germany’s more unassuming major stadiums / Andreas Rentz/GettyImages

City: Dusseldorf

Games Hosted

17 June – D3 vs D4
21 June – E2 vs E4
24 June – B4 vs B1
1 July – Round of 16
6 July – Quarter-final

A lower key venue for sure, but Fortuna Dusseldorf’s home ground still holds over 50,000 and will host two knockout fixtures at this tournament.

The Merkur Spielarena, formerly known as the Rheinstadion, hosted games at the 1988 European Championship, but wasn’t used for the 2006 World Cup.

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The RheinEnergieStadion recently held the 2020 Europa League final / Lars Baron/GettyImages

City: Cologne

Games Hosted

15 June – A3 vs A4
19 June – A2 vs A4
22 June – E1 vs E3
25 June – C4 vs C1
30 June – Round of 16

Home of FC Köln, the RheinEnergieStadion will host five games at Euro 2024 including a round of 16 clash.

The culturally-rich Cologne also played host to the 2020 Europa League final, with this stadium undergoing renovation to ensure it could stage matches at the 2006 World Cup.

Its capacity is now just shy of 50,000.

City: Leipzig

Games Hosted

18 June – F3 vs F4
21 June – D2 vs D4
24 June – B2 vs B3
2 July – Round of 16

RB Leipzig’s home is the biggest stadium in east Germany and is one of the more modern arenas in the country after opening in 2004 in time for the World Cup.

Like the Arena AufSchalke, the Red Bull Arena will only host four games at Euro 2024.

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