Posted on 18th Apr 2016
Euro 2016 City Guide: Paris
The French capital needs no introduction and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city is buzzing all year round so when the Euro 2016 tournament begins the city will become the central hub for all travelling fans, hosting five matches throughout the tournament at the Parc Des Princes Stadium and Stade De France
It is one of the most visited cities in the world with some of the best restaurants and attractions making it a must see city for any travelling fan this summer.
Attractions range from the world famous Eiffel Tower to the Louvre with hundreds of thousands descending onto the French capital.
Fixtures in Paris:
Group D: Turkey V Croatia - Sunday 12th June 2016 - 13:00
Group A: Romania V Switzerland - Wednesday 15th June - 18:00
Group F: Portugal V Austria - Saturday 18th June - 19:00
Group C: Northern Ireland V Germany - Tuesday 21st June - 16:00
Round of 16: Winner Group B vs Third Place A/C/D - Saturday 25th June - 18:00
Tickets for Euro 2016 can be purchased from Football Ticket Pad today - The UK's leading online ticket supplier.
Paris is the centre of an efficient transport network. The city can be reached by road, rail or air, with flights flying into two main international airports: Roissy Charles-De-Gaulle and Orly.
With over 300 bus routes, 16 rail line routes and an efficient taxi service, getting in and around Paris has never been easier. A standard Metro ticket costs only 1.70 euro so fans will not be stung when travelling around the city.
Paris possesses one of the most easily accessible rail networks across Europe. There are six central rail locations which make travelling to and from surrounding cities very simple. Marseille can be reached in three hours by train and Lyon is only two hours away.
For any travelling England fans, the city can be reached by air from most city airports and fans travelling from London can reach Paris by Eurostar is little over two hours.
The Parc Des Princes Stadium is located quite central and is only 8km away from the city centre, 18km from Orly airport and 35km from Charles De-Gaulle airport.
Where to watch the game:
If you haven’t got a ticket there are plenty of places to watch the matches throughout the tournament.
The most popular places are the English and Irish pubs where even local Parisians watch the matches. The Bombardier pub next to the Pantheon in the City’s Latin Quarter is guaranteed to be busy on matchday and describes itself as Paris’ most British pub with plenty of screens.
The city is very multicultural and during major tournaments there tends to be more noise from the cities Algerian, Tunisian, Ivorian, Senegalese and Portuguese communities on a matchday.