Bordeaux, a UEFA EURO 2016™ host city
Bordeaux, the world’s wine capital
The capital city of the Aquitaine region has earned itself a world-wide reputation thanks to its grand cru wines and renowned wine estates. For Euro 2016, Bordeaux has built a magnificent new stadium and a brand-new museum dedicated to wine civilisations (Musée des Civilisations du Vin), which is now part of the city’s must-see monuments. The city itself is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts attractions that include the Miroir d'eau on Place de la Bourse and the Grand Théâtre.
Match schedule, Bordeaux
Stade de Bordeaux, Matmut Atlantique – capacity: 42,000
- 1st round: Wales v Slovakia 11/06/2016 and Austria v Hungary 14/06/2016.
- 2nd round: Belgium v Ireland 18/06/2016.
- 3rd round: Croatia v Spain 21/06/2016.
- Quarter-final: 02/07/2016.
Stade Matmut Atlantique – practical information
Bordeaux’s new stadium, the Matmut Atlantique, designed by architects Herzog & De Meuron, is situated on the left bank in the heart of the Bordeaux-Lac district to the north of the city and near the Parc des Expositions and the Palais des Congrès.
Address: Cours Jules Ladoumègue - 33000 Bordeaux
Getting to the stadium by public transport
- By tram: line C to “Parc des Expositions/Stade”; line B to “Porte de Brande bourg”
- By bus: line 14, “Vergne” bus stop; line 37, “Carsat” bus stop