Lyon, a UEFA EURO 2016™ host city
Lyon, the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region
The world capital of gastronomy knows all about pairing pleasures, given that this attractive city is also home to architectural marvels from the Roman period, the Renaissance and the 20th century. France’s third largest city and an important European economic hub is a highly modern metropolis and the new Stade des Lumières is an excellent example of the city’s dynamic character.
Match schedule, Lyon
Stade des Lumières – capacity: 58,000
- 1st round: Belgium v Italy 13/06/2016.
- 2nd round: Ukraine v N. Ireland 16/06/2016.
- 3rd round: Romania v Albania 19/06/2016 and Hungary v Portugal 22/06/2016.
- Round of 16: 26/06/2016.
- Semi-final: 06/07/2016.
Stade des Lumières – practical information
The new Stade des Lumières, also known as the Grand Stade de Lyon, is situated in Décines-Charpieu to the east of the city, 12km from the centre of Lyon. This stadium is first and foremost a sporting complex, but it also doubles as a business centre and an entertainment venue.
Address: Chemin du Montout - 69150 Décines-Charpieu
Getting to the stadium by public transport
- From La Part-Dieu train station: tram line T3
- From Lyon-Perrache train station: metro line A to “Vaux-en-Velin la Soie” station, then tram line T3
- Décines-Charpieu is also accessible via bus routes 7, 16, 67, 79, 85 and 95 and tram line T3