The most exciting event of the summer, the UEFA EURO 2016™ European football championship, can also be experienced outside stadiums.
The organizing committee and the City of Paris have set up a designated Euro 2016 area: a fan zone for up to 90,000 supporters on the Champ de Mars at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, open to the public free of cost from 10 June to 10 July.
A place for fans to get together, a venue for football-related activities and a great way to watch live broadcasts of the matches, the Eiffel Tower fan zone is sure to make the UEFA EURO 2016™ a festive and unforgettable experience.
Entrance to the Eiffel Tower fan zone
Fan zone opening hours
- On 10 June : from 4pm-midnight (for the installation)
- On 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 25 and 26 June : 12 noon-midnight
- On 14, 22 and 27 June : 3m-midnight
- On 20 June : 6pm-midnight
- On 30 June, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 10 July: 4pm-midnight
The fan zone will be closed on days when matches are not broadcast (except for concert days)
Entrance to the fan zone
Supporters can access the fan zone for the duration of the championship through one of 6 entrances:
- Avenue de la Motte-Piquet (7th)
- Avenue Joseph Bouvard (7th)
- Avenue Charles-Risler (7th)
Arriving by public transport
- Metro: line 6 station Bir-Hakeim or Dupleix / line 6 and 9 station Trocadéro / line 8 station Ecole Militaire
- RER: ligne C station Champ de Mars tour Eiffel
- Bus: line 42, 69, 72, 82 and 87
Entertainment at the Eiffel Tower fan zone
- The fan zone will have lots of entertainment, a stage for concerts, a village run by the UEFA’s sponsors, places to eat, etc.
- A spectacular 420 m² giant screen, the largest screen ever, will be set up in line with the Eiffel Tower, and 8 other screens will be installed in other parts of the Fan Zone.
Connected Fan Zone
For the first time ever, Paris is creating a connected Fan Zone with high-quality Wi-Fi access.
A ‘Twitter Wall’ gives the public the opportunity to interact through a dedicated hashtag #fanzonetoureiffel
Entertainment for everyone
Relaxation area: hammocks, sun umbrellas, face painting, Just Dance activity, Operaoke (opera karaoke), PES e-sports days, etc.
Sports ground: football tournament, introduction to freestyle, demonstration of cecifoot and wheelchair football, table-football tent, etc.
There will be a giant screen on Place Jacques Rueff (7th), with additional screens dotted through the fan zone.
David Guetta will be writing and performing the UEFA EURO 2016™ anthem. The famous French DJ will give a concert on the Champ de Mars on 9 June, on the eve of the tournament.
Another great surprise not to be missed in the Fan Zone: British rock band MUSE will be performing in concert on June 28th at the Eiffel Tower. Ticket sales start on May 10th via the FNAC and FRANCEBILLET outlets.
The Saint-Denis fan zone
Like neighbouring Paris, the town of Saint-Denis will be welcoming football supporters in the region to a fan zone located in the Parc de la Légion d'Honneur, open to one and all throughout the championship, starting from 10 June.
Enclosed and secure, the Fan Zone Saint-Denis can host up to 10,000 people.
Programme of events:
- Broadcasting of matches on a giant screen
- Concerts (on non-match days): Festival de Saint-Denis (classical music), Festival Métis (world music), Hip-hop and urban culture festival, Grand Corps Malade, Idir, Cut Killer, etc.
- Children's village with games for all ages
- Outdoor cinema, DJ sets, catering area, association kiosks, sporting demonstrations, video game final, etc.
Access to the Euro 2016 Saint-Denis Fan Zone
Parc de la Légion d'honneur - Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier 93200 Saint-Denis
- Metro: line 13 station Basilique Saint-Denis or Saint-Denis Porte de Paris
- RER: line D station Saint-Denis