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Euro 2024 Travel Guide: Dortmund

As the second-largest city in the Low German dialect area, Dortmund will host several 2024 European Championship fixtures this summer.

Famed for its electric atmosphere thanks to the legendary Borussia Dortmund club, the city is ready to open its doors to supporters from across the globe.

If you’re planning to explore this beautiful city this summer, we have all the essential information to make your Dortmund adventure unforgettable.

Euro 2024 Fixtures in Dortmund

  • Saturday, June 15 – Group B – Italy vs Albania
  • Tuesday, June 18 – Group F – Turkey vs Georgia
  • Saturday, June 22 – Group F – Turkey vs Portugal
  • Tuesday, June 25 – Group D – France vs Poland
  • Saturday, June 29 – Round of 16
  • Wednesday, July 10 – Semi-finals

Euro 2024 Stadium in Dortmund

The roar of the yellow tide is iconic at Signal Iduna Park. This 62,000-seater stadium boasts a unique atmosphere fueled by the Sudtribune – a massive 24,454-capacity terraced section.

Nicknamed The Yellow Wall for the sea of yellow jerseys, scarves, flags and flares enthusiastically displayed by Dortmund supporters, the terrace is a truly electrifying sight.

The famous venue has hosted numerous historic moments in football, including six matches during the 2006 World Cup and the 2000/01 UEFA Cup final.

Euro 2024 Dortmund Fan Zone

The Friedensplatz fan zone represents the heart of football excitement in Dortmund. There are plenty of shaded areas, making it the ideal place to enjoy the tournament.

For a more electric atmosphere, you can watch the tournament with thousands of fans in the iconic Public Viewing Centre in Westfalenpark.

The Top Accommodation in Dortmund

These are some of Trip Advisor’s best options for accommodation that suit every budget:

The Best Bars in Dortmund

According to Trip Advisor, these are the top-rated bars in Dortmund:

The Best Restaurants in Dortmund

These are Trip Advisor’s best places to eat in Dortmund:

Travelling in Dortmund

Dortmund boasts a fantastic public transport system, with a network of buses and the subway to whisk you around the city with ease.

The extensive train network is the most convenient and cost-effective way to travel as it extends beyond the city limits, reaching suburbs and neighbouring areas.

Dortmund ticket holders get a 36-hour travel pass to access the entire VRR (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr) and VRS (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg) networks at no additional cost.

You can use the DB Navigator app to check for potential delays, platform numbers and other travel information.

Places to Visit in Dortmund

Dortmund has been shaped by its production-centred past, focused primarily on steel, coal and beer.

However, it has transformed into a modern metropolis that celebrates its rich heritage, and football is now a firm element of that mix.

As well as BVB’s Signal Iduna Park and the accompanying Borusseum, the city is also home to the German Football Museum.

Dortmund boasts spacious parks and numerous waterways that crisscross the city. For a breathtaking view over the city rooftops, take a trip up St Reinoldi’s tower.

You can also visit Borsigplatz, Germany’s most famous roundabout, where BVB fans celebrate whenever their team claims a title.

You can see our travel guides for all Euro 2024 host cities here, or follow the links below for more information about the 2024 European Championship in Germany.

Euro 2024 Links

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