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Euro 2024 Travel Guide: Dusseldorf

Popularly known as the birthplace of synth-pop royalty ‘Kraftwerk’, Dusseldorf will host several 2024 European Championship fixtures this summer.

Dusseldorf was rebuilt after the Second World War and is often criticised for its modern aesthetics.

However, exploring this fashionable city promises a thrilling experience. Here’s all the information you need to enjoy your stay in Dusseldorf.

Euro 2024 Fixtures in Dusseldorf

  • Monday, June 17 – Group D – Austria vs France
  • Friday, June 21 – Group E – Slovakia vs Ukraine
  • Monday, June 24 – Group B – Albania vs Spain
  • Monday, July 1 – Round of 16
  • Saturday, July 6 – Quarter-finals

Euro 2024 Stadium in Dusseldorf

Nestled amongst the bustling streets of Dusseldorf is the Merkur Spiel-Arena, which is one of the smaller venues for Euro 2024.

The 40,000-seater stadium is home to Fortuna Dusseldorf, who currently ply their trade in the second tier of German football.

While the Merkur Spiel-Arena is no stranger to hosting big moments in sports, Euro 2024 will be the first major football tournament at that venue since its inauguration in 2004.

The arena boasts a retractable roof and advanced heating, making it a versatile venue for football and other major sporting events.

Euro 2024 Dusseldorf Fan Zone

Dusseldorf is gearing up for a summer to remember as it transforms into ‘Everybody’s Heimspiel’ for Euro 2024.

The city will be a vibrant hub of activity, with the electrifying Fan Zone Burgplatz pulsating with music, entertainment and activities for everyone.

If you’re craving the full matchday experience, join thousands of fans at the public viewing Rheinufer to watch every match against the backdrop of Dusseldorf’s stunning skyline.

The Top Accommodation in Dusseldorf

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

The Best Bars in Dusseldorf

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

The Best Restaurants in Dusseldorf

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

Travelling in Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf boasts an extensive network of bike lanes, making it easy to get around on two wheels. There are also a wealth of green spaces perfect for walking or jogging.

However, the most convenient way to get around the city is by train. The Rheinbahn operates a network of low-floor trams accessible to all passengers.

Dusseldorf ticket holders also get a 36-hour travel pass for a vast area surrounding the city, meaning visitors can explore the entire region at no additional cost.

Download the DB Navigator app to help you navigate the public transportation system and stay aware of delays.

Places to Visit in Dusseldorf

Düsseldorf is the beating heart of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous state. The city is a centre for commerce and also an advertising and fashion hub.

It boasts numerous interesting sights, but the city’s cartwheeling tradition offers plenty of attractions.

Keep an eye out for statues, sculptures and even manhole covers featuring children in mid-cartwheel, a delightful tribute to the city’s unique tradition.

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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