Stadium — Stade de France
Capacity — 80,000 seats
Opened — 1998
Location — The stadium is located just north of Paris France in Saint-Denis, around 8km from the city centre, the Louvre Museum and the iconic Eiffel Tower (see luxury hotels).
Address — ZAC du Cornillon Nord, 93216 Saint Denis, France
Clubs — National Football Team of France, French rugby union team
Nicknames France National Football Team — Les Bleus (The Blues), Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors)
Nicknames French Rugby Union Team — Les Bleus, Les Tricolores, Le XV de France
Club Colours — Blue, White and Red
Public Transportation : you can reach the ground by taking either the metro or underground or RER.
RER lines B and D can be taken from station Châtelet and Paris Gare du Nord. If you take line B Get off at La Plaine Stade de France station, get off at Stade de France Saint Denis station if you take line D.
Metro line 13 connects the stadium with stations Gare Montparnasse, Invalides and Gare Saint-Lazare. Get off at stop Saint-Denis Porte de Paris.
You can also take tramway No.1 (St Denis Basilique stop) as well as buses No. 239 / 253 / 139 / 153 / 173 / 255 / 350
By Car : The A1 and A86 motorways run directly past the stadium. The A1 motorway connects with the centre of Paris and the périphérique further south. Take exit 2 from the A1 to reach Stade de France stadium. From the A86 take exit 9 Saint-Denis – La Plaine Stade de France.
Air Connections — Paris is served by three international airports. Charles de Gaulle International is the largest and most well known with major international flight carriers.
Orly International Airport and hotels are located 30 minutes away, southwest of the city. Beauvais Airport is the smallest of the three airports, located approx. one hour away.