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Nouveau Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Categories: Tourist Spots, Arenas & Stadiums
A symbol of the city's cultural life, Nouveau Stade Vélodrome is one of the most iconic monuments in the region. The venue for the Olympique de Marseille soccer team, it has also hosted the 1998 soccer World Cup, the 2007 rugby World Cup, and many other sporting events. Until recently, it was the largest soccer stadium in France, seating more than 60,000 spectators. In preparation for a 2016 championship series, renovations limited the structure to 42,000 people. Post-renovation, more than 67,000 can enjoy sports here. Arrange your visit to Nouveau Stade Vélodrome and discover more family-friendly attractions in Marseille using our Marseille itinerary builder.
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Fan de foot ou pas, l'ambiance du stade vélodrome reste un excellent moment à vivre ! le stade est très chouette et ALLEZ l'OM !!!A football fan or not, the atmosphere of the velodrome Stadium remains a great time to live! the stadium is very nice and GO the OM!show original
Depuis qu'il a été refait le vel' est un très beau stade. J'ai eu la chance d'aller y voir 2 matches de l'Euro et il y a eu une ambiance de folie... Et allez l'OM!Since that it has been rebuilt the vel' is a very beautiful Stadium. I had the chance to go see 2 matches of the Euro and there was a crazy atmosphere... And go OM!show original
Le stade de l'extérieur est pas terrible mais dès que vous êtes à l'intérieur impressionnant. Dommage qu'il n'était pas pleins.The Stadium from the outside is not terrible but once you are inside the impressive. Too bad it was not full.show original
Torben Hvolmgaard Sørensen
The French football club Olympique de Marseille uses Stade Vélodrome, which was set in operation in 1937 and later renovated. It has a spectator capacity of 67,394. The stadium was also used for UEFA EURO 2016. 11.06.2016: England 1 - Russia 1. 15.06.2016: France 2 - Albania 0. 18.06.2016: Iceland 1 - Hungary 1. 21.06.2016: Ukraine 0 - Poland 1. 30.06.2016: Poland 1(3) - Portugal 1(5). 07.07.2016: Germany 0 - France 2.
The only soccer game I ever attended was Aug. 2015 in the magnificent Vélodrome. All seats have wonderful views and it's easily accessible by mass transit. Overall, a great experience.
Really wonderful stadium - perhaps the best I've ever been to. It's huge but you never feel far from the pitch, and the architecture is very interesting.
Great stadium, smartly built. All seats have a great view. Sadly they only sell Carlsberg with O.5% Alcohol and For €6.50!!!
Amazing Stadium. I'm glad I came after the refurbishment. Very clean inside and everywhere offers a good viewing platform. Two metro stations nearby are also handy for getting there from the centre of Marseille.
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