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View of the Lens Town Hall

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This is the 3rd time that France hosts the UEFA Euro™. Can they win their 3rd European title? With 23 talented teams, such as title-holder Spain, the competition promises to be tough. International players will play in France’s stadiums:  Müller, Hazard, Rooney, Ronaldo, etc. European supporters will also join the celebration to encourage their favourite team. Whether you are English, Irish, Russian, German, French, or Italian, the Nord and Pas-de-Calais are proud to welcome you to the Bollaert-Delelis and Pierre Mauroy stadiums - 2 brand-new facilities chosen by the French football federation for their size and comfort.  Take time to discover the region between matches.

A panoramic view of the Bollaert-Delelis stadium
  • Bollaert-Delelis stadium with 38,000 seats
  • © Emmanuel DAIX

The calendar of the matches
…at the Bollaert-Delelis stadium in Lens

Group stage

ALBANIA v. SWITZSERLAND: 11th June 2016 at 3.00pm

ENGLAND v. WALES: 16th June 2016 at 3.00pm

CZECH REPUBLIC v. TURKEY: 21st June 2016 at 9.00pm


Round of 16: 25th June 2016 at 9.00pm

Round of 16: 25th June 2016 at 9.00pm

Match programme
…at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq

Group stage

GERMANY v. UKRAINE: 12th June 2016 at 9.00pm

RUSSIA v. SLOVAKIA: 15th June 2016 at 3.00pm

SWITZERLAND v. FRANCE: 19th June at 9.00pm 

ITALY v. IRELAND: 22nd June 2016 at 9.00pm


Round of 16: 26th June 2016 at 6.00pm

Quarter final: 1st July 2016 at 9.00pm

You don’t have a ticket? We guarantee a frenzied atmosphere in the fan zones!

Lens and Lille have arranged fully secured fan zones where the matches will be broadcast so that everyone can enjoy the action. These areas are open on match days. Admission is free. The programme includes a range of entertainment and concerts. The perfect opportunity to enjoy the 3rd half-time in the heart of the city with the same atmosphere as in the stadium.
Lens fan zone The Lens town hall(place Jean Jaurès), 1km from Bollaert-Delelis stadium and 500m from Lens station.
Lille fan zone Place François Mitterrand, at the foot of the Lille Europe station(underground rail station: Lille Europe)

A panoramic view at night of Esplanade François Mitterrand in the Lille Europe neighbourhood.
  • The Esplanade François Mitterrand - Lille’s fan zone
  • © Lightmotiv Jean-Pierre Duplan
Long live football: two exhibitions
“Go the Sang et Or”! (red and yellow: the Lens club colours)

The Lens’ supporters are reputed to be the best spectators in France. Come and discover the legendary club’s history in the free exhibition at the Louvre-Lens museum: RC Louvre, from 20/04 to 07/11.

Foot foraine

Discover the world of football in a unique, original event at the St-Sauveur station from 3/6 to 6/11. Tournaments, table football, artistic installations are on the programme.