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EURO 2016: Travel Guide and Information on Host Cities



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Euro 2016 is upon us and if you are wondering about your travel, accommodation and require a general guide to France, here at Soccerlens we have you covered.

Omio, a company that aims to make travelling across Europe easier by providing people with the tools to fully benefit from Europe’s excellent rail, bus, and air travel infrastructure, have together a detailed travel guide for Euro 2016 and they also look at the host cities in-depth in terms of affordability, accessibility and football spirit.

Despite having tickets to the game, it can be tricky navigating your way across the cities and therefore Omio have mapped out everything you need to know, including local public transport information and information on train tickets for UEFA Euro 2016.

Furthermore, a plethora of information including the list of Sports Bars and Fan zones that will provide the best atmosphere apart from the ground, have also been provided.

Click here to read a detailed travel guide of all 9 cities hosting the Euro 2016 Championship. Public transport, accommodation, Sports bars details are included as well.

Omio have also ranked the 9 host cities based on their accessibility, affordability, and passion towards football. So if you are unsure about where you should book your hotels and then travel around the country, this one is for you.


Paris has been picked as the most accessible city in France because of its excellent rail, bus, and air travel infrastructure.

Saint-Etienne and Lens are the most affordable cities to stay in and commute from if you cannot afford to shell out exorbitant prices for food, travel and accommodation.

If you plan to get around the country and explore it as a tourist, GoEuro has you covered as well. Nice and Paris are ranked as the top two cities with best tourist attractions.

Nice is right in the middle of the classic French Riviera with beaches and mountains both easily accessible. Paris, with its large number of museums and hotels, is hugely popular as well.