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Take a trip to the 2020 European Football Championship in St. Petersburg

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Submitted by Serg A Nik on Sat, 03/07/2020 - 21:34

The 2020 European Football Championship will be held from June 12 to July 12, 2020. Championship matches will be held at 12 stadiums in 12 cities of 11 states. Four matches will be held in St. Petersburg (Russia), at the Gazprom Arena stadium. If you want to go to the 2020 European Football Championship in St. Petersburg, then you should prepare for the trip in advance.

Gazprom Arena Stadium (St Petersburg Stadium) is located in the western part of the city on Krestovsky Island. The nearest metro station: Novokrestovskaya. You can also get to the stadium from the Krestovsky Ostrov and Begovaya metro stations. The stadium can accommodate more than 60 thousand spectators.

Get more information about the stadium.

On the photograph: the stadium on Krestovsky island in Saint Petersburg.
the stadium Saint Petersburg on Krestovsky island

4 matches of the final part of the European Championship 2020 will be held in St. Petersburg.

  • June 13, 2020 - Belgium - Russia.
  • June 17, 2020 - Finland - Russia.
  • June 22, 2020 - Finland - Belgium.
  • July 3, 2020 - Quarter-finals.

Tickets for the European Championship games can be bought on the UEFA website.
Tickets for the St Petersburg Arena stadium will be divided into several categories. Tickets cost from 50 euros to 225 euros.
In reality, not everyone will be able to buy tickets.

If you were unable to buy a football ticket, you can watch the championship matches in the fan zone or sports bar.

Two fan zones will be opened in St. Petersburg.

The largest fan zone will be located on Konyushennaya Square, Konyushennaya Square is located in the heart of the city. The distance from Nevsky Prospect is approximately 600 meters, from Palace Square - 500 meters. (You can go to Konyushennaya Square from Nevsky Prospekt along Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street. The football village on Konyushennaya Square will be open throughout the championship from June 12 to July 12, 2020.

The second fan zone will be located on Palace Square. The fan zone on Palace Square will be open on match days in St. Petersburg (June 13, 17 and 22) and, possibly, on other days.

Entrance to the fan zone is free. No ticket needed.

Admiralteyskaya is the nearest metro station.

Choose a hotel with a convenient location!

It is most convenient to choose a hotel in the city center, not far from Nevsky Prospekt. You can get to the stadium by metro. You can get to the fan zone on foot. If you could not book a hotel in the city center, then you can recommend any hotel near the green metro line (line 3). (For example, Moscow hotel is located next to the metro station "Ploshchad Aleksandra Nevskogo".

Hotels in St Petersburg

On the photo: “Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace” is the one of the best hotels in St. Petersburg.

Learn more about accommodation in St Petarsburg.

How to get to St. Petersburg? The choice of transport depends on the place of your departure.
By plane. You can buy plane tickets here. You can find detailed information about Pulkovo Airport here. (You can also order a taxi there.)

By train. Trains from Finland arrive at Finlandsky Station. Trains from Moscow arrive at the Moskovsky station.

What else to do?

It would be pretty stupid just to watch football when coming to St. Petersburg. Be sure to expand your program of stay in the city.

Take one or more excursions. Go to the theater or concert. Visit one or more museums. Visit some interesting events that will take place at the same time in the city. Visit neighboring cities. We will replenish useful information. Come back to this page later.

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