Stade Vélodrome (Orange Vélodrome) is a multipurpose stadium situated in the French city, Marseille. The stadium is the home of the city’s football club Marseille, it is also the home of the rugby club Toulon. The stadium was built in 1937 with four uncovered stands but it was renovated extensively in 2014 to host games at Euro 2016. During the renovations, a roof was added and a couple of stands were extended. With a capacity of 67,394, it is the largest club football ground in France and is an atmospheric place to watch football.
Transport links to the stadium are very good. Take the M2 metro line to ‘Rond-Point du Prado’, which is situated by the stadium. The 22, 44 and 73 buses all travel to the stadium.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to see the stadium is by attending an event. Football and rugby matches at the stadium are seasonal and tickets can be purchased from the stadium's ticket office or on the stadium's website. Guided tours are also available at the stadium and cost around 15 euros.