Euro 2008

Euro 2008

2008 European Championships, Austria & Switzerland

The 2008 European Championships in Austria and Switzerland produced some breath-taking football with Spain at last winning a major tournament overcoming Germany in the final in Vienna.

England and their passionate fans were a notable absentee but the tournament was of high quality even without them.

Look back at our in-depth travel guides to the host venues in Austria and Switzerland, see our cultural and travel essentials, fan images, stadium reports and news on a great advert for European football.

Find full results and Euro 2008 team profiles for the 16 competing nations, player profiles and Euro 2008 stats.

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Euro 2008 Austria/Switzerland

Euro 2008 Austria/Switzerland - travel guide to Austria and Switzerland


Euro 2008

Austria & Switzerland Host City Guides

The complete list of Euro 2008 host cities are:

Austria

Innsbruck
Klagenfurt
Salzburg
Vienna

Switzerland

Basel
Bern
Geneva
Zurich


Soccer Stadium Zurich, Switzerland.

Stadium Venues

Switzerland

Basle St Jakob Park (capacity 42,500) - the stadium capacity is being increased for the tournament from its present level of just over 33,000. Home ground of FC Basel.

Geneva Stade de Geneve (capacity 30,000) - opened in 2003 and the home ground of Servette FC.

Zurich Letzigrund Stadion (capacity 30,000) - the stadium is due to open in September 2007 and will be the home ground of FC Zurich.

Berne Stade de Suisse Wankdorf stadium (capacity 32,000) - the original stadium was the venue of the 1954 World Cup final, was demolished in 2001 and rebuilt, opening again in July 2005. Home to BSC Young Boys.


Austria

Vienna Ernst Happel Stadion (capacity 50,000) - the stadium has held four European Cup finals.

Salzburg Stadion Salzburg Wals-Seizenheim (capacity 30,000) - the stadium opened in 2003 and the capacity will be increased for the finals.

Innsbruck Stadion Tivuli Neu (capacity 30,000) - home ground of FC Wacker Tirol. The stadium capacity is being increased for the tournament.

Klagenfurt Worthersee Stadion (capacity 30,000) - the stadium opens in 2007 and will be home to FC Karnten.



Groups & Teams

Read team profiles and analyses and see the Euro 2008 group standings and results..

GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C GROUP B
Czech Republic
Portugal
Switzerland
Turkey
Austria
Croatia
Germany
Poland
France
Italy
Netherlands
Romania
Greece
Russia
Spain
Sweden

Full Euro 2008 schedule
Euro 2008 Qualifying Groups A-G


Accommodation: hotels & budget hostels

Check our listings for Euro 2008 hotel accommodation in the venue cities and other locations and book your hotel or hostel online.


Austrian & Swiss Culture

Read articles on Swiss & Austrian culture: food, wine, stereotypes, sex, sport, football, gay life.

Trains at Innsbruck Station, Innsbruck, Austria.

Austrian & Swiss Travel

Travel essentials for getting around Austria and Switzerland by public transport, plus information on visas, embassies and travel passes.

Photographs of Austria & Switzerland

Images of Austria
Images of Switzerland