Parc des Princes is one of the best known football stadium that is home to the famous Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) team in Paris. With the Stade De France, this stadium is considered the most popular of France. Built in 1897, it is the oldest and was the most important stadium of France until 1998.
Today, it is the fifth largest stadium in France with a capacity of 48 712 seats. You have the possibility to visit the stadium or participate to an event. We give you all the information about the stadium, tickets and tours about it down below.
What can I do at Parc des Princes ?
The stadium has a very important place in the heart of Parisian people and is definitely worth visiting. You can arrange a visit the stadium with an access to the trophy wall and see the historical exhibition room. If you are fan of football, you might get a lot of joy seing the backstage of a mythical sport place like this.
If you have time and you book in advance, you can also follow the upcoming sporting events at Parc des Princes and book an online ticket during your trip. You would experience the most incredible time with Parisian fanatics coming to see their team in action. The Parisian football atmosphere will not leave you indifferent !
Entrance, Tickets and Tours
How to get to Parc des Princes
The stadium is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near to the city’s ring road (Périphérique) in the Boulogne, outskirts of Paris. It sits 9 km away from the Eiffel Tower.
Metro: The closest station is Porte de Saint-Cloud on the Line 9. It is only 5 minutes by walk from the station.
Bus: 22, 62, 72
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Parc des Princes has a capacity of about 50.000 seats.
The stadium is located near to the city’s ring road (Périphérique) in the Boulogne, outskirts of Paris. It sits 9 km away from the Eiffel Tower.
History of the Parc des Princes
The stadium is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Before the revolution, kings and royal princes used this area for hunting and relaxing in the 18th century. The name "Parc des Princes" was given to the surrounding area for this reason.
it was a cycling track from 1903 until 1967 as the finish line of the Tour de France.
The first match was held between Olympic de Marseille and SC Bastia. Parc des Princes officially opened on 25 May 1972 by French president Georges Pompidou.
It was constituting the most important national stadium from 1972 , until the construction of the new stadium, Stade de France for the World Cup in 1998.