Olympic Venues In Paris

Experience the magic of the 2024 Paris Olympics as the city unveils a spectacular array of venues that go beyond mere sports arenas. As the event is massive, the Olympics split their venue locations into three groupings. This page is about all Olympic venues in Paris during the 2024 games. Some of the most popular include the Porte de La Chapelle Arena, the iconic Grand Palais, Pont Alexandre III, Trocadéro, and many more such as the historical Hôtel de Ville. Paris seemed to have weaved the Olympic betting odds spirit seamlessly into its timeless landmarks.

  • Find a breakdown of every 2024 Olympic event site in Paris along with landmarks nearby, events held there, and directions from Olympic Village.

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Porte de La Chapelle Arena

The Porte de La Chapelle Arena is an eco-design venue designed for long-term community benefit beyond the Paris 2024 Games. It aims to be a cultural hub in northern Paris, becoming the home of Paris Basketball, having live performances and conventions, all with a focus on accessibility to the local community. The arena's design is eco-friendly, with 80% of the building covered in greenery, recyclable aluminum cladding, and bio-based materials, primarily wood. With a mid-size capacity of 8,000 seats, the arena is 2.5km from the Olympic Village.

Tourist attractions near Porte de La Chapelle Arena

  • Montmartre, Sacré-Cœur Basilica
  • Saint-Denis Basilica
  • Saint-Ouen flea market.

Porte de La Chapelle Arena

Olympic Sports Played At Porte de La Chapelle Arena

Porte de La Chapelle Arena Directions

Accessible via Porte de la Chapelle station (metro line 12, tram line T3b). Spectators are encouraged to use Rosa Parks station (RER line E) to avoid congestion.

Grand Palais

The Grand Palais, a Parisian landmark, was constructed for the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1900, showcasing advanced construction techniques. Renowned for its magnificent nave and glass roof, it is undergoing restoration and will reopen in 2024 to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Grand Palais has a rich history as a prestigious venue for various sporting and artistic events. It annually hosts global art exhibitions, such as the World Fencing Championships in 2010, and attracts over 2 million visitors with its cultural program. Accommodating 8,000 people during the Olympic Games, the arena is 5km from the Olympic and Paralympic Village.

Tourist attractions near the Grand Palais

  • Petit Palais, Champs-Elysées
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Louvre Museum.

Grand Palais

Olympic Sports Played At Grand Palais

Directions to the Grand Palais

Accessible via Franklin D. Roosevelt station (metro lines 1) and Invalides (REC line C, metro lines 8 and 13).

Parc Urbain La Concorde

Paris 2024 aims to establish urban sports in their natural environment, away from traditional stadiums, and the transformation of Parc Urbain la Concorde into an open arena embodies this concept. Parc Urbain la Concorde will host many outdoor events during the Games, creating a dynamic urban park experience. Unfortunately, Parc Urbain la Concorde's is a temporary setup as it won't be able to provide recreation, as it's set up for four sports.

Tourist attractions near the Parc Urbain La Concorde

  • Champs-Elysées
  • Grand Palais
  • Notre-Dame
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Hôtel des Invalides

Parc Urbain La Concorde

Olympic Sports Played At Parc Urbain La Concorde

Directions to Parc Urbain La Concorde

The venue is 5km from the Olympic Village and is an easy access. Take line 1 or 7 (Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre) or Madeleine, Opéra, Auber, and Musée d’Orsay stations. These come on the metro using line number 1, 7, 8, 12, 14 or RER lines A, C, respectively.

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Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III, a bridge spanning the Seine, has been a part of Parisian history since the Exposition Universelle in 1900. A 147-foot wide and 351-foot long bridge, it is adorned with statues atop four columns that are golden bronze. Pont Alexandre III is a key 1000-person venue for the 2024 Paris Games, connecting stadiums like Grand Palais to the Invalides.

Olympic stadiums near Pont Alexandre III

  • Concorde, Arena Champ-de-Mars
  • Esplanade des Invalides
  • Eiffel Tower Stadium
  • Pont d’Iéna

Pont Alexandre III

Olympic Sports played at Alexandre III

Getting To Pont Alexandre III

The distance from the Olympic Village is 6 km and is accessible via the station named Invalides. Find the options using the metro (line 8 or 13) or the RER C line.


Trocadéro will be a temporary sports venue for the 2024 Games, hosting various events and activities to celebrate athletes. In 2024, Trocadéro is the spot for a few cycling and athletics events. With a capacity for 3,349 people, it is 12 km to the southwest of the Olympic Village.

Tourist attractions near Trocadéro

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Grand Palais
  • Champ de Mars
  • Pont d’Iéna


Olympic Sports played at Trocadéro

  • Cycling: Road Race, Men's + Women's Time Trials
  • Athletics: Men's + Women's 20km Race Walk

Directions to Trocadéro

Trocadéro can be reached by different metro stations depending on the event. For cycling, Metro 6 would be the best, offering stops at Charles de Gaulles – Etoile and Trocadéro. For the 20km, try Metro 9 and stop Pont de l’Alma.

Hôtel de Ville

Hôtel de Ville and its square will be at the center of the 2024 Olympics in Paris, hosting the marathon. The imposing façade of Hôtel de Ville spans 470 feet and reaches a height of 61.67 feet (88 feet at the corners, 164 feet including the bell tower). Built by Édouard Deperthes and Théodore Ballu, it stands where Hôtel de Ville once stood before 1871 when it burnt during the Paris Commune. Regardless, it's been the Paris City Hall even before then (1357).

Tourist attractions near Hôtel de Ville

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Grand Palais
  • Champ de Mars
  • Pont d’Iéna


Olympic sports played at Hôtel de Ville

Directions to Hôtel de Ville

Sitting 7km from the Olympic Village, it's best to get on M13 Châtillon Montrouge to Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau. Once there, switch to M1 Château de Vincennes and get off at Chatelet.


The Esplanade des Invalides, set against the backdrop of the Hôtel des Invalides, serves as the garden for one of Paris' most beautiful monuments. Built in 1687, Hôtel des Invalides houses Napoleon Bonaparte's tomb and French military history and monuments. The Esplanade is a vast green space in the 7th arrondissement and the stage for archery and other events. The venue has a capacity for 8,000 people, well-oriented north and south with trees lining both sides.

Tourist attractions near Invalides

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Hôtel des Invalides
  • Grand Palais
  • Jardin du Luxembourg


Olympic sports played at Invalides

Direction to Invalides

The distance from the Olympic Village is 12 km to the south. Take Invalides station on the RER line C or lines 8 and 13 on the metro. Closure of metro stations include Champs‑Élysées‑Clemenceau and others like Tuileries and Concorde.

Eiffel Tower Stadium

The Champ de Mars, a gathering place at the Eiffel Tower, is known for hosting celebrations and attracting thousands for events like the 14 July fireworks and the Football World Cup Final. It stands as one of Paris' iconic public gardens, offering a daily space for sports, scenic views, and strolls. In 2024, Champ de Mars becomes a community space during the Paris 2024 Games, hosting beach volleyball in an outdoor arena. Positioned between the Ecole Militaire and the Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars will be a key venue, housing the panoramic view many will see in the future. The temporary venue has a capacity for 12,860 spectators.

Tourist attractions near Eiffel Tower Stadium

  • Trocadéro
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Hôtel des Invalides
  • Quai Branly Museum
  • Rodin Museum
  • Ecole Militaire


Olympic Sports played at Eiffel Tower Stadium

Directions to Eiffel Tower Stadium

The venue is 12 km from the Olympic Village, accessible via on the RER line C (Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel, Pont de l’Alma), metro line 6 (Bir Hakeim), or metro line 9 (Alma Marceau).


Roland-Garros, a legendary tennis stadium and host of the French Open, is set to play a crucial role in the Paris Olympics, hosting tennis and boxing competitions. Built in 1928 on the edge of Bois de Boulogne, the stadium initially served as the stage for the Davis Cup achievements of French players. Extended and modernized since, the 12-hectare stadium now boasts almost 20 clay courts and a retractable roof for the main court, Philippe-Chatrier, which boasts a capacity of 14,962 people.

Tourist attractions near Roland-Garros

  • Bois de Boulogne
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louis Vuitton Foundation
  • Invalides
  • Jardin d’acclimatation.


Olympics sports played at Roland-Garros

Directions to Roland-Garros

The Distance from the Olympic Village is 12 km to the southwest. Get to Avenue Foch on the RER C or the Porte Dauphine station for a "Paris 2024" direct bus for spectators.

Champ de Mars Arena

The Champ de Mars Arena, a temporary 10,000 sqm building, is a prominent venue during the Paris 2024 Games, known as the "Grand Palais Overlay." Designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, it hosts various events while the Grand Palais undergoes renovation. Set up on the Champ de Mars in 2021, it seamlessly blends into the urban landscape and meets Paris 2024's environmental standards with sustainable materials. Created for art, fashion, and sports, the arena hosts many events for up to 8,356 people.

Tourist attractions by the Champ de Mars Arena

  • Ecole Militaire
  • Grand Palais
  • Hôtel des Invalides
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars
  • Trocadéro.


Olympic sports played at Champ de Mars Arena

Directions to the Champ de Mars Arena

The distance from the Olympic Village is 11 km. Get there on metro line 6 and 8 (La Motte Piquet Grenelle) or metro line 10 (Ségur)

Parc des Princes

Parc des Princes, a historic venue in French sports history, is situated in the vibrant 16th arrondissement of Paris, adorned with columns made of concrete crowning its roof. Designed by Robert Taillibert, it was constructed in its present form in 1972 and underwent renovations for Euro 2016. Since 1974, it has been home to Paris Saint-Germain and has hosted numerous international rugby and football matches, along with major events and concerts for up to 47,926 spectators.

Tourist attractions near Parc des Princes

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louis Vuitton Foundation
  • Champ de Mar
  • Bois de Boulogne


Olympic sports played at Parc des Princes

Directions to Parc des Princes

Sitting 12km from the Olympic Village, many will find using RER C (Pont du Garigliano) as the best choice. Additional stations based on grandstand location: "Marcel Sembat" (metro 9), "Porte d’Auteuil" (metro 10), "Porte de Saint-Cloud" (metro 9). Direct "Paris 2024" bus service on July 27, 28, and 30 on RER A, metros 1, 2 and 6. Meet at Charles-de-Gaulle – Etoile.

South Paris Arena

South Paris Arena welcomes a staggering 7.5 million visitors annually across 86 acres, featuring almost 2.5 million square feet of halls and 8 pavilions. Built for the Paris Trade Fair in 1923, it has undergone extensive development and is currently part of a decade-long renovation program aimed at modernizing its infrastructure. Halls 1, 4, and 6 will host numerous events and logistical activities for the Paris 2024 Games, making the Paris Expo a central hub. With versatile capacities based on sport, it serves visitation for anywhere from 5,000 to 12,000 people.

Tourist attractions near South Paris Arena

  • Bois de Boulogne
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars


Olympic sports played at South Paris Arena

Directions to South Paris Arena

Sitting 14km from the Olympic and Paralympic Village to the South, find a way to South Paris Arena on metro lines 8, 12, or 13. Tram line T3a (Georges Brassens) also works.

Bercy Arena

Bercy Arena is in Paris' 12th arrondissement boasting a distinctive pyramid design while serving as a cultural and sports hub in France since 1984. It is renowned for hosting high-profile sports events and concerts featuring leading French and international performers. Host to tennis events like the Rolex Paris Masters, an ATP Tour men's tennis tournament, it also served as the host to the 2018 European women's handball championship. But, Bercy Arena has also welcomed music legends like Madonna, Paul McCartney, and Daft Punk too. Undergoing renovation in the mid-2010s, the arena's modernized infrastructure positions it as an ideal venue for major competitions, as they allow for 15,000 people.

Tourist attractions near Bercy Arena

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Bois de Vincennes
  • Hôtel de Ville de Paris
  • Latin Quarter


Olympic sports played at Bercy Arena

Directions to Bercy Arena

Bercy Station is the way to get to and from Bercy Arena. Metro lines 6 and 14 are the best bet.

Looking To Plan Your Travel Time Between Olympic Venues In Paris?

The Paris 2024 Olympic website has an excellent feature that details exactly how long you should expect it to take to travel from one venue to another. Check out their Olympic venue travel estimation at the bottom of the page.