Potential participants are invited to choose their base camp in Germany for UEFA EURO 2024 following the launch of the official team facilities catalogue.
In association with the German Football Association (DFB), UEFA’s team services experts in Nyon and EURO 2024 staff, GmbH visited 100 hotels and almost as many training centres, covering more than 30,000 km to create a shortlist of the best base camp options. close to each of the ten host cities.
The result of this search, the Team Equipment Catalog, offers teams a selection of options, each including a hotel and associated training base. Some are in urban areas, others in small towns bordering beautiful lakes; some are based around splendid seaside resorts and others in quiet rural areas. The online catalog offers videos, a site visit tool, an interactive map and information on host cities and stadiums to help national team managers choose the facilities that suit them best.
Philipp Lahm, UEFA EURO 2024 Tournament Director, said: “Germany have acquired an excellent reputation as a host country. Personally, I fondly remember the energy on the pitch during the European Cup. world in 2006. Besides the incredible atmosphere, Germany is used to providing perfect conditions for the fans, the media, the officials and above all the teams and the players.
“Our aim is to provide teams with a comfortable and secure environment, which at the same time meets the highest international standards that meet the unique demands of professional football players. We are already looking forward to welcoming teams into their “home”. home” in 2024 – united by football. Vereint im Herzen Europas.”
The team that first registers its interest in a base camp will also have the first right of access to this base camp. However, to respect the principles of sustainability and environmental protection, which are included for the first time in the regulations of a UEFA EURO, selection priority will be given to teams whose preferred base camps are closer to their match venues.
Martin Kallen, CEO of UEFA Events SA, said: “Since the early stages of the bid, the ten German host cities have shown great motivation and creativity. Together with the DFB, UEFA has worked hard work and will continue to do so to make your stay in Germany as comfortable as possible. Together with our Team Services experts in Nyon, our Joint Venture EURO 2024 GmbH has devoted time and effort to all aspects of accommodation and We hope this catalog will provide teams with the best options for their stay in Germany and support them in preparing for their best performances.”
Each option meets all the unique requirements of professional soccer players and provides a comfortable and secure environment that meets the highest international standards. Each base camp is located within driving distance of a host stadium to limit travel and help UEFA EURO 2024 meet sustainability goals and leave a much lower carbon footprint.