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Ryder Cup 2018, France – Silvija Travel Tips

France is  host country for the Ryder Cup in 2018. Le Golf National course, near Paris, will be the host venue. It will be the first time France has hosted the biennial Europe versus United States match and only the second time to be played on mainland Europe. The first was in 1997, when the late Seve Ballesteros captained Europe to a narrow victory at Valderrama in Spain. Ryder Cup 2018, France www.rydercup2018france.fr

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Allianz Riviera Stadium Tour, Nice, France – Silvija Travel Tips

Allianz Riviera stadium (Stade de Nice) was one of the venues for the UEFA Euro 2016 event and hosted the following soccer matches:

12 June 2016 – 1800 Poland v Northern Ireland (Group C)
17 June 2016 – 2100 Spain v Turkey (Group D)
22 June 2016 – 2100 Sweden v Belgium (Group E)
27 June 2016 – 2100 Runner-up Group B v Runner-up Group F (Round of 16)

The multi-use stadium in Nice, France is used mostly for soccer matches of host team OGC Nice and also for occasional home matches of rugby union club Toulon. The stadium has a capacity of 35,624 people but it is capable of accommodating up to 45,000 spectators for concerts, operas and large-scale shows. The stadium’s opening was on 22 September 2013. The stadium also houses the Musee National de Sport a collection of greatest sporting exploits from each era displayed through an innovative and immersive indoor display. See the football used in the World Cup 1998 final, Marcel Cerdan’s gloves, Jean-Claude Killy’s skis, Yannick Noah’s racket and the Olympic torches. The exhibition includes atmospheric sound installations, film projections and interactive challenges included an F1 car to test your driving skills.

Allianz Riviera http://www.allianz-riviera.fr/en
Musee National de Sport http://www.museedusport.fr
Nice Tourism http://en.nicetourisme.com
Atout France http://uk.france.fr
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