Named after the former Sovereign Prince of the principality of Monaco, the Stade Louis II was originally opened in 1939 before being rebuilt and reopened in 1985.
Built on land reclaimed from the sea and offering stunning views of the riviera, the stadium is home to the successful Ligue 1 club AS Monaco. From 1998 to 2012, the 18,523 seated stadium also hosted the annual UEFA Super Cup match.
The stadium also holds the annual athletics meet, the Herculis which is a Diamond League event.
Tickets at Stade Louis II
AS Monaco – Generally you shouldn’t have much issue securing tickets for most of Monaco’s home league matches, with an average attendance of about 9,000. Ticket prices are also surprisingly reasonable giving the glamorous nature of the principality, starting at €4 for a ticket. Further information and to purchase tickets, please consult the official website here.
Location & Travel to Stade Louis II
The Stade Louis II is located in the Fontvielle district of Monaco. Given Monaco’s status as the world’s smallest country, the stadium is relatively easy to access.
Airport – Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is the closest airport to Monaco, being approximately 30km west of the principality. The airport is the third busiest in France, offering flights to a number of different destinations.
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Bus – Bus number 100 travels from the port in Nice and bus station in Menton every 15 minutes, or bus number 110 runs every 30 minutes from Nice Airport.
Driving & Parking – There are number of car parks available in Monaco, including the infamous car park located beneath the Stade Louis II which offers special rates. Further travel information can be access on the official website here.
Train – Gare de Monaco regular services from Nice, Menton and Italy.
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Walk – Being able to walk relatively easily from one end of the country to the other, you can walk to the Stade Louis II from most places in Monaco. Walking from the train station in the city centre for example will take approximately 20 minutes. The stadium is well sign posted for walkers.
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Stade Louis II Tour
Tours of Stade Louis II run Wednesday to Sunday at 10am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4pm and 5pm. The tour lasts 30 minutes and costs €5 for Adults and €2.50 for Children.