The Veltins Arena - Schalke 04

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The Veltins Arena is a modern, all-purpose stadium which opened in 2001 to house Schalke 04’s home Bundesliga and European matches. Based in Gelsenkirchen, the stadium has a capacity of over 61,000 and was one of the major stadiums for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

The Veltins Arena is one of the most modern stadiums around, it has a retractable roof and a pitch that slides out to allow for other events such as concerts and speedway.

 FC Schalke are based in Gelsenkirchen which is in Northern Germany. The town has a population of around 270,000 and is twinned with non-other than Newcastle Upon-Tyne!

The Veltins Arena is easily accessible from anywhere in Gelsenkirchen and your hotel doesn’t have to be right next to the ground as there is an easily accessible tram service in the city.

 

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