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2024 Paris Olympic Venues

Statue of the Olympic rings on the Place de la Trocadéro with the Eiffel Tower in the background
Last updated July 10, 2024
Paris is gearing up for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics with its most iconic locations set to serve as stunning backdrops for the Games! Discover where to see thrilling events if you’re in the city, or what to watch for on TV!

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This summer, Paris will once again become the center of the sporting world as it hosts the 2024 Olympic Games for the third time in history, exactly 100 years since the last time.

From July 26 to August 11, the City of Light will welcome over 10,000 athletes competing across 32 different sports.

For the occasion, 35 venues across France — most in and around the capital city — are being transformed to create an unforgettable experience, including many Paris monuments and historic city squares.

From the Eiffel Tower to the majestic Grand Palais, here are the Paris landmarks that will host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic competitions and offer fan zones to watch and celebrate the games.

See the map of all the 2024 Olympic venues.

Must-See Olympic Venues in Paris

The City of Light promises to be an outstanding backdrop for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with all the top Paris tourist attractions getting in on the action.

Trocadéro

Trocadéro, Passy, Auteuil, a Paris Neighborhood

Two of Paris’s most famous sights, the Trocadéro and the Eiffel Tower, will host various events and activities to celebrate the Games, the athletes, and their performances.

Trocadéro will provide an excellent spot for watching the triathlon, road cycling, marathon, and walking, events, with the Iron Lady in the background.

Tourist attractions nearby: Musée de l’Homme, Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, Ecole Militaire, Pont d’Iéna

Champ de Mars

The Champ de Mars is one of Paris’s most iconic public gardens where Parisians love to meet up for a picnic or watch the Bastille Day fireworks on July 14.

During the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, host beach volleyball and blind football competitions in an outdoor arena at the feet of the Eiffel Tower.

Beach volleyball stadium with Eiffel Tower in the background

It’s arguably the most picturesque Olympic venue in Paris!

Tourist attractions nearby: Eiffel Tower, Ecole Militaire, Trocadéro, Hôtel des Invalides, Rodin Museum, Quai Branly Museum

Grand Palais Ephémère

Originally opened in 2021 to temporarily house exhibitions while the Grand Palais was being renovated, the Grand Palais Ephémère will remain in place for a few more months to host Olympic events, specifically Judo and wrestling competitions.

View from inside the Grand Palais Ephémère

Tourist attractions nearby : Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, Ecole Militaire, Hôtel des Invalides, Grand Palais, Trocadéro

Les Invalides

Nearby, going upstream on the left riverbank, the large lawn in front of the Hôtel des Invalides will host the archery and para-archery events.

Hôtel des Invalides, Paris

Tourist attractions nearby: Pont Alexandre III, Grand Palais, Eiffel Tower, La Concorde, Hôtel des Invalides, Jardin du Luxembourg

Pont Alexandre III

Directly opposite Les Invalides, the elegant Pont Alexandre III links the site to the Grand Palais on the right bank of the Seine.

Ornate Paris bridge Pont Alexandre with iron and gold ornaments, with golden dome of the Hôtel des Invalides in the background

Since its inauguration for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, this famous Paris bridge has been integral to many of the city’s most memorable events. And during the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, it will serve as the finish line for the cycling time trials, swimming marathon, triathlon, and Para triathlon. 

Tourist attractions nearby: La Concorde, Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Grand Palais, Hôtel des Invalides, Eiffel Tower

Grand Palais

If you’re coming from Les Invalides and crossing the Pont Alexandre III to the Right Bank of the Seine, you can’t miss the impressive silhouette of the Grand Palais.

View of Le Grand Palais and the Pont Alexandre III

Constructed for the 1900 Paris Universal Exhibition, this enormous building recently underwent a complete renovation — the first ever — and reopens to host fencing and Taekwondo competitions.

Tourist attractions nearby: Petit Palais, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, La Concorde, Pont Alexandre III, Louvre Museum

Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde, Paris

Moving on upstream on the Seine and staying on la Rive Droite, we reach the famous Place de la Concorde. On this historic square, a cool outdoor arena will be set up to host a number of thrilling competitions almost continuously from July 27 to August 10.

BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, and 3×3 basketball will all take place at La Concorde, an iconic venue central to Paris 2024. 

Tourist attractions nearby: Grand Palais, Eiffel Tower, Hôtel des Invalides, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Jardin des Tuileries

Paris Hôtel de Ville

Paris City Hall, Hôtel de Ville
Paris Hôtel de Ville, City Hall

Finally, the Hôtel de Ville — Paris’s city hall — and its eponymous square will welcome the starting line of the Games’ most legendary long-distance race: the marathon

Tourist attractions nearby: Le Marais neighborhood, Centre Pompidou, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral

Other Venues for the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

Paris Stadiums & Sports Arenas

  • Bercy Arena: Artistic Gymnastics, Basketball, Trampoline
  • North Paris Arena: Boxing, Modern pentathlon
  • South Paris Arena: Handball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Weightlifting
  • Parc des Princes: Soccer
  • Roland-Garros Stadium: Tennis, Boxing
  • Parc de la Défense Arena: Swimming, Water Polo
  • Porte de la Chapelle Arena: Badminton, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Inside the Paris Saint Germain home soccer stadium, Parc des Princes
Parc des Princes stadium, home to the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) F.C.

Greater Paris Region Venues

  • Chateau de Versailles: Equestrian Events, Modern Pentathlon
  • Stade de France: Track and Field, Rugby Sevens
  • Le Bourget: Sport Climbing
  • Aquatics Center: Synchronized Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo
  • Le Golf National: Golf
  • Elancourt Hill: Mountain Biking
  • Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome: Cycling
  • Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines BMX stadium: Cycling, BMX racing
  • Yves-du-Manoir Stadium: Field Hockey
  • Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium: Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint, Rowing
Manicured lawns at the Château de Versailles

Olympic Venues Throughout France

  • Bordeaux Stadium: Soccer
  • Chateauroux: Shooting Events
  • Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium in Saint Etienne: Soccer
  • La Beaujoire in Nantes: Soccer
  • Lyon Stadium: Soccer
  • Marseille Stadium: Soccer
  • Nice Stadium: Soccer
  • Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille: Basketball, Handball
  • Teahupo’o in Tahiti: Surfing

Paris Olympic Venue Map

Map of Paris Olympic venues


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