KEY FACTS & FEATURES
Stade de La Beaujoire got built to serve as a playing venue for the 1984 European Championships. It replaced the old Stade Marcel-Saupin and could initially hold over 50,000 spectators.
Stade de La Beaujoire officially opened on 8 May 1984 with a friendly between FC Nantes and the Romanian national team.
Stade de La Beaujoire is located in the north of the city of Nantes at about 5 kilometres from Nantes’ city centre and main railway station.
The stadium lies right on Nantes’ Périphérique ring road. Make your way to the north-eastern section and take exit 40 toward Porte de la Beaujoire.
If using public transport, catch tram 1 to the stadium. Take the tram in the direction of Beaujoire, which is also where you get off. You can catch the tram from the main railway station or adjacent city centre.