Friday, June 10, 2016

Euro 2016: travel guide to France’s host cities

The Euro 2016 host cities all offer a delicious taste of France to go with the football – from glorious food and chic bars to world-class art and architecture

Ireland v Sweden, 13 June
Northern Ireland v Germany, 21 June

At a glance. Paris is a lot more than its endless list of must-see sights. This is still a city of neighbourhoods, almost villages, and to get a real feel for local life explore just one – Pigalle or Montmartre, Bastille or the Marais – and discover street markets, corner bistros and the Parisians themselves, who are a lot friendlier these days than the old, grumpy cliche.