Arena / Concert Venue
Info Located in Nice, France, Palais Nikaia is an indoor concert and entertainment venue featuring some of the biggest musical sensations in the world. The concert hall, which can accommodate up to 9,000 spectators, can be joined with its neighbor, Stade Charles-Ehrmann to hold over 50,000 audience members. Past international ... more
Stade Charles Ehrmann
163 route de Grenoble
Info Circuit de Monaco is a racing circuit in the south of France used for the annual Formula One Monaco Grand Prix each May. The racetrack, which runs along the streets of the Monte Carlo and Le Condamine districts, is known to be one of the most perilous of the Formula One circuits. The 19-turn circuit, which is just over ... more
23 Boulevard Albert 1er
Monte Carlo, Monaco 98000
Info Stade du Ray, otherwise known as Stade Municipal du Ray, is a sports arena located in the northern part of Nice, France. The stadium is home to the OGC Nice soccer team, winners of multiple championship games including Coupe de France titles. Construction on Stade du Ray began in 1897, and was finished in 1927. Since then ... more
28 Avenue Ray
Info Stade Louis II is a soccer stadium named after the former Prince of Monaco and located in Fontvielle. The stadium is home to the Division 2 AS Monaco FC club team and the country’s national soccer team. Annual sporting events at Stade Louis II include the UEFA Super Cup match. The IAAF World Athletics Final is among past ... more
3 Avenue des Castelans
Concert Venue / Stadium
Info Stade Charles-Ehrmann, also known as Parc des Sports Charles Ehrmann, is a soccer stadium and live concert arena located in Nice, France. The stadium, which seats up to 8,000 people during sporting events, is often used as a home base for the OGC Nice French soccer club practices. When the arena is not featuring ... more
163 Route De Grenoble
There aren’t a ton of stadiums in the French Riviera, but if you’re looking for the biggest concerts and sports in the region, there are a few great arenas that you won’t want to miss.
One of the biggest French Riviera stadiums is Stade Louis II in Monaco. This 18,500 seat arena was built in 1939 but has been renovated more recently. Home to local football favorite AS Monaco, the stadium also hosts international competitions as well as the UEFA Super Cup – the annual match between the UEFA Champions League winner and the UEFA Europa League winner.
Other stadiums in the region include Stade Charles-Ehrmann, Stade du Ray, and Palais Nikaia in Nice, and Circuit de Monaco race track in Monaco. Stade Charles-Ehrmann is used for large-scale concerts and holds 8,000 spectators, while Stade du Ray is home to OGC Nice football club and supports nearly 19,000 screaming fans. Circuit de Monaco is the exclusive home of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, and Palais Nikaia is one of the largest concert venues in the area.
So if you’re looking for some big-time sports action or concerts while chilling in paradise, the only place to find it are in the stadiums around the French Riviera.