Euro 2008

Euro 2008 kicks off in Austria and Switzerland on 7 June 2008.

The unlucky teams from the UK and Northern Ireland didn’t qualify for the 13th UEFA European Championships but it is still guaranteed to be a great festival of football!

Be on the ball with the FCO's travel advice

Official Euro 2008 football. © FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty ImagesIf you are planning to go, check out the pages in this section.

We’ve got information on Austria and Switzerland, on the cities hosting games, top tips for the tournament and all the useful contact numbers you’ll need to stay ahead of the game.



Euro 2008

Recent news and events

LOCATE: new service to help find citizens in an emergency

The FCO today launches a new service called LOCATE which will help it to track down Britons in the event of a crisis abroad.

Comoros Travel Advice Update

The Foreign Office has changed its travel advice for Comoros

Foreign Office launches web page on Champions League final in Moscow

The FCO launched a new web page on 30 April giving advice and tips for football fans intending to head to Moscow for the Champions League Final.

Useful contacts

British embassy Berne

Thunstrasse 50
3005 Berne
Telephone: (41) (31) 359 7700

British embassy Vienna

Jauresgasse 12
1030 Vienna
Telephone: (43) (1) 716130


See Also

Country profile - Austria

Country profile - Switzerland

Travel Advice - Austria

Travel Advice - Switzerland

Useful Links

UEFA - information about the tournament including match dates and locations - accommodation and travel information from the Austrian tourist board

My Switzerland - accommodation and travel information from the Swiss tourist board

Moscow football diary

How did our embassy helped over 40 000 football fans?

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