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Event 2017 in Paris: The Ice Hockey World Championship

2017 is an eventful year for Paris and if there is one that the world awaits the most, it’s the ice hockey world championship! If you’d like to attend to this event with your relatives, all the necessary information is waiting for you in this post totally dedicated to the ice hockey world championship 2017 in Paris!


About the ice hockey world championship 2017

From the 5th to the 21st of May 2017, 16 international team will compete on the ice for the ice hockey world championship. This is the 81th year of the biggest winter sport event in the world, rolled out by the International Ice Hockey Federation and for the first time the championship is co-organized by two countries: France (Paris) and Germany (Cologne) following their motto “Together for 2017”.
This 2017 championship’s mascots will be our dear Astérix and Obélix!
The 81th year of the Ice hockey world championship in numbers: 16 nations, 64 matchs, during 15 days, in 1 Arena with a capacity of 18 500 spectators in Cologne called Lanxess arena and 1 arena with a seating capacity of 13 437 spectators in Paris-Bercy called HotelAccord arena.
Find more details and information on the ice hockey world championship 2017, in the event’s official website.

Ice hockey world championship 2017: practical information


Date and location

The 81th year of the ice hockey world championship in Paris will take place in the AccorHotels arena at the 8 Boulevard de Bercy, 75012 Paris. It’s the largest multipurpose arena in France and one of the largest arena in the world. It will be hosting 13 437 spectators for the event from Friday 5th of May to Sunday 21st of May 2017.
Find the games’table on the official website.

Tickets in Paris

You can buy your tickets online on the official event’s website or buy it at the tickets counters of AccorHotel Arena and La Fnac.
The price changes according to the match, category and packs you choose:
– Game tickets: 1 ticket for 1 match of your choice in Paris-Bercy
– Day tickets 1 ticket for all the games of a match day in Paris
– Team Tickets: 1 ticket to see the 7 games of your team in the preliminary round
– Venue Package: 1 ticket to see the 30 games in Paris


Photo: iihfworlds2017.com


Getting there

There are several ways of getting to the AccorHotel Arena:
– RER A or RER D to station Gare de Lyon
– Métro lines 14 or 6 to station Bercy or take line 1 to station Gare de Lyon
– Bus lines 24 and 87 to station Gare de Bercy

Coming to Paris for the event?

You would like to plan a trip to Paris for the Ice hockey world championship 2017? Obviously the first question that you have in mind is “where to sleep?”, since Lodgis thinks of you, we offer a large range of furnished rental in the 12th arrondissement of Paris!
Our team of multilingual consultants is totally dedicated to make it easier for you by helping you finding the furnished apartment that suits your expectations and making sure that you get a beautiful and unforgettable experience of Paris. Whether you are alone, with your sweetheart, family or friends, the agency offers you all type of accommodation (studio, loft, duplex, triplex, house) according to your criteria and your budget. What’s not to like?

You enjoyed reading this post? For more sports events, don’t hesitate to check out our post about the Paris Marathon 2017!

Latest comments

  • gary 3 April 2017, 13 h 02 min Reply

    I am the biggest fan of Ice hockey. I am very excited to watch online Ice hockey world championship 2017. 64 matches are held between 16 teams.

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