The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy. It is located within the Foro Italico sports complex on the north of the city. An asset of the Italian National Olympic Committee, the structure is intended primarily for football. It is the home stadium of Lazio and Roma and is the venue of the final Coppa Italia, and all athletics, but occasionally hosts concerts of pop music and events of various kinds.
In 2007, it was engaged in a vast plan of restyling inside the stadium to conform to UEFA standards, for the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final, which was disputed in Rome. The work was performed and completed in 2008, having included the establishment of standard structures, with improvements in security, the adjustment of dressing rooms and press room, the complete replacement of the seats, installing high definition LED screens, the partial removal of plexiglas fences between spectators and the field, and a reduction of posts, until the current capacity of 72,698.
Press seats: 553
Via di Trigoria Km 3,600 - 00128 Roma
Via Foro Italico, 00194 Roma
The stadium is located on the north of Rome, next to the Tiber River, in Foro Italico Sportpork, about 6 km from the city centre.
From Milano, Firenze or Bologna (Autostrada A1):
Take the exit that goes into the G.R.A. (Gran Raccordo Anulare, kind of Beltway) following the directions to Flaminia road. Then take the exit 5 (called Flaminia), and here towards the stadium (or also, Foro Italico).
Metro line A (from Termini train station) following the directions to Ottaviano station and go down to the terminus one (the end of the line). Then take the bus line 32 Piazzale della Farnesina.
Ciampino Airport (20km)
Rome Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) (30km)