Summer sports at Roland-Garros: follow tennis and boxing


Experience the sports competitions of summer 2024

This summer, Paris will be the scene of unforgettable sporting moments, particularly with the boxing and tennis events taking place at the prestigious Roland Garros complex. To make the most of these unique moments, the Kraft Hotel welcomes you in a warm and friendly setting, celebrating French arts and crafts. Find out in this article all you need to know about attending the competitions, easy access to the sites and why you should choose the Kraft Hotel as your ideal pied-à-terre.


Intense boxing action at Rolland Garros

The boxing competition will attract combat sport fans from all over the world. Boxing is a sport of strength, strategy and resilience, where every round can be turned on its head in a split second. At Roland Garros, the 248 boxers from different weight categories and countries will compete for medals and establish themselves as the best athletes, offering intense and thrilling fights. The public will be able to witness demonstrations of technique, power and courage from the best international athletes. This boxing competition often marks the start of the careers of the world's greatest boxers. These are fights not to be missed!



Tennis at Roland Garros

Alongside the boxing matches, Roland Garros will also be the venue for tennis competitions, where the world's greatest tennis players will face off on the famous clay court. 172 tennis men and women will be vying for the gold medal. The matches promise to be spectacular, with fast exchanges, powerful serves and hard-fought points. Tennis fans will be able to watch their favorite players in action, offering an electric and passionate atmosphere in a venue steeped in international tennis history.



The Roland Garros Complex: A Mythical Venue

Roland Garros, located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, is one of the world's most iconic sports venues, best known for hosting the annual Roland Garros tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments. For this summer's events, the complex is being transformed to also host the boxing events, offering a modern and comfortable infrastructure for spectators and athletes alike.

Named after French aviator Roland Garros, the stadium was built in 1928 to host French Davis Cup players. Located near the Bois de Boulogne and the Parc des Princes, Roland Garros hosts one of the four Grand Slam tournaments every year, a major sporting event broadcast to over 220 countries and organized by the French Tennis Federation.


Easy access to the events from the Kraft Hotel

The Kraft Hotel, ideally located at 37 Rue du Hameau, 75015 Paris, offers easy, convenient access to the competitions at Roland Garros. Here's how to get to the event sites:

  • Streetcar and Bus: About 30min, take the T3b streetcar line from the “Desnouettes” stop to “Pont du Garigliano”. Then take the PC bus to “Porte Maillot” and get off at “Porte de Molitor”. A few minutes' walk and you're there!
  • Walking: If you like walking, the distance is about 45 minutes, a nice stroll through the charming districts of Paris.
  • Cycling: Take advantage of the Vélib' self-service bicycle rental service for an ecological, pleasant and fast alternative: just a 13-minute bike ride from Kraft Hotel!

Discover our guide to getting around Paris this summer

Why stay at the Kraft Hotel during the Paris 2024 Events?

The Kraft Hotel is much more than just a place to stay; it's a unique experience that combines comfort, art and conviviality. In this hotel, every detail is designed to celebrate French craftsmanship, offering guests a warm and inspiring atmosphere. After an intense day following the competitions, you can relax in elegantly decorated rooms or enjoy traditional French cuisine at “La Bonne Table”, the hotel's restaurant. The Kraft Hotel is the ideal choice for those who want to combine business with pleasure, with impeccable service and a strategic location.


The 15th district and its tourist attractions

The 15th arrondissement of Paris, where the Kraft Hotel is located, is a dynamic and charming district, rich in tourist attractions. Nearby, you can visit the Porte de Versailles exhibition center, a renowned conference and exhibition venue. The area is also home to the Pasteur Museum, dedicated to the life and discoveries of the famous scientist Louis Pasteur. For an authentic Parisian shopping experience, head to the Convention Market, a typically Parisian market where you'll find everything from fresh produce to handcrafted items.

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