GALLERY: Get familiar with the stadiums across France ahead of the Euros

A total of 10 stadiums will play host to the European Championships beginning Friday June 10

Aside from the Stade de France and perhaps the historic Parc des Princes, you may not be overly familiar with where exactly the European Championship games will be played over the next month.

Fear not, before this evening's tournament gets underway we'll guide you through each of the stadia so you'll know your Stade Bollaert-Delelis from your Stade Pierre Mauroy.

1) Stade de France, Paris

Having taken over from the Parc des Princes as the home of the French football and rugby teams, the 80,000 seater stadium will host seven games including the final on July 10. Expect security to be tightest here.

2) Parc des Princes, Paris

Home of French giants Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal fans may remember the stadium as the location where Real Zaragoza player Nayim scored his iconic volley against the Gunners in the Cup Winners' Cup in 1995. 

3) Stade Velodrome, Marseille 

The stadium will host England's first group game against Russia and holds 67,000 people. Will also hold a semi-final.

4) Stade de Lyon, Lyon

Staged this year's rugby Champions Cup final between Saracens and Racing 92 in May and holds 59,000 fans. Ireland's group rivals Belgium and Italy face off here, while Northern Ireland will clash with Ukraine here on June 16.

5) Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille

World champions Germany open their campaign against Ukraine here before what could be a crunch game for Ireland against Italy on June 22.

6) Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

The 42,000 seater stadium will host Ireland's second game of the tournament against group top seeds Belgium on June 18.

7) Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint Etienne

Fans lucky enough to have tickets will see Portugal play Iceland here, as well as England's tie with Slovakia. One round of 16 game will also be played here.

8) Stade de Nice, Nice

The stadium, constructed for the tournament, is usually known as the Allianz Riviera for sponsorship reasons, during Euro 2016 it will instead simply be the Stade de Nice.

9) Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens 

The highly anticipated clash between England and Wales will take placeJune 15 in this 35,000 seater stadium.

10) Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse

The smallest capacity stadium of the tournament, 33,000 fans will hope to pile in to see Ireland's group rivals Sweden and Italy face off.