Næstved is a city with 42.400 inhabitants and is located 85 kilometers south west of the capital, Copenhagen. Næstved is is beautifully situated by the seaside.
Næstved was originally founded in 1135 and has ever since enjoyed huge prosperity with income from both trade as well as industrial and cultural activities.
Near Naestved the sweets factory “Bon Bon” is the proud host of one of the best amusement parks in Denmark. ”Bon Bon Land” offers more than 60 different amusements, varying from cinemas via the chills of a water roller coaster to the 10,000 m2 indoors playground Fantasy Land.
Naestved has always been a place for sports with proud traditions especially in the field of water sports, basketball and football.
See more here on Næstved's event-page
Nearest airport: Copenhagen Airport
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Venue: Arena Næstved
Arena Næstved is a new multipurpose venue for sports, music and culture events with a capacity of 2,500 – 4,000 spectators depending on the type of event. The arena is still under constructing and the World Championship will be the first event in the new building.
The 10.000 m2 arena opens new possibilities for attracting national and international events to the region.
The arena is surrounded by a football stadium and sports hall on one side and a residential area on the other.
In 2012 Danish architects, CEBRA won the competition to design Arena Næstved .
Arena Næstved will host group matches and one of the 1/8 finals.