A multicultural city with a remarkable history, Łódź features ancient palaces, villas and nineteenth century textile factories. It is also a venue for numerous festivals, openings, exhibitions, theatre performances and exciting sporting events.
Łódź is located in the centre of Poland, near two major highways. A well-developed transport network makes it easily accessible by road, railroad or air. Łódź is the third largest city in Poland (by population).
The city has already hosted several European championships as well as preliminary tournaments for the FIVB Volleyball World League.
Host Venue: Atlas Arena
The Atlas Arena is a multipurpose indoor arena in Łódź, Poland. It opened on June 26, 2009 at al. Bandurskiego. It is one of the largest Polish venues with seating 10,400, with an optional extra 3,000. The arena hosts conferences, concerts and sports events. It hosted several European volleyball tournament; in 2014, it hosted some of the FIVB World Championships matches and in 2016, it was host for the World League preliminary round.