The X Factor boyband embark on an 18-date jaunt across the continent, playing sets in France, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal and Denmark next April and May.
Tickets go on sale between Friday, November 2 and Monday, November 5, depending on the venue.
One Direction release their second album Take Me Home on November 12.
The group today unveiled their upcoming single 'Little Things', which was written by Ed Sheeran.
The full European tour dates are as follows:
- April 29 - Bercy, Paris
- April 30 - The Galaxie, Amneville
- May 1 - Sportpaleis, Antwerp
- May 3 - Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam
- May 4 - Koenig-Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen
- May 5 - Boxen, Herning
- May 7 - Telenor Arena, Oslo
- May 8 - Friends Arena, Stockholm
- May 10 - Forum, Copenhagen
- May 11 - O2 World, Berlin
- May 12 - O2 World, Hamburg
- May 16 - Hallenstadion, Zurich
- May 17 - Olympiahalle, Munich
- May 18 - Arena, Verona
- May 20 - Forum, Milan
- May 22 - Pavello Olimpic de Badalona, Barcelona
- May 24 -Palacio de Vistalegre, Madrid
- May 26 - Atlantico Pavilion, Lisbon