With football season kicking off, it’s the perfect time to unleash the traveller within you. Here we bring to you popular destinations from across the world that are perfect for football fans. Known for their rich culture and heritage, what these cities are also famous for, is their undying love for the game. So come with us as we take you on a tour of the best football grounds around the world:
Home to Giuseppe Meazza, one of Italy’s most famous football players, and two major football clubs, Milan is a Mecca for football enthusiasts. One of the most popular landmarks in a city that breathes football remains the iconic San Siro stadium. Built in 1927 this is one of the largest stadiums in Europe. Not only has the stadium hosted legendary football matches, it also acts as a concert ground. Musicians like Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones and Red Hot Chilli Peppers are some of the famous names that have performed here. While in the city, you can be a part of guided tours that take you around the stadium and, including the changing rooms. Don’t forget to visit the Museum San Siro, Inter and Milan, great places to learn more about the history of the two clubs.
This beautiful seaside city is well known for its famous football team, FC Barcelona. Another popular attraction in the city is the Camp Nou stadium, one of the largest in the world. Home to several trophies, the stadium’s museum is one of the most visited places in the city. And while you’re in the city, the Barcelona FC stadium tour is a must do for anyone who loves the game.
One of the first things that comes to people’s minds when they think Manchester is automatically, Manchester United FC- the city’s most famous football club. If you’re in the city then a visit to the National Football Museum is an absolute must! The interactive soccer experience lets you test your skills and you can treat your eyes to some famous memorabilia, including the 1966 World Cup Final Ball. In all that excitement, don’t forget to take a guided 70 minute tour of the Etihad Stadium. Want more? The music band AC/DC will be performing in the stadium soon!
The energy of the capital city of Spain is contagious. Apart from that, Madrid also has one of the most prestigious stadiums in the world, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. A tour of the stadium includes feasting your eyes on the collection of trophies collected by the club, a panoramic view of the stadium, the dressing room, going through the tunnels, dugouts and pitches, and a close look at the presidential box. For a sport enthusiast, this city is a dream come true!
Elected as one of the best football stadium in the world by The Times, Signal Iduna Park is the largest stadium in Germany. With a football history dating back 40 years, the stadium was initially built in 1974 as a playing venue for the World Cup. Since then the stadium has hosted several global tournaments. Football enthusiasts can enjoy a guided tour of the stadium that includes a visit to the dressing rooms, players’ tunnel, VIP areas, mixed zone, and the Borusseum club museum (which also features a trophy room