If you’re a lover of football, pack your suitcases because we have got some of the best places to travel to experience the football legacy. If you just can’t bring yourself to move away to go on a normal holiday, grab a few mates and make it a football trip. Here are some of the best travel destinations for football enthusiasts.
Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park is, to many football fans across Europe, home to the greatest atmosphere in football. The Yellow Wall of Borussia Dortmund shirts at every home game fiercely support their team, with their unified chants booming through the air for the whole 90 minutes. Whilst the caliber of football played here obviously helps create the electric feeling, it’s the crowd that truly bring the Signal Iduna Park to life.
What has been a football fairy tale ended about a year ago when Jurgen Klopp left Borussia Dortmund as manager and a new era has begun. Attending one of the highest attended football stadiums in Europe should definitely be on your bucket list, and this football trip will be one to remember. Be a part of one the most iconic atmospheres in one the most exciting cities. Whether you decide to attend a match, explore the football legacy that Klopp had left or a tour around the stadium, Dortmund should definitely be on top of your sports travel list. Click here for more information.
The Nou Camp (or Camp Nou) is home to Spanish giants FC Barcelona and has the highest capacity of any Spanish stadium, just shy of 100,000 seats. Naturally, being home to one of the greatest teams in world football, the atmosphere mid-game is something to behold and should be on any football fans bucket list.
Not a single team has won more European Cups than Real Madrid, that fact should be enough to convince you to take a football break to Madrid. With a beautiful city to discover and an ongoing football legacy to experience, a Madrid weekend away shouldn’t be delayed.
A stadium tour is also available and is well worth taking – being able to see the stadium empty gives a fantastic view of the gigantic stadium. As soon as Cristiano Ronaldo steps onto the pitch, you can hear the home crowd roar with applause and you’ll soon experience a football haven. Check out more information here.
London’s Wembley Stadium (or New Wembley, if you’re so inclined) is a stadium few players will have the honor of playing at. The 90,000 seater stadium opened in 2007 and is host to England home games, FA Cup and EFL Cup finals, as well as Championship Play-Off finals. Dubbed ‘The Home Of Football’ by some, its giant white arch towers above the arena, setting this fantastic footballing setting apart from the rest.
Who says you can’t have a weekend break in London? Wembley stadium in London has been open since 2007 and since has been home to many important games including the FA Cup Final and the Championship Final. If you’re really planning ahead, the Euro 2020 final is being played at Wembley so be sure to get your tickets early.
Who says you can’t make travel all about football? With football legacy and culture being in nearly every country, it makes an excellent excuse to go on holiday.