In Europe the biggest sport by a long way is Football (Soccer in the US). Europe also hosts the worlds biggest football leagues including the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga and German Bundesliga and has some of the biggest stadiums. The main stadiums allow visitors to buy tickets for stadium tours which give them access to area they would normally see. This can include dressing rooms, dugouts, tunnels and museums. We have put together a list of what we believe are the best stadium tours in European football.
Camp Nou is the biggest stadium in Europe and home to Barcelona, the biggest football club in the World and Lionel Messi arguably the best player of all time. The Capacity is just over 99,000 and was built in 1957. The ground has hosted La Liga, World Cup Semi Finals, Champion Finals and 1992 Olympics. Prices for the tour are 23,00€ for Adults and 18,00€ for Kids. More Information on the Stadium tour is available at the official website or you can book a Camp Nou 3-Hour Guided Tour with Tapas
Stamford Bridge is the home of Premier League team Chelsea and located in the London suburb of Fulham. The capacity of the stadium is just over 40,000 which makes it very difficult to get tickets to weekly games. Stamford Bridge has been used over the years for Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, England International and even Cricket. The tour includes various stands, press room, dressing rooms, tunnel and entry to the museum. The tour is £19 for adults, £13 for kids and under 5 is free. More information on the Stamford Bridge Stadium Tour
The Signal Iduna Park is located in Dortmund in Germany and home to Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund. It is the largest stadium in Germany with a capacity of just over 80,000 and opened in 1974. Officially known as Signal Iduna Park due to sponsorship the ground is more commonly known as Westfalenstadion. Tours are available as either 90 minutes for 12 euro or 120 minutes for 15 euro. View more information on stadium tour
Anfield stadium has a capacity of just under 45,000 and is located in the northern England city of Liverpool. Featuring 4 main stands including the world famous Kop, Anfield has played host to some memorable games including Premier League, Champions League and the old European Cup. For something different take the LFC Explorer Bus
Wembley stadium is the home of English football and hosts most of the International games for the English national team. With a capacity of 90,000 it is the largest stadium in the UK and also hosts Rugby League, Athletics and Music Concerts. Wembley opened in 2007 after the old stadium was demolished and rebuilt. The Wembley stadium tour costs £19.00 for Adults and £11.00 for kids. The tour includes the changing rooms, royal box and the world famous FA cup steps. For more information visit here
The Bernabéu stadium is the home of Real Madrid one of the most popular football teams in the world. The stadium located in the Spanish capital of Madrid has a capacity of 88,000. The stadium hosted the 1982 world cup final between Italy and West Germany as well as Euro and champions league finals. The stadium tour includes dressing rooms, panoramic view of the stadium, tunnels, dugouts and pitch. More Information or book a Bernabéu stadium Tour with Direct Access.
The Orange Vélodrome or Stade Vélodrome is located in Marseille in southern France and is home to lique 1 side Olympique de Marseille. The stadium has a capacity of just over 67,000 and has been used for various sports including football and Rugby Union. 2 World cups and 3 European football championships have been held at the stadium including the semi final of the recent Euro 16 tournament between France and Germany. Tours of the stadium are available to be purchased from their website.
Emirates stadium is home to Arsenal Football club playing in the English Premier League. Prior to this sponsorship agreement the stadium was known as Ashburton Grove. The stadium is located in London, has a capacity of 60,000 and has played host to Premier League and International football matches. The stadium tours are £20.00 for Adults and £10.00 for kids under 16 and includes players tunnel, dugout and changing rooms. Book a Tour
The Allianz Arena in Munich has a capacity of 75,000 and is home to Bundesliga teams Bayern Munich and 1860 Munich. The stadium is well know for the inflatable panels on the exterior that can fully change color as required. The stadium has hosted important games including a World Cup semi final and Champions League Final. The tour includes some great information and history of the stadium and includes dressing rooms, tunnel, press area and stadium exterior. Prices €12.00 for Adults and €6.50 for kids. For more information visit the official website or book a FC Bayern Munich Arena Tour
Old Trafford is home to the most successful English club Manchester United. The capacity of the stadium is just over 75,000 and the stadium was opened in 1910. The stadium has hosted Premier League, FA Cup Semi Finals, Euro 96, World Cup games, Olympics, Champions League final as well as key rugby league games. The tour includes the history of the ground, museum and access to all the key areas of the ground. Official stadium tour tickets are available here