Lisbon is thé city for football enthusiasts. It offers a rich football culture with Derby de Lisboa as absolute highlight. A rivalry which exists over 100 years coming from the cradle of Portugese football. The most successful club in the country against the club of the people. A battle which is followed all around the world because of the wide spread Portugese roots. The love goes deep into the hearts of everyone, young and old.
The city of the seven hills doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. That is a shame. It is a perfect destination for a fantastic city trip. The city offers a huge amount of culinary and cultural highlights, but is also admirable because of its architecture. And as we say, for football enthusiast is the perfect place to go to. If you are willing to discover the diversity of Lisbon football, you will get to know the city from a whole different perspective. We challenge you to join us for a unforgettable experience.
Not your typical rivalry
The rivalry between Sporting and Benfica dates from the early 20th century. People started arguing which club was founded first. Sporting Lisbon, club of the elite or Benfica from the outskirts of the city? Till this day the discussion is still there and will probably go on for ever. Remarkable fact is that Benfica (most successful club) is now seen as the club of the elite and Sporting the club of the people. Want to find out all the details? We will go out and let you find it out for yourself.
Your travel details
This 4-day trip includes:
- You will stay in a 3-ster hotel close to several hotspots of Lisbon
- In case of a one person booking a surcharge of € 85,- applies
- Match day: visiting Derby de Lisboa
- A unique historical football tour by our local hosts visiting several special places in the history of Portugese football and the Lisbon Derby going all the way back to 1875
- Hosted by one of our Away Days specialists
- Optional: a groundhop tour visiting several stadiums in the city, if possible with a football match. Discover Lisbon from an other perspective.
A special football trip available for a limited amount of football enthousiasts. Book your Away Days trip now!
A rivalry between Sporting CP and SL Benfica is a special one. Which club is the oldest of the two and what are the social backgrounds? One thing is for sure. The love for football is deeply rooted into the genes of the fans and they will definitely show it!
Lisbon is a city with a casual atmosphere. Enjoyment underneath the Mediterranean sun at one of the many terraces. A city ful of beautiful architecture and cultural riches. Till deep into the night people celebrate life on the downtown streets.
Our local hosts will show the eventful history of Portugese football with great passion and enthusiasm. They show you unique and special locations which contributed to the development of football as we know it today.
Lisbon is the place for football enthusiasts. The city has a rich football culture full of small clubs and characteristic stadiums. Go for a groundhop tour and discover the city in a completely different way.