Sporting Lisbon v SL Benfica

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!

Derby de Lisboa

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!

City of the 7 hills

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.

Historic football experience

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.

Indulge yourself!

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.

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Away Days Football Travel provides customized hand picked football trips for a carefree experience. But we understand that a certain amount of flexibility gives your the extra travel comfort. 

  • The match ticket(s) and additional activities mentioned in the travel itinerary are included. If activities are not included they will be stated as ‘optional’. You are not obliged to participate these activities.
  • Hotel nights are included within the mentioned travel duration. Breakfast is included as well. If you want to stay longer at the destination, we are happy to help you with an additional stay at any accommodation you prefer. Please share your preferences.
  • In case of an one person booking a surcharge applies. The amount of the surcharge is mentioned in the travel itinerary.
  • Tourist tax is included. In any case tourist tax is excluded, ask for. an invoice of your payment and share it with is. We will reimburse your. expenses. 
  • Guidance by an Away Days Football Travel specialist is included, mostly in combination with a local host  to. provide you will all the necessary information, backgrounds and most important the best (football) experience possible. 
  • If additional aspects are included like airport  transfer, local transportation, diner e.g. are included, it will be mentioned in your travel itinerary.
  • Flights are not included unless mentioned otherwise. We want to provide our travelers with the possibility to choose the airport and flight of their liking.  Of course we can help you with finding the right flight or other travel option to the  booked destination. Budget flying is certainly an option. If we book the flight for you, we charge an addition € 15,- per person per flight.  
  • Tip: always buy your tickets directly with the airliners. 
  • If you book a flight, always check how much hand bagage is allowed on board  of the flight, especially with. budget airliners.  Regulations and surcharges change regularly, same as the allowed size of your hand luggage. 
  • Consider a cancellation insurance on your flight ticket. They are usually not covered in your regular travel insurance. 
  • Match tickets are always guaranteed, even is a match is postponed. Changes in the fixture schedule can have the consequence that a match is scheduled outside your traveling period. When it happens, we will discuss alternative options with you or change your traveling period so you will be able to attend the desired match. This is only possible if your trip has not started yet. 
  • A travel and cancellation insurance are not included. Check the coverage of your insurance before you go on a trip, especially if you plan to take expensive equipment with you like a camera. 
  • Check the coverage of your medical insurance in foreign countries before going on a trip. 
  • Our Algemene Voorwaarden apply on all our offered football trips.
  • A minimal deposit payment of € 50,- per person (€ 300,- per person for trips outside Europe) is mandatory for finishing your booking or reservation. After receiving the deposit payment, your booking or reservation is guaranteed. If we have more reservations than availability for a football trip, the booking date is decisive wether you will participate or not. If not, your reservation will apply for the next available trip to the desired destination.  

Will you join us on this trip?

Share your passion, broaden your cultural horizons. For football fans, by football fans!

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