For centuries, some of the biggest sporting events have occurred in the historical arenas and stadiums in Europe. Today, viewers from all over the world to witness how the best athletes in the world compete in these sacred grounds. Consider this brief guide to the best places in Europe to see football, tennis, cycling, rugby, racing and more.
If you identify as a sports fan, start your tour of Europe with a football game, more specifically, a match of the Champions League by UEFA. You can enjoy one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most famous club competition in European football.
Enjoy a match with another 100,000 viewers and encourages the champion Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, the second largest stadium in Spain. Other stadiums, including Anfield in Liverpool, the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Munich Olympiastadion, the Belgrade Red Star Stadium, the National Stadium in Malta, and the Emirates Stadium in London, are also home to some of the best clubs in the world, offering the true experience of the famous European football.
As the popularity of football in Europe is undeniable, other sports are also the focus of many eyes. You can closely watch the rugby in Britain at Twickenham Stadium. You can listen or watch a game of golf at the classic tournaments in Scotland, Ireland and England. You can feel the breeze as cyclists whiz on the Champs Elysees in Paris in the Tour de France. You can even witness a Formula-1 race on a track like the famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium and Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy. Other famous street races are in Valencia, Istanbul and Monaco .
Of course, not all emblematic stadiums in Europe still hosting sporting events. Rather, some offer a unique view of the historical past of Europe. The Colosseum, Flavian Amphitheatre in Pozzuoli and Capua Amphitheatre date back nearly 2,000 years. Not only are still accessible, also they tell the story of the early days of sports events in Europe.
With a continent full of professional sports leagues, events, stadiums and history, this is just the beginning of sports offers throughout Europe. Discover all by yourself during your next trip to Europe.