Stadiums You Need to Visit Soon

Did you know that some of the most famous and iconic stadiums of Europe’s biggest football clubs are set to be demolished in the next seasons? Make sure you do not have regrets about missing the opportunity to see these great historical stadiums in person. Since this article has you covered with all of the must see stadiums, you have no excuses to not miss out while you still can. Despite not being in perfect condition or viewed as appropriate, these venues are rich in history, emotion and passion and are a throwback to the past.

AC Milan/Inter Milan – San Siro

The San Siro in Milan is set to be demolished after the 2026 winter Olympics Milano-Cortina. This iconic stadium shared by two of Italy’s greatest football teams, is a venue that you have to put on your bucket list to see once in your life. With both teams playing games here since 1926, it has experienced some incredible moments including fixtures of the 1990 world cup and a couple Champions League Finals, and it will deeply missed by  fans of both teams. With a capacity of just over 80,000 it is the biggest stadium in Italy and amongst the biggest in Europe. Plans are in place for both clubs to share a new modern state of the art ground which will have a reduced capacity of 65,000. Generating an incredible atmosphere, do not miss your opportunity while you still can and book a football trip with us to Milan to watch a game in the iconic San Siro live with AC Milan or Inter Milan.

Valencia – Estadio Mestalla

Opening in 1923, this stadium in the south east of Spain has a capacity of 48,600 making it one of the largest stadiums in the country. Known for its extremely steep stands, the view from the seats is excellent to watch the game from above, allowing a great tactical insight. The stadium held all of Spain’s opening games during the 1982 world cup and has held 10 Copa del Rey finals, including four El Clasicos. Unfortunately the stadium is not in the best condition which is why the club is in the process of moving to the Nou Mestalla in 2025 if all goes to plan to a 70,000 capacity stadium. This stadium is one you will not be disappointed when you visit, so book a trip with us to Valencia now!

AS Roma/Lazio – Stadio Olimpico

With a capacity of just over 72,000 this venue opened in 1953 to spectators is truly an incredible and unique place to witness a football game. The stadium provides an incredible noise that you will struggle to find in many other stadiums across Europe. Initially more than 100,000 crammed into here, before It became a seated stadium to be in condition for the 1960 Olympics. Four European Cup finals have been held here in the years of 1979, 1984, 1996 and 2009. Make sure you book a trip to Rome to witness the carnival atmosphere by watching a game of Roma or Lazio before they move to the New Roma stadium in 2027 – or even better: a Derbi di Roma!

Hertha Berlin – Olympiastadion Berlin

This is one of Europe’s most noteworthy stadiums to visit having been involved in many historical events. It was originally opened in 1936 to commence the Olympics that took place during this time, with estimations calculating that over 100,000 people were inside. Since undergoing renovations in 2004 it has a permanent seated capacity of 74,475. Other notable events that have happened here include the 1974 and 2006 World Cup, with the most recent one holding the final between Italy and France, which the Italians went on to win in a penalty shoutout. Plans are in place to move out by 2025 to a new stadium with a reduced capacity of around 55,000. Make sure you take a trip to the German capital whilst you still have the opportunity to visit the Olympiastadion.

Everton – Goodison park

As one of the oldest stadiums in Europe, Goodison Park is simply a must for any football fan that wants to experience an old fashioned atmosphere. Whilst it may not be the most comfortable place, with little space and some obstructed views, there is a unique charm to this. The blues moved here in 1892 when they moved from Anfield for failing to pay the rent which is of course now home to city rivals Liverpool. With terraced housing all around and plenty of pubs in close proximity, the area has a traditional matchday experience feeling. Time is running out for you to book a trip to Liverpool to watch Everton at Goodison Park, as they are set to move to a stadium on the docks with a capacity of 52,000 from next season!

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