Discover Istanbul’s pulsating football scene with a trip to the Intercontinental Istanbul Derby.
Istanbul is the city where continents collide and where history has pivoted for over 2000 years. This ancient city is stacked with iconic sights and, an eye-watering 14 million people call it home. And every one of these 14 million, from the president to the taxi drivers have an opinion when it comes to the beautiful game.
Istanbul is home to five top-flight teams and three true giants of the game – Beskitas, Galatasary, and Fenerbahce. Three clubs that each command millions of fans and result in a local football scene full of chaos, noise, and colour. On this trip, you’ll take in the city’s most symbolic rivalry – the Intercontinental Istanbul Derby between Galatasary and Fenerbache. This is the game where Europe meets Asia and Istanbul’s two most successful clubs fight it out.
Your weekend will be led by one of our very finest football hosts who is both a football fan and ambassador of this chaotic and mystical city – with them by your side you will discover Istanbul’s relentless football culture from the inside. Plus you will share the experience with a small group of like-minded sports fans for a more memorable, connected and enjoyable experience.
This incredible weekend puts a magical city, great food, and a monumental football scene into the palm of your hand. As well as the match tickets and accommodation – stadium tours and city sightseeing are also included in this fantastic Istanbul weekend. See you there!