Manchester is not what one would call a naturally beautiful or romantic city, but it is without question one of the most historically original and progressive cities in the world. The sheen of Victorian red brick architecture is impressive in its individuality, but there is still a certain austerity to its style that even today offers a reminder of the industrial past. Manchester is a city that eats, sleeps and breathes football. Experience the thrill, atmosphere and passion on derby day, welcome to your derby weekend in Manchester.
Experience of the biggest derbies of the season in the Premier League between Manchester United v Manchester City at Old Trafford with locals. You will meet people from all over the world and someone from our team who will be there with you for the whole weekend from the moment you step off the plane (and drinks some beers!). This is not a match break, this is a handpicked football weekend for fans who’d like to experience football at its best in Manchester.
MANCHESTER UNITED v MANCHESTER CITY
This weekend is including:
15 – 17 March, 2019. | 14 spots – Last 2 available
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Watching football at Old Trafford, , is a fantastic experience for any fan of t . That is true especially of those football supporters and enthusiasts who like their football with the history to match it. The sheer scale and sense of occasion that comes with watching football in a 75,000 Seater Stadium (the largest club football ground in the UK) is an experience to be cherished.
Each itinerary is designed include unique activities and authentic cultural football experiences while still giving you plenty of time to explore on your own. In other words, you can do your own thing when you want but still have people to get dinner with at the end of the day.
Not only do we spend countless hours planning the best itineraries, but we also try to curate groups of similar travelers to give everyone the best experience possible. These are not pre-scripted, every minute scheduled “group tours.” We don’t script. We plan. So you don’t have to. And then we have a really, really good time. You can expect chill vibes, new friends and great times. We run each trip as if we were traveling with our own group – because, by the end of it, we are.
Day 1 – Arrive
Arrive to Manchester by 2pm and head to your hotel near Deansgate in Manchester. After checking in, take some time to relax or take a short stroll to Albert Square and enjoy traditional English food and real ale for lunch at The Albert Square Chop House. Enjoy dishes including fish and chips and steak & kidney pudding. We’ll kick this weekend off in the late afternoon with a few pints in some of the best local bars in Manchester.
Get to know the fellow travelers and learn more about the football culture in Manchester with our local host and trip manager. For those who wish to discover the nightlife of Manchester afterwards, we’ve got plenty of good options for a good night!
Day 2 – Match Day
Wake up bright and early for a full day of football. Have an English breakfast and prepare yourself for a great day in Manchester, today its Matchday! We’ll head towards Old Trafford to get some beers in local United pubs around the blocks and soak up in the atmosphere before the match.
Experience the clash between the giants of Manchester in one of the most beautiful stadiums in football, the battle of Manchester. Solskjaer and co. versus Guardiola and co, all ingredients are here for a great match. After the match, we’ll head to Cafe Football in the city center to enjoy a Burger and some beers at the restaurant of Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville. As the name suggests, Cafe Football was built by football lovers for football lovers. The game may be over, but that doesn’t mean our day is. Manchester has plenty of buzzing clubs and bars to visit.
Day 3 – As you Wish
Manchester is a great and dynamic city. There are many types of activities so we left the morning free to explore some of the more parts of the city on your own (or not). Discover more about the music scene with the likes of Oasis and the Stone Roses or explore the history of the beautiful game at the National Football Museum. up to you! After that, it’s time to say goodbye and look back and an incredible weekend in Manchester.
This weekend, you’ll be staying at the Innside Melia Manchester, a well-placed 4* hotel in the city centre, just a few metres from shops and nightlife. You will be amazed by its architecture and charmed by its interior: designer guest rooms, state-of-the-art meeting rooms and a delightful concept of cuisine. It has a bar, a restaurant, meeting facilities and bright modern bedrooms with free Wi-Fi.
Featuring a satellite TV and free tea and coffee, rooms also have ironing facilities on request. Every private bathroom features a Grohe power shower.
DATES & PRICES
15 – 17 March 2019
€425 per person
Secure your spot with a deposit (€150,-) and pay the remaining amount up to 4 weeks before the match. Don’t miss out and book your spot early. Please note: Flights are NOT included and must be purchased separately. Need help with flights? Feel free to reach out to us.
Join like-minded fans on this small group trip. Alternatively, book a private trip or get a quote.
Interested in learning more about this trip?
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81 King Street, Manchester, M2 4AH, United Kingdom.