Experience one of the most intense rivalries in football in Rotterdam. This is 'De Klassieker' between Feyenoord Rotterdam v Ajax Amsterdam.
WELCOME IN ROTTERDAM
Ajax vs. PSV may ring more of a bell with certain supporters from either club but it is Ajax vs. Feyenoord that is the long-standing and most intense rivalry in the Netherlands. ‘De Klassieker’, as it is called, involves the countries two biggest clubs in the countries two biggest cities, Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The cultural difference, artists in Amsterdam and hard-workers in Rotterdam, plays its part as well. Despite a little over 70 kilometers separating Amsterdam and Rotterdam, theirs is a rivalry which transverses an ideological, political and regional divide, and, for a small country, a chasm of cultural identity
Explore the football culture in the Netherlands together with a local Feyenoord fan. Our small group trips are the ultimate way to experience football through local eyes and beyond the 90 minutes in the stadium. Learn more about the Dutch football culture in Rotterdam and experience one of the most intense rivalries in football.
You will meet people from all over the world and someone from our staff 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 premium football weekend for fans who’d like to experience football at its best in Rotterdam.
We know the world’s best bits, so your football travel adventure will always be immersive and authentic, and your accommodation hand-picked. Our locals and guides know their destinations and football culture better than anyone, so get off the beaten path with access to a local experience that truly connects you to the destination. We take all the hassle out of travel planning for you. Match tickets? Unique accommodation? Local? Sorted.
This football weekend does include:
- Premium Match Ticket Feyenoord Rotterdam v Ajax Amsterdam (Long Side)
- Exclusive Stadium Tour De Kuip before the match
- Visit Feyenoord Museum
- Drink voucher
- A Feyenoord goodie bag with a magazine and scarf
- Two-night accommodation in 3* hotel in Rotterdam (Twin Room)
(For a single room, there might be an additional fee)
- Bar Crawls in Rotterdam
- Day Trip to Amsterdam
- Local Feyenoord fan & Trip Manager
Good to know
Remember, flights aren’t included for this trip. We’re happy to assist in finding the best options for you. We advise booking flights when the match is confirmed, this is approximately 6 weeks before. Please be aware that the itinerary, activities and hotels are subject to change.
Day 1 - Welcome to Rotterdam ... and off to Amsterdam!Welcome to the Netherlands, today is the start of a great weekend of football in the Netherlands. We will meet you at your accommodation for the weekend with our trip manager. Now it is time either to rest or drop your bags and relax after your journey. On Saturday afternoon we’ll start this great weekend with some beers in the city center of Amsterdam.
To truly understand this unique and complex rivalry you have to travel to its origins and there you will find the two cities themselves – Amsterdam (the home of AFC Ajax) and Rotterdam (the home of Feyenoord). We'll take you beyond the traditional routes and explore the Dutch football culture in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. And yes, we plan to take you to the mighty Red Light District to get a glimpse of the best activities and nightlife in the country. You're free to join or relax, it's your call!
Day 2 - Match Day! Experience De KlassiekerIf only it were possible to explain what it feels when a supporter of Feyenoord Rotterdam or Ajax Amsterdam goes to their first Klassieker. Sometimes there are no words. This match is still the biggest rivalry in the Netherlands. You have to experience it in order to understand the rivalry, today is the day!
Before the match, we'll get an exclusive private stadium tour at the legendary De Kuip together with a local host of Feyenoord Rotterdam. Have a look behind the scenes of this great club and learn more about the rivalry with Ajax Amsterdam from the club's perspective.
After the tour, we'll have a few beers before the match and head to our seats in the stadium. After the match, we'll get some food at a traditional local place in Rotterdam and enjoy some drinks with the group. Prefer to explore Rotterdam alone or with your mates? Not a problem at all.