WELCOME TO LISBON

Elected as the best city to be visited in 2018 by Lonely Planet, The New York Times and other important magazines and newspapers around the world, Lisbon offers everything a football fan seeks for the weekend: one of the most exciting derbies in Europe, great weather, amazing restaurants and bars, and an unforgettable nightlife!

This versatile city is characterized by scenic views over the seven hills, narrow streets, authentic squares, and beautiful fountains. You will have the chance to discover the many cozy bars, restaurants, and terraces where you feel at home and where you can party until the early hours.

The city is home to two giants in the Portuguese and European football: Benfica and Sporting Lisbon. The first one holds a record of more than 200,00 shareholders and it is by far the most successful club in Portugal. Sporting Lisbon, the green and whites, are famous for its Ultras and having the best youth players in the country. They revealed names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Figo.

Certainly, you will have a hell of an experience in this beautiful city. We will watch some proper football matches, hang out with locals, eat traditional food, stadium tours and have a lot of fun!

 

THE EXPERIENCE

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? Good accommodation? Activities? Local? Sorted.

This trip does include:

  • Match Ticket Benfica v Sporting Lisbon (Level 0, side of the pitch)
  • Benfica Museum ‘Cosme Damião” Entrance
  • Two-nights in 3*+ accommodation in Lisbon (Twin Room)
  • Meal Voucher (1 Food + 1 Drink)
  • 20% discount @ Benfica Official Store
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Trip Manager & Local Host

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.

Trip Highlights

Welcome in Lisbon

Today, we will welcome you and check you in the selected accommodation in Lisbon. To start the weekend in a good shape, our local host Pedro will take you to an incredible Portuguese Tasca, which means a very traditional restaurant, with plenty of good food and drinks. After that, why not extend the night and go to some of the best bars in town, at Cais do Sodré? And for the brave ones, let’s go to the riverfront nightclubs and party until the sun rises! You can count on us for any of the plans!

Experience the Lisbon Derby

MATCHDAY! You'll experience one of the biggest Portuguese derbies! The plan is to get in the mood for the game, heading to one of Benfica bars, and hang out with die-hard supporters until we head to the stadium for the most amazing pre-match ever.

We will be stuck in the middle of the crazy red and white people, flags, pyros and hundreds of the famous roulottes, a place where the fans get together to drink tons of beers and wait for the team bus to come up. Scarfs and red smoke are all over the place.

Learn more about the history of SL Benfica

We know the journey has been quite intense so far, but why not another good day in this beautiful city. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about Benfica’s history and football culture with an amazing stadium & museum tour, getting to know more about their success in Portuguese football.

Relax at the Carcavelos Beach

Whilst your weekend is focused on football, why not relax at Carcavelos Beach with a beer and enjoy some sunshine or explore one of the city's cool neighborhoods. The choice is yours!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Will Covid19 affect my trip with Homefans?

Are you a bit apprehensive about travelling or booking this trip with the Coronavirus uncertainty? We get you, but you’re in safe hands with us.

We’ve taken a few measures for safety, read more here.

Do I have to pay the full amount immediately?

No, that’s not mandatory. You also have the option of paying a deposit of 30% to reserve your spot.

The remaining balance must be paid 4-6 weeks prior to the trip. Don’t worry, you will be reminded by our team. Can’t make it? You can also transfer your deposit to another trip.

Can I join this trip solo?

Of course! In fact, we welcome a lot of solo travelers on our travels. Our groups consist of a mix between solo travelers and small groups of friends.

Can I join with friends or family?

Yes, of course that’s possible! If there’s availability, it’s always possible to travel with your friends or family. If you want to travel with a larger group, we provide the option of creating a tailor-made football trip. For this you can contact our customer service on info@homefans.net

Do I have free time during the trip?

Certainly! As much as and when you want. We understand better than anyone that our travelers demand free time. We take this into account when creating our itineraries.

One prefers to sleep a little longer as he likes to discover the nightlife whilst the other wakes up early to do some sightseeing in the morning. Your choice!

Is participation in all activities compulsory?

No, it’s not compulsory. At the end, it’s your journey/holiday, so you decide how you spend your time. We carefully select all activities with the aim of allowing our travelers to experience the best football experience, therefore we highly advise to take part. We provide the opportunity, but ultimately you decide whether or not to participate in the activities.

How large will the group be?

We aim to have groups of a minimum of 4 and maximum for 12 people in order to give the best personal experience. This can diverge due to availability.

Can I meet my fellow travelers in advance?

Yes, that’s possible! About a week before the trip we create a Whatsapp group with all the travellers of your trip, Homefans and the local host. This Whatsapp group will be used as the primary communication channel.

You can meet all the other travellers and ask questions regarding the destination or trip.

What is the role of the local host during the trip?

Our local is your guide during the trip. Heis a passionate fan of Benfica and knows the city better than anyone. He can tell you stories about the club and destination, and can answer your questions.

A few hours before the match, our local host will take you to a typical place where fans have a beer or two prior the match. He will let you experience the match through the eyes of a local.

The local host is also the first contact person on behalf of Homefans. If you have any questions during the trip, you can contact him. Of course, we will be able to assist you via the Whatsapp group.

Get in Touch with us

Do you have any questions about this weekend? Don't hesitate to get in touch with us!