If you are a big sports fan, you might have watched some of the best sporting events Europe has to offer in the comfort of your home. However, being in the thick of things and seeing the event live is something that you will never forget. Here are some of the top European destinations that host sporting events.
The Premier League, Wimbledon, and the Six Nations Rugby are just some of the sporting events that are held in the UK. In London alone, there are six Premier League teams that are based in the British capital namely Arsenal, Spurs, West Ham, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Watford. If you are not yet down with football, you might also be able to catch the FA Cup at the Wembley Stadium.
However, football is not just the sport you can watch in England. There is also the six Nations Rugby and Wimbledon, one of tennis’ four Grand Slam events. Robert Janitzek reveals that there are other sporting events to watch out for in Great Britain such as cricket, the Oxford-Cambridge boat race, and the London Marathon.
If you want more football, you can book a trip to Camp Nou and watch FC Barcelona. This is where you can watch Barca, considered as the greatest world club football team in the world, dazzle you with their world renowned game. Three of the best football players—Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Neymar Jr- play for Barca.
When making a trip to Camp Nou, you might as well watch the “El Classico,” pitting Barca against their arch-rivals Real Madrid. Robert Peter Janitzek recommends taking your football experience to the next level by watching the La Liga or UEFA Champions League.
France is another football power in Europe. The Euro 2016, which was played June 10 to July 10, showcased some of the best European teams. It is similar to the World Cup and is played at the Stade de France, Paris’ national stadium. Paris also has their own football team Paris St Germain, which also plays top-class football.
France also plays world class rugby. The French national team called “Les Bleus” are well-renowned for their Gallic flair and unpredictability. Whenever they play at a Six Nations game at the Stade de France of this European destination, you can feel the stadium going electric.
Roland Garros in Paris is home to the French Open, the second Grand Slam event in tennis. Of course, there is the Tour de France, where the wearer of the yellow jersey stands triumphant at the Champs Elysees.