The stands filled with screaming supporters and the verdant green of a perfectly-manicured pitch, the songs and chants that drive the rhythm of a fiercely competitive match, the rippling red of an irresistible United attack and the classic white kits of England’s national squad: this is the dream vacation for every diehard fan of the beautiful game.
Manchester – Tour of the Theatre of Dreams
After a delicious and filling breakfast at your hotel, a private driver will pick you up and take you to famous Old Trafford, called the “Theatre of Dreams” by legendary midfielder Bobby Charlton and home to one of the most successful soccer teams in the entire world. You’ll enjoy a delicious lunch in the Red Cafe at the heart of the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand before checking out the informative and fascinating exhibits at the Manchester United museum, like Peter Oldfield-Edwards’s meticulous scale model of Old Trafford and artifacts from the greatest Man U players and seasons. You’ll also get the chance to marvel at the incredible hardware the club has acquired in their century of existence in the monumental trophy room before heading down to the locker rooms and the team dugout area. There you’ll make your way out onto the pitch, filled with the excitement of all of your wildest sporting dreams coming true. After browsing the offerings at the club’s megastore – filled with everything Manchester United, from kits and warm-up suits to balls and boots – you’ll be returned to your fashionable hotel in the city center, ready for another night on the town in marvelous Manchester.
Manchester – Match Day in Manchester
London – Cottonopolis to the Capital City
London – Walking the Pitch of the Champions
London – The Green Fields of the Three Lions
London – Departing the United Kingdom
- Discover some of the hidden gems of Manchester, from St. Mary’s Catholic Church to the Portico Library and Gallery
- Live the dreams of every Manchester United fan as you’ll tour the grounds of Old Trafford, shop at the stadium’s megastore and experience match day to the fullest
- Visit London, the mighty capital of the United Kingdom and the largest city in Europe, whose bustling streets are filled with history and culture unlike anywhere else on Earth
- Explore two of London’s most famous soccer stadiums as you get a first-hand look at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge and world-famous Wembley Stadium
From the Holy Trinity of Best, Charlton and Law to the stern and impassive gaze of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United has enjoyed a nearly incomparable run of domestic and European success, and this weeklong vacation will give you an insider’s look at this most famous English soccer team. Throw in a trip to lively London to visit some of the most famous soccer grounds of the capital, and this is truly an unforgettable vacation for every soccer aficionado.
Enjoy the pageantry of match day at Old Trafford, from pre-match champagne to seats in the famous South End, after a visit to the incomparable exhibits at the National Soccer Museum. Walk the grounds at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea FC, and experience the thrill of stepping out onto the pitch at the New Wembley, the home to England’s national team and one of the most magnificent stadiums in the world. And check out some of London’s inimitable museums, from the millions of artifacts at the British Museum to the centuries of art reflected at the National Gallery.
This is a vacation for those who have ever dreamed of strapping on cleats and skipping past defenders before unleashing the immaculate strike; this is the trip for those who long to prowl the midfield and flick graceful passes all across the pitch; this is the voyage for all those who haven’t missed a Man U match in decades. If you’ve ever wanted a unique and unforgettable pilgrimage to the spiritual heartlands of soccer, this is the package for you.
$3,895 per person (excluding international flights)
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