A new season is upon us, and the race for the 2017/2018 league campaign is already simmering with excitement across Europe.

And to whet the appetite of most fans, football clubs have started their 2017/2018 preseason friendlies, with one of the latest fixtures being the clash between Chelsea FC and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

But imagine having your summer vacation in these unmissable destinations where your favorite football clubs are currently playing their 2017/2018 preseason matches.

Sounds like a good one, right?

We have decided to do a rundown of amazing destinations where top European clubs are having their 2017 preseason tours this year.


Here is the spot where Manchester United put their noisy neighbors to the sword just over a few days ago at the NRG Stadium.

The ‘Space City”, as Houston is sometimes called, is the fourth largest city in the United States, and there’s never a shortage of things to do here. Whether you decide to take a tour of the Space Centre, explore the Houston Zoo, stroll through the Museum District, take a walk, bike or paddle through the amazing Buffalo Bayou Park, Houston is a hotspot waiting to be explored during this preseason friendlies.

Miami, Florida

European champions Real Madrid will be having a memorable clash with city opponents Barcelona at the Hard Rock Stadium at this America’s sexiest city. The game is slated for July 29 as part of the International Champions Cup.

They will be bringing their age-long La Liga rivalry to Miami, and this is the first time both teams will be playing in the United States. Here, the atmosphere is like a Super Bowl with lots of partying, concerts and fan fests.

A vacation in Florida offers you a deserved escape from your daily grind, allowing you to rejuvenate and refresh in the sprawling beaches and picturesque backdrops.


Chelsea hosted Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich on July 25 in the Lion City and would later face Inter Milan on July 29, all at Singapore’s National Stadium. The stadium is a multipurpose event ground situated in Kallag, which is home to several landmarks and historical treasures.

A summer vacation in Singapore offers you high-end shopping thrills and a chance to experience firsthand the world’s largest giant observation wheel – the Singapore Flyer and catch a panoramic view of the city’s elevated skylines


Unlike most other clubs who will spend most of their preseason travelling around Europe, Arsenal FC will be spending a major part of their preseason playing at the Emirates Stadium. After their defeat to English champions Chelsea on Saturday at the Birds’ Nest in Beijing, Arsenal returns home to face Benfica and later Sevilla.

London is home to Westminster Abbey with splendid architectural masterpieces, the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, London Eye and Big Ben, which was recently named as one of the most instagrammed placed on the planet.

Munich, Germany

Come August 1, Liverpool will be facing Bayern Munich and later Atletico Madrid or Napoli all at the Allianz Arena.

Munich houses centuries-old edifices that are splendid to behold, and it is a perfect destination for lovers of spectacular castles, superstructures, museums and festivities.

Maryland, USA

Manchester United are currently warming up to host Spanish giants Barcelona to a thrilling encounter at the FedExField at the heart of Maryland.

This destination gives you premium access to Lake Artemisia for hiker-biker trails, fishing piers and a taste of its aquatic gardens. Or you could decide to immerse yourself in the rich history at Lincoln Park on the eastern section of the B&O Railroad tracks. Whatever your tastes are, Maryland makes for an awesome summer vacation.

Los Angeles

The Galaticos will lock horns with Manchester City at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on July 26. The 93,600-capacity stadium is the only ground to have hosted two separate Olympic Games and two Super Bowls since its opening in 1923.

Los Angeles is a culturally diverse city in southern California and it’s famous as the nerve center of Hollywood. You could go for a tour of the Los Angeles Convention Centre or head to the Staples Centre for your downtime Los Angeles experience.

If you are already in any of these destinations while the preseason matches are still on, you could spoil yourself silly by watching your favorite football club play live. Or consider booking a vacation to soak up the fun in these amazing cities.

About the Author

Related Posts

The world is filled with fascinating and amazing historical sites; including sites of ancient...

It’s a known fact that FIFA World Cup is going to be one of the highlights of Summer 2018. The...

Welcome to London, one of the world’s most visited cities. The city of London has something for...

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.