Football holiday in Baku

Football holiday in Baku
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Plan trip of the next year from now! Destination is Baku – the capital of Azerbaijan, the city that will host the Europa League final on 29 May 2019.

The final match of the 48th season of the famous championship – UEFA Europa League will be played at Olympic Stadium in Baku. It is the biggest stadium in Azerbaijan with 69,870 seats and meets the standards of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Construction of Baku Olimpics Stadium finished on 6 March 2015, and at the same month used for Baku 2015 1st European Games. It is the main stadium of Azerbaijan National Football Team. Also, the stadium hosted several Champions League matches during 2017-2018 season. A.S. Roma (Italy), Atlético Madrid (Spain) and Chelsea F.C. (England) played against Qarabağ F.K. (Azerbaijan) in the group stages of the most prestigious club competition in European football.

Besides watching the matches, during non-match and non-event days, you can also take a tour to the best stadium of Azerbaijan where you can walk through the stadium, learn the history of it, live an unforgettable experience by visiting changing room of the national team and so on. Stadium tours is 60 minutes long during 5 working days of the week between 11:00 and 17:00. The tours can be organized in 4 languages including Azerbaijani, Russian, English and German.  

It is worth mentioning that, 3 group stage games and the quarterfinals of UEFA Euro 2020 will be hosted by Baku Olympic Stadium too. So, plan your journey to Baku for a wonderful football holiday!

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Nilufar

Nilufar

I am Nilufar, from Azerbaijan, and I would love to be inspiring to travelers who wish to discover my country and to live an extra-ordinary experience.


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