Top football derbies in France

In French football, there are several derbies and specials. Not only football matches between clubs from the same city are referred to as derbies, but also matches between clubs further apart are sometimes referred to as a derby. This is often due to the club’s history, disputes and mutual rivalries. Frequent meetings in important matches between big clubs can also lead to fierce rivalry.

Visiting a French derby is a great experience. Teams are more fanatical than ever and are both extremely keen on winning. All matches highlighted in our derbies and specials are definitely worth a visit. Early booking is recommended, as football trips to these matches are very popular!

In France, the most famous derby is the one between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille, Le Classique. The rivalry between both teams is huge as they are both the biggest and most popular clubs in Ligue 1. Le Classique is considered one of the greatest football rivalries in club football.

Book your football trip to the top derby of France at Number 1 Football Travel and experience a fierce rivalry!