A football trip to Olympique Marseille is highly recommended by everybody who has been on one. This French top club is extremely popular, so you have to be quick when booking a football trip to Olympique Marseille. Continue reading and discover all kinds of tips regarding your football trip to Olympique Marseille!
Olympique Marseille plays all home matches in the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille. This beautiful stadium offers place for around 67.000 supporters. The Stade Vélodrome opened its doors in 1973, but has renovated several times. The last renovation was in 2014, because of the EK in 2016. A roof was placed on the stadium and the capacity got expanded to 67.000. This makes the Stade Vélodrome the second biggest stadium of France, which reached category four of the UEFA stadium classification.
The top club Olympique Marseille's connection with the supporters is strong. This is shown in the number of sold football shirts. 360.000 football shirts are sold every season.
A football trip to Olympique Marseille guarantees to be a spectacle. The French club succeeds year after yearin the Ligue 1 and remains a big opponent for Paris Saint-Germain. The zealous fans of the club make the ambience in the stadium amazing. The first edition of the Champions League in 1993 was won by the club and nobody can take that title and honour away from the French club. These are all the titles the club the club has ever won:
10x Ligue 1
3x Trophée des Champions
3x Coupe de la Ligue
10x Coupe de France
1x Champions League
This prize cabinet makes Olympique Marseille one of the most successful clubs of France.
Olympique Marseille’s rival is Paris Saint-Germain. Both Olympique Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain are always in the race for the national title, so a game between the clubs is always exhilarating. Fans are more fanatic than ever during a match and the tensions run high. The match between Olympique Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain is referred to as Le Classique, Le Classico, Derby de France or the French clásico. The rivalry is palpable, and the name indicates that the match is similar to the Spanish El Clásico between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Do you want nothing more than visit the French classic against Paris Saint-Germain during your football trip to Olympique Marseille? Don’t wait any longer, because these matches are extremely popular and always sold-out!
Besides the fact that Olympique Marseille is a top club and has a beautiful stadium, it’s also highly recommended to visit the city of Marseille. A football trip to Olympique Marseille can be combined perfectly with a city trip to Marseille. We offer centrally located hotels, so you can easily reach the sights in Marseille, like the Notre Dame de la Garde, Vieux-Port and the Cathédrale de la Major.
Our football trips to Olympique Marseille are attached to several guarantees:
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We wish you an amazing football trip to Olympique Marseille!
Please note that the exact times and dates of the Ligue 1 matches are usually confirmed by the French Football Federation 2-3 weeks before the match. Due to European competition and live TV broadcast the time and day of the match can be changed. Therefore our package deals are mostly from Saturday till Monday to cover all possible match dates. You will recognize confirmed matches by the orange ‘date confirmed’ sticker.