Champions League Final 2023 8-11 June 2023

Istanbul, Türkiye

Grand Final 2023 in Istanbul

Visit the most diverse city split between Europe and Asia for the short-break holidays and attend the main match of European football – Champions League Final on 10th June 2023! It is going to be one of the most watched sporting events in the world and you can be the witness of the fight for a chance to win the highly sought-after European Football Cup. Just imagine that over 300 million fans will watch the broadcasting of this event on TV and you will be among the lucky few who will feel the atmosphere of this game in Istanbul.

Above all, the event takes place in the stunning city which has it all: over 2500 years of history, culture, and traditions, amazing landmarks, vibrant nightlife, and breathtaking views. You will never run out of new things to see and do here, in this transcontinental metropolis and cultural melting pot. As always, our packages include best accommodation, guides, transfers, tours and 24/7 support.

Our returning guests are offered 5% discount. Tick the box "Apply price for club members" to see your discounted rates.

Itinerary

8 June. Day 1. Arrival

Arrive in Istanbul and take a private transfer to your hotel to check-in. Rest after a flight and dress up. In the evening stroll the streets of the city, which will also feature restaurants, attractions and of course the inevitable shops.

9 June. Day 2. Explore Istanbul

Spanning across Europe and Asia, Istanbul has been situated at a crossroad of civilizations for thousands of years. Pick up form the hotel and transfer to the city center. Walk through the ancient streets of former Byzantine’s capital - Constantinople. Descend into the mysterious sixth-century water reservoir (basilica cistern). Stop at colorful and lively Grand Bazaar to shop unique local products and have lunch, supported by immersive Turkish cuisine show. Come up to Hagia Sophia, an iconic place of worship for the world's two largest religions and coronation place of Byzantine Emperors. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Blue Mosque during sunset and marvel stunning interior design. We will end up with Bosphorus dinner cruise on luxurious yacht. You will enjoy dinner and drinks while seeing sights like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Galata Tower, and the Bosphorus Bridge. The Bosphorus dinner cruise tour has also Turkish night show.

10 June. Day 3. Champions League Final

Get ready to attend the main football match in Europe and feel its vibe from the very morning walking the city with fans and enjoying the atmosphere of greatest sport event. Return transfer to the venue is provided.

11 June. Day 4. Free time in Istanbul. Departure.

Spend the day in Istanbul at leisure. Private transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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Experience-based travel

We are experts in football events and travel. We brought 2000+ football fans from Australia, USA, UK, Mexico, Argentina, Croatia, Spain, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and many others to the World Cups in Russia in 2018 and in Qatar in 2022, EURO-21 and Champions League. Their reviews can be seen on the website below.

Travel with like-minded people

Our group will be something around 50+ soccer fans with both kids and adults, singles and couples. If you are travelling solo - that's not a problem! We can match one solo travellers with others, so you can share a room to manage costs if you wish. Our tours are great opportunities to make new friends!

Pre & post match hospitality

Attend the game in style. Meals & drinks served before and after the game to enlighten your game experience

Tailor-made experience

All travel packages that we offer are customizable. Just tell our managers about your travel desires and we will tailor-make a tour for you.

24/7

We take care of you from the moment your plane lands at the airport and until we say our farewells. Along with travel directors in the field, there is a 24/7 phone/WhatsApp line with our operations office. You will always feel well looked after.

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Add multiple destinations

We are not just about football. We are experienced in travel as we bring thousands of tourists to the remotest parts of the World. You will be surprised how close Istanbul is to everything and how comfortable a sophisticated travel itinerary trip can be with our experience travel concierge service team. Chat with one of our travel experts and we will create unique custom itinerary just for you.

Discover the Middle East

The Middle East… Fascinating, charming, unexplored & ultra modern. We’re absolutely sure you will have the most amazing oriental experience in Turkiye. However, why not take advantage of its crossroads location and extend your trip with a pre/post or even “in-between the games” tour?

Discover Turkiye

Thousands years of history and bustling modern cities. Beautiful beaches and gorgeous mountains. Famous eastern Bazaars and best shopping malls. Fantastic museums and stunning natural wonders. Excellent food and coffee as a culture. Hamam and archeological sites. Make the most of your Turkiye experience by taking Cappadocia or Antalya extensions, or let us curate a tipr of a lifetime for you. You just can't afford missing chance to explore the country at the crossroads of worldsю

Discover Africa & Asia

Or, why not entertain your loved ones with a side-trip to Kenya or Tanzania on a safari, or take a beach break on a sunny Maldives, Seychelles and Mauritius?

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Booking international flights

Flights from the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, UK & Europe are available to book. Please contact our managers for the details

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise - All inclusive

Dinner with a night out! This Bosphorus Strait All-Inclusive Dinner Cruise combines dinner, drinks, sightseeing, and entertainment for an affordable price. You'll pass by monuments from the Byzantine and Ottoman empires as you eat, drink, and enjoy watching traditional Turkish folk dancing and belly dancing. Cruise the Bosphorus Strait for a fun night on the water See the Bosphorus Bridge, Dolmabahce Palace, and other sights. Enjoy onboard entertainment such as folk dancing and belly dancing A Turkish meze dinner and unlimited alcoholic drinks are included

Vialand Theme Park

Feel the adrenaline of riding a speedy rollercoaster with this admission ticket to the Vialand Theme Park in Istanbul. hen, experience the 15 m sudden drop on the Viking water ride before heading to the 360-degree entertainment station which is suitable for all ages. Then..Enrich your visit with an All-Inclusive VIP, Diamond, Gold or Silver Package. Its combination of both being a big shopping and amusement center is unique worldwide. Inquire about Istanbul's iconic 600 000 sq meters amusement park now!

Dervish Show

Witness the stunning 1-hour Mevlevi Sema ceremony in central Istanbul and see the whirling dances and dervishes. Step inside a 550-year-old Ottoman Turkish bath in Sultanahmet-Sirkeci and take your place. Marvel at this cultural dance that dates back 800 years. See the dervishes and sheikh take their place and praise the Prophet Mohammed. Following the chant, hear the drum voice as the dervishes perform the seven-part Sema ceremony which represents the birth of humanity. The Sema ends with a Fâtiha for the souls of all prophets, martyrs, and believers, and a prayer for the salvation of the country. Enjoy complimentary drinks during this incredible performance.

Turkish Spa

The pearl of the world on the historical Peninsula, Hurrem Sultan Hammam in Istanbul was designed and built by Mimar Sinan, the chief Ottoman architect. It was built at the request of famous Hurrem Sultan (Roxelana) the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in the 16th century, between the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. Enjoy a full set of treatments: private changing rooms, scrubbing, massage, masks, fresh fruits.

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★★★★★ Gleam Collection Hotel

Standard Double or Twin Room | Room 22 m² | City view | Air conditioning | Private bathroom | Flat-screen TV | Soundproofing | Minibar | Free WiFi | Free toiletries | Bathrobe Slippers | Hairdryer | City view | Upper floors accessible by elevator | Entire unit wheelchair accessible | Hand sanitiser | Tea/Coffee maker | Minibar | Air Safety deposit box | Hardwood or parquet floors | Hypoallergenic | Soundproofing | Ironing facilities | Interconnected room(s) available | Laptop safe | Carbon monoxide detector | Electric kettle | Children's high chair | Cleaning products | Desk | TV | Telephone | Satellite channels | Flat-screen TV | Air purifiers | Clothes rack | No smoking | Garden View

★★★★★ The Stay Boulevard Nisantasi

Superior King Room| 1 extra-large double bed | This double room has a soundproofing, seating area and electric kettle| 30 m² | Garden view | Air conditioning | Private bathroom | Flat-screen | TV | Soundproofing | Coffee machine | Minibar| Free WiFi |

★★★★★ Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel

Superior Double Room| breakfast |1 large double bed |25 m²|City view | Air conditioning|Ensuite bathroom | Flat-screen TV| Soundproofing | Minibar | Free WiFi | Featuring city views| Coffee table| Flat-screen TV |The spacious private bathroom| |Seating area |The tea and coffee setup|

★★★★★ Orientbank Hotel Istanbul, Autograph Collection

Deluxe King Room| Breakfast |1 extra-large double bed In-room features include LCD TVs| coffee machines | Pillow menu | Complimentary natural toiletries |20 m² | City view |Air conditioning | Ensuite bathroom |Flat-screen TV| Soundproofing | Coffee machine| Minibar | Free WiFi |

★★★★★Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Residence 1 Bedroom Park View | 63 m² / 678 sq ft | King size beds x1| Crib in room on request| Coffee/tea making facilities| Bathroom | Accessible bathroom | Bathroom doors 32 inches wide | Wireless internet in your room | Keycard-operated door locks |Visual alarm in rooms |Security Peephole | Dead bolt in rooms | Audible smoke alarms in rooms | Sprinkler in room | Emergency info in rooms | Air Conditioning | Opening windows | Smart-home systems| LCD TV | WIFI|home cinema| fully equipped kitchen| living room|dining area | work desk | marble bathroom/tub shower

★★★★★ Sofitel Istanbul Taksim

Superior Room, 1 King / Queen Bed | Superior Room | 1 King / Queen Bed | Lower Floor | City View | 49 inch LED TV|Minibar | Brand of Ronnefeldt Tea and Julius Meinl Coffee Facilities |Atelier Cologne Bath Amenities| Shower | Digital Safe |Complimentary WiFi | Max. number of persons:3 | Area:From 35 m² / 376 sq ft |Free in Room Mineral Water | Mini Bar|Coffee/tea making facilities | Kettle | Bottled water |Bathrobe |Hair dryer in bathroom | Full-length mirror |RJ 45 Outlet | RJ 11 Outlet | Wireless internet in your room | High speed internet | Direct dial telephone |TV with on-screen billing info Sprinkler in room |Visual alarm for hearing impaired | Knock light for hearing impaired | Phone light for hearing impaired | Safe deposit box in room | Security Peephole| 220/240 V AC|220/240 V AC | Iron | Shoe polisher | Double Glazing | Blackout Facilities | Opening windows | Soundproof room | Air Conditioning | Business Desk |

★★★★★The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul at the Bosphorus

Front Bosphorus View Room | 45 m² | Sea view | City view | Air conditioning | Flat-screen TV | Minibar | Free WiFi | Room size | 45 m² | 1 extra-large double bed | Shower | Bathrobe | Bidet | Towels | Slippers | Hairdryer | Additional toilet | Upper floors accessible by elevator | Extra long beds (> 2 metres) | Alarm clock | Wardrobe or closet | Tea/Coffee maker | Minibar | Air conditioning | Safety deposit box | Hypoallergenic | Tile/marble floor | Ironing facilities | Iron | Interconnected room(s) available | Children's high chair | Sofa | Desk | Seating Area | Telephone | Satellite channels | Radio | Pay-per-view channels | Socket near the bed | Clothes rack | Fold-up bed | Wake up service/Alarm clock | Wake-up service | No smoking

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Hospitality & Standard Tickets

Official Hospitality ticket package includes: some of the best seats, pre- and post game hospitality service on site, meals and drinks, access to Hospitality lounge. Rates start from 3,900 Eur. Contact your travel manager for more information and details of your ticketing process. Standard ticket are purchased online at https://www.uefa.com/tickets/

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Carefully selected 5-star hotels in the city center

Breakfasts daily

Private comfort class transfers on arrival/departure

Return transfer to the match

Guided sightseeing tour in Istanbul with all admissions

24/7 support line

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International flights to/from Istanbul

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Our reviews
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Jeff & Cathy Sisler

Canada

We came across WOFDI last spring when we were trying to figure out how to attend the World Cup. The staff at WOFDI organized game tickets and accommodation for us. Communication was excellent throughout. They provided airport transfer and cultural tours as well. Wonderful experience!

Jorge Oller

Costa-Rica

Our experience with World of Discoveries has been impeccable. From Qatar’s World Cup onwards, they will be our #1 choice. Varya, Iren, Nathan, Damon, Iren, Lina; Anna and all the rest of the Wofdi team: Thank you!

Diana Kammunkun

USA

Best Staff, Great Communication The communication and assistance from the Michael from the beginning, Alex during the pre-tour and post tour and Anna during the tour was better than exceptional; we were well taken care of. The staff truly cared about us having a memorable experience and their efforts greatly contributed to that happening. I’ll definitely be looking into their other tours.

Erika Proano

USA

I decided to take my dad to the World Cup to watch Ecuador play and enjoy the opening ceremony. After some online research, I found World Of Discoveries and I am beyond glad I found them. I trusted them with all the details and our experience was exceptional. World of Discoveries personalized approach is something I beyond appreciate; the team was in touch and answer my questions super timely and very clearly (I had many many questions). I received guidance on next steps as we were approaching the world cup and I knew I was not going to miss any details because they were on top of everything. The World Cup experience was above and beyond what we expected. We didn't have to worry about anything, World of Discoveries took care of the logistics and planned everything for us! even our side trip to Dubai was unforgettable! Thankful to companies that deliver above and beyond expectations and help us make memories that we will cherish forever. I can't wait for our next adventure!

Dragan Rakic

Australia

Great experience and organisation by the team at works of discoveries - communication was great all the way through the trip

Juan Torres & Family

Mexico

worldcup experience (A+) It is great when companies do exactly what you paid for. Host Anna, was amazing at answering all questions and posting in the WhatsApp groups the timings and what to expect in each of the stages of the trip. Seats could have been a little better but we were told that it was a Fifa decision.