Futebol Clube do Porto commonly known as FC Porto is a Portuguese multi-sports club from the city of Porto, in the northern region of the country. FC Porto hold a national record number of international titles including the Champions League (2004) and Europa League (2011), making it one of Europe’s biggest and most successful teams. Their history and successes are wonderfully celebrated in their state of the art interactive museum, located at the magnificent Estádio do Dragão (Dragon Stadium).
With this premium football tour from inspiresport, your school or club team will train in official FC Porto kit whilst receiving top class coaching from FC Porto’s club coaches, and get the opportunity to test their newly acquired skills with matches against similar standard local opposition. On the final day of the tour, your group will have lunch in FC Porto’s Dragon Stadium whilst overlooking the pitch!
FC Porto – The Club
FC Porto was founded in 1893 and is one of the most successful clubs in Portugal.
- 29 Primeira Liga titles
- 2 European Cup/ UEFA Champions League winners
- 2 UEFA Cup/ UEFA Europa League winners
- 1 UEFA Super Cup winner
- 2 Intercontinental Cup winners
The Training Facilities
Originally used as the first team training ground, the legendary Campo Da Constituicao has been re named Constituição Park and is now home to the FC Porto youth teams. With an 11-a-side 3rd Generation Astro Turf pitch, a covered 7-a-side 3G pitch and a 5-a-side pitch. They also have medical staff facilities on site and a sports café for players and teachers.
Porto is a highly atmospheric place that has become known for its monuments by renowned architects (Gustave Eiffel’s Dona Maria Bridge, Nicolau Nasoni’s Clerigos Tower, Rem Koolhaas’ Casa da Musica, or Siza Vieira’s Serralves Museum). Soak up the culture and Portuguese atmosphere in this fantastic historical city, as well as sampling their hospitality and food at an authentic local restaurant on your final evening.
Average highs: Feb 14.8 | Apr 17.7 | Jun 22.8 | Aug 25 | Oct 20.4
Approx (direct) flying time:
London 2hrs | Manchester 2hrs 30m | Glasgow 2hrs 45m
As your tour is tailored to suit every requirement for your group, we offer a range of optional excursions to add value to your tour and maintain a fully packed schedule throughout. Although not exclusively, here’s a taster of some of the excursions we can provide for you subject to availability…