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Written by Akshaya Seshadri on May 3, 2018 Share on

Clash of the Titans – The Champions League 2018 – Kiev

Die Meister
Die Besten
Les grandes équipes
The champions

Sounds familiar right?

We are indeed talking about Europe’s top football tournament – The Champions League! We have the Beatles’ birthplace- Liverpool and Los Blancos – Real Madrid compete for the glorious Champions League trophy in this edition of UCL. The Spanish giants won the trophy back to back in the last two years and are hoping to strike again for the third time at Kiev. With the odds of Salah and Firmino lining up to quench their trophy thirst with Liverpool, it’s indeed going to be an epic fixture on May 26th, 2018 at Kiev. Enhance your football experience by adding a Spain tour package to your itinerary, allowing you to explore the vibrant culture and scenic beauty of Spain while witnessing the thrilling Champions League final.

Trophy stats:

Number of times Liverpool have won the UEFA Champions League: 5
 Number of times Real Madrid have won the UEFA Champions League: 12

However, if you thought it’s just football when it comes to Liverpool and Madrid, we are sorry! Cultural hubs and entertainment arenas are no lesser in these fabulous cities. Let’s take a look at the top places in Liverpool and Madrid, shall we?

Liverpool – You’ll Never Walk Alone

Liverpool – Beatles – Mersey make the best triangular love story ever. Liverpool – Unesco World Heritage City – is also home to a variety of attraction spots, culture-rich arenas, fancy museums, restaurants and bars.

1. Albert Dock

Albert dock,The Champions
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The Maximum collection of Grade I listed buildings
 World Heritage Site
 Aesthetic wonder

2. Anfield Stadium

Anfield,The Champions
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Liverpool FC home stadium
 Stadium tour advised
 Merseyside’s pride

3. The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story,The Champions
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Beatles exhibition arena
 Information hub of the Beatles band
 award-winning attraction spot

4. World Museum

World Museum,The Champions
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Free entry
 Home to sciences and human culture works
 Houses planetarium, aquarium and space exhibitions

5. Mersey Ferries

Mersey Ferries,The Champions
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Ferry rides across North West
 Inclusive of canal trips via Salford Quays

6. The Cavern Club

The Cavern Club,The Champions
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Must visit for Beatles fan
 First performance arena for the fab four

7. Constellations

Constellations,The Champions
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Arena for live performances
 DJs musical performances
 Martial art workshops

8. Radio City Tower

Radio City Tower,The Champions
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Perfect view of the city from the top
 360 degrees views of Wales and the Cumbrian Hills


Madrid is a classic city known for its amazing night-life and splendid culture. Housing some of the best classic art museums and renaissance works, Madrid will have you astounded on the whole.

1. The Prado

The Prado,The Champions
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Famous art museum
 Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights & David with Head of Goliath by Caravaggio – Top works

2. Royal Palace

Royal Palace,The Champions
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Neoclassical architecture – The largest royal palace in western Europe
 Royal collections of tapestries, watches, and silverware
 Houses the Royal Armoury

3. Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium,The Champions

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Real Madrid FC stadium
 Stadium tour advised

4. Gran Vía

Gran Vía,The Champions
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Shopping and cultural spot
 Known for boutiques and top shops like H&M and Zara
 Home to Madrid’s top nightclubs

5. Mercado San Miguel

Mercado San Miguel,The Champions
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Fresh produce market
 Famous for pimenton (paprika) and saffron
 Ample tapas bars
 Mercado de Maravillas – Food shopping

6. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum of Art

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum of Art,The Champions
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Part of Madrid city’s “Golden Triangle of Art”
 Works of Hans Holbein, Hans Baldung Grien can be checked out
 Works of Monet, Renoir and Degas are also present

7. San Ginés

San Ginés,The Champions
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Famous cafe in Madrid
 Must have – Spanish hot chocolate, Deep fried sugary churro

Once you are done witnessing The Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, make it a point to play around with our product to plan your trip to these rich European culture-filled cities. Need assistance with your trip itinerary? Worry not! We are here to cater your best interests!

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