FOOTBALL fans should head off to Germany this summer as the country hosts the sixth FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ from 26 June to 17 July 2011.
There will be sixteen teams competing at games across the country with the opening ceremony and match, Canada vs. Germany, taking place at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on 26 June 2011 and the final in Frankfurt on 17 July 2011.
The UK has seen a phenomenal growth female football and the English Football Association has reported that it has now overtaken netball as the most popular female participation sport in the UK. Travel operator, German Travel Centre is therefore gearing up for record numbers heading over to Germany this summer.
One of the biggest matches for UK fans will be England vs. Mexico on 27 June 2011 taking place at Wolfsburg, around 3.5 hours from Berlin by train and most famous for being the home of the Volkswagen Group.
German Travel Centre offer a number of packages to Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich so that fans can take in matches as the team’s progress. Prices start £399 per person for three-nights in Frankfurt for the final of the World Cup, including return flights from the UK and three nights bed and breakfast accommodation.
For information and reservations on short city breaks to Germany, please contact German Travel Centre on 0208 429 2900.