Are you a lucky holder of an UFEA EURO 2012 Ticket? If this is the case you have probably already booked your hostel in Poland, or accommodation in Ukraine and can enjoy the football fever and the authentic real experience! For everyone else HostelsClub would like to highlight the best places to watch EURO 2012 in European cities.
Are you in Barcelona in June?
Spain will begin the European Championship as the world’s top-ranked team, since they won the last World and European championships last year. There are thousands of bars in Barcelona, that will be screening the games. If you’re looking for a special place to watch the football, Sports bar Rambles is the perfect place to meet international fans. A lot of tapas and good beer guarantee you good time in with good company. At Sports Bar Rambles (La Rambla dels Caputxins 31, Barcelona) you’ll find good food, good music and large TV screens on which to follow your favorite team. A lot of hostels in Barcelona are located close to Rambles, so you will are very unlikely to get lost in the city after the match!
For all the English and Irish Fans we also can recommend the Pubs, where you will find great Irish and British spirits and strong beer! Choose The Temple Bar (C/Ferran, 6, Barcelona), and you will be in a great location that’s always full of expats looking for a good pint. It’s a cozy pub with a big screen, fish and chips and strong beer.
Traveling to Berlin?
Berlin is impatiently awaiting EURO 2012, and have a special surprise for football fans. From the 9th of June to the 1st of July the street “Straße des 17. Juni” between the Victory Column and the Brandenburg Gate will become the big ‘football fan mile’. There fans can enjoy all the German games and the semifinals and the finals on the giant video screens at the Brandenburg Gate. Before and after the games, there will be live bands on stage, games and activities around the football.
A lot of hostels in Berlin will also have special football programs, where you can watch the games. In Grand Hostel Berlin you can watch EURO 2012 on the Big Screen and enjoy one or two cool beverages in our Library Bar. Many hostels in Berlin have lounges and bars, where you can enjoy EURO 2012
Football fever in Prague…
Since Euro 2012 will be held in the neighboring countries of Poland and the Ukraine, Czech Republic and Prague will be celebrating this big event, too! In Prague you will find large screens at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, showing the games of all competing nations. Alternatively, catch the action at a host of sports bars throughout the city, for example at Tipgames Sports Bar (Ve Smeckach 12, New Town, Prague 1), located close to Wenceslas Square. Tipgames is great place to watch sports and have a great party. In the area you will find also a perfect Prague hostel, such as Czech Inn, with a big screen and some of the world’s finest beers
Are you in London on holiday?
Don’t miss matches of your country’s teams during your next city trip to London. There are a lot of great bars where you can watch Euro 2012 in London and cheer on your team. Roxy Bar and Screen probably have the biggest pub screen in all of London, where you can watch all of the Euro 2012 matches live in HD. You will also appreciate the food and drinks, that make Roxy Bar & Screen (128-132 Borough High Street) the best place in London to follow 2012 championships. Stay in the Generator Hostel in London and watch all football matches on the big screen with a group of friends. Most of London’s hostels are preparing big screens and stocking up on extra beer!
Enjoy orange fever in Amsterdam!
The Dutch fans are the craziest fans in the world, so if you want to be a part of the football event in Amsterdam, book a hostel in Amsterdam and don’t forget to put on an orange t-shirt. Holland is getting ready for the orange football craze that accompanies the European Football Championship 2012. All over Amsterdam, in every bar, you can watch the competition and every game turns into a big party. Try to watch games in the Coco’s Outback (Thorbeckeplein 8), the Australian pub in Amsterdam with a huge screen, strong beer and a lot of fun. Food specials, happy hour, staff from all over the world, that’s the best place to enjoy football.