Football in Turkey

In the Süper Lig, the national league of Turkey, the best teams from the country compete for the cup. The most well-known teams from Turkey are Galatasaray SK, Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Istanbul Başakşehir FK and Trabzonspor.

Out of these clubs Galatasaray has been the most successful in the first division, winning a total of 22 championship titles. Turkey has brought up several famous players, for example Arda Turan, Burak Yilmaz, Hakan Çalhanoğlu and former football players Hakan Şükür and goalkeeper Rüştü.

Furthermore the passion with which the Turks follow football is widely known, even far outside of Turkey.

Create your own football tour to Turkey

Many famous football players and coaches have commented on the dedication with which the Turkish fans follow the game. Therefore, playing a friendly match or watching a professional game in Turkey is an experience your youth players will not soon forget!

If you base your team in the capital city of Istanbul, a city that is part of both Europe and Asia, you can easily combine your football activities with sightseeing.

Turkey has historically been an important training camp destination where teams from all over Europe could train during their winter break.

As a result, the Turkish coast is littered with excellent training facilities. So why not consider Turkey as the destination for your next training camp?

Why book a football tour to Turkey?

  • Excellent training facilities
  • Visit the country with the most passionate football fans in the world!
  • Combine football activities with interesting cultural activities in Istanbul

Tailor-made football tours

Whether you book a football tour, training camp, pre-season trip or a tournament trip: all our tours are tailor-made, to suit the needs of you and your youth players. Choose your preferred services below and we will create your own itinerary. Would you like to maximize your players’ development potential? Why not make this a multi destination trip!


Beşiktaş JK

İstanbul Başakşehir


Galatasaray SK


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Example Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrival at Istanbul airport Transfer to hotel Evening walk
DAY 2 Training session with academy coaches Training session Team meeting
DAY 3Tactical session Friendly Match vs. academy team Video analysis
DAY 4Visit the famous Bazaar Stadium tour Team meeting
DAY 5Training session Friendly Match vs. academy team Visit Süper Lig match
DAY 6Recovery session Bosporus river boat tour Coaching education evening
DAY 7Training session with academy coaches Walking tour Galata bridge and tower Video analysis
DAY 8Transfer to Istanbul airport Departure from Istanbul airport Fly back home