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City Away Days

City start their Champions League season this year with visits to Germany, Spain and Denmark. Time to pack your suitcase and get ready for a trip across Europe.

We’ve put together some facts about each of the cities the team are going to visit and a few places you might want to explore if you’re planning a trip.

Dortmund

The previous home of Haaland and Germany’s eighth largest city.

If you fancy taking in the views, you can go up the Florianturm which is a television tower standing 220 metres high. There are lifts to the observation deck which open out onto breathtaking views on a clear day.

The German football museum is also in the city and free to get in. It finishes with a small indoor pitch if you fancy a kick about.

Beer was always one of Dortmund’s main industries and to celebrate the history of the city, The Brewery Museum was opened in the 1980’s. Today you can go on a tour to take in the glory days of brewing with the original copper kettles on show and learn everything there is to know about beer.

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Seville

Ok so it’s not just fantastic oranges Seville has to offer but as Spain’s fourth largest city, it’s a beautiful place to explore.

On the south coast, it is the capital of the Andalusia region – one of the most popular regions in the country.

The city is full of wonderful architecture; the Alcázar Palace featured in season five of Game of Thrones and the Plaza de España featured in Star Wars Attack of the Clones. It is also home to the world’s biggest gothic cathedral which is the resting place of Christopher Columbus.

The city claims to be the birthplace of Tapas, with the Mercado de Triana being voted as a fantastic area to taste some of the best food around.

Copenhagen

Denmark’s capital and said to be the happiest city around.

It has the longest pedestrian shopping street in the world but you can’t pay with Euro’s, it’s the Danish Krone.

The city is very eco-friendly with hundreds of bikes around and was previously the Green Capital of the year. It’s also surrounded by canals with the most famous one called Nyhavn.

If you fancy some exploring the Tivoli gardens look pretty impressive. It is the second oldest amusement park (the oldest is about an hour away north) within some very beautiful gardens. They featured on the BBC programme Amazing Hotels when they visited the Nimb Hotel.

Going on an away day this season? Check out our top 5 items to take with you

  1. Beach towels that are small to pack & quick drying, perfect for hanging over the balcony!

2. T-shirts that you can wear as an alternative to your shirts but still show you City colours!

3. A passport cover that is so colourful it’s difficult to forget it!

4. A pair of lucky socks! Hopefully we don’t leave it to the last minute so much this season 🙂

5. A wash bag that can hold lots and is easy to clean after your trip

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