Over the past decade, Belgium has become a major contender in football on the international stage, producing some of the greatest players in the game. This all starts with the nations focus on developing their young players and investing in youth programmes. This has led to great facilities across the country and many friendly local clubs, who are always up for a new challenge.

Whether you choose to base your team in the cosy setting of Bruges or the impressive city of Brussels, you will have many activities available to fill your free time, and a number of local teams happy to host your travelling side.

Packages from


Price based on:

44 (+5 staff) people travelling, 4 days 3 nights, Monday 24th to Thursday 27th October 2022
4 Days’ coach hire
Return ferry crossings (Dover-Calais)
3 Nights’ B&B accommodation at Brugge Youth Hostel (JVH) Europa
3 friendly fixtures (1 per team)
24/7 support
Tailored itinerary

Fixture Information

As part of your football tour schedule, we can arrange a couple of friendly fixtures for your team. As you can imagine these can often be the highlight of our trip as your team take on friendly international competition. Fixtures are arranged through directly with local clubs, with your opponents matched to you based on your team’s ability and age group.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning – Coach collection from football club

Afternoon – Travel to Dover for ferry crossing then travel through France to Belgium

Evening – Arrival at your accommodation

Day 2

Morning – Breakfast before travelling by coach to your friendly fixture. Following your fixture, the club may host your refreshments

Afternoon – Why not enhance your sporting experience with an exciting excursion with options like Planet Chocolat or Gravensteen Castle

Evening – Return to your accommodation

Walibi World

Day 3

Morning – Breakfast at your accommodation

Afternoon – Why not fill it with an all-day excursion such as Walibi World, Aqualibi or a Battlefields Tour

Evening – Return to your accommodation

Day 4

Morning – Breakfast and then check out of accommodation. Board coach for return journey home.

Afternoon – Return home


You’re in safe hands!

We work within the rules set out by the applicable sporting governing bodies to ensure we get things just right. What’s more, you can rest easy knowing that our ABTOT bond, ATOL license and ABTA membership mean your money is well protected.


Meininger Hotel Brussels City Centre

location icon Quai du Hainaut 33, 1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Belgium

The Meininger Hotel is a modern Hotel set in the centre of the city centre and just a short walk away from the Grand Palcae.

  • Central location in Brussels
  • Gamezone
  • Easy reach of large attractions
  • Breakfast and packed lunches available
  • Wi-Fi

Sunparks Oostduinkerke

location icon Polderstraat 158, 8670 Koksijde, Belgium

Located on the Belgian coast, Sunparks Oostduinkerke offers groups a good standard of self-catered cottage type accommodation, with each unit sleeping 2, 4 or 6 people.

  • Twin bedrooms, lounge/diner, kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave and hob, bathroom and WC
  • Private patio area with garden furniture
  • Subtropical Swimming Paradise
  • Fantastic activities onsite
  • Beachside location

Youth Hostel Europa (VJH Bruges)

location icon Baron Ruzettelaan 143, 8310 Brugge, Belgium

The Youth Hostel Europa is a great low cost option withing walking distance of Bruges. It is also located very close to a modern sports park.

  • Within walking distance of historic Bruges
  • Modern sports centre close by
  • Table tennis, board games & billiards table
  • Option to have self-contained annex
  • Living room with flat screen
  • Seasonal cycle hire available


We’ve got you covered!

For your financial security, you must have insurance when travelling with us, whether it be your own or the insurance we provide through Aviva. We highly recommend our insurance because it’s tailored specifically for sports groups and offers cover for Covid related cancellation and curtailment.

Things to do

There are a number of things to see and do away from the pitch too!

Whether you choose Bruges or Brussels as your base, we’ll slot in time for you and your squad to explore the surrounding area and enjoy a theme park, interactive museum or thriving city.

Excursion Highlights

  • Choc-Story Bruges
  • Bruges Canal Cruise
  • Aqualibi Belgium
  • Atonium
  • Antwerp Zoo
  • Battlefields Tour

Want more?

We can tailor your tour to suit your requirements. The usual tour length is 3 nights (Mon-Thur), or 4 nights (Mon-Fri).

If you are looking to maximise fixtures or excursions, we would recommend a 4-night tour as you would have plenty of time to fit in 2 fixtures and 2 excursions during your stay.

Our standard method of travel is by coach with Dover/Calais ferry crossing, however if you’d prefer to travel Hull/Rotterdam, or fly to Netherlands, we can also arrange this for you. Please let us know.


  • What time of year can we go on tour?

    April and May are the best times of the year due to the availability for fixtures, although we can arrange tours from late August to early June.
    Unfortunately, we cannot arrange tours from Mid-June to mid-August as we cannot guarantee fixtures for you.

  • What is the deposit schedule?

    The deposit schedule will depend on your specific tour arrangements, but usually involves a per person deposit, followed by your final balance. For flight tours, we will also ask for the cost of the flights at the time of booking. Please discuss with your tour consultant.

  • Why should our club book with Sports Tours?

    We are one of the leading specialist Sports Tour Operators in the United Kingdom and Europe and have been organising tours for over 31 years. We have a real passion for sport, and this combined with a philosophy based on the commitment to provide the very best sports tours and festivals, both at home in the UK and overseas.

  • Are your tours financially protected?

    Absolutely! Sports Tours LTD is a fully bonded member of ABTA, the Association of British Travel Agents so you can be sure that the finances for your trip are in safe hands. By booking a package trip with Sports Tours your trip is automatically bonded by ABTA and protected by the ABTA Financial Protection Scheme.