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Soccer/football match in Napoli?

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Soccer/football match in Napoli?

My wife and I will be honeymooning in May, and while in Naples on our way back from the Amalfi Coast, we want to go to an SSC Napoli football match. There is one scheduled 5/18/14 vs. Verona at 3:30 and that would be perfect. I have a few questions, as I haven't been to any European football matches in over 10 years.

- Do I need to get tickets beforehand and if so how much can I expect to pay for them?

- I see that the stadium is pretty far from central Naples, do people go to the stadium or nearby bars early and do anything similar to tailgating/pregaming/partying? Or do people just show up to go to the game and then go home? We want to participate in whatever pregame festivities there may be.

- Any other random advice?

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1. Re: Soccer/football match in Napoli?

Yes you need tickets beforehand. Ask your hotel to organise it. No, it's not like US football matches as in tailgate parties etc. in fact the security presence is pretty heavy - although that depends on who is playing.

I would watch the game in a bar if I were you. In the Naples historic centre there are lots of bars/cafes that have their televisions on and people gather to watch the games. Fun atmosphere and you can just walk back to your hotel afterward. The stadium is out of the way.

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2. Re: Soccer/football match in Napoli?

Oh no, definitely if you can make it go to the stadium...not difficult to get there by train...not sure how to buy tickets but I would contact SSC and make enquiries.


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