Sports tourism is set to receive significant boosts in 2013 due to the major sporting events lined up. A sneak preview of the tournaments lined up for 2013 in major sporting grounds all over the world reveals unlimited traveling opportunities for the sports enthusiast. It is the dedication of Seek Your Trip to ensure you do not miss anything as you plan your travel for the upcoming year.
In this regard, we present the sports enthusiast’s top 5 travel destinations of 2013…
1. The UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League final slated for May 2013 is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the soccer fraternity in 2013. Any football fan cannot afford to miss the UEFA Champions League final to be held at Wembley Stadium on May 25.
Planning to travel to London in May will thus give you a chance to experience one of the greatest sporting events of all time. All eyes will be on The Blues (Chelsea) as they are the defending champions. However, if current trends are anything to go by, then this is bound to be a highly competitive moment in the history of the Champions League. Plan to be part of this great event.
2. Rugby World Cup Sevens
Rugby fans all over the world will be holding their breath as their favorite teams battle it out in the Rugby World Cup Sevens to be staged in Moscow, Russia. This will occur between June 28 to June 30 and the venue is Luzhniki Stadium.
Travel to Moscow and experience the best of what the event has to offer. In addition, this will accord you a unique opportunity to interact and learn a bit of Russian culture. 2013’s event will be the 6th edition since inception and if the preparations are anything to go by, then this promises to be even bigger and better than ever before.
3. The US Open for Tennis Enthusiasts
The US Open will be the greatest sporting event in the tennis fraternity in the year 2013. It is slated for August 26 to September 6 at Flushing Meadows in New York. This occasion presents a great opportunity to visit the USA. Go there and witness the biggest tennis players go against each other in the most competitive event in the world of tennis. It is an opportunity no tennis fan can afford to miss. Incorporate your travel arrangements to fit into the US Open; you will not regret it.
4. World Championship Athletics
All athletic fans head to Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow Russia for the World Championships Athletics slated for 10th to 18th August. After the recent Olympics in London 2012, this is the next big thing in the athletics calendar. Plus, it’s another great excuse to visit Russia 😉
5. Horse Racing: the Melbourne Cup
The Melbourne Cup will be the greatest sporting event in Australia in 2013. It is set for November 5 and all horse racing fans head to Australia for this event. It therefore offers the best opportunity to finish the year.
Planning a visit to Australia in the period will undoubtedly be the best traveling decision any horse racing enthusiast can make. The 2013 horse racing competitions will definitely be bigger and better.
Which sporting event are you most looking forward to in 2013?
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