Reds vs Blues: Etihad Stadium


Reds vs Blues: Etihad Stadium

If you are a football fan visiting Manchester, you cannot forget to visit the two main training grounds. The Reds vs Blues rivalry has existed since time began, so what better way to start your visit to Manchester than taking a tour in one of the team's exceptional training grounds? Our central Luxury Serviced Apartments are close to both, making it a convenient choice when planning your stay. 

This post will focus on the impressive Blue's tour at Etihad Stadium.

Etihad Stadium

The new Manchester City Stadium Tour is said to be the Premier League's most immersive tour experience. Dreams come true when you and your loved ones sit in the press room and engage with Pep Guardiola using cutting-edge technology.

It's a must-see, intriguing look behind the scenes of the Premier League champions from 2012. On the day, you'll also receive a membership lanyard and a 10% discount at the City Store!

Immerse yourself in the City Story with the new 360-degree movie experience, and be amazed by the audio-visual experience in the First Team locker room. City tour experts will walk you through the stadium's backstage regions, bringing each area to life with entertaining tales, facts, and anecdotes. 

What's covered in the tour?

  • Answer queries with a virtual assistant. In a press conference, Pep Guardiola

  • Explore the new holographic display space.

  • See the City story come to life in the new 360-degree movie suite.

  • See what happens on matchday in the Home Team dressing room with a new immersive audio-visual show.

  • Feel what it's like to step out onto the pitch via the renowned glass players' tunnel.

  • Get a Pep's-eye perspective of the stadium from the dugouts by going pitchside.

  • Explore The Tunnel Club, a multi-award-winning hospitality suite.

  • Visit the locker room of the Away Team.

  • Observe how the players prepare for the big game in the First Team warm-up area.

  • Take home the perfect souvenir of your trip at the City Store.

All excursions are translated into a variety of languages utilising cutting-edge media guides. French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, and Portuguese are among the languages spoken. 

**Note that the changing rooms and tunnel will not be included in the itinerary if you schedule a tour on a match day.


The typical 90-minute tour includes locker rooms, pitchside, the player tunnel, the media room, and a few hospitality facilities: £25.

Stadium and Academy Tour: £35.

A Legends Tour includes the regular tour, a photo opportunity with a football legend, and a drinks reception. £70, on a "bespoke" basis, including group trips.


Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus,

Miles Platting,

Greater Manchester,

M11 3FF,


Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

Sunday & Bank Holidays 10:00 - 16:00.

Are you planning a weekend away in Manchester? Book a stay online now at one of our serviced apartments and experience the most convenient and comfortable stay in Manchester.

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