The popularity of Naples in the world has hugely increased in the last few years, attracting the interest of more and more tourists from all over the globe. SSC Napoli, the most important football team in the city, has certainly helped spread the name of Naples abroad: the “azzurri” are the only italian team to qualify for international competitions for 8 years in a row. Therefore, many tourists from all over the world only come to Naples to attend a live match of SSC Napoli in the legendary San Paolo stadium.
Unfortunately, many tourists find it hard to get tickets for a game: italian law requires specific rules that foreigners often don’t know. But don’t worry, Visit Naples is here for you! We’ll show you how to get a ticket for SSC Napoli games at San Paolo stadium easily. Here’s our complete guide:
Tickets for SSC Napoli matches are on sale at several box offices all over the city. You can find here the list of the autohorized box offices. It’s also possible to buy tickets online, but the buyer has to own a “Supporter Card”: if you’re a tourist, it will be much easier for you to buy tickets in one of the many authorized box offices, because there you will not need a “Supporter Card”.
In Italy, in order to buy tickets to a football match, you have to show your identity card or passport when purchasing. Access to the stadium is restricted to the ticket holder and cannot be transferred to a third party. The cheapest sectors of the stadium are “Curva A” and “Curva B”, where you can experience the authentic atmposphere of the neapolitan fans.
San Paolo stadium is situated in Fuorigrotta neighborhood and it’s easy to get there using public transport. You can get to the stadium by subway: take the Metropolitan Line 2 and get off at “Campi Flegrei” station. Alternatively, you can also get to there by bus: from the Central Station or the Historic Centre take the 152 ANM towards Piazzale Tecchio.
When you get outside the stadium, you have to look for the gate stated on your ticket. At the entrance, stewards will ask you to show your ticket and your identity document (I.D. or passport), in order tocprove that you are the holder of the ticket. Don’t forget to take with you your identity document, otherwise you will not be allowed to enter the stadium. Remember also that it’s forbidden to bring in bottles or other dangerous items.
Take your seat and enjoy the game. SSC Napoli is one of the most exciting teams in the italian league and the atmosphere in the San Paolo stadium is always emotional. Azzurri’s fans sing and support their team during the whole game, enjoy it and you will live an unforgettable experience.