Barcelona travel guide




Barcelona Travel Guide

Sports in Barcelona

If you travel to the Catalan and great city of Barcelona, you will have many available sports to practice. Only minutes away from towns you will find a good place to practice your favorite sport in your holiday or trip. If you also enjoy of seeing sport competences, Barcelona has a local sporting calendar full of events in the year.

It is for sure; you will meet many people who love sports in Barcelona, just as an advice a quarter of the inhabitants do sports regularly. The varied sport options include: the popular soccer (certainly, the absolute favorite sport in Barcelona), basketball, golf, tennis, surfing, etc. If you want to visit Barcelona and appreciate its attractions at the same time you improve your sports skills, then Barcelona is a good city to do it. The warm and windy climate is perfect to practice water sports in the Mediterranean Sea, such as surfing.

FC Barcelona soccer team

The city is also well-known for its famous personalities and teams. All we know that FC Barcelona is really famous. It is the second richest club worldwide. “Barca”, as it is well-known is also one of the best ranked European teams. Actually, it continues competing in the first division of the Spanish Football League, its stadium “Camp Nou” hosts a number of spectators more than of all stadiums in Europe. A visit to "Camp Nou" is a must for any football fan.

Barcelona team soccer

If you walk around the city, you will prove that it counts with a top quality sporting infrastructure, it because, it hosted international competitions such as the Olympic Games in 1992 and 1982 FIFA World Cup. 

If you get used to go to the gym, then you will find a lot of them in Barcelona. They are well-equipped and they open daily.

Here we give you information about other sports in Barcelona:

Ski Resorts in Barcelona

Barcelona is a good destination for skiing on your holiday; the most important ski resorts near Barcelona are La Molina, Baqueira Beret, La Marseille, and others.

La Molina is one of the main ski slopes suitable for beginners because you can get ski lessons, whereas The Marseille is one of the recommended stations for intermediate and advanced users. Baqueira Beret is one of the most recognized stations in Catalan Pyrenees.

Most of the ski schools have services such as snowboarding, equipment rental, lodging, restaurants, etc. It is important before choosing a ski resort to know each one of them; there are ski resorts with scarce snow, or that don’t possess enough directions, which is always a plus if you want to play with the snow or enjoy your family vacation.

Marinas in Barcelona

Barcelona is a coastal city that has many beaches with luxurious marinas. Here you can find different options for leisure, business, restaurants, bars, shops, hotels, shopping centers etc.

Some famous marinas in Barcelona are:
  • Puerto del Real Club Nautico de Barcelona
  • Puerto del Real Club Marítimo de Barcelona
  • Puerto de la Marina del Port Vell
  • Puerto de Mataró
  • Port Sitges
  • Puerto Ginesta
  • Port de Vilanova i La Geltrú
  • Port Olympic
  • Puerto Arenys de Mar
Spain marinas are excellent and expensive. There is a wide variety of boats, fascinating cruises and beautiful yachts, to enjoy an unforgettable adventure in the sea of Barcelona. You can also rent or buy boats here. Boating activities are truly exciting experiences. 

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