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3 Amazing Soccer Stadiums In Barcelona


Soccer Stadiums In Barcelona

Not just the Nou Camp

Spain has two main soccer hubs, which coincidentally are it’s two largest cities and each other biggest rivals. I am talking about, of course, Madrid and Barcelona. The two metropolis are in constant competition over everything, much like New York and Los Angeles in the US. 

One of the main subjects of competition between both cities is, inevitably, soccer. Barcelona is home to FC Barcelona and Madrid is home to Ral Madrid. Both clubs are considered to be in the conversation for the “all-time greats” in any sport, and as all-time great sporting clubs, they also boast impressive home stadiums which are among the best stadiums in Spain

The Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid is a must-visit for Real fans and the Camp Nou in Barcelona is as well

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Camp Nou – FC Barcelona

Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Spain and in Europe seating over 99 thousand fans

The stadium is located within a larger sports complex that also belongs to FC Barcelona that features the team’s training grounds, the club’s Basketball stadium, a hockey rink, and the club’s museum and official shop

The best way of experiencing this legendary stadium is by booking a tour. The local guides will help you get the most out of your visit and give you an in-depth look into the club’s history. However, there are a lot of different options. Here at Make Spain, we have done the hard work for you and determined the best Camp Nou tours that are currently available. Check it out!  

The Camp Nou Experience as its known is the cities most popular tour, attracting millions of visitors each year. Guests get to learn the history of Barcelona’s most storied franchise, visit the locker rooms, and even step out onto the field. It is definitely a must for any soccer fan visiting the city.

The Camp Nou stadium is located in the center of Barcelona in Les Corts district and is the official stadium of FC Barcelona, commonly known as Barça.

The stadium was built between 1955 and 1957, replacing FC Barcelona’s old stadium. This stadium has been the setting for most of the club’s biggest triumphs and has been home field for the sports biggest stars from Kubala, to Messi to Maradona, all have called the Nou Camp home at one point. 

The Camp Nou stadium is the largest in Spain and Europe as well, seating an astonishing 99.354 fans. It also one of the city’s most popular attractions. The Camp Nou Experience, where guests can visit the team’s facilities, the team’s museum, and even walk out onto the pitch is the most popular tour in Barcelona.

RCDE Stadium – RCD Español

There is however another pro soccer team in Barcelona that also has a long and interesting history. RCD Español is one of the oldest pro teams in Spain, dating back to 1900 when the team was founded. The team has long been FC Barcelona’s scrappier little brother but has consistently been a powerful team in the Spanish league and produced top-level talent. 

El Español, moved to their current stadium in 2009. RCDE Stadium as its know is sleek and modern and seats over 40 thousand. The stadium has one numerous awards for its design and energy efficiency. 

The team offers a stadium tour as well where fans can learn more about the team, visit the museum and get up close and personal with one of Spain’s top soccer teams. 

Olympic Stadium at Montjuic (aka Lluís Companys stadium)

just outside of the city center of Barcelona you will find the beautiful mount Motjuic. Aside from offering some of the best views of the city, Motjuic was also the site of many of the events of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. For this reason, it is also home to several of the city’s most important stadiums, including the Palau Sant Jordi that hosted the dream team and the beautiful Estadi Olimpic, which was the main soccer stadium during those games.   

This stadium has actually been around since 1929, when it was built for the Barcelona Universal Exposition. It was also the planned venue for the controversial 1936 Olympics, which eventually took place in Berlin. After falling into disuse for decades, the stadium got a complete makeover in the 1980s just in time for the Olympics in 1992.

The Olympic Ring as it is known is the complex formed by the Olympic Stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, and the Olympic Esplanade. Tours of the site are free and it is definitely worth a visit.

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