Category: Sports

The Volta de Catalunya 2017: Stages and Disruptions to bus services

The Volta de Catalunya 2017: Stages and Disruptions to bus services

Just five days ago it took place in Calella (a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona) the kick-start of 97th edition of Volta de Catalunya –Tour de Catalunya 2017- the oldest cycling race in Spain (1911) and the fourth worldwide behind such events as the Tour de France (1903), Tour …

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Zurich Marathon in Barcelona 2017

Zurich Marathon in Barcelona 2017

Although difficult to believe, the Barcelona Marathon Zurich is a very comfortable event (in terms of organization and conditioning of the city). Among all those who have already signed up or have planned to do it next year, many are repeaters but others have the first appointment with the Zurich Marathon in Barcelona in two …

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Open-door Training Session FC Barcelona

Open-door Training Session FC Barcelona

If you’re tired of the Christmas lights, the Santa Claus hanging on the balconies and carols in the streets, do not miss the open door training session of FC Barcelona on 3 January at the Miniestadi. It has almost become a Christmas tradition! With free admission for members and 5€ cost for the general public, Luis …

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The NBA in Barcelona

The NBA in Barcelona

In a true American style, the NBA already has its spot in Barcelona. We recently spoke of The Garden of Messi, and how the rosary player created a single town within Barcelona to enjoy the best football with entertainment and cuisine. It is now up to the big North-American basketball league to inaugurate in Barcelona …

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The best football in Barcelona

The best football in Barcelona

On Wednesday September 13th is held in Barcelona the first match of the qualifying rounds of the Champions League. FC Barcelona against Celtic Glasgow. The group C is composed by FC Barcelona, Glasgow Celtic, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Manchester City. This exciting game of the Champions League will start at 20.45h at the Stadium of FC …

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French Rugby Overflows Camp Nou

French Rugby Overflows Camp Nou

For the first time in its history, the Football Club Barcelona Stadium will host a rugby match. It is not just any match. Tomorrow 24th June at 8:45pm in Camp Nou the TOP 14 Rugby Final –the final of the French rugby championship- will happen. The prestigious trophy is called Bouclier de Brennus and will …

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Ferrari Land & Port Aventura

Ferrari Land & Port Aventura

Do you love Port Aventura? Wait for it… An accurate description would say that Port Aventura is a leisure resort and theme park located in Vila-Seca (near Salou, Tarragona, south of Catalonia). Any booklet would include that it is the 6th most visited theme park in Europe. And any Travel + Leisure would read such …

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It Rains Plans and More

It Rains Plans and More

We could actually say that in Barcelona it rains down 4 days in April. However, in one of those what seemed to be a sunny morning becomes a grey and overcast sky. Suddenly, instead of 4 drops, we are facing a tremendous downpour. Do not despair. We know you have been planning your trip for …

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Barça – Real Madrid, el Clásico

Barça – Real Madrid, el Clásico

The second Classic of the season is about to take place tomorrow, Saturday 2nd April in Camp Nou. Barça is taking on Atlético de Madrid in what is meant to be the best chance to put some distance between themselves. Moreover, there are only 8 encounters left to finish the League and FC Barcelona is …

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Barcelona Jogging & Running

Barcelona Jogging & Running

It seems that the runner fever has gone one step further and has also become a practice of tourism in the city. Some Travel Agencies in Barcelona offer urban routes while jogging around the main attractions of the city accompanied with an English, French or even German speaking guide-coach. Among others, there is one sports …

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