Sport in Barcelona
Sport in Barcelona is like a religion. The football culture especially is something which gets imprinted in early childhood, surrounding one with various opportunities for football summer camps etc.
It is an important part of the famous social culture of Spain. Whether they watch the Sunday night fixtures in the living room or go out for a beer and tapas with their friends, it is a very treasured tradition and a gathering point for the whole country no matter what region, class, gender or age.
Even though football is Spain’s national sport and easily the country’s most important participant and spectator sport, there are lots of other sports participated in and valued in the country and inparticular in Barcelona
In fact, the Barcelona calendar is stuffed with sports events.
Here is a draft of what’s coming up during the next month:
From the 16th till the 19th of February 2012 there is Copa del Rey de baloncesto Which is a 3 day event were the Spanish Top Basketball finals are played. For tickets click here. It will be held in Palau Sant Jordi were we have just the right accomondation close by.
On the 19th of February at 21:30 you have Barcelona-Valencia playing at Camp Nou stadium in BCN which will create an absolutely amazing atmosphere. A lot is at stake as Barcelona FC is in 2nd place and Valencia in 3rd in La Liga. Tickets are still available. Actually, we have a brand new apartment available in this area!
From the 21st of February until the 4th of March there is Formula One pre-season test days for the new F1 season where the participants will get to know the new cars and drivers. It takes place at Circuit de Catalunya where you can get guided tours AND the tickets are on sale now.
On the 25th of February the FIS Speed Skiing World Cup 2012 – Grau Roig takes off and goes on for two days. Grau Roig and Grandvalira ski resort, in Andorra near Barcelona, hosts a 1 km Speed Skiing event on the 25th and 26th of February which welcomes 60 racers from 12 countries who will race on the Les Antenes slope.
On the 7th of March we have Champions league featuring Barcelona FC vs Leverkusen at Camp Nou BCN ! For tickets, click here
Conclusively the World of Sports in Barcelona is high right now. Check out the FCB calendar for more matches.
BUT it’s not only sports events which are on in Barcelona.
The wonderful Disney on Ice is coming to Barcelona on the 1st of March AND Festa de Sant Medir “the Sweetest Festival” where there is 100 tons of sweets that are given away every year during the colourful Sant Medir parade 2012 on the 3rd of March.
There are lots of reasons to go to Barcelona and experience the beautiful fall and the sun warming the checks. Also, it’s due to the fact that Barcelona Flats have apartments close to all the events!
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