The most important sporting events in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city with many faces. Between them, we find culture, music and sports. Every year Barcelona hosts more than 300 sporting activities, with more than 200,000 participants and three times more spectators. Sport is undoubtedly one of the main purposes of tourism for its great importance and significance in today’s society. Among all the activities that take place in Barcelona, the most expected by sport lovers are always athletics, tennis, basketball, Formula 1, Moto GP and football. Let’s discover the major sporting events in Barcelona and do not miss any!

Among the most expected sporting events, the most important are Formula 1 and Moto GP world cup, held in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, ​​at Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo. Every year, thousands of spectators are drawn to these two competitions and decide to attend the most important and spectacular sporting events in Barcelona. Do not think twice and book your tickets to cheer your favorite driver! The atmosphere, the fans, the cars, the speed, and so on, create a unique experience not to be missed.


formula 1Photo credit: julien.reboulet / / CC BY-NC-SA

Although these two competitions represent much of sports tourism, undoubtedly the king of the sports world in the city is FC Barcelona. The Camp Nou stadium brings together hundreds of thousands of spectators who come to watch both League, King cup, Champions League and other important football competitions. Barça matches are undoubtedly very followed in Barcelona, and the rest of the world. Up to the point that, watching a Barça match has become a must for all football fans visiting the city of Barcelona.


Futbol club barcelona stadiumPhoto credit: MontanNito / / CC BY-NC-SA

Another Barcelona sporting event that awakes great interest among sports fans is Conde de Godó tennis Cup. This is one of the most important tennis competitions in Spain and one of the outstanding events of the sports calendar.


tenis godoPhoto credit: Kilian Arjona / / CC BY-NC-SA

Besides the sporting events already mentioned, there are also other outstanding events like the International Hockey Tournament, the Trial Indoor Barcelona, the International Polo Tournament in Barcelona, ​​the Marathon, the International d’Athletics Meeting Ciutat de Barcelona and the Basketball Euroleague.


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