FOOTBALL TOURS TO ESPANYOL

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Barcelona, the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada are always among our most popular football tour destinations. Now you can enjoy Academy coaching at the fantastic ‘RCD Espanyol Sporting City’ in the centre of Barcelona. All the Espanyol teams are based here from the first team to the youth academy team squads.

Our Pro Experience football tours to RCD Espanyol, Spain offer:

  • High quality training sessions and expert coaching methods by RCD Espanyol Coaching staff at Sports City
  • Friendly games v local opposition/academy teams
  • Opportunity to watch first team training sessions
  • Watch first Team in action during La Liga or Cup match
  • Visit to Estadi Cornellà El Prat or Camp Nou stadium and museum for guided tour 
  • Combination of social activities and tourist attractions

RCD Espanyol Facilities:

Sporting City is where all the teams of RCD Espanyol train and play their matches. The facility has 2 football grounds of natural grass, 3 grounds of artificial grass, 1 training ground for goal-keepers changing rooms, gym and cafe. Espanyol’s acdemy teams also train and play at the facilities. 

  • Resort
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

Barcelona is arguably the most visited European destination for a short haul tour. Where else can offer historic cobbled streets with traditional Mediterranean atmosphere, charming individual shops, World-class museums and galleries, eye-popping architecture, golden beaches, and, of course, fantastic competitive sports with top quality facilities.

Santa Susanna is Located in the Spanish region of Costa Brava a popular holiday destination with Spanish and foreign tourists, this is a relaxed resort with plenty of entertainment and a host of major attractions within easy reach and proves to be a popular destination for sports groups.

Salou based in the Costa Dorada ("Golden Coast") lies south of Barcelona and is an ideal tour destination. With large expanses of gleaming sand, safe tepid seas and water sports, together with golf courses, boutiques, excellent restaurants and one of the best theme parks in Europe. Costa Dorada appeals to a wide variety of tastes and interests.

Costa Brava
Costa Brava

Groups that stay North of Barcelona in the Costa Brava will be located in the resort of Santa Susanna or Lloret

  • Beach resort on the Mediterranean
  • Based 45 minutes outside Barcelona City centre
  • Selection of 3* and 4* hotels
Costa Daurada
Costa Daurada

Groups that stay South of Barcelona in the Costa Daurada will be located in the resort of Salou

  • Beach resort on the Mediterranean
  • Based 1 hour outside Barcelona City centre
  • Close to Theme Parks and Water Parks

Spain has excellent quality accommodation, providing a range of options from hostels to typical 3 & 4* hotels with choice of meal plans to suit individual itinerary and budget. Please find some of our example accommodation below:

Aquamarina Hotel
Aquamarina Hotel

AQUAMARINA HOTEL - Santa Susanna

  • Walking distance to beach front
  • Sports facilities within walking distance
  • Adaptable meal provision and group friendly
Calypso Hotel
Calypso Hotel

CALYPSO HOTEL - Salou

  • 5 min walking distance to beach front
  • Close to PortAventura Theme Park and Water Parks
  • Buffet style meals with optional meal plans

To enhance your Espanyol pro tour experience a number of excursions and activities can be added to your itinerary:

Camp Nou Stadium
Camp Nou Stadium

Learn about the history of FC Barcelona and its incredible achievements in the form of trophies and interactive tables and wall displays. Visit the special area dedicated to Argentinian superstar Leo Messi, where you can see his four Ballons d’Or and his three Golden Boots, and enjoy all of his goals on two interactive walls. Feel what it is like to be a player about to walk out onto the Camp Nou pitch in the players tunnel before the spectacular views pitchside. Other areas to visit include the press room, commentary box, and changing room that has been used by legendary players from some of the greatest teams in the world.

PortAventura Theme Park
PortAventura Theme Park

With over 4 million visitors a year, Port Aventura is one of the most visited themeparks annually throughout Europe! Explore the variety of themed lands and enjoy a mix of roller coaster and water rides to entertain the entire group.

Aquapolis Water Park
Aquapolis Water Park

You will find attractions for all ages including jacuzzis, wave pool, large lakes, rapids and fantastic shows with acrobatic dolphins and sea lions. Get your adrenaline flowing and enjoy the Hurricane, Boomerang, Black Hole, Splash and Kamikaze. Or if you prefer more sedate attractions, then we suggest you try the gentler Speed Race, Zig Zag and Rapids. You can't miss the spectacular Aquopolis Dolphinarium, unique in the Costa Dorada where you can meet the dolphins and have a swim with the friendly sea lion. 

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, additional training sessions and friendly fixtures v local opposition can be arranged. Please find below an example itinerary to Salou, Barcelona:

DAY 1.

Depart regional UK airport for flight to Barcelona

Arrive at Barcelona airport where you will be met by a GB Sports Tours representative

Camp Nou Stadium and Museum tour

Transfer to accommodation and explore surroundings

Evening meal at accommodation

 

DAY 2.

Breakfast at accommodation

Training session #1 at RCD Espanyol Sports City         

Visit to Barcelona Centre for sightseeing             

Evening fixtures #1 v local Spanish opposition

Evening buffet meal at accommodation

 

DAY 3.

Breakfast at accommodation

Full day visit to PortAventura Theme Park or aquapolis Water Park

Evening meal at accommodation

Optional evening activity ie. Ten pin bowling

 

DAY 4.

Breakfast at accommodation

Training session #2 at RCD Espanyol Sports City    

Visit Olympic Stadium and/or Sagrada Familia

Fixtures #2 v local Spanish opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

 

DAY 5.

Breakfast at accommodation

Transfer to Barcelona for sightseeing and lunch at Las Ramblas

Transfer to Barcelona airport for flight back to UK

Arrive UK

 

Tour ends

 

Please note this is an example itinerary. Tailor made schedules can be arranged to suit specific group requirements where possible.