Info Cúpula de las Arenas, also referred to as Las Arenas, is an impressive domed building located in Plaça Espanya s/n that contains 2,588 m2 of open-plan space. The building itself is 27 meters high and is one of the largest domes in Europe. The original building, designed by architect August Font i Carreras, was opened on ... more
Plaça Espanya, S/N
Info The Circuit de Catalunya is a motorsport racetrack located at Mas “La Moreneta” PD 27 in Montmeló, Barcelona, Spain and was built in 1991, the same year it began hosting the Spanish Grand Prix. During the 1992 Olympics, the Circuit acted as a start and finish line for the road team time trial cycling event, which was one ... more
Mas ''La Moreneta''
08160 Montmeló Barcelona
Arena / Concert Venue
Info Palau Sant Jordi, known in English as Saint George's Palace, is a multi-functional indoor sporting arena designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain. It is located in the Parc de Montjüic as part of the Olympic Ring and was finished in 1990 when it provided a venue for various ... more
Passeig Olímpic, 5
Info Palau Blaugrana is an arena located at Carrer d'Arístides Maillol, 12, in Barcelona, Spain, adjacent to FC Barcelona's Camp Nou. Palau Blaugrana translates literally to “Blue and Deep Red Palace” and lives up to its name by boldly sporting FC Barcelona's iconic colors. Sports at Palau Blaugrana ... more
Avda. Arístides Maillol, s/n
Info Estadi Cornellá-El Prat is located on Passeig del Baix Llobregat on the outskirts of Cornellá and El Prat de Llobregat. It was completed in 2009 after three years of construction and approximately 60 million euros to become the eighth stadium in football team RCD Espanyol's history. The stadium seats 40,500 spectators and ... more
Passeig del Baix Llobregat
08940 Cornellà de Llobregat
Concert Venue / Stadium
Info The raw energy and passion that an FC Barcelona football match generates is a spectacle well worth seeing first hand, especially if the team has a home match at the Camp Nou stadium. Though tickets can be hard to come by, fans can try their luck first at one of the ubiquitous Servicaixa locations and, failing that ... more
Carrer d’Arístides Maillol
Concert Venue / Stadium
Info Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys formerly known as Estadi Olímpic de Montjüic, was built on Paseo Olímpico, 17, in 1927 for the 1929 International Exposition and for Barcelona's bid for the 1936 Summer Olympics. The People's Olympiad, an event organized to protest the awarding of the 1936 Summer Olympics to Berlin, was cancelled ... more
Paseo Olímpico, 17
Info Real Club de Tenis Barcelona 1899 is located at Carrer de Bosch i Gimpera, 5 in Barcelona, Spain. Real Club de Tenis Barcelona 1899 was born in 1899 as a private tennis club called the Lawn Tennis Club of Barcelona by a group of English ex-patriots who wished to popularize tennis in Spain. In 1953, the venue was re-named ... more
Bosch i Gimpera, 5-13
Info The Plaza de Toros Monumental is located at Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 749, in Barcelona, Spain. This was one of the bullrings of Barcelona and was inaugurated in 1913 as the Plaza de El Sport. Almost immediately after opening, it was remodeled and expanded to reopen in 1916 as Plaza De Toros Monumental De Barcelona ... more
Gran Via Corts Catalanes, 747-749
Because the citizens of Barcelona are so passionate about their sports, it makes sense that their arenas and stadiums are on par with places of worship. Of course it’s not only sports that take place in the behemoth temples – they also serve as great venues for big-time international musicians and performers.
When talking about sports, there’s really only one team that matters – and that’s FC Barcelona. Barça isn’t just one of the best teams in the Spain, but the world, and L'Estadi Camp Nou is the hallowed ground they play on throughout the year. With a capacity of nearly 100,000 rabid fans, there are few places more intimidating to play a match. One of the other major Barcelona stadiums is Estadi Cornellà-El Prat, which is home to RCD Espanyol and holds over 40,000 spectators.
Of course if you’re looking for bullfights, the Plaza De Toros Monumental De Barcelona holds nearly 20,000 people for events and fights during the year.
On the music front, Camp Nou is also a premier venue for the hottest touring acts in the world. A-list performers like U2, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, and Julio Iglesias, have all performed here – not to mention Pope John Paul II celebrated mass in the stadium. The old Barcelona Olympic Stadium, meanwhile, seats more than 50,000 people and has hosted the likes of the Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Coldplay, and Madonna.
If you’re looking for some of the biggest events in sports and music, the stadiums in Barcelona are the perfect venues for witnessing once-in-a-lifetime performances.