Spain boasts a large number of attractions including amazing architecture, astonishing dances and mouth-watering dishes. And yet, for a soccer fan, Spain goes beyond its “palpable” attractions: it is home to some of the world’s best soccer teams and a visit to Camp Nou is an absolute must.
If you are a great soccer fan, a trip to Barcelona will be amazing for you. We have put together a basic guide on how to plan the perfect trip to the city that stands at the very core of everything Spain is about – and we have some extra-tips for the sports aficionado in you as well. Read on and find out more!
You must have heard this a thousand times before, but planning ahead really does save you a lot of trouble – and it will save you a lot of money too. Plan ahead when it comes to booking flights and accommodation, but also make sure you create a “must-see” list as well. With cities such as Barcelona, it’s very easy to “get lost” among all the wonderful things to do and see. Making a list of the things you really don’t want to miss out on will help you stay focused and not forget about anything while you are being enchanted by the million-and-one amazing things Barcelona is full of.
Go and See a Game
For a soccer fan, it’s almost unacceptable to go to Barcelona and not see a game of their marvellous team. However, if you really do want to be there and to feel the greatness of Camp Nou on your own skin, make sure to – yes, here we go again – plan ahead. Check out with their game schedule and make sure to buy tickets in advance. Remember, this is a huge team with worldwide fame, so lots of people will want to see them “live” – and not all of them will be locals). You can buy tickets for FC Barcelona online as well, so rest assured that it can all be done without much hassle.
Get Good Accommodation
If you want to experience Barcelona and the great feeling only a stadium such as Camp Nou can offer, make sure to get excellent accommodation. If you want to stay in Barcelona for a longer period of time, the best way to do it is by renting an apartment. It will save you a lot of money and it will offer you with privacy and comfort – not to mention the fact that, if you are travelling with a group of friends, you will be saving even more money. There are a lot of apartments near Camp Nou – and trust us when we say that living there even for a short amount of time will be an unforgettable experience in itself.
Aside from that, have fun. Barcelona is the kind of city that has plenty to offer for everyone: from those eager to have mad fun to those fascinated by the amazing culture and history of Spain. Get a “taste” of everything – and don’t forget to get a real taste of the amazing traditional dishes as well. Beware though! They may actually want to make you want to move there!