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Barcelona Travel Guide

Barcelona Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Barcelona with our insider's guide.

Beaches

Barcelona’s platges (beaches) have improved and multiplied in number from Barceloneta north to the Fòrum site at the northeastern end of Diagonal...

Bicycles and In-Line Skates

Exploring Barcelona on wheels, whether by bike or on skates, is a good way to see a lot, and to save on transport. Bicycle lanes run along most...

Golf

Weekday golf outings to one of the 22 golf courses within an hour of Barcelona are a good way to exercise and see the Catalonian countryside...

Gyms and Spas

A minimalist-design triumph created by Alonso Balaguer in lower Sarrià, this streamlined glass-and-steel hydrotherapy spa cures whatever might...

Hiking

The Collserola hills behind the city offer well-marked trails, fresh air, and lovely views. Take the San Cugat, Sabadell, or Terrassa FFCC train...

Sailing and Windsurfing

On any day of the week in Barcelona you can see midday regattas taking place off the Barceloneta beaches or beyond the rompeolas (breakwater...

Scuba Diving

The Costa Brava’s Illes Medes nature preserve offers some of the Mediterranean’s finest diving adventures. Seven tiny islands off the coastal...

Soccer

Futbol Club Barcelona. Founded in 1899, the Futbol Club Barcelona attained its greatest glory in May 2009, when its victory over Manchester...

Swimming

All fees are €10–€12 per day. Club Natació Barcelona. Also known as Complex Esportiu Municipal Banys Sant Sebastià, this club in Barceloneta...

Tennis and Squash

Centre Municipal de Tennis Vall d'Hebron. The Olympic tennis facilities here are open daily 8 am–11 pm. Clay courts costs €22 per hour; hard...

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