Barcelona Sports & Outdoors Tips by vichatherly
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Estadi Olimpic de Montjuic
The home of RCD Espanyol.
Built in 1929 and renovated for the Olympic games in 1992. It has seating capacity of 56,000.
I managed to get into the ground as they were preparing to play American football, Barcelona Dragons.
Address: Paseo Olímpico 17-19, 08038 Barcelona
Directions: on the summit of Montjuic. Bus 51 or Metro: Espanya, and then take the escalators
Theme: Sports Watching
Match night at the Nou Camp
Home of FC Barcelona.
A superb European stadium. I've been here three times now and have won drawn and lost.
I stood up at the very top, in the cheap seats, in 1994 when there was a crowd of 115,000. The terrace I was standing on was looking a bit sorry for itself and needed a deal of maintenance. I'm not sure the fence would have held us if United had scored. Fortunately for us we lost 4-0.
Second time I was a bit lower and along the side of the pitch. A much better view of a cracking 3-3 draw.
Finally I was nearly behind the goal with a great view of the two United late late goals, in our 2-1 Champions League Final 1999 win over Bayern Munich.
It now has a seating capacity of 98,000.
I look forward to going back.
Equipment: Not too much in the way of cover for the football fan so let's hope it not raining.
Address: Avinguda Aristides Maillol, s/n, 08028, Barcelona
Directions: Bus: Line 7, 15, 43, 67, 68, 74, 75, L12, L50, L60 & L62
Metro: Line 3 (leave at Maria Cristina or Les Corts) & line 5 (leave at Collblanc or Badal)
Phone: +34 93 4963600
Theme: Sports Watching
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