Costa Brava Cup
Unique sports park on the Costa Brava
International youth football tournament Blanes Tordera Spain: Costa Brava Cup
Nowhere in the world attracts as many foreign teams each year as this international youth football tournament in Blanes on the Costa Brava, the popular stretch of coast north of Barcelona with resorts like Lloret de Mar, Santa Susanna and Malgrat de Mar. The combination of an exciting international competition and the many tourist attractions draws around 1000 teams from the whole of Europe and the United States each year. The tournaments are held under the auspices of and in partnership with the Catalan football association. Not only is the destination superb, the sports facilities are unique: a sports park with 14 beautiful grass pitches – truly unique in Spain.
The Costa Brava Cup is organised by club Futbol de Tordera. This club was founded in 1914 and with approx. 500 members, it is a large club in Catalonia. It has 12 youth teams and 2 senior teams. The first team of the club is playing in the first regional division of Catalonia.
The Costa Brava Cup takes place at a fantastic sports park with a view of the sea in Tordera, just outside Blanes) between Lloret de Mar and Calella. There are 14 grass pitches (attention: no metal studs allowed!), 18 modern changing rooms and a bar. The sports park has a central tournament office, an information desk with clear scoreboards, a first-aid post, a training field and a large parking.
As well as participation at the tournament, Euro-Sportring also arranges the accommodation for the participants. Participants can usually choose between school accommodation, group accommodation (youth accommodation and bungalows) and hotels. The accommodation we offer has been selected with care and must comply to a number of conditions, such as: are they within easy reach of the sports park, do they provide value for money, are they suitable for sports groups, are they safe and is the management flexible.
The Costa Brava and Costa Maresme are one the most popular costas of Spain. The North of Barcelona is famous as a holiday area with a chain of popular sea side resorts. Especially in the area between Calella and Tossa you will find kilometres of beautiful sandy beaches and lots of entertainment. Each resort, from Lloret de mar to Santa Susanna or Malgrat de Mar, has its own characteristics and attractions.
FC Barcelona, Camp Nou Stadium
A visit to Camp Nou Stadium is worth your while. It has 98,000 seats, making it Europe’s largest stadium. Moreover, as a football fan you cannot avoid FC Barcelona. For the Catalans ‘Barça’ is more than just a football club. During the dictatorship of Franco, when all manifestations of Catalanism were forbidden, FC Barcelona became a national symbol.
Barcelona is a city you must see! This unique city has various special attractions. The Sagrada Familia is one of the most bizarre and characteristic buildings of the city. The Plaza Catalunya and the Ramblas are also special meeting places full of shops, restaurants and outdoor cafes. Also nice are the gothic quarter with the narrow, scenic byways, Mont Juich mountain with the Olympic Park and a stunning few over the city and the sea. And last but not least, you should not miss Parc Guell.