Penya Barcelonista

30 - 31 May 2020
, Blanes - Tordera

Sun, sea and football at the Costa Brava

International senior football tournament Barcelona, Spain: Copa Penya Barcelonista 
Participating countries: 
Belgium France Germany Netherlands Spain United Kingdom Switzerland

There’s no region in the world that is visited by so many foreign teams as the Costa Brava, the most popular coast north of Barcelona. The combination of a sporty international competition, the sun, the sea and the enjoyment in bathing resort Lloret de Mar, attracts teams from across Europe. No wonder that the Copa Penya Barcelonista also has an attractive international entry. The tournament is definitely a challenge: if you want to  bring the cup home you really have to pull out all the stops.

Participants can count on an exciting stay: a mix of international competition and holiday fun. The programme is simple: there is some serious football playing on the Saturday. The third half is in the evening in one of the clubs of the tournament sponsor in Lloret de Mar. The matches are played at a unique sports park with 14 tight grass fields a short distance from Lloret de Mar. The organisation is in the hands of a team of professionals who organise the tournament together with the Catalan football association. Success is guaranteed.

Age Categories: 
M-O, M-O/7, M35, M35/7
Organiser: 
CF Tordera
Teams: 
80
First edition: 
1994
Friday
Afternoon /
Arrival: welcome and information in the Blanes community sports centre
Evening /
Intimate meeting at a meeting point in a bar in the centre of Lloret de Mar.
Saturday
Morning /
Start of the match programme.
Evening /
Intimate meeting at a meeting point in a bar in the centre of Lloret de Mar.
Sunday
Morning /
Placing matches followed by the ceremonial prize-giving.
Evening /
Free time.
Monday
Morning
Departure.

Organiser

Club Futbol de Tordera has been founded in 1914 and with 500 members it's a large club in Catalunya. It has 12 youth teams and 2 senior teams. The first team of the club is playing in the first regional division of Catalunya.

Sport facillity

The Copa Penya Barcelonista is played out in a separate section of a large sports ground just outside Blanes. It features 15 grass pitches, various other facilities (changing rooms, parking, first aid), and a café bar with a spacious shaded terrace. A terrace with a BBQ has been added to the reserved area. The park is laid out in terraces, giving supporters a good view of the fields. During tournament days, team leaders can get information and do their bookings at the multilingual Euro-Sportring desk.

Costa Brava/Costa Maresme

The Costa Brava and Costa Maresme are among the most popular coastal areas of Spain. This area, north of Barcelona, is actually one of the most popular coastlines in Europe. In particular, between the towns of Calella and Lloret de Mar you'll find miles of beautiful sandy beaches and boulevards dotted with cafés, clubs and restaurants. Every spot along the coast, from Lloret de Mar to Santa Susanna of Malgrat de Mar, has its own unique charm and attractions.

FC Barcelona, Camp Nou Stadium

A visit to Camp Nou stadium is definitely worth the effort. With 110,000 seats it's the largest stadium in Europe. And of course, as a football fan, there's no getting away from FC Barcelona. For the people of Catalonia, ‘Barça’ is more than just a football club. Barcelona unites all Catalonians!

Barcelona

Barcelona is somewhere you simply have to see. This unique city has a number of extraordinary attractions. The Sagrada Familia is one of the most bizarre and characteristic buildings in the city. This cathedral has been under construction since 1882. The Plaza de Catalunya and las Ramblas are also special meeting points, with lots of shops, restaurants and terraces. Other beautiful areas include the Gothic quarter, with its narrow, picturesque alleyways; Montjuic hill, the location of the Olympic Park and with a stunning view over the city and sea. And last but not least, don't miss out on a trip to Park Guell.