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Camp Nou

Tickets for Camp Nou Experience
Tickets for Camp Nou Experience

General Information

Camp Nou is one of the greatest football stadiums of all times. It is located within the city in Les Corts quarter, and it is very close to other main sites in Barcelona, such as Palacio Real de Pedralbes and Mercat de Les Corts. It has been hosting FC Barcelona home games since it was built. With the capacity of 99354 seats, it is the largest stadium in Spain and of the biggest and most beautiful stadiums in Europe.

Its construction started in 1954 and since then it has been rebuilt and expanded many times until the realization of what we can see nowadays. Every year, the entire world stops whenever FC Barcelona is facing Real Madrid. The game between the biggest rivals is known as “El Clasico” and lately it got even more interesting since the two best football players in the world, Lionel Messi (FCB) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), are competing for the league title (La Liga). In the past, the story was the same but just with different protagonists. Camp Nou hosted the highest level of teams and players, such as Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Raul, Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos and many more.

What can you see at Camp Nou?

The stadium itself appears endless and all sits go up to the roofless part of the lateral wall giving the impression that it is continuous with the sky. Camp Nou is composed of two sections, the field and the museum (Camp Nou Experience). The museum offers the opportunity to see all the trophies won by FC Barcelona and by the players since its foundation till now (and this might take a while since they have literally won every competition, including La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League). Without any doubt, it is one of the most popular sites to visit in Barcelona.

The stadium is divided in 9 different areas which are all reachable by visitors, although a few of them will require a Tour Ticket. In addition, the visitors have the chance to check out the dressing room, press room, mixed zone, press box, VIP areas, Roma 2009 Gastronomic space and the famous VIP lounge bar which is open also when there are no matches (during summer). The only area which tourists cannot visit is the Center for Documentation and study. The second floor contains of drawings and advertisements starring the team’s players.

Another checkpoint at camp Nou is the FC Barcelona Official Store which is the official club store that offers all the merchandising in the club’s colors.

Other than looking around, the place offers a catering service which is situated all around, and it is also possible to ice skate, since the stadium contains a skating ring.

Entrance to Camp Nou experience
Entrance to the Camp Nou Experience – Right before embarking on the Barça adventure, the visitors are greeted by this entrance sign which will lead them directly into the venue.

 

Camp Nou Shop
Camp Nou Experience: The Shop – By visiting this part of the museum, you can take a look at the official FC Barcelona shop and buy exclusive merchandise: clothing, football gear, accessories and more. Due to the fact that it is not the cheapest place to buy official merchandise, you can find these items at fairly reduced prices in other stores in Barcelona or outside the city.

 

Camp Nou Cups
Camp Nou Experience: The Trophy Room – The trophy room brings you in front of the greatest victories that FC Barcelona achieved in the most prestigious football competitions.

 

 

Camp Nou Experience: The Field – Once stopping by to admire the emblematic stadium, which is also largest in Europe, you can enjoy the best view of the field and you can especially observe the stand that introduces tourists to FC Barcelona’s slogan, “Més que un club” (“More than a club”).

 

camp nou historical part
Camp Nou Experience: The History – The historical part of the museum is dedicated to the early years of FC Barcelona, but also keeps its focus on the newest achievements, and will allow you to discover the unforgettable players and staff members that have been with the club since its foundation, legendary items that established Barça’s greatest victories, such as Lionel Messi’s football boots and personal trophies, as well as the football that was used by the team to score important goals.

 

Tips and Recommendations for Visiting Camp Nou




 

  • Visiting the stadium is a must for all football passionate, but not only. The Camp Nou Experience is a great attraction due to the group’s relationship to the city, and the fact that this is one of the biggest stadiums in Europe.
  • Camp Nou Experience offers audio tour guides, available in 9 different languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch and Russian.
  • When visiting Camp Nou, you may also think about visiting other close by sites like Plaça Espanya and Montjuïc.
  • When visiting Camp Nou, you may also book a table to one of the good restaurants close by such as La Riera (vegetarian), Pipus Barcelona or Can Fuste Barcelona (grill).

Tips for Entering Camp Nou:

  • There are different types of entry tickets:
    1. The Camp Nou Experience that provides entry to the stadium (not during games). There is an option, which is recommended, to purchase an audio guide for the Camp Nou Experience in addition to the normal ticket.
    2. Guided tours in the stadium (not during games), that are run by independent tour guides.
    3. Tickets for games in the stadium. These kinds of tickets varies in prices and levels (all the way from cheap tickets to sit behind the goal posts and up to VIP tickets, for additional information – Tickets to Games in the Camp Nou).
  • The tour should take around 2-3 hours, plan the rest of the day accordingly.
  • Open all year long except for the 25th of December and January 1st.

Tips for Transportation near Camp Nou:

  • It is highly recommended to use public transportation in order to get to the stadium. A tramway stop –Trambaix Avinguda de Xile station station is situated 500m away from the stadium.
  • Many metro stops are situated close to different sectors of the stadium which will help you getting to the right entrance, for example Collblanc, Les Corts and Palau Reial. Several bus lines also stop close to the stadium (for additional information – Transportation in Barcelona).
  • Since the stadium is very accessible by public transportation – it is highly recommended to avoid getting there with a private car (for additional information – Car Rental in Barcelona and Car Rental in Spain).
  • Nearby there is a station of the Hop-on Hop-off bus blue line (for additional information – Hop-on Hop-off Bus Map).

Tips for Discounts in Camp Nou:

  • Discounted population: Over 70-year- old, 6-13- year-old, disabled visitors. Please note it is obligatory to show relevant document at the access control. It is possible to get your ticket Online in order to save time and skip the line. At the same time, it is possible to buy tickets from the ticket office or from Vending machines (in front of the ice-ring, access 9).
  • Price: General ticket 23 €; Youth (from 6 to 13 years) 18 €; Senior (older than 70 years) 18 €; Children less than 6 (from 0 to 5 years) Free. In order to have a discount as mentioned above, it is necessary to show a valid ID card or document.
  • This landmark is included in the discounts list of Barcelona Card, Barcelona Pass and iVenture Card.

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Useful Information

Getting there
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Metro

L3 (green) – Stations: Palau Reial, Maria Cristina or Les Corts

L5 (blue) – Stations: Badal or Collblanc.

L9S (orange) – Collblanc station.

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Bus

No. 43, 50, 75, 113.

Location

C. Aristides Maillol, 12
08028 Barcelona
Spain

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday:
10:00-18:30
Sunday:
10:00-14:30

Official Website

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