The Camp Nou is the Fútbol Club Barcelona stadium, and it hosts the matches of one of the city’s football clubs.
It was inaugurated in 1957, though major renovations have taken place throughout the years, specially in between 2018 and 2021. Its current capacity is 99,350 people, but it will reach 105,000 after the completion of the current expansion.
The FC Barcelona, also known as Barça, was founded in 1899 and it is one of the most important sport symbols of Barcelona. Because of the city’s other club and main rival, the Real Club Deportivo Espanyol, the city is basically divided between Barça and Espanyol fans.
FC Barcelona supporters are popularly known as ‘Culés’. You’ll hear them shout songs and chants as soon as you enter the premises. The atmosphere is specially impressive if this is your first time attending a football match. From time to time, they organize mosaics if the match is a special occasion.
The easiest way to get your FC Barcelona tickets is buying them online.
The purchasing process is very easy and here are the steps you should follow:
1. First, have a look at the official calendar of matches and check the dates when FC Barcelona play home. Please bear in mind that the final date and time of the match are confirmed only a few days before.
Note that the match generally takes place on a Saturday or Sunday, although La Liga also takes place on Fridays and Mondays. It’s rare but matches can sometimes take place other days of the week due to calendar restrictions.
2. Then, choose the area of the Camp Nou where you would like to seat. Don’t worry, it’s easy looking at the seating chart.
3. Finally, once you have selected the match and the seat area, purchase it. Avoid the waiting lines and secure your tickets online!
The stadium is located in the Les Corts neighborhood, a residential area relatively relatively close to Barcelona’s city center.
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The ‘Camp Nou Experience’ walks you through the most emblematic areas of the Camp Nou stadium. Visit the trophy room, the home team changing room, the press room, and the players’ tunnel. Additionally, you can access to different areas of the stadium, including the field grass.
Visit the changing room before making your way along the stadium’s tunnel and stepping out onto the grass. Then, visit the chapel, presidential box, press room and TV room. Your ticket also includes access to the FC Barcelona Museum, where you can get up close to the club’s impressive collection of trophies and signed memorabilia. Finally, finish the experience visiting the club’s official store.
As soon as you enter the premises you will feel like a true FC Barcelona player!
La Liga and Copa del Rey matchdays: The tour is closed for the whole day. You may only visit the FC Barcelona Museum and a panoramic view of the stadium until three hours before the start of the match.
Champions League matchdays: The day before and on the day of the match, the Tour is closed for the whole day. You may only visit the FC Barcelona Museum and a panoramic view of the stadium until 15:00.
This article is part of a complete guide about Barcelona where you can read all the information you need to plan your trip to this popular destination in Spain.
Here is a complete summary of all the guide:
1. When to visit Barcelona
2. How many days to spend in Barcelona
3. How to get to Barcelona
4. How to move around Barcelona
5. Barcelona hotels: where to stay in Barcelona
6. What to eat in Barcelona
7. What to do in Barcelona
8. Tips to visit the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
9. How to buy tickets to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
10. Tips to attend a FC Barcelona match
11. How to buy FC Barcelona tickets
12. Day trips from Barcelona
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