It’s not by chance. Catalonia is the birthplace of a long list of motor sport world champions. They have forged their legend on its circuits and in its practice facilities. Here people are passionate about motor sport. Fans fill the stands to watch international championships or take advantage of weekends, such as the biker groups …
From the Pyrenees to Terres de l’Ebre, following the Mediterranean coast, Catalonia offers cycling fans everything they need for a journey on two wheels: varied and accessible terrain, routes, a collection of services designed for road cycle tourism, and a mild climate all year round. An exceptional Mediterranean environment, Catalonia is a land where everything …
There is a stark contrast between seeing a rowing crew moving as one and the frenetic paddling of a canoeist going down whitewater. They are united by one thing, and that is that the two sports can be done in Catalonia, which has facilities including navigable channels or lakes to go rowing and whitewater courses.
Catalonia works as a team with you so you can play your team sport. What is it? Basketball? Handball? Volleyball? Water polo? Catalonia has loads of options for you to enjoy your team sport.
You only have to stroll around its towns and cities to see how popular jogging is in Catalonia. This has also resulted in the emergence of running centres and athletic tracks and holding races such as the popular Barcelona Marathon. Header picture: ©Cap de Creus. Salomon (Honza Zak. CGBTB)
Catalonia is a region closely linked to the sea and water sports, and sailing is one of the main ones. Right along the Catalan coast there are yacht clubs and marinas where you can go sailing. They feature full amenities for sailors including changing rooms, gyms and equipment and boat hire services. Header picture: ©PTCBG
First a powerful service, a drive and you take those sets until you end up winning the game. Come to Catalonia to play tennis. You have lots of facilities to play on clay or hard courts. What’s your favourite surface?
It’s the beautiful game. Football is everywhere Catalonia. Virtually every town has a football pitch with either artificial or natural turf. Many teams take advantage of this to visit us to do their preseason, because in addition to pitches they also get good weather, gym services, pools and accommodation. You have everything ready to set …
Outdoor or indoor: that is the question. In Catalonia the choice is easy: both of them. You have outdoor and indoor pools for recreational and competitive swimming alike. And the variety does not end there; you can also do synchronised swimming or diving with platforms and springboards.
A triathlon is very demanding, and so is Catalonia in meeting the needs of athletes doing this type of race. Numerous triathlons are held all year round at super sprint, sprint and Olympic distances. You can easily find specialised coaches and gyms as well as sports equipment hire firms. Header picture: ©PTCBG