Publications

Do you want to find out more information about the sports in Catalonia? Check out all the possibilities sportive tourism in Catalonia offers with the publications from the Catalan Tourist Board.

 

Active Tourism Map: Mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, beaches… Catalonia is a surprising country full of contrasts. Lovers of open air activities find an incomparable diversity of scenery in a small territory, in which it is possible, for instance, to climb or ski early in the morning and overfly the coast or dive or swim in the afternoon. See more

 

Catalonia is Mountain Bike: Mountain bike fans will find that the centres in Catalonia can provide everything they need to enjoy their sport, including signposted routes, maps and outlets offering bikes for hire, repair services, etc. This guide gives details of all these mountain bike centres. See more

 

Swimming in Catalonia: Catalonia boasts top-level facilities for swimming practice. Many of the Olympic-sized pools offer all manner of complementary services which will facilitate your stay and provide you with a complete workout in both swimming and other sports.
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Road Cycling Map: Pedal, explore, taste… From the Mediterranean coast to the peaks of the Pyrenees, Catalonia offers an extensive and varied network of backroads that are ideal for cycle tourism throughout the year. Many of these roads are the setting of important stages of the Tour de France and the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya. This map offers a careful selection of peaceful and panoramic routes that invite you to ride your bike while you discover surprisingly varied, natural and unique locations, visiting small towns and trying the local traditional cuisine. See more

 

Ciclotourism and Mountain Bike Map: Mountain biking gives tourists a chance to enjoy new scenery on a bicycle, covering a variety of routes and mixing physical exercise with discovery of the environment. These rides highlight the characteristics that make Catalonia an ideal haven: agreeable climate nearly year-round and a diverse landscape that includes valleys, plains, coastline, smooth plateaus, mid-sized mountain ranges, high mountain peaks and overlooks, and forests. The area’s varied scenery makes it easy to trace routes with ascents and descents of varying difficulty that will motivate any mountain biker. Catalonia’s landscape is scattered with suitable all-terrain routes all 12 months of the year, with only a few exceptions. It contains thousands of kilometres of marked trails. Where to go just depends on how much time you have, what you’re in the mood for, and what type of scenery you want to discover. See more 

 

Catalonia, Mountain Biking Routes: From the Costa Brava to the Terres de l’Ebre region, and from the Penedès vineyards to the Val d’Aran, Catalonia offers an extensive and varied network of routes and paths ideal for enjoying mountain biking all year round.
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Catalonia is Football: The Sports Tourism Label awarded by the Catalan Tourist Board to 13 municipalities througout Catalonia, guarantees high competition sportspeople and sports-loving tourists that they have the high-quality infrastructures and services for the sport. The 13 municipalities provide modern equipment and the latest technologies, as well as other services adapted to the sportspeople. See more

 

Nature and Active Tourism Propositions: More than 100 proposals to enjoy Nature and Active Tourism in Catalonia. See more

 

Catalonia Sports Calendar 2020: The Sports Tourism Label, awarded by the Catalan Tourist Board to 11 municipalities throughout Catalonia, guarantees high-quality infrastructures and services so that high competition sports people and sports-lovers can practise their sport. The 11 municipalities have modern equipment and the latest technology, as well as accommodation and other services adapted for sports people. Check the major sports events happening in Catalonia in 2020.

 

TransCatalunya Route: The TransCatalunya route is a long-distance itinerary that connects the mountain bike centres that are part of the network of Catalan Mountain Bike Centres. The route extends for a total of 1,200 km, with accumulated descents and ascents in each stage ranging from 40 to 2,800 metres. It takes approximately 120 hours to complete and so makes an excellent route that can be done stretch by stretch. See more

 

Golf in Catalonia: In this publication, you’ll find the best golf courses in Catalonia. Well worth a look!
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Golf Tourism Map: Containing all the information needed to play golf in Catalonia: geographic location of courses, clubs, tourist information, etc. See more

 

Catalonia is Sport: Catalonia has a great sports tradition with top-class facilities and which are an international benchmark, such as the Olympic Ring of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, in Montmeló, or Camp Nou, FC Barcelona’s stadium. Catalonia also has the perfect climate for open air sports activities all year round, as well as a geographical location that allows for all kinds of sports, from nautical to high mountains. See more