Rugby in Spain is growing at a remarkable pace & nowhere is this more evident than in Barcelona and Catalonia.
Rugby in Spain is growing at a remarkable pace & nowhere is this more evident than in Barcelona and Catalonia. What was once a pleasant location for a low-key end of season celebration, is now a legitimate destination to compete with quality opposition in a magnificent destination.
Whether it be the magnificent beaches, the charm of the Gothic Quarter the iconic Gaudi architecture or the lively atmosphere city-wide, Barcelona is a wonderful tour destination to consider for your next venture.
Nowhere else can you combine sightseeing, the beach, the weather & activity with great Rugby.
1. Fixtures against top-quality Spanish Opposition
2. Training at BUC Rugby in the 1992 Olympic Park
3. Tickets to FC Barcelona Football Matches
4. Bicycle Tours of Barcelona & Kayaking on the Costa Brava
5. The Beach, The Weather, The Architecture
Rugby in Spain is exploding. The fact that they qualified ahead of Samoa for the 2016 Olympic Games, for those in the know, it was not a huge surprise.
The game at Youth Level is highly impressive & the top teams in Barcelona will offer a stern test to the best of the game from the traditional rugby playing countries.
The facility at BUC Rugby on Montjuic is set in the shadows of the Olympic Stadium & is a magnificent base to prepare for your tour games. BUC themselves, along with FC Barcelona Rugby, Sant Cugat, Santboiana and others are all progressive clubs offering great opposition and wonderful facilities.
It isn't all elite though, there are a number of junior clubs in the city who can offer a competitive match at all levels.
Barcelona El Prat is a major International Terminal welcoming flights worldwide. Nearby Girona and Reus offer budget travel options from Airports across Europe.
Reus and El-Prat Airports are a short drive into the city, with Girona being an hour north of the city.
You'll find Generator Barcelona, hotel and hostel, in the buzzing district of Gracia. The interiors showcase a mix of styles and include an oversized wooden birdcage, a winding staircase and a mezzanine chill-out lounge.
Feast on local delicacies in the bar and lounge, which is decked out in ornate Hungarian concrete floor tiles and earthy raw metals and woods, and if you’re looking for a little more luxury, Generator Barcelona also offers terrace rooms and a penthouse apartment in the hostel with mind-blowing panoramic views of one of Europe’s best-looking cities.
The Hostel is located a short walk from Passeig de Gracia, which is a main walk-way into Plaza Catalunya and the Gothic Quarter. The street is lined with budget restaurants and shops, ideal for groups travelling on a budget.