Spain Trophy

4-10th July 2021

The coastline where this international youth football tournament is played, the Costa de Barcelona-Maresme, stretches 30 miles from Tordera in the North to Barcelona in the South.

Blanes, Malgrat de Mar, Santa Susanna, Pineda de Mar and Calella de la Costa are lively and well established internationally known destinations and offer in addition to long sandy beaches, numerous sidewalk cafés, restaurants and discos. And of course, you will find at least one football “stadium” in each town!

Teams from all over the world travel here to play. Countries represented in past years include Algeria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Colombia, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Palestine, Peru, Romania, Ukraine and, of course, Spain.

Click here to access our guide to Blanes

Tournament Programme and Accomodation
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Day 1: Arrival Barcelona or Girona Airport. You will be met by a tournament representative. Accommodation at the Hotel. Lunch & dinner provided. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city and get over the journey.

Day 2: Full board at Hotel. Transfer to the Stadium for the parade and presentation of the official Opening Ceremony of the tournament. After the presentation, return to the Hotel or play the match have in your schedule. Rest of the day at leisure.

Days 3 and 4: Full board at the Hotel. Tournament matches continue as per schedule. if you have qualified for next round you will play extra matches.

Day 5: Full board at the Hotel. Final matches, semi-finals and finals. In the evening grand Awards Presentation and Closing Ceremony.

Day 6: Full board at the Hotel. Day at leisure. Optional tours available on this day or any other day if they can be fitted into your tournament schedule.

Day 7: Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart Hotel. ADIOS AMIGOS!

The teams are accommodated for 6 nights in either 3 or 4-star hotels along the Costa de Barcelona-Maresme – e.g. in Calella, Pineda de Mar, Santa Susanna, Malgrat de Mar, Blanes and Lloret de Mar – in self-contained rooms with three or four beds.

It is possible to request twin or double rooms if you wish.

Free Time
Furius Baco

PortAventura Theme Park

Experience a world of adventure visiting exotic places such as China, Polynesia, Far West, México, Mediterrània and Sésamo Aventura, the family area inspired by the world of Sesame Street.

Discover full-on 80 mph adrenaline coasters, gentle jungle swings for the kids and colourful shows from precise acrobatics to card tricks and magicians.

Test your nerves on the 8-loop Dragon Khan which reaches speeds of over 70mph. Shambhala is a rollercoaster of giant proportions! At 76 metre high, it’s the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in Europe, reaching speeds of 80 mph.

Whilst Hurakan Condor stands at over 100 metres tall and lifts its riders slowly to the top before plunging to the ground in free fall!

The terrifying Furius Baco ride accelerates from 0 to 80 mph in less than 3 seconds, twisting through trenches and tunnels over the spectacular Port Aventura Lake!

The Mambo

Port Aventura Water Park

If you’ve still got energy to burn then theres more than enough to quench your desire in the shape of high speed water slides and vast wave pools. Young children also have their own swimming area, with water jets and Baby Bungee.

Enjoy an adventurous voyage on El Rio Loco, that circles the park on its 1500 metre route or maybe test your rafting skills on  El Torrente. Reserved only for the most daring of the family, El Torrente is one of the most enjoyable attractions at the Water Park.

The chaotic El Tifón slides will lead you into a Caribbean storm with the strength of the hurricane and the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean it will wrap you in a refreshing and fun adventure through its dizzying declines.

Climb the highest tower of The Mambo and Limbo and slide down its dramatic slides full of dips, making an incredible splash at the end!

Other highlights include a 6-lane racer slide where adults and children can compete to see who can get down the fastest, a lazy river, two new swimming pools, a Sesame Street pirate ship adventure for the kids and a relaxing Caribbean-themed pool for the grown-ups!

The Camp Nou Experience.

This tour retraces the steps of players that have made history, such as Kubala, Cruyff, Maradona, Guardiola, Ronaldinho, Suarez, Nemar and Messi among others.

Visitors can feel the true Barça passion by visiting the most emblematic areas of the Camp Nou; Discover the visitors’ changing room and the tunnel onto the pitch, from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the whole stadium, you can also sit on the first team bench!

In addition you will visit the Museum with large-format interactive walls, new showcases and a wide collection of objects that reveal the history of FC Barcelona and understand the values that make Barça “més que un club” – more than a club.

Here any football fan’s dream comes true as they sense just what it is like to be a Barça player. You go on to visit the television studio, the mixed zone, the press room and the commentary boxes. The tour ends on the second floor, where you can visit the fascinating Multimedia space.

The recommended time for a visit is approximately an hour and a half. It’s possible to expand your visit, at extra cost, with an Audio guide service or a personal guide, ask us for further details of either of these.

Getting There
Iberia Airlines

There are two main options for flights to the tournament. The nearest airport is Reus which is 7 miles away from the tournament base. The following airlines fly there from the Uk and Ireland.

Air Nostrum from Dublin
easyJet from London-Luton
Jet2 from Belfast–International, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, London-Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne
Ryanair from Birmingham, Cork, Dublin, East Midlands, Liverpool, London–Southend, London–Stansted Manchester and Shannon
TUI from Aberdeen, Belfast–International, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cork, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, Glasgow, London–Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Shannon

Another option is to fly into Barcelona El Prat which is 60 miles away. The following airlines fly there.

Aer Lingus from Cork, Dublin and Shannon
BA from London-Heathrow.
easyJet from Belfast, Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton and Manchester
Jet2 from Leeds/Bradford and Manchester
Ryan Air from Birmingham, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Manchester and Prestwick
Vueling from Birmingham, Dublin, London-Gatwick and Manchester

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