When you plan on traveling to Barcelona, and are a football fan, you have to go to Camp Nou.The home stadium of F.C. Barcelona is definitely worth a visit and for this reason attracts huge amounts of people each year. It is the biggest stadium of Europe and is well known for its impressive atmosphere.
Camp Nou was officially opened in 1957 and has build a huge reputation ever since. In the stadium are besides the football accommodations also offices and a museum about the football club. Next to the football matches, Camp Nou attracts many tourists that want to experience the stadiums magic appearance.
A lot of football phenominals have played in the stadium, such as Johan Cruijf (1973 – 1978), Ronaldinho (2004 – 2008), club icon Carles Puyol (1996- present) and many others. The ambiance in the stadium is overwhelming and the clubline ´Més que un club´ (more than a football club) increases it even more.
Currently the stadium has a capacity of 98,787 seats and has a height of 48 meters. Due to the fantastic construction the stadium received as one of the few European stadiums a 5-star qualification from the European football association UEFA.
The stadium is located on the Avinguda Aristides Maillol, at the edge of the city centre. When you plan on visiting the stadium, you have to buy a ticket by internet or at the stadium itself. For about 20 Euro you receive a guided tour through the stadium and the F.C. Barcelona museum. Recommended by us.