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Sports Events in Barcelona Summer 2019

Sports Events in Barcelona Summer 2019

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Sports Events in Barcelona Summer 2019

Summer in Barcelona is full of great sporting events, both to watch, and to get involved in. Between July and September, the city will play host to some of the most famous sporting competitions in the world, the Mediterranean sun providing excellent conditions for those that like to watch and play. Don’t miss out on…

Summer in Barcelona is full of great sporting events, both to watch, and to get involved in. Summer in Barcelona is full of great sporting events, both to watch, and to get involved in. Between July and September, the city will play host to some of the most famous sporting competitions in the world, the Mediterranean sun providing excellent conditions for those that like to watch and play . Between July and September, the city will play host to some of the most famous sporting competitions in the world, the Mediterranean sun providing excellent conditions for those that like to watch and play . Don’t miss out on the following events. Do not miss out on the following events.

July July

World Roller Games 2019 World Roller Games 2019

More than 81 countries, 4120 athletes, and 128 competitions make up the World Roller Games 2019 , the world’s biggest roller sports championship event. More than 81 countries, 4120 athletes, and 128 competitions make up the World Roller Games 2019 , the world’s biggest roller sports championship event.

4th- 14th July 4th- 14th July

Sailing: Puig Vela Classica Sailing: Puig Vela Classica

A yacht race where around 50 classic and vintage yachts compete against each other for sailing success and regatta glory. A yacht race where around 50 classic and vintage yachts compete against each other for sailing success and regatta glory. This year celebrates the 12th edition of the Puig Vela Classica regatta, which is featured on the Spanish Royal Sailing Federation’s (RFEV) official calendar and counts towards Spain’s 2019 national championship for Vintage and Classic Yachts. This year celebrates the 12th edition of the Puig Vela Classica regatta, which is featured on the Spanish Royal Sailing Federation’s (RFEV) official calendar and counts towards Spain’s 2019 national championship for Vintage and Classic Yachts.

10th-13th July 10th-13th July

August August

Día del Descenso Internacional del Sella Day of the International Descent of Sella
Also known as Les Piragües , this crazy canoe race runs 20km down the Sella river in close by Asturias . Also known as Les Piragües , this crazy canoe race runs 20km down the Sella river in close by Asturias . Each year, on the first Saturday of the month of August, hundreds of keen canoeists compete against each other in one of the most anticipated summer sporting events. Each year, on the first Saturday of the month of August, hundreds of keen canoeists compete against each other in one of the most anticipated summer sporting events.

3rd August 3rd August

Europe World Championships: CN El Balís Europe World Championships: CN El Balís

Each year, El Balís holds the European World Sailing Championships in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres , just 40km from Barcelona. Each year, El Balis holds the European World Sailing Championships in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres , just 40km from Barcelona. Over 200 sailors are expected to take part in this event that is open to all Europe class sailors. Over 200 sailors are expected to take part in this event that is open to all Europe class sailors.

4th-11th August 4th-11th August

La Vuelta a España The return to Spain

The Vuelta a España , was first organised in 1935, following the success of the Italian Giro d’Italia and the infamous Tour de France . The Vuelta a España , was first organized in 1935, following the success of the Italian Giro d’Italia and the infamous Tour de France . The bicycle race sees cyclists pedal their way around Spain- also passing through nearby countries- for three weeks. The bicycle race sees cyclists pedal their way around Spain- also passing through nearby countries- for three weeks. The route includes the Catalan municipality of Igualada , just one hour from Barcelona. The route includes the Catalan municipality of Igualada , just one hour from Barcelona.

24th August- 15th September 24th August- 15th September

September September

Cursa de la Mercé Cursa de la Mercé

La Mercé is one of Barcelona’s biggest annual celebrations, marking the official end of the summer season and the start of autumn in Catalonia. La Mercé is one of Barcelona’s biggest annual celebrations, marking the official end of the summer season and the start of autumn in Catalonia. The Cursa de la Mercé is a 10km race held during the festivities, often regarded as one of the most memorable parts of the La Mercé celebrations. The Cursa de la Mercé is a 10km race held during the festivities, often regarded as one of the most memorable parts of the La Mercé celebrations.

Get Involved Get Involved

For those that like to participate in sports as well as watch, here’s some of the things you can do in the city over the coming summer months. For those that like to participate in sports as well as watch, here’s some of the things you can do in the city over the coming summer months.

Beach volleyball Beach volleyball

With over 5km of coastline and 10 different beaches, Barcelona is the perfect place for a game of beach volleyball . With over 5km of coastline and 10 different beaches, Barcelona is the perfect place for a game of beach volleyball . There are nets on every beach and plenty of opportunities to join those already playing. There are nets on every beach and plenty of opportunities to join those already playing.

Running Running

Running is popular among both tourists and locals in the city, with plenty of routes to complete along the coastline , through the city, or up in the Collserola mountains . Running is popular among both tourists and locals in the city, with plenty of routes to complete along the coastline , through the city, or up in the Collserola mountains .

Fitness Fitness

There are loads of indoor gyms in Barcelona that have aerobic classes as well as weight areas, for those that prefer to do their own workout. There are loads of indoor gyms in Barcelona that have aerobic classes as well as weight areas, for those that prefer to do their own workout. Some of the beaches also have outdoor gym equipment, and there are various outdoor swimming pools located across the city. Some of the beaches also have outdoor gym equipment, and there are various outdoor swimming pools located across the city.

Swimming Swimming

As well as heading to the beach to swim, many also enjoy the city’s public swimming pools . As well as heading to the beach to swim, many also enjoy the city’s public swimming pools . The Piscines Bernat Picornell, Piscina de Can Dragó, Piscina d’Horta, and Piscina Sant Jordi , are some of our favourite places in the city to go for a swim. The Piscines Bernat Picornell, Can Dragó Pool, Piscina d’Horta, and Piscina Sant Jordi , are some of our favorite places in the city to go for a swim.

Skateboarding Skateboarding

Skateboarding is really popular in the city, especially among young people. Skateboarding is really popular in the city, especially among young people. There are lots of different skate parks scattered across Barcelona, and popular meeting places include Skate park Mar Bella and Plaça dels Angels outside the MACBA museum in El Raval. There are lots of different skate parks scattered across Barcelona, ​​and popular meeting places include Skate park Mar Bella and Plaça dels Angels outside the MACBA museum in El Raval.

Cycling Cycling

Bike hire can be found across the city, and there are plenty of cycle routes to explore Barcelona by pedal power. Bike hire can be found across the city, and there are plenty of cycle routes to explore Barcelona by pedal power. Popular routes include Collserola, Montjuic, or along the coastline . Popular routes include Collserola, Montjuic, or along the coastline .

Climbing Climbing

Barcelona is home to indoor climbing walls for those that want to go bouldering . Barcelona is home to indoor climbing walls for those that want to go bouldering . The indoor rock climbing facilities by Montjuic are where we usually like to go. The indoor rock climbing facilities by Montjuic are where we usually like to go.

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