Les Corts is famed for being home to the Camp Nou (Catalan for ‘new ground’), the stadium of Barcelona FC. The area is towards the outskirts of Barcelona, but thanks to some excellent transport links you can arrive in the city centre in some 25 minutes. The Camp Nou is also near to Barcelona’s central station Sants.
The Camp Nou is a UEFA 5-star rated stadium, the largest stadium in Europe and one of the largest stadiums in the world, with a capacity for 100.000 people. The stadium has hosted a multitude of international matches UEFA Champions League finals, most recently in 1999.
Catalans are passionate about football and Barcelona FC is the pride of the city – its slogan is ‘more than a club’, reflecting its central role in the life of the city and its inhabitants.
If you are in Barcelona for a game then it is well worth reserving your Barcelona apartment in this area. Highly popular with tourists, the stadium also boasts a museum of the club and its fascinating history.