Costa Brava Football Tours and Tournaments

School Trips – Sports EU 1 Sports Europe

Helping teachers discover global experiences

Join us for a full-on Football Tour to Spain, in one of our chosen resorts just North of Barcelona !! Sports Europe is an independent School Tour Operator offering tailor made sports, ski, activity and cultural trips for schools and clubs. Our Football Tours include fixtures with local clubs on 3G astro pitches. All our fixtures are endorsed by the Catalan Football Federation which supplies us with official referees. You also have the possibility of using pitches near your hotel for your own training sessions or the option of professional coaching, either at RCD Espanyol in Barcelona or locally with coaches from the Espanyol youth football training school.

We use a range of hotels in different resorts which mean we have accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.Spend a day in Barcelona visiting the vibrant Ramblas, the Olympic stadium on Montjuic and of course the fabulous Camp Nou stadium, home to FC Barcelona. We can also supply group fixture tickets for FC Barcelona or RCD Espanyol matches.

After your fixtures, relax at the local bowling alley, enjoy some action at the amusement arcade or book yourselves in for a Disco Night or Karaoke evening.And to add the icing to the cake, take your pupils for an exhilarating day out at the Port Aventura theme park or one of our local Water Parks, depending on the time of year.Combine this trip with a Netball tour for the girls, with four sessions of coaching from England Netball qualified coaches and a UK mini tournament.

Why should you consider Sports EU 1 for School Trips and Educational Visits?

School trips are proven to be one of the most important educational events for children, giving them a wider outlook on life and a chance to bond amongst themselves. The opportunity of playing fixtures with fellow sports enthusiasts from another country The possibility for you to extend your usual training program in a relaxed atmosphere Get to know your pupils in an out-of-school environment. We have financial protection included in all our trips. Sports Europe work with local agents, established for over 25 years, enabling us to offer the best prices in hotels and the security that all our Football Tours are endorsed by the Catalan Football Federation and therefore approved by FIFA. Our local agents are bonded with the Spanish and Catalan Tourist Boards and carry out safety audits in line with the STF requirements.

What size groups do you cater for?

We accommodate groups from under 20 persons up to large multi-sport groups of over 100 !

First Aid facilities available?

We can provide full medical and travel insurance. Our local staff are on hand, should the need arise, to guide you through the local health services procedures.

Example Itineraries

A typical Football and Netball combined sports tour would be:

Day1:- Arrival, check-in and visit resort. After dinner Quiz or Film night Day2 AM:- Depart in coach or on foot for sports venues Football training or coaching session 1 Netball coaching with England Netball qualified coaches Return to hotel for pool time and lunch

Day 2 PM:- Football teams relax before leaving for first fixtures.Netball depart for coaching session 2. After netball return to hotel and accompany football to fixture venue.Football local fixture 1 Return to hotel for dinner and then a bowling evening.

Day 3 AM:- Leave for full day trip to Barcelona or Port Aventura theme park. Visit the Camp Nou, then on to the Olympic Stadium and then down to the Ramblas Day 3 PM:- Leave Barcelona/Port Aventura and head for hotel. Evening meal at hotel and Karaoke evening

Day 4 AM:- Depart in coach or on foot for sports venues Football training or coaching session 2 Netball coaching session 3 with England Netball qualified coaches. Return to hotel for pool time and lunch.

Day 4 PM:- Football teams relax before leaving for fixtures. Netball depart for coaching session 4. After netball return to hotel and accompany football to fixture venue. Football local fixture 2 Return to hotel for dinner and then visit amusement arcade.

Day 5 AM:- UK Netball Tournament with other groups in resort Optional 5-a-side football tournament with other UK groups in resort.Return to hotel for lunch Day 5 PM:- Depart resort and travel home to UK.

Anything else?

We offer FREE inspection visits for all groups that book any of our tours. All our accommodation, local transport suppliers, venues and other services have been audited and approved in accordance with the STF requirements and guidelines. Sports Europe is protected as per “The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992” by CBL Insurance Europe Limited, through MGA Cover Services Limited.

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If you are interested in any of our tours and tournaments you can contact us by telephone on 01233 770650, email us at or complete the online contact page to let us know your requirements.