Golf tourism is increasing in Barcelona, because it’s considered a good place to play and also because it’s a city where you can enjoy your stay due to different factors.
Are you planning your next golf travel or a golf escape? Smart Golf Barcelona is a golf travel agency that offers you the opportunity to pause your daily routine and travel to the vibrant city of Barcelona, combining golf with leisure and culture through their golf packages. This is the reason why in this article we’re sharing the 10 Reasons Why Golfers from All Over the World Should Choose Barcelona as Their Destination for Their Next Golf Travel.
1. Popular Tourist Destination
It is difficult to visit Barcelona and not be amazed by its charms. It is the most visited city in Spain and the second most visited city in Europe, after Paris. But also golfers choose to visit Spain among other destinations, making Catalonia their favorite golf destination.
2. Best Climate of Spain
For the northern Europe inhabitants, the cold, the rain and the cloudy skies seem to be present factors on their entire lives, but not for the inhabitants of Barcelona, because even during winter, most of the days are sunny and also the maximum temperature is always between the 25 degrees.
3. Incredible Views, Sunrises and Sunsets
Barcelona is the ideal place to play golf next to the sea, or within a course surrounded by mountains. Its geographical location is privileged and completely harmonious, this is why you can have the best of both worlds, the blue of the sea and the green of its valleys and fields. Can you imagine playing just next to the coast of Barcelona?
4. Host of Professional Golf Tour Events
The city host various professional golf tour events, including the European Tour and the Ladies European Tour, which you must attend if have the chance.
5. Historical and Architectural Legacy
Every corner of Spain breathes history and art and Barcelona is not an exception. Remember that it is home of the most prestigious works of Gaudí, on the one hand, its majestic Sagrada Familia, and on the other, its extraordinary Casa Milà (La Pedrera). The city has many historical treasures such as The Cathedral of Barcelona, The Museum of Catalonia, or what about The Museum of Pablo Picasso, just to mention some.
6. Culinary Tourism
After golf and the many attractions of the city, food is the next reason why Barcelona is the ideal destination for your next golf travel. The city is considered the culinary capital of the Mediterranean cuisine, which is one of the best in the world. Barcelona is recognized for the excellence of its 32 restaurants with at least one Michelin star, among them Lasarte, Celeri, Sant Pau and Xerta. Make sure to eat at one of the most renowned restaurants in Spain and throughout Europe.
7. Wine Tourism (Enotourism)
Playing golf near the heart of Barcelona and near the place of the origin of the cava (sparkling white wine) is possible. Barcelona is one of the best places to do wine tasting and visit vineyards. In fact the best time to visit vineyards is between July and October, when the grapes are ripe and the harvesting is done.
8. Exclusive Shopping
The city is venue of exclusive stores and luxury brands. This is why we opted for you to play in one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Barcelona, the La Roca Golf Club, which is very close to La Roca Village, a shopping mall for designer outlet stores. Or if you prefer it, you can do your shopping on its emblematic streets Las Ramblas and Passeig de Gràcia, or maybe at one of the Barri Gotic.
Without a doubt, everyone recognizes the fans of Football Club Barcelona. Can you imagine enjoying “El Clásico” at Camp Nou or enjoying a tour where Lionel Messi trains everyday?
Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world to enjoy the nightlife. After having dinner with friends or with your lover, then follow the first round of drinks, then hang out to a bar and then why not, maybe then to a disco on the beach. Although if your prefer something quieter, the city also tends another type of offers, such as the amazing spectacle of the magic fountains of Montjuïc, the magical nights of La Casa Batlló, or another option is an opera concert, or a flamenco show at the Palau de la Música Catalana, something you can not miss at all.
Whether you prefer something quiet or upbeat, Barcelona is the place where to book your next golf travel. It doesn’t matter where you are located in the city, you will always find a great spot to loosen up.
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