A visit to Barcelona for a football fan will not be complete without a visit to the Camp Nou stadium, home of one of the best teams in the world FC Barcelona. It is the largest stadium in Europe and the 2nd largest football (soccer) stadium in the world, with 98,787 seats. A major stadium overhaul will begin in 2017 and end in 2021. After this renovation the capacity will be 105,053 and all seats will be covered by a roof. The renovation work will not affect the team, that will continue to play there, but it might interfere with the tour.

The stadium is located in the “La Maternitat I Ramon” neighbourhood, which is part of the “Les Corts” district and is accessible by most means of transport.

The best way to experience Camp Nou is to attend a match. To do that you must visit the city during the Football season and when the team has a home game.
For full details on how to attend a match go to the article “FC Barcelona 101: a how-to guide

To enhance the experience of the match, or if you cannot attend a match, the Camp Nou Experience Tour & Museum is a must for every football fan.

Camp Nou Experience Tour & Museum

The FC Barcelona museum - an extensive trophy display (Legue, Champions, Copa del Rey and more), interactive display of the history of Barça, dedicated zones for Messi and the treble season and trophies and history of other sports and more.
The stadium Tour – A behind the scenes tour of the stadium including the press room, commentary boxes, visitor’s dressing room, the Player’s tunnel, the technical area near the pitch and the dugouts and more.
Panoramic view of the stadium.

Getting there

Metro:
L3 (green line) – Palau Reial station
L5 (blue line) – Collblanc station.
Bus:
Line 54 From Estació Nord through Pl. Tetuan, Gran Via (up to Pl. Universitat), Muntaner/Aribau.
Line 59: From Barcelona through the Ramblas, Pl. Catalunya, Casanova/Villarroel
Line H8: one of the fast horizontal lines. The best way to connect to it is with one of the fast vertical lines like V7, V15 or V17.
Line 54: From Estació Nord through Pl. Tetuan, Gran Via (up to Pl. Universitat), Muntaner/Aribau

The recommended way is with the L3 metro as it is the easiest and shortest way. Just get off at Palau Reial and go straight down at Carrer de Martí i Franquès. At the end of this straight street (about 500m) you will be in front of the entrance.

Opening times

The Camp Nou Experience is open every day, except for January 1st and December 25th.
On match days and, in case of a Champions League match, the day before the match, the stadium tour will be closed. A visit can only include the museum and the panoramic view, which will close early.

January 2nd – January 5th: 09:30-19:30 (closed on January 1st).
January 6th: 10:00-14:30.
January 7th - March 31st: Mon-Sat 10:00-18:30, Sun 10:00-14:30 (except for Easter holiday)
April 1st - Mid October + Easter holiday: 09:30-19:30.
Mid October – The week before Christmas: Mon-Sat 10:00-18:30, Sun 10:00-14:30.
Christmas Week – December 30th: 09:30-19:30 (closed on December 25th).
December 31st: 10:00-14:30.

For the exact hour and dates always check the FC Barcelona Website.

Prices

Tickets can be bought online, on the FC Barcelona Website.
At the box offices at Camp Nou.
At the automatic vending machines near the entrance.

Prices are updated for 2015.

General admission: 23€.
Reduced price: 17€ (with the presentation of the adequate document/ passport/card).
Free admission: for children 0-5 and FC Barcelona club members.

The reduced price is for:
Children 6-13, seniors over 70 and Students/Youth card holders - Can buy the tickets through all channels and present the necessary document at the entrance gate.
Disabled, Large Family and Fan club members - Can only purchase the ticket at the box office with the necessary documents.