World class facilities and high quality on site accommodation make the Spanish FA a great non-club tour alternative, these elements are integrated in a very pleasant and safe environment ideal for visiting young people and accompanying adults. Don’t miss out on the fantastic opportunity to receive professional football training at the home of the 2010 World Cup Winners.
inspiresport groups love to combine a trip here with a visit and behind the scenes experience to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home to arguably the biggest club in Europe Real Madrid CF. An inspiresport football tour to the Spanish FA gives you the opportunity to watch either Athletico Madrid or Real Madrid in a live La Liga match.
The Spanish FA
The Royal Spanish Football Federation (Spanish: Real FederaciónEspañola de Fútbol, RFEF) is the governing body of football in Spain. It is based in La Ciudad delFutbol, Las Rozes, near Madrid. It organizes the Campeonato Nacionalde Liga: La Liga, the SegundaDivisión and the Segunda División B.It is also responsible for appointing the management of the Spanish national football team (men’s), women’s and youth national football teams. The Spain national futsalteam also belongs to the federation.
Spain are the reigning European champions, having won the Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup. The Spanish national football team’s triumph in Euro 2008, in addition to the aforementioned cup victories, makes them the only national team in history to win three major tournaments consecutively. These achievements have led many commentators, experts and former players to consider that Spanish side the best ever in world football.
The Spanish FA Training Facilities
La Ciudad del Futbol of Las Rozas is a true stage of excellence located at the home of the Spanish Football Association prepared to host teams/groups at any level. The training facilities offer world class sporting facilities combined with high standard accommodation on-site. It is integrated in a very pleasant and safe environment ideal for young people and accompanying adults.
The natural grass and last generation Astroturf pitches are used for the Spanish national football team training and was the home for Real Madrid CF for 4 years until their move to a new training facility. Similarly the indoor sports hall is used by the national teams in basketball and futsal at all levels.
Vila-real is the second biggest city in the Castellón province of the Valencian Community and is located 5km from the Mediterranean shore. Both El Madrigal stadium and the Ciudad Deportiva (Villarreal CF Training Ground) can be found in the city; with the Yellow’s home pitch situated in the city centre, while the training facility resides on the outskirts (5 minutes from the stadium).
Average highs: Feb 12 | Apr 17.5 | Jun 26.9 | Aug 30.7 | Oct 19
Approx (direct) flying time:
London 2hrs | Manchester 2hrs 30m | Glasgow 2hrs 45m
As your tour is tailored to suit every requirement for your group, we offer a range of optional excursions to add value to your tour and maintain a fully packed schedule throughout. Although not exclusively, here’s a taster of some of the excursions we can provide for you subject to availability…