The Costa Brava – Girona Pyrenees is characterized by a long-standing sports tradition, rooted in its clubs, and by the wide variety of sports on offer. Football is undoubtedly the king of them all, with a stadium in virtually every municipality. Lately, cycling has seen a tremendous growth trend due to the large number of professionals from all over the world who live and train in Girona and its immediate surroundings.
The 200 kilometres of coastline bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean make the area exceptional for dinghy sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Palamós, L’Escala, Blanes, Roses, Empuriabrava and Sant Pere Pescador are the main venues for water sports.
Lloret de Mar stands out for the number of facilities and variety of sports it offers – football, team sports, cycling, swimming, triathlon, athletics, running – as well as its enormous adaptability to accommodate training for international groups and the capacity of its hotels for organizing large-scale events.
The lake of Banyoles and its spectacular natural environment make it the perfect, highly specialized destination for rowing and triathlons.
The Ciutat Esportiva in Blanes provides sports teams with one of the foremost examples of versatile, modern and large-capacity facilities for organizing events.