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How to Visit Camp Nou: Barcelona Stadium Visit Info 2024

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Wanna know how to visit Camp Nou? Camp Nou Stadium tours can take this already historic stadium to a new level.

Home to legendary FC Barcelona, aside from taking the field yourself (you actually can!) the Nou Camp tour is the best way to experience world class football.

In fact, this Barcelona stadium tour is the second biggest tourist attraction in Catalonia behind the epic Sagrada Familia.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to visit Nou Camp in one handy guide.

Can You Visit Camp Nou?

ATTENTION (01/29/24): On May 29th 2023 Camp Nou started an aggressive renovation project. During the renovation it won’t be possible to book traditional Camp Nou tours. There is only one, which I’ll get to below.

Yes, you can visit Camp Nou, the iconic home stadium of FC Barcelona.

There are several ways to visit Barcelona football stadium:

  1. Camp Nou Immersive Tour: This is the only way to visit Camp Nou in 2024. It includes access to the museum, an audio guide, some looks into the construction, and the Spotify Camp Nou Live immersive room.
  2. Match Days: Attending a live football match at Camp Nou is an incredible experience, but in 2024 you won’t be able to! They’re currently playing at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys until November 2024.
  3. Guided Tours: Opt for a guided tour if you want a more in-depth and informative visit. These will return in November 2024!
  4. VIP Experience: For a premium visit, consider VIP packages that offer exclusive access, premium seating, and hospitality services.

How to Visit Camp Nou: Visiting Barcelona Football Stadium

Again, from June 7th 2023 the only tickets you can get to visit Camp Nou are for the Immersive Tour.

This includes the museum visit with an English audio guide + access to the audiovisual space Spotify Camp Nou Live.

You’ll find many online ticket resellers, but we recommend relying on our collaborator Tiqets, which help us to keep this blog (which we’ve dedicated 1000’s of hours to) free.

Here’s a link to book the only current Camp Nou tour left:

CAMP NOU MUSEUM TICKETS
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Every Camp Nou booking helps us get closer to doing this blog for a living, so thank you 🙏

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Visit Nou Camp: The Museum

It’s here in this modern and interactive space that you appreciate just how good this club is.

You’ll start off listening to the team anthem with a translation in just about any language needed.

It’s in the museum where you can flip through touch screens with tons of info on the club’s greatest players. You’ll also get a great snapshot into the team’s history watching a video presentation of some of the club’s biggest moments on a massive screen.

⚠️  Warning ⚠️: Barcelona’s top two attractions must now be booked in advance.

You can book fast track tickets to both individually or get them as part of a discount pass:

You will not be able to book these tickets on site – lock in your tickets ASAP or you could miss out.

You can visit Barcelona football stadium and take a selfie with the 22 League trophies and 4 Champions League trophies.

There’s just a ton of memorabilia and equipment spanning the club’s 100+ years of history.

Top it all off with a visit to the largest official FC Barcelona team shop.

Camp Nou Visit Prices

Camp Nou Immersive TourPrice
Adults€28.00
Seniors (70+) €21.00
Kids (4-10)€21.00
Students€20.00
Kids (0-3)Free
CAMP NOU MUSEUM TICKETS
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Adding the Camp Nou Museum Audio Guide

The audio guide to visit Nou Camp, available in English, is not included in the standard ticket and must be added during the booking.

It costs €6.00 and I recommend it only to those who are truly interested in curiosities about Barça.

You can request earphones or bring your own headphones.

The duration of the audio guide is about 1 hour and is concentrated in the museum part, so if you are accompanied by someone who has little patience, perhaps it is not for you.

During this visit of Barcelona Football Stadium it’ll go into deep detail about:

  • Paulino Alcantara’s shoes (the first Messi of 1910)
  • The history of the first FC Barcelona stadium
  • What happened during the Franco dictatorship
  • Anecdotes about the goalscorer Kubala in the 1950s
  • The construction of Camp Nou
  • Tidbits about Johan Cruijff, Maradona, Ronaldinho, and Messi
  • Much more.
guest scoring a goal against the robokeeper on the camp nou tour in barcelona spain

Robokeeper

This is our favorite part of the Camp Nou visit! Here you can try to beat the world’s best keeper – which is actually a robot.

Three shots cost €6.00 and you can pay it straight to the guy at the start of the queue.

There’s really only one way to score here, and that’s burying it Beckham-style into the top corner 😉

In fact, there’s a video online of Messi and Neymar missing – so good luck!

Oscar naturally buried his first shot, then decided to retire.

Final score: Barcelona Hacks 1 – FC Barcelona 0.

Camp Nou Visiting Hours

FC Barça stadium tour opening hours and accessibility vary depending on scheduled matches (more info below).

Once you’ve entered there is no time limit on your Camp Nou visit, as long as it’s within the opening hours.

Last entry is 90 minutes before closing time.

Entrances times are staggered every 30 minutes (9:30, 10:00, 10:30 etc.).

Camp Nou Tour HoursHours
January 2nd to March 31st10:00 am to 6:00 pm
April 1st to October 15h9:30 am to 7:00 pm
October 16th to December 31st10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Christmas + New Year’s DayClosed

The stadium portion of the Camp Nou tour is closed to visitors the day of La Liga matches.

For Champion’s League matches the stadium is closed both the day before and day of the match.

In both cases only the museum and the stadium panorama (until 6 pm) remain open.

Visit Barcelona Football Stadium Hacks

  • Get there as early as possible to avoid the crowds (just after lunch is the busiest).
  • Leave 90-180 minutes for the tour depending on your football love.
  • If you want to tour Nou Camp don’t wear green if you want a picture with the pitch!
  • Bring comfortable shoes (not flip flops or heels) cuz you’ll be walking a lot.
  • If there’s a chance of rain dress accordingly (the stadium has no roof!).
  • Get the audio guide for the full experience.
  • The massive club shop has everything but watch the prices.
  • Don’t eat there – go to the best restaurants near Camp Nou.
  • If you have restricted luggage for the flight there’s an FCB shop at Duty Free.

Related: How Big is Camp Nou Stadium?

Camp Nou Match Tickets + Seating Chart

A ton of you have been asking how to buy tickets for FC Barcelona matches and I must say that first of all the city’s season ticket holders have been holding on for generations and especially for bigger matches you may be out of luck.

That said, if you’re going to find any at honest prices they’re going to be through tourist ticket giant Tiqets. You’ll find a list of matches for sale and ticket prices by clicking the button below:

CAMP NOU MATCH TICKETS
Book your seat now

The three sections available are GOL 1, 2, and 3 (behind the goal) and LATERAL 1, 2, and 3 (at midfield). The fantastic sight-lines are perfect for seeing Messi and company in action.

Here’s a map of the seats available:

Where to buy FC Barcelona tickets

How to Use your Match Tickets

If you’ve bought your Barcelona match tickets using the link above make sure you arrive at Camp Nou about 30-45 minutes in advance – or get there really early for some romantic time between you and the field before crowds arrive.

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Buy your tickets in advance from home or risk long lines + bigger prices.

The tickets can be printed or shown on your smart phone.

For premium matches like Real Madrid or any of the Champion’s League playoff fixtures you’ll probably find slim pickings: if you’re having trouble drop me a line at [email protected] and I’ll try to pull some strings for you!

Related: What to Do Near Camp Nou

Related: How to Get to Camp Nou

Camp Nou Stadium Tour History

By the late 1940’s rising football power FC Barcelona had outgrown the Camp de Les Corts and needed a new stadium to house all the new fans generated by star striker Ladislao Kubala.

Cue the aptly named Camp Nou (‘New Camp’).

The city broke ground on this UEFA five star stadium on March 28th, 1954.

When the last brick was laid Camp Nou had a capacity of 99,354. The ground was set for some of the greatest teams in football history to frustrate opponents – like hated rivals Real Madrid.

Long before any tours of Camp Nou the stadium hosted the Olympics, World Cup (with 120,000 spectators including added standing tickets), the Champions League Final, and even the Pope.

A €600 million Camp Nou renovation project is currently underway – but the games go on!

So, make sure to make your Barcelona football stadium visit in 2024 count 🙂

Related: How Many Days Should I Stay in Barcelona?

Camp Nou Stadium Visit FAQ

  • Can I visit Camp Nou?

    Yes, you can visit Camp Nou by booking tickets to tour the stadium and see the Camp Nou Museum.

  • Is Camp Nou free entry?

    No, tickets for Camp Nou are not free. They must be bought for the Camp Nou Experience (museum/tour) or a match to visit.

  • How to visit Camp Nou?

    To visit Camp Nou you can buy tour and museum tickets online, then take public transport from central Barcelona and be there in 20 minutes.

  • How much does it cost to visit Camp Nou?

    Camp Nou Stadium Tour tickets cost €26.00 for adults and €21.00 for children and seniors.

  • Can you visit Camp Nou during renovation?

    Yes, you can visit Camp Nou during renovations but it’s a restricted tour including the museum visit + access to the audiovisual space Spotify Camp Nou Live.

  • What is the best time to visit Camp Nou?

    The best time to visit the Camp Nou is during weekdays in the morning to avoid crowds and have a quieter experience.

  • How long to visit Camp Nou?

    A typical visit to Camp Nou can last around 2 to 3 hours, including time for exploring the museum, stadium, and any additional activities.

  • Is Camp Nou worth visiting?

    Yes, Camp Nou is worth visiting, especially for football enthusiasts. It offers a glimpse into the history and passion of FC Barcelona, with a chance to explore its museum and stadium.

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Visiting Barcelona Football Stadium?

Go ahead and ask me anything we didn’t cover here, or tell me about your Barcelona FC Stadium visit below.

Also don’t be afraid to join the Camp Nou stadium tour discussion by first giving me a like on Facebook and then joining my group I’m Off to Barcelona – here you can ask any questions, air out grievances, and chat with thousands of Barcelona travelers.

Enjoy the FC Barcelona stadium tour ⚽

61 comments
  • October 20, 2022 at 12:28 am
    Andi
    Love the site and so happy I stumbled upon it! We're attending a match on Sunday (Oct 23) and I have two questions maybe you can answer. First one. I know you need ID that matches your ticket to enter, but wondering whether you know if they will accept a photocopy of a passport vs. the actual passport. We'd like to avoid carrying the originals if we could given the pickpocket situation we've read a lot about. Second one. Knowing metros don't run past midnight and there are generally crowds, wondering about logistics for getting back to our hotel. Do you think we could count on getting on a car in that timeframe or should we perhaps leave the match a little early given we're not die hard fans and are really just going to take in the experience.
    • October 22, 2022 at 7:28 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Andi, So glad you like the site :) I have never done it myself but I have heard of tourists bringing photocopies for that exact reason... just make sure it's a quality copy with all four corners of the passport on the page. About the logistics of getting back, I've never had to run for the last train after a match... you should be good, if you don't mind a bit of crowd, though if you'd like to beat the crowd it can't hurt leaving 20 minutes early. That said, I in your shoes would download the Free Now app as explained in my Barcelona taxi guide. You can have the car waiting for you outside. Would be the least amount of hassle. Cheers,
  • January 29, 2020 at 9:02 pm
    Emma Pomells
    Firstly ... your site is incredible!!! My son is a huge Messi fan so will probably want the the whole FC barça card ticket. However as I am just tagging along, and definitely not joining in with a virtual training session, can I just buy a standard open ticket and be allowed to go wherever he goes?? Thanks Emma
  • November 20, 2019 at 3:22 am
    spankwire
    The Camp Nou is the biggest football stadium in Europe, and it has been the setting for countless dramatic moments and wild celebrations. If you are a fan of FC Barcelona (or football in general) you will relish the opportunity to visit the stadium when it is empty. You will be able to enjoy getting up close to the trophy gallery and European cups while learning more about the master himself, Lionel Messi.
  • September 24, 2019 at 1:07 am
    Paul
    Hi Ash! I was hoping you could give me some advise between purchasing the "Match Day Tour" vs "Players Experience Tour" - I am taking along me a BIG Barcelona fan so I want to make it really special Also, for the "Match Day Tour" do I need to purchase an additional entry (which one?) or is it included (i.e. VIP terrace) Thank you so much in advance, Ash
    • September 24, 2019 at 11:20 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Paul, I don't have any experience with the Match Day Tour as I don't promote it (I only promote stuff I've actually done)... but having a look at it, it appears that the biggest differences would be that the Players Experience Tour gives you access to the home dressing room, ability to walk on the pitch, the virtual reality experience, and the aperitf at the end. These are not available with the cheaper Match Day Tour. For a BIG fan I would definitely recommend the Players Experience Tour. Cheers, Ash
  • September 11, 2019 at 3:37 pm
    Brandi Bertoni
    Hello Ash! Thanks for all the great info! Our family of four is heading to Barcelona for the first time in November. We will only be in Barcelona for 3 days. We're super excited that during our stay there is a Champions League match (11/5) during our stay, so we have purchased tickets for that. I was wondering your opinion about the tour/museum. My boys (9 and 11) are huge Barca fans and this will undoubtedly be the highlight of their trip. Is it better for us to rush straight from the airport on our arrival date (11/3) in order to be able to do the tour and museum or to come earlier in the day on game day to do the museum only? As I understand it the tour and stadium experience aren't available on game day or the day prior for Champion's League games, so I'm trying to decide, for scheduling purposes, if the museum and going to the game are enough or if they're really missing out by not getting the full tour. Thanks for your advice!
    • September 12, 2019 at 1:27 pm
      Lucile
      Hola Brandi, I will advise you to go there on your arrival date in order to have the full experience, moreover if your sons are huge fans. If necessary, the stadium has a locker where you can leave your luggage and bags. Anyway, I'm sure your sons will still be more than happy with only the museum and the match ;) On a Champion's League match day you can access to the museum and panoramic view until 3 pm. Cheers, Lucile
  • August 23, 2019 at 4:53 pm
    Mark
    Hi, Great website, very informative. I am travelling to the Sevilla game on the 06th October. I have purchased 3 tickets for my wife, 7 year old and myself. When purchasing the tickets, they advise that there is no guarantee that the three of us will be seated together, however obviously we would much prefer if we were. Do you know if normally they do sit three together?? is it worthwhile contacting the ticket office and asking them if they could seat us together?
    • August 24, 2019 at 1:03 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Mark, Thanks for the kind words :) I have heard both sides of the story from groups of 3... some have been sat together while others ended up sitting split up. I imagine this is simply to do with availability of tickets. For a match like Sevilla on October 6th I imagine it's not an 'A' game and hopefully you can be accommodated... That said, without knowing which ticket broker you went through I can't comment on the contact plan... who did you buy with? I suppose it's always worth a shot. Cheers, Ash
      • August 26, 2019 at 4:07 pm
        Mark
        Hi Ash, thanks for your reply. I booked through the official FC Barcelona club website.
        • August 27, 2019 at 12:07 pm
          ashley
          Team Member
          Ash
          Ah OK! In this case while I'm pretty sure it's out of their hands, if you do have a special request or need to sit together (being a family and all!) I would get in touch to see if they can pull some strings. Ash
  • July 21, 2019 at 6:56 pm
    Sara
    Hi, Thank you a lot for the help in advance. I love your site and it is so hopefull. Me and my sons (age 6.9 & 11) are heading to Barcelona on the 3rd august for the 1st time. I`ve a question about the match on 4th on Camp Nou. I`m planning to take the boys to see the Joan gamper trophy while we are in Barcelona. But I`m concern about my youngest. Do you think it`s save to go to the Stadion with little ones. I`m alone with them so it`s not possible to live him with some one else. And I thought to buy the tickets from the official site, but feel like the chairs will be some kind crowded for the kids. I just want them to experience the game. But I don`t want to buy the VIP tickets. I`ll be taking them to aquarium , Parc Guell, La Sagrada Familia and the beach. We will only be there for 4 days. Thank you so much for your help! Best regards Sara
    • July 22, 2019 at 10:22 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Sara, Thanks so much for your kind words :) It can certainly be intimidating to bring kids to a massive sporting event like this but I can assure you that it's just your mind playing tricks on you ;) The stadium is filled with children and a six year old may be on the young side, but it's certainly not anything to be particularly worried about as it is completely safe. The regular seats are not crowded at all in my opinion. Cheers, Ash
  • July 5, 2019 at 1:50 am
    Jay
    Hello Ash! I planning to visit Camp Nou during September. I read about “Match Day Tour” on the F.C Barcelona official website. Is it still valid or available? Hope to hear from you soon. :) Regards, Jay
    • July 5, 2019 at 9:43 am
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Jay, It is indeed available for specific matches throughout the year... the only problem right now though is that the schedule has not been released yet so I'm not sure there will be one during your dates or not. I imagine this information will come available shortly as the schedule is usually released by the end of the month. In the meantime you can show your interest by getting on their match day tour email list right here. Hope it all works out :) Ash
      • July 5, 2019 at 11:05 am
        Jay
        Hi Ash, Thank you so much for your quick reponses! Yea.. I already subcribed for the "update". I am targetting to go for the match on 25th September, Barcelona vs Villarreal. Hopefully by August the ticket schedule will be out. >< Thank you once again for the information. Your guide and advices are awesome!
        • July 6, 2019 at 11:17 am
          ashley
          Team Member
          Ash
          Hi Jay, No problem at all! Please let me know how you get on and if you need any more advice :) Best of luck, Ash
          • August 29, 2019 at 7:04 am
            Jay
            Hello Ash! How are you? I am wondering can I still able to enter the stadium if I am late for the game on match day? I found out that the date Barcelona vs Villarreal is on 24 Sept instead of 25 Sept. I will be landing Barcelona on 24 Sept evening. Hope to hear from you soon! Best Regards, Jay
            • August 30, 2019 at 10:57 am
              ashley
              Team Member
              Ash
              Hi Jay, As far as I know you can enter at any point during the match... but I guess the question is, how late will you be? I imagine if it's late in the second half they'll be closing up shop. Cheers, Ash
              • August 30, 2019 at 12:41 pm
                Jay
                Hola Ash! Thank you so much for the info! I am not sure either (Depends on the flight *Crossed fingers*), I decided to risk it by buying 3rd Lateral seatings. Hoping at least I get to watch the 2nd half! :) I am not worry about the mechandise shops as I will be going back for the basic tour. Best regards, Jay
                • August 30, 2019 at 1:47 pm
                  ashley
                  Team Member
                  Ash
                  Oh wow! I'm crossing my fingers for you as well :) Please let me know how you get on. Ash
  • June 9, 2019 at 5:17 am
    Jamie
    This entire site has been a lifesaver :) Does the open ticket still let you skip the line?
    • June 9, 2019 at 3:08 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Jamie, Thanks so much for the nice compliment! Yes, the ticket still lets you skip the lines :) Ash
  • March 23, 2019 at 10:25 pm
    BobTaylor
    We have tickets to see FC Barça v Espanyol next Saturday at 4.15.However we need to be back in Barri Gotic for a restaurant booking at 8pm,our Hotel is also there how long is it likely to get back there after the game by Metro?
    • March 24, 2019 at 12:14 pm
      ashley
      Team Member
      Ash
      Hi Bob, If you're grabbing the metro (green line to Liceu for example) it can get quite crowded and tack on an extra 20-30 minutes to your journey just getting into the station. That said, the game should be done around 6/615 so you'll have plenty of time... If you're really paranoid you could leave 10-15 minutes early to beat the metro crowd (as Barcelona will no doubt be beating Espanyol to the point the game is a foregone conclusion) or even take a taxi which would shave off 30 minutes or more. That said, I don't think it will be necessary in this case. Ash
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