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Free wine and cava tasting course: An oenologist gives this course in English once a week at the restaurant terrace (except from 1st July to 30th September).
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FREE daily transport service ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Relax and enjoy yourself, do not drive during your holidays, our drivers will take you everywhere!

To improve the quality of your holidays and assure your well-being and entertainment, Camping Barcelona offers you a daily FREE bus service to Mataró, which will take you to our Beach Club, and to the beach, as well as the train station, the harbour and diving centre, the heated swimming pool with SPA and sports zone, and the city centre, where you will find the markets, restaurants and shopping area, and where you can visit its cultural and architectural heritage.

Besides this service, we offer FREE daily transport from the centre of Barcelona to the campsite . Not free from the 1st June to the 30th September, but cheaper than the train: € 2.90/ one-way.

There are also day and night public transport connections to Barcelona, with daily round-the-clock departures every 30 or 60 minutes.

The FREE transport to Mataró runs daily from 9 am to 11 pm, and during July and August, this service is extended to 2 am.

Reception : Our team is formed of a multinational, dynamic, cosmopolitan and professional staff, willing to welcome you warmly and provide you with all the necessary information in your mother tongue.

Open from 8 am to 12 am in July and August. Open from 8 am to 10 pm the rest of the season.

Barcelona Tickets: At reception, one of our staff members will be available daily from midday to 8.30 pm to inform you about all the tourist attractions in Barcelona, and to sell you tickets for Gaudí’s monuments such as Sagrada Família and Park Güell, for museums, visits, and routes, transport packages, Barcelona nightlife, the Camp Nou, etc. at a cheaper price and skipping the line.


Restaurant: It has an indoor dining room and two terraces, a covered and an uncovered one, both with a sea view. Varied menu of Mediterranean dishes, tapas, paella, pasta, pizza, takeaway food, wine and cava. It also offers breakfast, half-board and full board services. Choose among 40 international beers at the bar, and also among an excellent and varied list of cocktails and premium gin and tonics. In July and August, there will be a show at dinnertime.

Open every day: Opening at 8 am, closing between 10 pm and 2 am.


Supermarket: You can find everything you need for your stay at the campsite. Fresh milk is also available. Fresh fish is served daily upon request.

O pen daily from 8 am until 3 pm and from 5 pm until 9 pm.

Swimming pool: Great 25m-long pool with a wonderful sea view and different depths on each side. Deck chairs are available for free. Lifeguard.

Open all over the season. The opening hours are as follows:

  • From the 1st to the 28th of March, from 11 am to 4 pm.
  • From the 29th of March to the 27th of April, from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm.
  • From the 28th of April to the 6th of July, from 10 am to 8 pm.
  • From the 6th of July to the 25th of August, from 10 am to 9 pm.
  • From the 26th of August to the 23rd of September, from 10 am to 8 pm.
  • From the 24th of September to the 14th of October, from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm.
  • From the 15th to the 31st of October, from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Swimming pool bar and chill-out zone. Ice-cream parlour and cocktail bar: located by the swimming pool, with a refreshing sea view, and a nice atmosphere set to chill-out music, the bar offers a wide choice of original cocktails, wine list, ice-creams and high-quality artisanal pastries, to enjoy your sweetest moments. It also offers the possibility to eat pizza, pasta, or traditional homemade paella. A variety of teas, natural fruit juices, sandwiches and salads complete the menu. If you prefer to eat or drink lying down while you enjoy the breeze and the music, you can use the loungers and beds for free.

Open from 1st June to 23rd September. In July and August, from 10 am to 11.30 pm. In June and September, from 11 am to 9 pm.

Picnic Area: A shady area by the swimming pool bar equipped with big wooden tables, where you can have a meal or just sit down and enjoy the sea view under the refreshing shade of our wonderful trees, even if you are not drinking or eating anything from the bar. Please, after using it, leave it as clean as you found it. Thank you.

Open daily from 10 am until 9 pm.

Access control: The campsite has a system that reads your car plate number. Just wait a few seconds on the STOP sign and the barrier will open automatically. If the system has not read your car plate correctly, do not hoot, but move back 3 meters and halt your car at the STOP sign painted on the pavement again. If the barriers do not open the second time, talk to the reception staff.

Driving inside the campsite: Not allowed from midnight until 7 am. If you wish to enter the campsite within these hours, you can park your car in the free car park at the entrance, also equipped with an access control system and open 24/7. Speed limit within the campsite: 10 km/h.

Silence: Between 11 pm and 8 am.

FREE WIFI: Network “Camping Barcelona”, no password needed.

Farm: You will find a wide range of animals enjoying partial freedom. Donkeys, sheep, goats, ducks, rabbits and hens living together. You can visit the animals at any time all year round, but they prefer to leave their homes in the evenings. It is extremely important to respect them and not to disturb them.

Organic fruit and vegetable store: Sold directly by the farmer, only 500m away from the campsite. Take the first path you will find on the left of the campsite.

Open from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 8 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Camping Barcelona Beach Club: On the seafront and only 30m from the water, it is the meeting point of Camping Barcelona’s friends. It offers an excellent choice of Mediterranean cuisine with snacks, tapas to share.


In the evening, you can enjoy the music and cocktails. There are DJs, shows and live music, check the programme at reception.


Open from beginning of May until end of September, from 10am to 2am in July and August, and the rest of the season from 10am to midnight.


Lasal del Varador is Camping Barcelona’s restaurant, located at the seafront on the promenade and open all over the season. It offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine and its speciality are tapas, paella and cocktails, accompanied with good music. Cuisine with fresh, ecological, high-quality, local products that respects the taste and natural properties of each food. It has group menus for groups of 8 or more people. The restaurant itself is a totally sustainable project, it has been built following the criteria of bioclimatic architecture with ecological materials and it produces its own electric power, hot water and heating with solar energy. The nearest stop to Lasal del Varador is the train station. You will have to go through an underpass 100 metres from the station in the direction of the campsite and you will immediately see the restaurant.

Open every day from mid June to mid September, from 09:45 am to 1:30 am. Kitchen service from 1 pm to 4:30 pm and from 8 pm to 12 am.

There is a reduced menu from 4:30 pm to 8 pm. During the rest of the season, open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9:45 am to 5:30 pm .

Camping Barcelona Diving Club: it is located at the harbour in Mataró and organises boat trips to practice diving or to sail along the coast of Barcelona-Maresme, to visit the Alguer del Berruguell, a reserve of algae with 700 hectares of Posidonia oceanica, and the attraction of the submerged fossilized beaches situated in front of the campsite, dating from 7000 years ago. (No diving license required).

Boat trips along the coast organised every week from March to November. Ticket € 13.90 per person. Bookings at reception.

Opening times: from Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., on Saturdays from 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., and on Sundays from 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed on Mondays.

Mataró beach: It is the perfect place to have a great time with the whole family. Its restaurants, refreshment stalls and charm make of this beach one of the most attractive on the coast of Barcelona.

Access to the sea 100 metres away in a rocky zone not suitable for swimming but perfect for snorkelling or diving. If you wish to go swimming, please go to a sand beach, especially if you have children. The beaches in Mataró have obtained the “Q” distinction which certifies their quality for tourists.

Transports to the beach, our Beach Club and Diving Club in Mataró:

FREE shuttle service: Daily service.

On foot: There is a pathway along the sea front. Approximate time: 25 minutes.

Bike or walking routes from the campsite: At reception, you will be given the map with the “Ruta de les 3 Viles”, a paradise only 500 meters away from the campsite! The best route is the purple one, known as “Passeig dels Anglesos”, as it is extremely easy to walk and unbelievably beautiful. If you have a dog, take it on a stroll with you up to the last beach in Caldes d’Estrac. The promenade Passeig dels Anglesos starts right after the marina Port Balís of Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, and connects the beaches of Sant Vicenç and Caldetes, which make a total extension of 4 km of beach. Beach clubs and restaurants are open all year, and dogs are admitted. You will also find many good restaurants open all year at Port Balís,

Free wine and cava tasting course: An oenologist gives this course in English once a week at the restaurant terrace (except from 1st July to 30th September). Sign up at reception.

Watch the sunrise and sunset: The seashore is the best place to watch such magical moments of the day.

Look at flowers: The campsite’s garden centre offers a variety of plants whose flowering alternates during the different months of the season. Spring is when there are more plants in flower. Ask for details and photos of them all in reception.

Activities: See our complete activities’ programme.

Don’t forget to tell the entertainment team if a member of your family has birthday whilst staying at Camping Barcelona, our amusing mascot Noa will visit you to sing him/her Happy Birthday on your pitch, at the restaurant or where you prefer.


There are activities for adults all over the season, but in summer there is a much wider variety of activities than in low season. We offer entertainment for children in July and August.

Nightlife: On the beaches of Mataró there are several beach bars with music and a nice atmosphere. All of them are open every day until 3 am during the summer season. Afterwards, you can continue in one of the town discos, or discover the nightlife in Barcelona. At reception, you can buy the BARCELONA NIGHTLIFE pass, which gives you FREE entrance to the city’s most popular clubs and discos. Public transport by night bus line N-82. Timetable available at reception.

Heated swimming pool with SPA and sports zone at the Sports Centre Paradise: The spa has two heated pools of 25m and 10m with hydro massage beds and seats, therapeutic jets of different pressures, jacuzzis, cold water and bithermic showers, steam baths, sauna, massage service and crèche where your children will be looked after while you are exercising. It also offers solarium, beauty centre, hairdresser and massages.

Open every day. Very special rate for our guests: € 4.50/person. Bookings at reception. Includes use of all facilities and activities. Don't forget to take your swimming-cap , it is obligatory. You can also buy one in reception for € 1.80.

Children playground: By the pool. For children up to 11 years old.

Open daily from 8 am until 11 pm.

Sanitary facilities: Modern sanitary facilities with hot water round-the-clock and constant cleaning. Complete bathrooms for handicapped people and for babies. A specialist environmentally-conscious firm carries out the cleaning of our facilities. This firm is in possession of the ISO 9001:2000 quality management certificate.

Launderette: The machines work with coins, and there is a change dispenser. Price: €4.00. If you don’t have detergent or softener, you can buy unit doses at the supermarket for 0.60€. If you need an iron, you can borrow one from reception.


Open daily from 8am until 10 pm.

Wastewater disposal points for motor homes: Each area of the campsite is equipped with a wastewater disposal point. See the campsite map.


Chemical WCs:
There are 6 disposal points. See campsite map.

On-pitch water and drainage facilities : for use with caravan and campervan hoses only. The drainage point can be used to dispose of grey water, except for Chemical WCs which have to be disposed of at the campervan service stations or at Chemical WC disposal points.

FREE Pets (Pet Friendly): The Barcelona Campsite is a space for those people who share their lives with their pets, for those who travel with them and for those who are thinking of doing so. They can accompany you throughout the campsite, on the restaurant terrace, in the swimming-pool bar and also on the free bus, so you can enjoy being with them through your holidays. We offer a bath with hot water exclusively for them (behind the central block –see map-) and you will be given free bags for collecting their waste. Pets are not allowed on the Turistic Bus. If you wish to adopt one, we will accompany you to the nearest centre and the campsite will cover the costs of adoption. Many thanks.

Book exchange: Available at reception in several languages.

Carwash: Located next to the reception. Free service.


Battery recharging:
You can recharge your camera, laptop, etc. batteries at reception. Free service.

Safe: Available at the reception. Price: € 1.50 per day and a deposit of € 20.

Post: Daily pick-up service. You can find a post-box, stamps and postcards at reception.

Hairdryer: Available at reception. Free service.

Freezer: Available at reception. Free service.


Fridge hire: Add this service to your booking or ask for it at reception. € 6.90 per day.

Tables, chairs and barbecues for rent: Free service, you only have to leave a deposit of €10 per item at reception.

Paddle surf hire: 2 hours for €5.00 per person. Available at reception.

Car rental: Information at reception.

Mountain-bike hire: Information at reception

Waste: Please separate your waste and throw it in the right recycling bin at the entrance of the campsite (glass, paper, plastic and unrecyclable waste). Please DO NOT throw plastic or other objects such as tampons, sanitary towels, or cotton buds in the toilets, because they could cause obstructions. We also have a tank to recycle used cooking oil behind the carwash.

Energy: We bet on a sustainable world, 100% of our electrical power supply comes from green and renewable energy sources.

UNICEF: Camping Barcelona supports the programme UNICEF-Friendly Hotels in their project for the protection of children.

Parking areas: There are 3 parking areas on the campsite. If you prefer, you can park your vehicle without charge and thus have more space on your pitch.

Help us improve: On arrival, you will be handed a quality and suggestion questionnaire. On finishing your stay, please complete it and put it in the suggestions box. All staff are identified, indicate the name of the person who attended you if you feel it appropriate, it greatly helps us to continue improving the services and assess the attention offered by our team. The restaurant and supermarket are managed by an external company, we also ask you to give us your opinion and always ask for your receipt. Many thanks.

WHAT TO SEE

Barcelona Tickets: At reception, one of our staff members will be available daily from midday to 8.30 pm to inform you about all the tourist attractions in Barcelona, and to sell you tickets for Gaudí’s monuments such as Sagrada Família and Park Güell, for museums, visits, and routes, transport packages, Barcelona nightlife, the Camp Nou, etc. at a cheaper price and skipping the line.


Barcelona
: Barcelona is a cosmopolitan and modern city on the Catalan Mediterranean coast, known worldwide as the birthplace of many artistic movements. Its multicultural population and the personal and brilliant touch of the internationally known architect Gaudí are two of its most remarkable features. In Plaça Catalunya you will find the main Tourist Information Centre and Tourist Bus stop. This service is extremely well organised and therefore highly recommended. A fleet of convertible buses with a tour audio guide will take you to the most interesting places in the city. It is not a guided tour, meaning that you can get on and off as many times as you wish during the day. It is recommended to spend at least 6 or 7 days to see the whole of the Catalan capital. We recommend buying the 2-day ticket for the Tourist Bus, available at our campsite reception desk.

Transportation to Barcelona:

Private bus: A daily bus service will take you to Plaça de Catalunya, the heart of Barcelona. You should book your seats at reception. Free ticket. Not free from the 1st June to the 30th September, but cheaper than the train: € 2.90/trip. If, for any reason, you decided not to travel to Barcelona, please cancel your booking in order to leave the place free. Thank you.

Train: Trains run daily from 6 am to 11 pm every 10-20 minutes. Our free shuttle will take you to and pick you up from Mataró train station.

Night Bus: The night bus runs every night from midnight until 4 am, on an hourly basis. The stop is at the entrance to the campsite. To come back from Barcelona, the bus leaves from 6 Passeig de Gràcia, by Plaça Catalunya. Schedules and information at reception.

Mataró : With its 125,000 inhabitants, Mataró is the capital of the region called Costa de Barcelona – Maresme. It is located on the coast of the Mediterranean and has wonderful beaches and a high-quality seafront promenade. Mataró was founded by the Romans and a free self-guided audio tour through its architectural and archaeological heritage is available at the tourist information office in the town centre.

Town centre: You will find a shopping area with clothes and shoe shops, banks, restaurants, markets and a tourist information office in the town hall.

‘Plaça Gran’ Market: The town’s most picturesque market, of permanent and temporary stalls. It offers the best fruits and vegetables in Mataró, as well as organic crops and stalls specialising in organic meat, nuts and dried fruits etc. It is located in the centre, in the old quarter’s ‘Plaça Gran’, behind the Town Hall. Open from Tuesday to Friday from 8 am to 2.00 pm and from 5.30 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 2.00 pm.

‘Plaça Cuba’ Market: Dedicated to food. The building, work of the architect Lluís Gallifa, was opened in 1936. Open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 8 am to 2.30 pm, on Friday from 8 am to 8.00 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1.30 pm. There is also an exterior market with temporary stalls for home goods and clothes on Thursdays from 8 am to 2 pm. It is located a short stroll from the town centre.

MATARÓ PARC Shopping Centre: Multiscreen cinema, shops and restaurants.

The Seafront Promenade: Is a three-kilometre long path ideal for walking or cycling by the sea. It offers a wide variety of beach bars and restaurants with music and evening shows, a children’s playground, sports areas, benches, wooded parks with plenty of shade and lovely gardens.

The Gaudí Nave: One of Antoni Gaudí’s first projects, built in 1883 and characterised by its 13 parabolic arches in wood, joined by iron nails, supporting the roof. It houses a Catalan contemporary art exhibition. Located 200 m from Mataró train station. See map.

Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 6 pm to 9 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm. Free entrance.

Castellers: One of Catalonia’s most impressing and well-known traditions, the building of human towers. The local group or “colla” Capgrossos de Mataró meets up for training on Tuesdays and Fridays – except bank holidays – from 8 pm to 9 pm just the “canalla” – children –, and from 9 pm to 11 pm the whole group. You can go to their training centre to watch them for FREE, and there is even a bar where you can have a drink while watching if you feel like to. From the end of July to the end of August, there are no training meetings because of the summer holidays.

Waterpark : ‘Isla Fantasia’, one of the best water parks in Spain. It is the perfect place to spend a day with your partner or your children. Slides and all sorts of pools, including one with waves! Guaranteed fun for people of all ages!

Bosc vertical : Discover the experience of moving amongst tree branches high above the ground. Live the sensations, feel the adrenaline and enjoy a thrilling emotion. Zip lines, bridges, lianas, nets… Circuits fitted for all ages. More information at reception.

La Roca Village : La Roca Village is one of the most important outlet centres in Europe. Visitors can buy products from previous seasons of some of the world’s top brands at very interesting prices.

Montseny Natural Park: The best GRs and paths for those who like hiking are to be found in this natural park. While standing on top of the mountain “Turó de l’Home” (1,706 m high) you will enjoy a spectacular view of one third of Catalonia, a breath-taking landscape, and the perfect place to enjoy your day surrounded by nature.

Daily excursions to Montserrat: Duration: 4.5 hours. Price adults: € 53.00, children aged 8-15: € 43.00, children under 8 for free. It includes ascent by rack railway. Departures from Barcelona. Bookings at reception.

Flamenco show: In the Tablao Cordobés, in the heart of Barcelona (Les Rambles, 35). Founded in 1970 and considered by the most demanding artists to be one of the finest in Spain. The show takes place after the dinner. If you wish, you can see the show only. Further information and bookings at reception. Open every day.

Water Sports Centre: Offers water sports for all ages. Learn to sail on a catamaran, windsurf, kayak or sailing boat; enjoy activities such as waterskiing, parasailing, speedboat, and on water inflatables, such as flyfish, slider or banana bus. More information at reception. The center is situated on the beach right in front of the train station of Calella; we recommend going by train from Mataró (20 min).

We hope your stay with us is a happy one.

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