Calella, certified in FAMILY TOURISM, SPORTS TOURISM and CYCLING TOURISM, which hosts a large number of sporting and cultural events, and somewhere to enjoy the nice beach and shopping at the  mall in the center of town.

Calella receives this recognition for being a good example of how the sport is a tool for health, social cohesion, education and respect, values promoted by the association ACES.


Sport in Calella

Different types of sport can be played in Calella: Triathlon training at athletics tracks, the Olympic-sized swimming pool and the municipal swimming pool, as well as on the promenade and nearby main roads. Water sports: parasailing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, banana bus, etc. at the WaterSportscentre. We have clubs where you can play other sports, such as the Calella tennis club, the Calella swimming club, the Calella athletics club, the Calella beach volleyball club, the Calella table tennis club. There are annual championships in beach handball and beach tennis. Very close to Calella, in the village of Sant Cebrià, there is a Pitch & Putt facility at the Sant Cebrià Golf Centre.

IRONMAN & IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona - Calella


IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 19th May 2019 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).

IRONMAN Barcelona-Calella: 6th October 2019 Distances: 3.8 km swim, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km run (marathon)



Water Sports

WaterSportsCentre offers the opportunity to learn to sail a catamaran, do windsurfing, sailing or kayaking or to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea in other ways, by ski-ing on it, parasailing on it, travelling by speed boat or on all sorts of inflatable vessels, such as the FlyFish, the Slider or the Banana-Bus.

Calella is a perfect town where road cycling because of the possibility of different routes through the area in addition to the population of that trade is aimed at cyclists.
There are cycling routes leading to the Maresme, to Barcelona, to the plains of the Empordà, Girona or around the mountains of Montseny, in addition to the possibility of cycling along the beach.


Do you know that Calella is an accredited destination where you can practice Nordik Walking ??
See the agenda and Certified Routes of Nordic Walking...

Cycling routes in Calella

8 cycling routes of different distances, slopes and degrees of difficulty ranging from 51 to 151 km have Calella as a starting and ending point.

These cycling routes fall within the Council's desire to promote quality tourism, sports and family and are classified and accessible to the user, depending on the difficulty, level and kilometers of route. Examples of some routes are: Calella-Canet, Calella-Tordera, Calella-Tossa de Mar or Mountain routes such as Calella-Santa Fe del Montseny or Calella-Turó de l'Home (1.712 m ASL)

Bicycle Touring in Catalonia

Catalonia, and especially the Costa Brava and Costa Barcelona - Maresme, are privileged sites for the practice of bicycle touring, which involves cycling without competitive spirit, using the bicycle as a mean of physical exercise, fun, transportation or tourism.

Great weather, beautiful landscapes, mountain, beach, and a comprehensive network of routes make Catalonia an ideal place for cycling.

Vies Braves - Sea Swimming Lanes

Vies Braves is an open water public network of marine itineraries designed for sports, leisure and teaching activities.

Signs and buoys provide a safe way of enjoying open waters and exploring the shoreline from the sea.

Vies Braves allow you to combine activities such as swimming and snorkelling with trekking or running, as most of the routes run parallel to the existing coastal paths all along the shore, therefore affording the landscape’s discovery from different perspectives.

Vies Braves is a public-private initiative, unique in the world, designed to foster landscape as a touristic destiny for open water swimming and snorkelling.

Golf Courses and Pitch & Putt

Nearly every town we can find a golf course or pitch & putt to practice these sports: COSTA DE BARCELONA: -Pitch&Putt Sant Cebrià -Pitch&Putt LLavaneres -Pitch&Putt Teià COSTA BRAVA: -Associació Golf Costa Brava - Girona -Torremirona Golf & SPA Resort -Golf Serres de Pals -Golf Platja de Pals -PGA Golf de Catalunya -Par 3 P&P Gualta -Golf Peralada -Mas Pagès Golf i P&P -Golf Girona -Empordà Golf Resort