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Donosti Cup - July 7th-13th, 2019

The Donosti Cup, Spain’s top soccer tournament, attracts over 350 teams from 23 nations every year to beautiful San Sebastian, Spain. Established in 1992, this year’s tournament takes place from July 7-13, 2019. The tournament is open to clubs of any sporting level and teams are guaranteed a minimum of 4 matches.

Age Classes

The following player age groups are invited to participate in this year’s tournament:

Boys and Girls 11v11:
B18/G18 – boys and girls born on or after 1/1/00
B16/G16 – boys and girls born on or after 1/1/02
B15         – boys born on or after 1/1/03
B14/G14 – boys and girls born on or after 1/1/04
B13         – boys born on or after 1/1/05

Boys and Girls 8v8:
B12/G12 – boys and girls born on or after 1/1/06
B11 (boys only) – boys born on or after 1/1/07
B10 (boys only) – boys born on or after 1/1/08

Experience San Sebastian

The city of San Sebastian includes 3 fantastic beaches, Parisian-style streets, museums, gardens and great food. In addition to enjoying the sights and sounds of San Sebastian, the tournament features a popular social program including an exciting opening ceremony, dances and parties for teams and a special dinner for participants.

Donosti Cup - Sample Itinerary

DAY 1:
Flight from the United States to Barcelona, Spain.

DAY 2:
Your team’s 24-hour Tour Director will meet us at the airport, followed by a bus ride via private coach to your team hotel. Welcome meeting and orientation, followed by the Donosti Cup Fan Zone and dinner at the hotel.

DAY 3:
Your team will compete in the group stages of the Donosti Cup. After the first group game, your team will ride the Funicular to Monte Igueldo for the best views of the city. Your team will also experience a walking tour of Barrio de la Marina, followed by the Donosti Cup Opening Ceremony.

DAY 4:
Your team will play its second group stage match, and then enjoy a walking tour through San Sabastian. After the walking tour, your team will have some free time to explore the area.

DAY 5:
Your team will play its third and final group stage match, and then experience the coastal area of Biarritz where you can spend some time on the beautiful beaches.

DAY 6:
Your team will play a playoff round match then visit the Basque coast where you will enjoy a scenic drive enjoying the spectacular views. After the Basque coast tour, your team will visit Casa de Juntas.

DAY 7:
Your team will play a playoff round match and then ascend Monte Urgull where you will see magnificent panoramic views of the Bay of Biscay and La Concha. Your team will also have time to visit the beaches of San Sabastian.

DAY 8:
Your team will enjoy a Barcelona City Tour and visit the world famous Basilica de la Sagrada Familia.

DAY 9:
Today your team will have time to explore the beautiful city of Barcelona and tour Camp Nou which is home to Messi and FC Barcelona.

DAY 10:
Depart from Barcelona, Spain and return to the United States.