Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes is the home of football club, Granada CF. The stadium was opened in 1995 to replace club’s former home, also known as Estadio Los Cármenes. After Granada’s promotion to La Liga in 2011, the stadium underwent a renovation that raised its capacity to 22,094.
Los Cármenes opened on the 16th May 1995 with the first match held on the 6th June – Real Madrid playing Bayer Leverkusen in a friendly match, with Madrid winning 1-0. Granada played their first match in the stadium on the 22nd August, defeating Real Betis 4-1 in the XXIII Granada Trophy.
As the Spanish national team have no permanent home, they have played several international matches at Los Cármenes. The first was on the 6th September 1995 in a UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying match as they defeated Cyprus 6-0.
Tenants: Granada CF (La Liga)
Address: Calle Pintor Manuel Maldonado, s/n, 18007 Granada, Spain
Tickets at Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes
As the stadium is not the largest, Granada do regularly sell out matches at the stadium. Tickets are available to purchase online through the club’s official website here or at the ticket windows at the stadium.
Location & Travel to Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes
Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes is located in the suburb of Zaidín, approximately 3 kilometres south of central Granada in the south of Spain.
Airport – The closest airport is Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport, approximately 15 kilometres west of Granada but featuring a limited number of flights to European destinations. The larger Málaga Airport is approximately 150 kilometres away but offers a much larger number of destinations to fly from. Driving from the airport to Granada will take about 90 minutes, or their are regular buses which take just over 2 hours.
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Bus – Bus number 4 runs from central Granada to the stadium.
Metro – The nearest Granada Metro stop to the stadium is Nuevo Los Cármenes, less than a 5 minute walk away and with a journey time of about 15 minutes from central Granada.
Train – Granada railway station has high speed services to Madrid and Barcelona, as well as medium distance services to Seville and Almería. The station is about another 1.5 kilometres further north of central Granada with the metro service (see above) running directly from the station to the stadium in about 15 minutes.
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Where to stay in Granada
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Last Updated on March 19, 2021 by Sports Tourist