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Donosti Cup and Atletico de Madrid

An amazing cultural and soccer experience in Spain

espnSoccer is proud to offer you an amazing cultural and soccer experience in Spain as the preferred Donosti Cup travel partner for North American teams. Starting in Madrid, you will spend a few days training and preparing before you travel to San Sebastián (Northern Spain) to take part in one of the best international soccer tournaments in the world – THE DONOSTI CUP!

Your stay in MADRID will include training sessions with ATLETICO DE MADRID CF Academy coaches and a competitive friendly game against a local Spanish youth team, as well as cultural sightseeing. You will visit one of the most passionate stadiums in Europe, the new WANDA METROPOLITANO STADIUM, as well as its impressive museum. You also might have the option to stay and train at the Spanish National Team Soccer Training Complex, home of the 2010 World Cup champs! (subject to availability at time of booking)

THE DONOSTI CUP is one of the world’s top international soccer tournaments, offering players and supporters from all over the world the opportunity to combine soccer, culture, and fun in one of Europe’s most spectacular coastal cities – SAN SEBASTIAN.

Atlético prides itself on being one of the most comprehensive football and values training centers in the world. The club is also proud of its homegrown footballers, like Gabi, Fernando Torres, Lucas, Koke, Thomas, and Saúl. Each of these talents was developed in the Atlético Academy, and is now a member of the first team. This training program offers valuable insight into the youth development systems of Atlético de Madrid that produced these greats.

Atlético de Madrid is La Liga’s third most successful club, behind Real Madrid C.F. and F.C. Barcelona, having been crowned La Liga Champions on ten occasions. In all competitions, Atlético de Madrid is the fourth most successful club in Spanish football, behind F.C. Barcelona, Real Madrid C.F. and Athletic Bilbao. In addition to winning ten La Liga titles, Atlético has won the Copa del Rey ten times, the Europa League in 2010 and 2012, and the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012.

Program Details

  • Tournament: Donosti Cup
  • Club: Atletico de Madrid
  • Dates: July, 2021
  • Locations: Madrid and San Sebastián, Spain

Exclusive perks with espnSoccer

  • 300 euro tournament registration fee waived for groups traveling with espnSoccer
  • Start your experience in Madrid, training with Atlético de Madrid C.F. Academycoaches
  • Receive preferred field locations for games
  • Placement in preferred accommodations in San Sebastián
  • Attend a special festival celebration only organized for espnSoccer’s teams from around the world


Day 1:

  • Depart for Madrid, Spain.

Day 2:

  • Arrive at Madrid Barajas Adolfo Suarez International Airport.
  • Transfer to accommodations and free time to relax.
  • Light training session with own coach.
  • Guided city tour of Madrid, including the Palacio Royal, Plaza Mayor, and Puerta del Sol.

Day 3:

  • Training session with Atlético de Madrid C.F. coach.
  • Tour Atlético de Madrid’s new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, museum and megastore.
  • Competitive match #1 vs. top quality Spanish opponent.

Day 4:

  • Transfer to San Sebastián for the Donosti Cup Tournament.
  • Team and player registration at Anoeta Stadium.
  • Check into hotel (Players and Coaches at Olarain Dormitory or similar, Supporters at hotel to be confirmed.)

Day 5:

  • 1st round games.
  • Official Donosti Cup team picture.
  • 27th Donosti Cup Opening ceremony at Real Sociedad’s “Anoeta” stadium.

Day 6:

  • 1st round games.
  • Sightseeing in San Sebastian’s historical Old Town, including Peine de los Vientos and taking in the view from Monte Igueldo.
  • DJ with live music at the Fan Zone.
  • Delegates and coaches game at Aoeta’s Ministadium.
Day 7:

  • 1st round games.
  • Visit the beautiful nearby city of Biarritz in the southwestern France.
  • DJ with live music at the Fan Zone.

Day 8:

  • 1st and 2nd round games.
  • DJ with live music at the Fan Zone.

Day 9:

  • Final round games.
  • Consolation Finals.
  • Free time in downtown San Sebastian and at the beach.
  • Donosti Cup Party at the Kursaal.
  • 27th Anniversary Gala – Delegate Cocktail at Palacio Miramar.

Day 10:

  • Finals and trophy ceremony.
  • Transfer to Madrid.
  • Check into hotel.

Day 11:

  • Depart from Madrid, Spain.

"A fun trip with a high level of attention that provides an extremely professional response from the college player. Fantastic!"

Philip McNamaraCoach - Carson-Newman College, Women

"We really enjoyed the whole experience – the tournament, tour guides and bus driver were wonderful. The hotels we stayed at were excellent. The City of Futbol was fantastic!"

Mary LopezPlayer - New Jersey Freedom