donosti cup and spanish soccer federation

the donosti cup tournament with the spanish soccer federation

combine soccer, culture and fun!

generation adidas international 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 Sebastian (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 Spanish Soccer Federation coaches and a competitive friendly game against a local Spanish youth team, as well as cultural sightseeing. You will visit one of the most impressive stadiums in Europe, the Santiago Bernabeu, as well as its spectacular museum, trophy room, and megastore. You also might have the option to stay and train at the City of Football Spanish Soccer Federation, 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.

On the banks of the Bay of Biscay and surrounded by green mountains, San Sebastian is a charming city that offers gourmet dining experiences and breathtaking views. During the tournament, you will have the opportunity to sightsee, strolling through its streets and down its beautiful beaches or sampling the area’s renowned gastronomy.

With over 500 teams competing in the DONOSTI CUP every year from over 25 different countries, you will meet players from all over the world, making this a truly multicultural experience. At the 2016 edition of the Donosti Cup, participating countries included Spain, France, China, Japan, India, Australia, Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, and many more!

The main goal of the Donosti Cup is to create a place for young football players from all over the world to gather. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 4 games during the tournament, a medical assistant at all games, an official tournament picture, and much more!


Check out this blog to learn more about the Donosti Cup’s history!




The Program Includes


JUNE 28:

  • Depart for Madrid, Spain.

JUNE 29:

  • Arrive in Madrid.
  • Transfer to City of Football Spanish FA Hotel, check in 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.

JUNE 30: 

  • Training session at City of Football with Spanish Soccer Federation Academy coach.
  • Lunch at Real Cafe.
  • Tour Real Madrid C.F.’s Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, museum and megastore.
  • Competitive match #1 vs. top quality Spanish opponent.

JULY 1: 

  • Tour the City of Football Spanish FA Complex and museum.
  • Transfer to San Sebastian 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.)


  • 1st round games.
  • Official Donosti Cup team picture.
  • 27th Donosti Cup Opening ceremony at Real Sociedad’s Anoeta Stadium.
JULY 3: 

  • 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.


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


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


  • 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.


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


  • Depart from Madrid, Spain.

The Program Includes

This program includes:

  • 9 Nights accommodation: 3 in Madrid and 6 in San Sebastian
    • Players and Coaches: Madrid in a 3 star Superior or 4 star hotel and University Dorm in San Sebastian
    • Supporters: Madrid in a 3 star Superior or 4 star hotel and 4 star hotel in San Sebastian
  • Meal Plan: Half board in Madrid and San Sebastian (breakfast each day and lunch or dinner is included)
  • All required ground transportation throughout the program (airport transfer included)
  • Laundry for Players only (Uniforms, 3 loads)
  • 1 pre-arranged competitive friendly game against a top quality Spanish team in Madrid
  • Training pitches and clinic sessions (as per itinerary)
  • 1 Training session at the City of Football Spanish Soccer Federation with Spanish Soccer Federation coaches
  • 1 Training session with own coach
  • All entries to Donosti Cup tournament: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 4 games at tournament
  • Guided visit of the Spanish Soccer Federation museum
  • Visit to Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium, museum, trophy room, and megastore
  • Visit the cities of Madrid, San Sebastian and Biarritz, France
  • Social media coverage during your training program
  • Supervisor to be with team at all times 24 hours a day
  • Comprehensive medical and cancellation insurance
  • generation adidas international Promo product

Roundtrip airfare is not included, but will be sourced for the group.

Optional items:

  • Match tickets to professional games (subject to availability)
  • Additional items such as phone calls, beverages, and snacks
  • Admission fees to any cultural or leisure activities not listed in itinerary
  • Any other items not specified under the “Program Includes” section