The Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) announced the fixture list for the 2013-2014 La Liga campaign on Tuesday, with the first round of games taking place on the weekend of August 17-18.
Both Real Madrid and Barcelona kick off the season on home soil, with Los Blancos entertaining Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu, while Barca host Levante at the Camp Nou.
The stand-out fixture from week one is the clash between two of the league's heavyweights, as Atletico Madrid travel to Andalusia to take on Sevilla.
The weekend's other key games include Valencia playing host to Malaga and Real Sociedad welcoming Getafe, while Athletic Bilbao travel to Real Valladolid.
With the second half of the season's fixtures mirroring the first half in Spain, El Clasico will be played on week ten and then week 29, with Barca hosting the first match on the final weekend of October, before travelling to Madrid on the weekend of March 22-23.
Opening day fixtures, to be played on the weekend of August 17-18: Barcelona vs Levante, Real Madrid vs Real Betis, Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid, Valencia vs Malaga, Real Sociedad vs Getafe, Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao, Osasuna vs Granada, Celta Vigo vs Espanyol, Rayo vs Elche, Almeria vs Villarreal.
Information from the Press Association was used in this report