Useful Info

Summary:

How to arrive

Accomodation

Cultural Life

 

From the airport to Barcelona city centre

The best and cheapest way to get the Barcelona city centre is AEROBÚS, the official shuttle bus service that connects Barcelona-El Prat Airport and the centre of Barcelona every 5 minutes, every day of the year, in approximately 35 minutes.

You can find all information and online tickets at:

http://www.aerobusbcn.com/en/

How to get to the Barcelona Congress venues

Wednesday 19th September

Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC), 15, Carrer de les Egipcíaques. Room 1.

https://goo.gl/maps/hLeW4whiPKP2

Thursday 20th September & Friday 21st September

Institut d’Estudis Catalans. 47, Carrer del Carme.

https://goo.gl/maps/zofiWoCpArJ2

Thursday 20th September, evening

Reial Acadèmia de Medicina de Catalunya. 47, Carrer del Carme.

https://goo.gl/maps/iwDeAsV5Lyw

Friday 21st September, evening

Sant Pau Art Nouveau Hospital Site (Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau)

167, Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret. Francesc Cambó Room.

https://goo.gl/maps/cZNTFMuzCDN2

Saturday 22nd September

Residència d’Investigadors. 64, Carrer de l’Hospital. Main Room.

https://goo.gl/maps/dTwCc32f6qQ2

 

Accomodation and tourism

Barcelona is a well-known touristic city and is full of hotels and all kind of accommodation. There is an official guide at:

http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/wv3/en/

We recommend you to book in advance as there are visitors all the year, especially in the city centre. In order to book you can use secure platforms such as tripadvisor, booking, and so on, or just contacting directly with hotels and other accommodation sites. Just as an example of affordable accommodations, we can advise visiting these sites:

 

http://www.hotelturin.com/en/

http://www.hotelcaledonianbarcelona.com/

https://www.resa.es/en/city/barcelona/

http://www.hotelinternacionalramblas.com/en/

https://www.hostalgrau.com/en

 

Cultural Life

 

Barcelona is a very popular city and tourists are everywhere. As in similar big cities you should be careful with your belongings (wallet, cellular phones, cameras…)

 

Barcelona has a strong and powerful cultural life and there are an incredible amount of possibilities on the Congress’ days. Here you can see some options:

Music:

Gustavo Dudamel, Fourth of Mahler, Palau de la Música Catalana, 19th September: http://www.palaumusica.cat/en/gustavo-dudamel_569431

Gran Gala Flamenco, Juan Gómez “Chicuelo” guitar, Palau de la Música Catalana, 20th September: http://www.palaumusica.cat/en/gran-gala-flamenco_591560

Dance:

Don Quixote, Compañía Nacional de Danza, Gran Teatre del Liceu, 17th September: http://www.liceubarcelona.cat/en/temporada-2018-2019/dansa/don-quixote

Sports:

There is no information available right now on the season matches. Please check: https://www.fcbarcelona.com/tickets/football/football-tickets

 

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