How to arrive
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:
How to get to the Barcelona Congress venues
Wednesday 19th September
Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC), 15, Carrer de les Egipcíaques. Room 1.
Thursday 20th September & Friday 21st September
Institut d’Estudis Catalans. 47, Carrer del Carme.
Thursday 20th September, evening
Reial Acadèmia de Medicina de Catalunya. 47, Carrer del Carme.
Friday 21st September, evening
167, Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret. Francesc Cambó Room.
Saturday 22nd September
Residència d’Investigadors. 64, Carrer de l’Hospital. Main Room.
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:
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:
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:
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
Don Quixote, Compañía Nacional de Danza, Gran Teatre del Liceu, 17th September: http://www.liceubarcelona.cat/en/temporada-2018-2019/dansa/don-quixote
There is no information available right now on the season matches. Please check: https://www.fcbarcelona.com/tickets/football/football-tickets