Barcelona & Surroundings

Barcelona is a city with a wide range of cultural and natural attractions to visit. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture, Barcelona is one of Europe’s trendiest cities.

Check all all the attractions here: Barcelona, district by district - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)

Places of interest


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    The Sagrada Família is Antoni Gaudí's best-known work and has become an undisputed symbol of Barcelona. This unique modern temple has been under construction since 1882.

    Address: Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013, Barcelona

    How to get there?
    L2/L5-Sagrada Familia
    19, 33, 34, D50, H10, V21

    Find out more information here: Basilica of la Sagrada Família - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    The Casa Batlló is one of Antoni Gaudí's architectural masterpieces and an iconic modernista landmark. Situated on Passeig de Gràcia, this building stands out from the rest due to its eye-catching design and colour. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 43 08007 Barcelona

    How to get there?
    L2,L3 and L4, Passeig de Gràcia stop
    H10, V15, 7, 22 and 24

    Find out more information here: Casa Batlló by Gaudí, Barcelona | Official website (casabatllo.es)


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    Palau de la Música Catalana is the only concert hall in the world to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was designed by the architect Domènech i Montaner as the home of the Orfeó Català choir. Funded by public donations, the Palau is one of the most iconic examples of Catalonia's architectural and musical heritage.

    Address: C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona

    How to get there?
    L1 and L4, Urquinaona stop
    17, 45 and V17

    Find out more information here: Find out more information here: Palau de la Música Catalana | Palau de la Música Catalana (palaumusica.cat)


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    In the central Barcelona's Passeig de Gràcia, we find the Casa Milà or La Pedrera, a blend of fantasy and functionality make this architectural landmark a must-see visitor attraction. This is the culmination of Antoni Gaudí's career, designed as a modernista building tailored to the new social needs, without forgetting his main source of inspiration: nature and organic forms.

    Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 92, 08008, Barcelona

    How to get there?
    6, 7, 22, 24, 33, 34, H8, V15, V17

    Find out more information here: Find out more information here: Casa Mila (La Pedrera) | Gaudí Building in Barcelona


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    Barcelona's fantastic Camp Nou stadium and the museum of one of the most successful football clubs in the world, FC Barcelona

    Address: Carrer d'Aristides Maillol 7-9 Barcelona Spain

    How to get there?
    L3 – Stop Palau Reial / L5 – Collblanc

    Find out more information here: Find out more information here: Official FC Barcelona Website

Theme routes

How many Barcelonas are you ready to get to know? With the themed trails you can trace the evolution of the city, from the time when it was a Roman colony to its present-day modern character, without overlooking the imprints left on the city by some of the foremost geniuses from the world of art and culture. All the Barcelonas that have shaped, and continue to shape the city, are waiting for you.

Check all the routes here: Themed routes - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    A tour of Roman Barcelona is a box of surprises containing archaeological remains dating from the time the city was established. Barcino, the Roman city founded in the 1st century BC, has left us a valuable legacy, which can be found in the Gothic Quarter, the site of the early walled city.

    Roman Route - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    Barcelona and its home-grown art nouveau movement, modernisme, go hand in hand. The style emerged in all its glory at the end of the 19th century to reveal itself in hundreds of extremely beautiful buildings which line the way. Let yourself be captivated once again by these masterpieces in a style full of opulence, fantasy, symbolism and colour

    Modernista Route - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    Barcelona is known throughout the world for its architecture. This is why the city didn't want to fall behind in the race to have some of the world's finest contemporary buildings. The names of today's great architects and artists are present in almost every city neighbourhood.

    Contemporary Route - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    A visit to medieval Barcelona is one of the most fascinating city itineraries. The power wielded by the Crown of Catalonia and Aragon over the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages has left a valuable legacy of palazzos, churches and civic buildings. Most of them can be found in the old town, Ciutat Vella.

    Medieval Route - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


The sunny Mediterranean region surrounding Barcelona beckons visitors with its beautiful beaches, quaint fishing villages, and charming medieval towns. In this area of Catalonia, just a short drive or train ride from Barcelona, tourists can escape on day trips to another world.


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    Surreal experiences, exceptional witnesses to Greek and Roman civilisations, more than 100 km of ski slopes, enchanted lakes, medieval villages, havens for scuba divers, volcanoes among legendary beech woods, seaside villages and 200 km of beaches and coves that have captivated a plethora of European avant-garde artists await you in the counties of Girona. Make sure you don't miss it!

    Girona - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    The town of Sitges is located 37 km to the south of Barcelona, and its beaches and streets retain the beauty that inspired a whole generation of catalan artists in the late 19th century. We recommend you visit the modernista-style mansions and museums, and soak up the atmosphere of its pavement cafés and leisure attractions.

    Sitges - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)


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    Family adventures and an adrenaline rush for thrill-seekers at the biggest theme park in the south of Europe; the city where Emperor Augustus lived for two years and made the capital of Hispania; the birthplace of "Castells", the human towers that have been awarded UNESCO Intangible Heritage status; the Cistercian trail featuring three medieval monasteries, one of them a World Heritage site; kilometres of fine, sandy beaches that are perfect for families because of their shallow waters, and some of the world's most renowned wine-producing regions.

    Tarragona - Visit Barcelona (barcelonaturisme.com)

Important Dates

  • Registration open:
    5th September 2023
  • End of Early Bird Registration:
    15th January 2024
  • Call for abstracts open:
    15th  September 2023
  • Abstract submission deadline:
    4th December 2023
    extended until December 18th
  • Notification of Acceptance:
    20th December 2023
  • Notification of Presentation Type:
    8th February 2024


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  • Last Update: Tuesday 30 April 2024, 08:08:05.