We are awaiting you with thrill and open arms and . Thanks very much for all the enthusiasm, interest and support you have given us during the organisation of this event.
In this section you'll find information information of Barcelona that we hope will be useful: where to eat, where to sleep, how to move you around town and interesting activities in the city.
A huge hug and looking forward to seeing you in February!
1. WHERE TO SLEEP
Barcelona has a wide range of hotels to suit all tastes, styles and prices. We recommend staying in Barcelona city (either downtown or, particularly, in the Gracia neighbourhood), 40 minutes away from the university campus, where you can enjoy the hectic and stimulating city life. The direct train from the city center to the campus ("Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat") offers an unique atmosphere of academic discussions and witty jokes.
We suggest to have a look at the information and comments about the hotels to see if it fits your needs.
We have two special options for you:
1. Visit Behostels webpage https://behostels.com/es/
2. Choose between BeMar, BeSound or BeRamblas,
3. Choose your room type and booking dates
4. Enter our discount code 6220133 (-5% off)
2. DISCOVER BARCELONA
In this section you will be able to find information about Barcelona, such as sightseeing, concerts, samplings, among other activities, in order to plan your trip considering what to see and what to eat, even weather forecast to avoid any complications.
Tourism in Barcelona
Getting around in Barcelona
Markets and festivities in Barcelona
Interesting and original sightseeing routes in town
Discover Barcelona using retro bikes
6. WHERE TO GO OUT
The city of Barcelona it’s known, between other things, by its nightlife. There are different kind of venues where you can enjoy a beer, a glass of wine, tea, bars with live bands, clubs and other alternatives.
In the heart of Ravalkistan, with a Mediterranean local spot, with Bierzo as a designation of origin. Las Fernández is an original venue to dine, with no unnecessary formal requirements and for a nice price. Friendly and family environment.
C/ Carretes, 11. Subway stations Sant Antoni (L2) and Paral.lel (L2, L3)
Open every night except from Mondays
Drinks and dinner: 21.00 – 2.00 hrs.
Fridays and Saturdays: de 21.00 – 3.00 hrs
In the middle of the Gay-Eixample, there is a unique place where every Friday and Saturday night you can enjoy the best AMBIENTE LESS of Barcelona. Le Rouge has a special, cozy and full of magic environment, where you can enjoy the best hits and remembers out loud. Your entertainment is guaranteed with live performances, bands, go-go’s, etc.
C/ Casanova, 75. Subway stations Urgell, Universitat (L1).
Opens every Friday (women with friends) and Saturdays only women allowed.
23.00 – 3.00 hrs.
Admittance: 7€ with a drink included.
The Red Rocket offers the most authentic rock sessions in a very warm and original environment. Here you’ll find anti-crisis prices every day, from 19.30 until 22.00 hrs. Mid-size beers for 1€, and drinks and mojitos for 5€.
C/ Codols 21. Subway station Drassanes (L3).
Opens from Tuesday to Thursday (19.30 – 3.00 hrs.) and Friday and Saturday (19.30 – 3.30 hrs).
Arrival to Barcelona
When you arrive to ‘Aeropuerto del Prat’ in the City of Barcelona, there are multiple ways to get yourself to the city. We will show you different options you may have, not without telling you first that the cheaper ones are the train (called RENFE) and the urban bus. In both transports you can use the city travel card in the airport. We advise that you buy the T-10 card. With this card you will be able to make 10 trips in every public transportation in the city, including connections between different transportation systems.
By RENFE train
If you want to ride the RENFE train, you have to get yourself to Terminal 2 in the airport (if you arrive to Terminal 1, there is a bus that takes to Terminal 2). There are trains every half hour until 23.38 hrs. This is the last train and the TRAYECTO lasts approximately 25 minutes. RENFE trains has connections with subway lines L3 and L5 in “Sants Estació” station and with subway lines L2, L3 y L4 in “Passeig de Gracia” station.
By Urban Bus
The Urban Bus that goes to the airport is bus number 46. This one goes from El Prat Airport to “Plaza Espanya”, where also you can take subway lines L1 and L3 to get to Plaza Catalunya.
Another way to get to the city center is by “Aerobus”, a private company that goes directly from both airport terminals to the city center, with a number of stops in the middle, being Plaza Catalunya the final stop. “Aerobus” works from 5.30 am to 1.00 am. The single ticket costs 5,30€.
+ Info https://www.aerobusbcn.com/
El Prat airport offers a wide taxi service. This is the fastest way to get to the city, but also the most expensive one. Its approximate cost is between 20€ and 25€, and you can get to the city in less than 25 minutes, depending traffic.
+ Info https://taxibcn.net/
Since 23.00 hrs you can ride the nocturnal bus service, known as Nitbus (night bus in catalan). Within the airport you will be able to ride the N17 Nitbus. Its final stop is Plaza Catalunya, but also stops in Plaza Espanya.
You will be able to find two other airports in Catalunya. One is in the city of Girona, and the other one is in the city of Reus. Both airports have a special bus line that brings you to the city. The estimate travel time may vary between one and a half and two hours.
Transport systems contact number in Barcelona
El Prat Airport (Barcelona’s Airport): 902 404 704
RENFE Trains – Catalan Railways (Barcelona): 902 24 02 02 / 93 205 15 15
EMT (Urban Bus company, Barcelona): 902 50 78 50
Transports to UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
The congress will be held at the Bellaterra Campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona located in Cerdanyola del Vallès.
You can get different transportation to get to the UAB. For further specific information click here:
Telephones and contact
(Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel.: +34 93 581 11 11
Departament of Social Psychology
Departament of Social Psychology
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel: +34 93 581 38 31
5. WHERE TO EAT
You will find several bar, restaurant and/or self service services on campus. Most are open from 8am to 7.30 pm. We recommend you a few that are closer to the Social Psychology Department.
Restaurants and Bars
Education and Translation and Interpretation
93 581 42 33
93 591 37 27
Philosophy, Humanities and Psychology
93 581 37 94
Building B * This one is in the same building where the congress will be held.
"La Plaça" Restaurant
93 592 09 13
Barcelona offers a wide selection of restaurants where you can eat. Here we make some suggestions, where you can find a broad offer for every taste.
Cocina catalana tradicional
Opción vegetariana y vegana
Veggie Garden https://www.yelp.es/biz/veggie-garden-barcelona
6. ACTIVITIES TO DO IN THE CITY
Barcelona always has something to offer at a cultural level. Some of these activities may be found in the following cultural agendas.
The Spare-Time agenda (Guía del Ocio)
The cultural agenda of Caixa Catalunya
Obra Social La Caixa
Alongside the congress, you’ll be able to find other activities that we will inform through this space in the next few weeks.
7. USEFUL CONTACT DETAILS
Here you can find useful contact details, mainly phone numbers, which we might consider helpful. We also include a web link where you can find more information about it.
Main tourism office in Barcelona: 93 285 3834
Consumer’s helpdesk, Barcelona: 93 402 78 27
Emergency phone number, Barcelona: 112
Mossos d’Esquadra (Police) phone number, Barcelona: 061
Ambulances’ phone number, Barcelona: 088
Guardia Civil’s (Police) phone number, Barcelona: 062
Civil protection’s phone number, Barcelona: 935 209 318
Red Cross phone number, Barcelona: 933 006 565
Fire department, Barcelona: 080