Travel Information & Hotels
The Casa de Convalescència is one of most representative buildings of the Catalan Modernism, located on the historical site of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Casa Convalescència offers a variety of spaces for conducting conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, courses and other events. Fully endowed with all necessary services and equipment, the building also has its own restaurant and catering service.
C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret 171
Map of Venue & Accommodations
For this iConference there is no such thing as the hotel of the conference. The conference will be conducted at the venues proposed above. Any hotel in Barcelona, close to the main venue or accessible by public transport, would be adequate. However, in order to help in the search for accommodation, the organization has selected several convenient accommodation places, suitable for their distance from the main venue Casa Convalescència, their ratio quality/price and previous experiences. The accommodation is grouped and ordered according to their distance to the main conference venue Casa Convalescència.
Airport to Barcelona
Barcelona’s airport (Josep Tarradellas El Prat) has direct connection flights with many cities in European and Mediterranean countries, and also direct intercontinental flights with some major cities in America, Africa and Asia.
From the airport you have 3 main options to reach Barcelona city and your hotel:
Train & Underground: At the RENFE railway station, take the train to RENFE Sants-Estació. Once there take the Underground.
Bus & Underground: Outside the airport terminal, take the AEROBUS to Plaça Catalunya. Once there take the Underground.
You can also reach Barcelona by train from continental Europe, with RENFE Sants-Estació being the main railway station.
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain, and capital of Catalonia’s autonomous region. Spain as a country is a member of the European Union, and part of the Schengen zone.
In broad terms, as bureaucratic requirements you may need the following:
In case you are a citizen of a European Union country and/or a country part of the Schengen zone, either your international passport, or your national passport or identity card will be required.
You may need a Visa. Please check Visa requirements with your local authorities.
Also have in mind Spanish border authorities may apply requirements related to health COVID-19 issues and related to security in broad terms.
You should consult the following official pages related to travel requirements, including visa requirements and health COVID-19 requirements:
In case you need an invitation letter for your visa application related to your attendance to iConference, please contact us.