Barcelona, a modern and welcoming city
Barcelona is a sports city, and not only because of the 1992 Olympic Games. You can watch any event live, whether it’s FC Barcelona, RCD Espanyol or handball, trains, athletics, motorsport, etc. You can also get into shape and play sport in sports facilities, in nature, in the streets or in the sea.
Museums dedicated to Picasso, Miró or Tàpies, the best collection of Romanesque art in the world, contemporary art exhibitions, modernist routes, Gaudí’s architecture, opera and ballet at the Liceu Opera House, spectacular theatres, popular culture in the neighbourhoods …Barcelona’s cultural offering is diverse and exciting.
Gastronomy is one of the great attractions of Barcelona for the variety and quality of Catalan, Mediterranean and market cuisine in all its neighbourhoods and for the new creative ideas of internationally recognised chefs. 25 Barcelona restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars.
Warm summers and mild winters. Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate that invites you to make numerous getaways. The city has more than 4 km of equipped beaches and is very close to the Costa Brava, Sitges and the Costa Dorada, and the ski resorts of the Pyrenees, as well as beautiful inland towns.
Leisure and music
Discovering the city day and night is a great adventure with activities for all tastes and where fun is guaranteed. Barcelona has a wide range of sights, with an amusement park, concerts and leisure activities, day and night, with bars and venues of electronic music, jazz, rock, Latin music and flamenco.
Classic establishments, neighbourhood shops, modern design shops, large international firms … Barcelona has it all when it comes to shopping, giving the visitor the opportunity to discover the exceptional municipal markets, the art galleries, antique shops or its major shopping precincts and malls.
How to get to the CCIB
Barcelona is one of Europe’s main destinations. It has a large international airport, high-speed trains, one of the most important ports in Europe, road and motorway connections, as well as one of the most extensive public transport networks.
The CCIB enjoys a privileged location just 500 metres from the beach, 6 km from the historic centre and 22 km from the airport, with excellent links by the most important highways and roads, and by the public transport network. The venue is located in the Barcelona district of Sant Martí, in the new technological and entrepreneurship area of 22@, in the Diagonal Mar area and next to Poblenou.
Access and transport to the CCIB
The location of the CCIB allows quick access to the airport and has different means of transport to go to the city centre. The CCIB has four access doors, A, B, C and D and an underground connecting walkway that leads to the Auditorium. The offices are located in access D, in the Willy Brant square. In addition, the Auditorium CCIB Forum has direct access from the outside, through Leonardo Da Vinci square.
Hotels in the vicinity of the CCIB
The CCIB has an extensive hotel offering in the vicinity with over 4,500 rooms. In total, Barcelona has over 80,000 hotel rooms.
|5 minutes on foot|
|1.||AC Hotel Barcelona Forum||4*||368||web|
|3.||Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona||4*||433||web|
|4.||Hotel SB Diagonal Zero Barcelona||4*||262||web|
|10 minutes on foot/5 by car|
|5.||Best Hotel Marítim||4*||177||web|
|6.||Occidental Atenea Mar||4*||191||web|
|7.||Attica 21 Barcelona Mar||4*||75||web|
|9.||Hotel Bestprice Diagonal||1*||32||web|
|10.||Hotel Barcelona Condal Mar Affiliated by Meliá||4*||178||web|
|11.||Hotel Vinci Bit||4*||177||web|
|15 minutes on foot/5 by car
|12.||Hesperia del Mar||4*||84||web|
|13.||Eurohotel Diagonal Mar||4*||115||web|
|20 minutes on foot/8 by car
|15.||Traveldoge Barcelona Poblenou||1*||250||web|
|18.||Holiday Inn Express Barcelona – City 22@||3*||186||web|
|19.||Melià Barcelona Sky||4*||162||web|
|20.||Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal||3*||154||web|
|30 minutes on foot/10 by car
|21.||Hotel 4 Barcelona||4*||142||web|
|22.||Hotel SB Icària Barcelona||4*||180||web|
|23.||Hotel Ibis Pl.Glòries 22@||2*||147||web|
|24.||Novotel Barcelona City||4*||264||web|
|25.||Hotel SB Glow||4*||235||web|
|26.||The Hoxton, Poblenou||4*||240||web|
|40 minutes on foot/13 by car
|27.||ZT The Golden Hotel Barcelona||4*||158||web|
|28.||Capri by Fraser Barcelona||4*||97||web/|
|29.||NH Barcelona Diagonal Center||3*||129||web|
|30.||Hotel & Spa Villa Olímpic@ Suites||4*||150||web|
|31.||Sallés Hotel Pere IV||4*||195||web|
|32.||Ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell||2*||213||web|
|33.||H10 Marina Barcelona||4*||235||web|
|34.||Hotel Arts Barcelona||5*||483||web|
|36.||Catalonia Sagrada Familia||3*||205||web|
|38.||Leonardo Boutique Hotel Barcelona||3*||59||web|