Practical Information

The meeting will take place at the V11G classroom in the first floor of the Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona.

Access

  • Bus: Numbers: 7, 33, 67, 60, 74, 75, 113, L14, L51, L57, L61, L97, L101
  • Subway: L3 Palau Reial station
  • Train: RENFE
  • Plane: Barcelona El Prat Airport

  • The cost of a taxi from the Airport is around 20-30 euros (depending on the Terminal) and takes about half an hour.
  • Alternatively, you can take the shuttle from the Airport (Terminal 1 or Terminal 2) (every 10 min) to Espanya Square (or Catalunya Square) and afterwards catch the metro (green line, L3, every 5 min) up to Palau Reial stop (15 min journey).
  • Still another alternative from the Airport, is the train departing from Terminal 2 every 30min (20 min journey). From Terminal 1 to Terminal2 there is a free shuttle bus every 6-7 minutes (Bus). Get down at Barcelona-Sants stop and then take the metro (green line, L3, every 5 min) up to Palau Reial stop (15 min journey).
  • Here you have a pdf map of the public transport in Barcelona.
  • Hint: use the interactive tool at the website to find the best combination of public transportation joining any two points in Barcelona city.

Venue

The meeting will take place at the classroom V-11G (see map here) on the first floor of the Faculty of Physics. See [here how to arrive

Internet connection

  • First, connect to: wifi.ub.edu
  • Open any webpage in a navigator
  • You will see the UB webpage and need to fill the following:
    • User: bisbvq.tmp
    • Password: ddqu35

  • You can also connect to the wifi: Gaia Mock Meeting,
  • Password: BEEF022012

  • Or, if you have an account, you can connect through eduroam

Lunch

At the cafeteria of the Faculty (see map here) you can find a self-service (7€) or a selection of sandwiches at the bar.

Coffee breaks

Coffee breaks will take place at the Sala de Juntes (see map here) also in the first floor.

Social Dinner and private visit to the MNAC

Please see details here

Accommodation

Participants are invited to make their own hotel reservations. Close to the meeting place, we recommend the Universitary Residence "Torre Girona" in the University Campus. Early booking recommended as space is very limited. The address is:

and the more simple but even closer Collegi Major Penyafort - Montserrat:

Two hotels close to the meeting place are:

If you prefer a hotel in a more centric area, we recommend another Universitary Residence "Residencia d'Investigadors" near Metro Liceu. Early booking recommended as space is very limited. The address is:

Two hotels near the center:

If you prefer near the beach, there is another residence somewhat further from the UB but near the sea.

Or you can find a list through "Tourism/Accommodation/Hotels" | here. Hotels near the meeting place are some of those in the zones "PEDRALBES" and "SARRIA". Hotels in the city center are those in the zone "BARRI GOTIC", and some of those in "DRETA EIXAMPLE", "ESQUERRA EIXAMPLE".

Topic revision: r10 - 2016-02-01 - LolaBalaguer
 
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