Event Venue

Hotel Novotel Barcelona Sant Joan Despi

Carrer de la TV3, 2, 08970 Santjoan Despi, Barcelona, Spain


About City

Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr area and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres (1,680 feet) high. In 2009 the city was ranked Europe's third and one of the world’s most successful as a city brand. In the same year the city was ranked Europe's fourth best city for business and fastest improving European city, with growth improved by 17% per year, and the city has been experiencing strong and renewed growth for the past three years. Since 2011 Barcelona has been a leading smart city in Europe. Barcelona is a transport hub, with the Port of Barcelona being one of Europe's principal seaports and busiest European passenger port, an international airport, Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which handles over 50 million passengers per year, an extensive motorway network, and a high-speed rail line with a link to France and the rest of Europe.
Things to do in Barcelona:

  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Magic Fountain Show
  • Picasso Museum
  • Las Ramblas Street
  • FC Barcelona Museum & Camp Nou Stadium
  • Gothic Quarter
  • Casa Milà
  • The Boqueria Market
  • Park Guell
  • Casa Batllo
  • Montjuic hill & Poble Espanyol
  • Tibidabo hill
  • Santa Maria del Mar
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Sant Pau Recinte Modernista
  • Arc de Triomf
  • Palau Guell