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Barcelona is split into various business districts. Most events take place in Fira de Barcelona, Zona Forum and St Marti-Poble Nou (also knows as @22).
Fira de Barcelona
Fira de Barcelona, is the biggest and most famous exhibition venue in Europe. Barcelona has a long standing tradition with trade fairs, Fira dates back to 1888. Fira de Barcelona has 405,000 m2 of exhibition floor space and is one of the largest in Europe, it is divided into two large exhibition centres: Montjuïc with 165,000 m2 and the modern Gran Via (Zona Franca), with 240.000 m2, designed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito.
Each exhibition centre stands out for their facilities: Montjuïc stands out for its emblematic nature and Gran Via for technological development, logistic services and the avant-garde design of the Japanese architect Toyo to.
The Montjuïc exhibition centre has 8 halls which provide an exhibition floor space of 115,000 m² plus 50,000 m² outdoors. Gran Via also has 8 pavilions giving 240,000 m² of exhibition floor space. Fira de Barcelona venues total is 405,000 m².
Both exhibition centres have the most advanced infrastructures and a wide range of services. They also have two large venues specifically designed for congress activity: the Palau de Congressos of Barcelona and the Convention Centre in Gran Via.
Amongst these impressive architectural building venues you can also find the spectacular acrobatic fountain known as ‘Font Magica’, ‘The Museum of National Art of Catalonia’, ‘The Museum of Archeology of Catalonia’, the ‘Fundacion Miro’ (a museum of modern art honoring Joan Miro), the ‘Caixa Forum’ (an Art Gallery), the Botanical Gardens and the Montjuic Telepheric (Montjuic cable car). Thus making this area ideal to stay for business and sightseeing.
How to get to the Fira de Barcelona
- Venues Addresses:
Montjuic - Avda. Reina Maria Cristina s/n, 08004, Barcelona
Gran Via – Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
Metro – There are two Metro lines that exit from the Montjuic Venue which are L1 and L3, at stop Espanya.
These buses also have access to this venue from any part of Barcelona:
D20 H12 V7 9 13 27 37 50 65 79 91 109 150 165 (The number 79 also links Montjuic to Gran Via venue)
The nearest train station stop to Gran Via is Europa/Fira. All trains that enter or leave Placa Espanya stop at Europa/Fira.
Renfe- the nearest railway stop is Sants Estacio. This station is also linked to Montjuic via buses 30 and 109 which also leave from Placa Espanya. Sants Estacio is only a 15 minute walk to the Montjuic Venue. Sants Estacio is also linked to the airport which is about 20 minutes depending at which Terminal you arrive.
Best Business Accommodation in Fira de Barcelona picked by Hotels.tv
- B-Hotel ***
- HCC Lugano ***
- HCC Open ***
- Barcelo Sants ****
- Fira Palace ****
- Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya ****
- Campanille Barcelona-Sur Cornella ***
- Renaissance Barcelona Fira ****
- Hesperia Fira Suites *****
One of our featured hotels – Barcelo Sants