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Address of congress venue and arrival

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
Fira Montjuic
Av. Reina Maria Cristina s/n
08004 Barcelona, Spain

Arriving by plane
Barcelona El Prat airport is one of the biggest airports in Spain and located 20 minutes away from the city centre. All major airlines are serving Barcelona from more than 150 destinations and hubs worldwide.
The airport is connected by public transportation with the city centre, either by underground or by bus. Please click here for further details.
The Aerobus is running at least every ten minutes directly to Plaza Espanya, taxis are available too (approx. EUR 25 – 30).

Arriving by train
Barcelona has direct railway links with a number of important cities, including Lyon and Paris, and the high-speed train runs to Madrid, southern and eastern Spain. The city’s major railway stations are connecting with the public transportation system.

Climate
Expect a moderate climate in April with sunny days and temperature up to 20°C.

Currency
The official Spanish currency is Euro. Exchange of foreign currency is available at the airport, train stations, at most hotels, banks and exchange offices.

Disclaimer
The organizers cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants, nor for loss of or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings.

Language
The official language of the congress is English.

Personal Insurance
We recommend that all participants take out a personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Program Changes
The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the program due to external unforeseen circumstances.

Safety
As in all major cities and congress venues, people should take care of their personal belongings. It is not advised to wear your congress badge outside the EuroELSO congress activities.

Smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed at the venue; the meeting is a non-smoking event.

Visa
Spain is part of the European Schengen area. The entry formalities for Spain vary accordingly to the country of origin. A letter of invitation can be issued by the congress and registration office.