Palau De Congressos De Catalunya

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Barcelona Convention center
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Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Guest rooms
Av. Diagonal, 661-671
Barcelona 08028

Palau De Congressos De Catalunya

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Barcelona Convention center

Need dates

  • 07/04/202008/23/2020
  • 11/14/202011/21/2020
  • 11/27/202011/28/2020


Generalitat of Catalunya
Comunidad de Madrid'5
Forbes Travel Guide
Hotelstars Union


The stunning design of Palau de Congressos de Catalunya by prestigious architects Ferrater and Cartañá won the National Architecture Prize in 2001. Best Convention Centre Europe 2006 by Business & Incentives. Best Convention Hotel Europe by International Hotel Awards 2018. Best Luxury Banquet and Event Hotel Southern Europe World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018. In 2019 at 58th ICCA World Congress, the PCC had honor of receiving the award for 20th Anniversary as a member of ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association).


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Mountain)
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Pet friendly
  • Rental car service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Tennis courts
  • Water sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Meeting rooms44
Largest room1,826 sq. m
Second largest room1,525 sq. m
Space (Private)30,000 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)25,000 sq. m
Exhibit Space4,000 sq. m


Local Attractions


11 km away
Are you fancy getting a rest from the crowd and noise of the city center? Do you like amusements parks? If so, then Tibidabo is a perfect choice for a day trip! Located on Tibidabo Hill, 100-year old amusement park provides spectacular views of all Barcelona. Apart from this, you can visit The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor (eng. Expiatory Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus) which is just on the top of the hill. Opening times: - Saturday to Sunday: 11:00 - 19:00 Funicular Prices: - Purchasing Amusement Park admission: 4,10€ -: Without purchasing Amusement Park admission: 7,70€ Amusement Park Prices: - Normal Ticket: 28,50€ - Children (under 1,20m height): 10,30€ - Seniors (over 60s with access to all the activities and rides): 9,00€ - Seniors (over 60s without access to all the activities and rides): 0,00€ - Disabled: 5,60€
Placa del tibidabo 3-4
Barcelona, ES 08035

Parc de la Ciutadella

8 km away
Called as Barcelona´s urban ¨green lung¨ Ciutaledella Park is home to a range of attractions. For instance, the Castell dels Tres Dragons, the waterfall and lake where you can rent a boat and relax in the sun among the swans and ducks. Why not to pop in to the Barcelona Zoo or take a walk around the Catalan Parliament which is also located in the park? Without a shadow of doubt, Ciutadella Park is a must-visit place while in Barcelona! Ciutadella Park opening times: - Monday to Sunday: 10:00 until it starts to get dark (winter 18:00 & summer 20:00). Prices: entry to the park is free of charge but you will need to pay if you would like to visit the zoo, the zoological museum or the geology museum. Zoo opening times: - Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 19:00 Museum of Zoology opening times: - Monday: closed - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00- 14:30 - Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 - 18:30 Museum of Zoology prices: - Adult: 3,50€ - Concessions: 2,50€ Geological Museum opening times: - Monday to Thursday: 17:00 - 19:00 - Friday: 19:00 - 21:00 Prices: free entrance
passeig de Picasso 21
Barcelona, ES 08003

Parc Güell

Historical landmark
8 km away
The Park Güell is one of the most impressive public parks icomposed of gardens and architectonic elements which belong to the range of the famous Antonio Gaudi´s art. Located on Carmel Hill provides you with stunning views of Barcelona cityscape. Opening times - Low season (winter-autumn, from January 1st to March 25th): from 08.30 to 18.30 (last entry time at 17.30) - Mid season (spring, from March 26th to April 30th): from 08.00 to 20.30 (last entry time at 19.30) - High season (spring-summer, from May 1st to August 27th): from 08.00 to 21.30 (last entry time at 20.30) - Mid season (summer-autumn, from August 28th to October 28th): from 08.00 to 20.30 (last entry time at 19.30) Prices On-line: - General ticket: 7€ - Children from 0 to 6 years: 0€ - Children from 7 to 12 years: 4.90€ - Over 65 years:4.90€ - Disabled person + accompanying person: 4.90€ Prices Ticket Offices / ATMs: - General ticket: 8€ - Children from 0 to 6 years: 0€ - Children from 7 to 12 years: 5.60€ - Over 65 years:5.60€ - Disabled person + accompanying person: 5.60€ - Ticket to MUHBA (Barcelona History Museum): 6.30€
Carrer D´olot, s/n
Barcelona, ES 08024

The Gothic Quarter & Picasso Museum

9 km away
Delve into the charm and mystery of medieval Barcelona with this half-day walking tour. Visit the Barcelona Cathedral and stroll through the surrounding narrow streets, stopping to admire the unique collection of Pablo Picasso work, the world-renowned cubist artist who spent much of his youth times in the city. Picasso Museum opening times: - Monday: closed - Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00-19:00 - Thursday: 9:00-21:30 Prices for admission: - Collection: 11€ - Collection + Temporary Exhibition: 14€ - Temporary Exhibition Picasso Portraits: 6,50€ - Temporary Exhibition Mythologies: 4,50€ Discounts: - Collection: 7,00€ - Collection + Temporary Exhibition: 7,50€ - Temporary Exhibition Picasso Portraits: 4,50€ - Temporary Exhibition Mythologies: 3,00€ The reduced fee will be applied to visitors that fulfill the following conditions: -People between 18 and 25 years old -People 65 years old and over -Unemployed people or those who possess the reduced pink card -Holders of the Libraries Card of Barcelona
Carrer Montcada 185
Barcelona, ES 08003

La Sagrada Familia

Historical landmark
7 km away
La Sagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by a well-known Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in November 2010 Pope Benedict XVI consecrated and proclaimed it a minor basilica, as distinct from a cathedral, which must be the seat of a bishop. Opening times: - November to February: 9:00 - 18:00 - March: 9:00 - 19:00 - April to September: 9:00 - 20:00 - October: 9:00 - 19:00 - December 25th, 26th and January 1st and 6th: 9:00 - 14:00 Prices: - Basic Ticket: 15,00€ - Audio Tour: 22,00€ - Guided Experience: 24,00€ - Gaudi´s Work & Life: 24,00€ - Top Views: 29,00€ Discounts: students, under 30s, seniors (over 65 years old).
Carrer de Mallorca, 401
Barcelona, ES 08013

The Old Town & La Rambla

Historical landmark
9 km away
Stroll through the narrow streets and squares of the old city on this half-day walking tour, and get an authentic taste of La Rambla and the lively and historic neighborhoods surrounding the impressive Gothic Cathedral.
Barcelona, ES 08002

Montjuic Hill; Art & Botanic gardens

Historical landmark
8 km away
Take a relaxing trip away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Barcelona and enter the world of Montjuïc. This majestic hill affords spectacular views of the surrounding area, and offers a calming contrast to the kinetic energy of the city. Take a walk in the glorious gardens and beautiful Magic Fountain, or soak up the culture in the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol), The Joan Miró Foundation or The MNAC (Museu Nacional D’art De Catalunya). Magic Fountain (Font Magica): - February 24th to March 31st and November 1st to January 6th: Friday and Saturday, from 7pm to 8.30pm. - April 1st May 28th and September 1st to October 31st: Friday and Saturday, from 9pm to 10.30pm. - June 1st to August 31st: Thursday to Sunday, from 9.30pm to 11pm Poble Espanyol Opening times: - Monday: 9:00 - 20:00 - Tuesday to Thursday: 9:00 - 12:00 - Friday: 9:00 - 15:00 - Saturday: 9:00 - 16:00 - Sunday: 9:00 - 12:00 Poble Espanyol Prices: - Normal ticket: 11,90 € - Children (4-12 years old): 5,95 € - Seniors over 65s: 9,00 € Fundació Joan Miró Opening times (November - March): - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:00 - 18:00. - Thursday:10:00 - 21:00. - Saturday: 10:00 - 21:00 - Sunday and public holidays: 10:00 - 14.30. Fundació Joan Miró Opening times (April - October): - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 - 20:00. - Thursday:10:00 - 21:00. - Sunday and public holidays: 10:00 - 14.30. Closed: January 1st, December 25th and 26th.
carrer del Doctor Font i Quer, 2

Parc de Cervantes

1 km away
Red, yellow and blue roses, climbing rose bushes and miniature ones, the Parc de Cervantes in Pedralbes neighbourhood features almost 10,000 rose blushes of 2,000 varieties. Why not to wander among them, tipu, pine, lime and many more tree species and get a bit of a tropical adventure?! Opening times (Monday to Sunday): - 1st November to 31st March:10:00 - 19:00 - 1st April to 31st October: 10:00 - 21:00
Av. Diagonal, 706
Barcelona, ES 08034

Getting Here

METRO: Zona Universitaria station on line 3 Zone Universitaria station on line 9 ***Direct connection to the airport BUS: N° 7, 67, 68, 75 TRAMWAY: Zona Universitaria station AIRPORT 10 km / 6 Miles from Barcelona International Airport El Prat 92 km/ 57 Miles from Girona Airport Distance to main attractions Camp Nou Stadium - 1Km Sagrada Familia - 6Km Passeig de Gràcia - 5km Park Güell - 8km Casa Mila - 5km Museu Nacional d´Art Catalunya - 8km Picasso Museum - 8km Tibidabo - 11km Plaça d'Espanya - 6km


  • Paid parking
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 11 km from venue


A symbol of contemporary Barcelona, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is a world class conference venue hosting many prestigious international events since opening in 2000. Located on the prestigious Avenida Diagonal of Barcelona, in the heart of the financial and business area of the city, and just 15 minutes from Barcelona El Prat airport, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is uniquely placed to serve the international and national market. Designed by the architects Ferrater and Cartañá, the convention centre received the National Architecture Prize in 2001 and continues to astound with its striking features and incredible use of natural daylight. With 44 versatile meeting spaces Palau de Congressos de Catalunya has served as an auspicious backdrop to celebrated events and meetings. The Auditorium can hold more than 1900 delegates and the largest exhibition space is over 1850m² with a capacity for banquets catering for up to 2000 diners. The modular design provides endless options and the centre has a dedicated events department to ensure every event is a success. At Palau de Congressos de Catalunya we are committed to lowering our environmental impact anddeveloping truly sustainable event venues. We believe meetings and conferences can have a positive impact beyond the meeting room, as companies and planners alike seek ways to give back to communities and destinations. At Palau de Congressos de Catalunya we work around four strategic priorities: work with its employees, involve its customers, innovate with its partners and work with local communities to achieve our environmentally friendly goals. From using local, seasonal produce in our kitchens to following recycling and waste management programmes, we work constantly to ensure our convention centre provides a positive hospitality experience. Contact your event manager and discuss the possibilities to make your event as sustainable as possible.


High season
Sep 1 – Oct 31
May 1 – Jun 30
Shoulder season
Nov 1 – Nov 30
Feb 1 – Apr 30
Low season
Jul 1 – Aug 31
Dec 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Jan 12

Cancellation Policy

Depending group's contract

Additional Information

Besides its unique features, the Complex composed of the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I and its adjacent historical gardens with Catering Spaces for up to 1000 guests, the ICCA Member Palau de Congressos de Catalunya (Catalonia Congress Centre) and offsite catering Royal Service by Fairmont offers a unique advantage: unity. From the first quotation to the last invoice, from the contract to the deliveries, one same department will manage both the hotel and congress center aspects. From the heart of your program on property to the outside functions, our team will be by your side every step of the way. You will receive 5* hotel quality within a congress center or any outstanding venue in Barcelona and get the knowledge of congress organizers within the hotel. Additionally, the impeccable service standards from the Fairmont brand, one of the most exclusive brands of the Accor group, as well as the trust of our local partners such as the Barcelona Convention Bureau and the Catalonia Convention Bureau is the ultimate guarantee of a successful event.