10 Things to do in Barcelona

Have you ever travelled to a city for a business trip but not know what to do in your spare time? We've got you covered with our list of things to do in Barcelona during the Gastech and GPEX Conference and Exhibition.

See our list below!

1. Visit the Nuclo Restaurant:

The Nuclo Restaurant is the perfect balance between privacy and comfort in a relaxed atmosphere. The Nuclo restaurant is equipped with a terrace where the beauty of the natural surroundings designed by Toyo Ito enhances the unmistakeable flavour of our dishes. You will find a private dining area which is a perfect place where business can flourish. The Nuclo Restaurant is also equipped with a private room, it is an exclusive space for working.

It is located inside the venue about 170 meters from the open door so 2 minutes by walk from outside.

Phone: +34 932 334 989

Opening hours: Mondays to Fridays: 1 pm to 4 pm

Address: Avinguda Joan Carles I, 58 - Corner C/Ciències 08908, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

2. Fancy a coffee break? Go to Faborit Coffee Shop

Enjoy the best coffee, tea, infusions or even the best juices with the best fruit of the seasons at the Faborit. This Coffee Shop one of the cutest, friendly and quiet place to spend time for a coffee. For those who are hungry, you will have the opportunity to make your own salad. It is located about 6 minutes away by walk from the venue.

Check this Blog: https://www.faborit.com/los-beneficios-de-las-verduras-no-te-pierdas-ni-uno-en-faborit/

Phone: 915 218 616

Address: Plaça d'Europa, 41, 08007 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

3. shop until you drop at the Gran Via 2!

 Lists of what you will find:

Shops: Zara/ H&M/ Jeweller Pandora/ Women’s clothing store/ Men’s clothes shop/ Zara Home/ Pull and Bear/ Perfume store / Bershka/ Shoe Shop/ Sephora/ Guess/ Decathlon/ Springfield/Nike/ Sunglasses shop.

Services: Hairdresser/ Barber shop/ Optician Alain Aflelou/ Pharmacy / TV and Phone Provider/ Samsung/ toilets/ Disable access.

Bar/coffee shop:  Café &the (Good for Family time)/ Ice cream shop LLaollao / Tapas Bar Canas y Tapas/ Nespresso/ Farggi Café Ice Cream shop/ Foster’s Hollywood.

Restaurants:  Italian Restaurant Restaurante Sottovoce / Viena.

Entertainment: Amusement park for children/ Cinema.

It is located about 7 minutes by walk from the venue. Download the map of the shop: https://granvia2.com/web/en/pdf.php

Address: Gran Via 2, Avinguda Granvia, 75, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

4. Enjoy wine tasting at Vinalium:

Do not miss the chance to do a wine tasting at the Vinalium, that for over 35 years of experience. The leading brand specialized in wines and distillers shops warmly welcome you to their shop located only 10 minutes away by walk from the Fira de Barcelona.

Phone: 93 714 70 49

E-mail: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday to Friday (business days) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: C. Anoia, 20-22, Polígon Industrial Pla de la Bruguera, 08211 Castellar del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain.

5. Stay fit and try the FairPlay at the Padel Club!

Do not miss the opportunity to book a session of Padel, which is a racquet sport. It is different from the sport known in the US and Canada as paddle tennis. The club is located about 700 m (almost 9 minutes) away by walk from the venue.

Phone: +34 693 52 59 39

Address: Calle Foc, 2-6, 08038 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

6. Take a stroll at la Marina de Port

Have a walk to the neighbourhood now known as Marina de Port straddles the current Passeig de Zona Franca and is bordered by la Bordeta, la Marina del Prat Vermell, parc de Montjuic and l'Hospitalet de Llobregat.

It is located about 17 minutes away by walk from the venue (1,4km) or you could take the bus, it will be 15 minutes away by bus (125).

7. Visit the luxurious rooftop Catalonia Barcelona Plaza:

This luxury hotel, nestled in L'Example district, is located very close to the Fira of Barcelona and the Congress Palace. The historic centre is reachable with convenient transport links located just outside the hotel. This is an ideal place both for business and leisure travellers.

  • 13 min away by car
  • 14 min away by tube

Address: Plaça Espanya, 6-8, 08014 Barcelona, Spain.

8. Enjoy the Unreal Room Escape:

Have you ever think to do an escape room game with your friends? Come enjoy this funny game and resolve riddle in a certain measured time. It is located 15 minutes away by walk from the venue.

Book a session by phone or on the website:

Phone: +34 640 70 12 77

Address: Unreal Room Escape, Carrer de Bacardí, 32, 08902, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.


9. Feel like a champion: Visit the Camp Nou Stadium!

Football fan?  The dream to see the famous Camp Nou Stadium of the FC Barcelona team is not far away. We advise you to go at the FC Barcelona Stadium located at only 14 minutes away by car from the Fira de Barcelona.

Phone : +34 902 18 99 00

Address: Carrer d'Aristides Maillol, 12, 08028, Barcelona, Spain.

10. Font Màgica de Montjuïc:

Come and enjoy after every evening from about 9pm to 10pm the fabulous water choreographies of the wonderful Font Màgica de Montjuïc!

  • 20 minutes away by tube,
  • 14 minutes away by car
  • 39 min away by walk

Address: The Magic Fountain, Plaça de Carles Buïgas, 1, 08038, Barcelona, Spain.


End Barcelona with a festival:

Do not miss La Merce! La Merce is Barcelona's biggest annual festival and often called the Festival of festivals. The Barcelona Mercè festival 2018 dates are Friday 21st to Monday 24th September 2018. Every year close to the end of September Barcelona holds its largest street party, the Barcelona La Mercè Festival.