MWC 2024: Discover Barcelona Just Minutes Away from the Event

Welcome to Barcelona, the exciting host city of Mobile World Congress 2024!

We have prepared this article for those who want to make the most of their stay in Barcelona and want to disconnect without going too far away from the event in order to balance work, leisure and rest in the best way possible.

Here are some tips to enjoy Barcelona in spaces close to the MWC and make your disconnection time as valuable as your participation in the event.

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1. Plan your free time:

Make the most of every minute of your free time near the MWC site. Plan relaxing activities, such as:

  • A stroll around Plaça Espanya, where you can enjoy the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc in the evenings.
  • Visit the Arenas de Barcelona shopping centre, located in a former bullring with stunning views of the city.

2. Explore Nearby Areas:

Discover the beauty of nearby areas such as Montjuïc. Here are some options:

  • Visit the Historical Botanical Garden to enjoy the tranquillity and nature.
  • Explore Montjuïc Castle and marvel at the panoramic views of Barcelona and the sea.
  • The Montjuïc Stadium, a mainstay of the 1992 Olympic Games, the greatest sporting event that left an indelible mark on the city, and without a doubt, a must-see.
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3. Close and Cozy Accommodation:

Finding accommodation that is within walking distance of MWC is key if you want to optimise your time as much as possible. Here are two outstanding options:

  • The Hotel Porta Fira, known for its avant-garde architecture and exceptional amenities.
  • The Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel, which combines elegance and convenience for a relaxing stay.
  • Or the Easyhotel Barcelona, with an excellent location and unbeatable value for money.

4. Relaxed Networking

Find nearby places to socialise after the event. Some additional suggestions:

  • Belvedere Bar in Plaza Europa, ideal for cocktails and relaxed conversation.
  • Baskònia Restaurant, located just a few minutes’ walk away, offers grilled dishes with a touch of Basque cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • The terrace of the Hotel SB Plaza Europa, a cosy place with panoramic views to connect with colleagues.
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5. Local Gastronomy near the MWC:

Discover local gastronomy without straying too far away. Some delicious options nearby include:

  • Dine at Xalet de Montjuïc Restaurant for local dishes with stunning views of the harbour.
  • Nobu Restaurant Barcelona, for sophisticated Japanese-inspired dishes and cocktails and views of the city.
  • Explore the gastronomic offerings at Mercado de Sants for authentic local delicacies.

6. Efficient Transport:

Opt for nearby and efficient transport options. Recommendations:

  • Use public transport such as the metro or commuter trains to get around the city quickly.
  • Experience a comfortable journey with rideshare services for hassle-free travel.

7. Nightlife Culture Nearby:

If you are looking for nightlife entertainment near the MWC, we suggest:

  • Visit Poble Espanyol , an architectural complex with a variety of bars and clubs to enjoy the nightlife without going too far away.
  • Explore the music on offer at the Sala Apolo, one of Europe’s oldest dance halls with live performances to suit all tastes.

Esperamos que estos consejos te sean de ayuda y que puedas disfrutar de tu estancia lo mejor posible.



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