Practical Information

Practical Information

CICLOBCN21 will have a in person and virtual format and, with regard to the the first case, all the necessary security measures will be guaranteed in accordance with the COVID-19 protocols set at any given time. As the protocols are adapted according to the evolution of the pandemic, it could be that in the event that the situation gets worse in the coming days, all participants will be asked for a vaccination certificate or, failing that, an antigen test to access the congress venue. At the moment this measure is not planned, but if this were finally the case we would notify you as soon as possible.

The use of a mask is mandatory.


AXA Auditorium

Avinguda Diagonal, 547,
08029 Barcelona

The venue is located within the Illa Diagonal complex.

Axa Auditorium

How to get there

By bicycle

If you come with your own bicycle, you can easily access it by the bike lanes of Avinguda Diagonal and Carrer Numància. You will also have a space enabled to park it inside the enclosure of the tent that we will enable for the CICLOBCN21 exhibition.

By public transport

Nearest underground station (10 min. on foot): Line 5 (blue) Entença and Line 3 (green) Maria Cristina

Buses: 6, 7, 33, 34, 63, 67, V9

Trambaix: Stop Illa

Com arribar a Barcelona

Make your trip even greener!

Alternatives to flying to Barcelona


From Central and Northern Europe you can reach Barcelona via EuroVelo Routes that will take you to South-eastern France from where you can follow EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean Route. If you plan to reach Spain via the Atlantic coast, following EuroVelo 1 – Atlantic Coast Route or EuroVelo 3 – The Pilgrims Route, you can try cross the Pyrenees to get to Barcelona through the 800km TRANSPIRENAICA trail.

Bike and train

If you want to plan a combined bike and train trip from Northern/Central Europe to Barcelona, Spain, you would be able to hop on Intercity trains in Germany, France, Switzerland or Italy. You will be able to hop on regional (Cercanías) trains once in Spain. This article explains the bicycle transportation policies of the different train operators in the country.

Surface public transport

Combining rail and bus is also an option! You can check the different railway /bus companies that will take you to Paris. From Paris to Barcelona there is a 6.5 hour train operated in a joint venture by RENFE-SNFC, be aware that you can’t take your bike with you in this train.

Travelling in Barcelona

You will be happy to hear that transporting bicycles on public transport in Barcelona is allowed for the most part. Bikes can be taken on trams, provided the number of passengers at any given moment allows itand transported on the metro at certain times.

Get around Barcelona by bike!

Electric bike to be used during all the days of the congresses!

During the congress days you will be able to use free electric bikes from two sharing companies in Barcelona. Cooltra and RideMovie will give you free minutes to use their bikes during your stay!

You only have to download the app and use the code we will give you in the last information letter in the next days.

About Barcelona

Be sure to visit the city!

To not to waste time

If you want to know the influx of people in real time to the most emblematic monuments, check this link.

Do you like gastronomy?

In this link you can find all the recommendations to enjoy Barcelona with your taste buds!

And in case you stay more days…

Here you will find the best events related to art and culture that await you in Barcelona!

EuroVelo & Cycling Tourism Conference

Social Events
EuroVelo & Cycling Tourism Conference Welcome Drinks
October 5, 2021 at 8 p.m.
EuroVelo & Cycling Tourism Conference Dinner
October 6, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

The cocktail will take place at the Royal Shipyards of Barcelona, building of the XIII Century, nowadays the Maritime Museum.

Address: Av. de les Drassanes, 1, 08001 Barcelona. L3 Drassanes Underground.

The participants of the EuroVelo & Cycling Tourism Conference will enjoy a dinner in the restaurant Shoko Barcelona – Restaurant & Lounge Beach Club.

Address: Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 36, 08005 Barcelona. L4 Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica Underground.

Both the cocktail and the dinner are an exclusive event for people registered for the EuroVelo & Cycling Tourism Conference with full registration and who have previously confirmed their participation


We have arranged special prices at a number of hotels located near the Axa Auditorium or just a few minutes away by bike.

In addition, for those of you who will attend the Congress with your bicycle, a suitable space has been provided at all accommodation establishments in order to park them.

NH Barcelona Entenza Hotel

3* hotel located 5 minutes walk from the Axa Auditorium.

NH Collection Barcelona Constanza

4* hotel located just around the corner from the Axa Auditorium.

Silver Aparthotel

A 3* bike-friendly hotel located 10 minutes by bike from the Axa Auditorium.

You can make a booking at the Silver Aparthotel using their website. There is a 3% discount in addition to the existing 10% for the Congress attendees using the code CICLOBCN21 (the code is applied once the room and complementary services have been chosen).

Gran Derby Suite 4* Hotel

A 4* hotel located 10 minutes on foot from the Axa Auditorium.

Derby Hotel

A 4* hotel located 10 minutes on foot from the Axa Auditorium.

Astoria Hotel (Derby hotels)

A 3* hotel located 10 minutes by bus from the Axa Auditorium. Bus number 7

You can make a booking at Derby hotels through this link, using the username CICLOBCN21 and the password ECMU0067. They will apply a 10% discount on the price offered at the time of booking. Instructions on how to make your booking can be downloaded here.