Tourism Shaping Places: Mobilities and Tourism destination evolution

Field visit to Barcelona

21 st October 2017: FIELD VISIT TO BARCELONA

Barcelona: Tourism Mobilities Shaping City Spaces

Organised by the tourism and sustainability team at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)


09.00                      Bus departs from hotel Mercure Atenea Aventura (with participants’ luggage on board if heading to the airport afterwards)

The mobile field visit is a guided walking tour around some of the most interesting (and controversial) points of Barcelona's El Raval, Gothic Quarter and Eixample neighbourhoods. Different experts will be joining us at different points around our route to explain in situ some of the key issues and challenges facing these neighbourhoods.

10.30                     Arrival – Plaça Universitat                

10.45                     Plaça dels Àngels, el Raval               

11.00                     Carrer Joaquín Costa, el Raval 

11.15                     El Mercat de la Boqueria, el Raval  

11.30                     Les Rambles                                     

11.45                     Plaça Reial

12.00                     Carrer Avinyó

Coffee stop at La Granja 1872, Carrer dels Banys Nous 4

12.30                     Plaça del Pi

12.45                     Plaça de la Catedral                        

13.00                     Passeig de Gràcia – Casa Batlló, Casa Ametller, Casa Milà La Pedrera

13.30                     Arrive Jardinets de Gràcia

13.30                     Lunch break (at participants’ own cost)

15.30                     Bus from Jardinets de Gràcia to BCN airport terminals (traffic dependent!) and then onwards to Vila-seca (arrival expected 17.30)