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Plaça de Catalunya

Located in the heart of Barcelona, this information point has 700 m2 of dedicated floor space providing in different languages.

The office also provides:


General details

Address: Plaça de Catalunya, 17-S
E-mail: info@barcelonaturisme.com
Opening time: daily, from 8.30am to 9pm.


Accessibility details

Staff at the information desk have received training about how to assist people with special needs.
Motor impairment: accessible with assistance
The information office is underground and has a chairlift to provide access for wheelchair users. The chairlift is located at one of the two entrances. If you require the chairlift, please inform a member of staff so that they can activate it.

There are two low-level counters so that we can better deal with wheelchair users’ enquiries.
Visual impairment
The information office in Plaça Catalunya is located underground. It is located at the bottom corner of the central area of the plaza closest to the Avinguda Portal de l’Àngel and Carrer Fontanella. The steps leading down to the information office are similar to those at a metro station entrance.

You can hire remote-control units that activate the acoustic signals at the city’s traffic lights and some of the bus shelters around the city.

Some lists and information can be printed out in large print. If you require this service, ask a member of our tourist information staff.

The gift shop sells items with the easily recognisable shapes of Barcelona’s landmarks.
Guide dog Tactile elements Optical aids and large-print
Hearing impairment
Hearing-impaired passengers of the Barcelona Bus Turistic can call at the tourist information office in Plaça Catalunya and hire an induction neck-loop to help them hear the audioguide more clearly. The loan of this induction neck-loop is also available for the Walking Tours.

Instructions for using the induction loop:

1. Place the induction loop receiver around your neck.
2. Connect the induction loop to the audioguide system.
3. Switch your hearing aid to position T.
Induction loop

Last update: 11/05/2015


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