Barcelona’s climate is generally moderate and mild. Average spring temperatures range from 17°C to 25°C.
The currency used in Spain is the Euro.
Banks and currency exchange offices are located around the city, and cajeros automatico (ATMs) are found in various places throughout Barcelona, including the train stations and airport.
The congress organisers/EASL cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of property belonging to congress participants, either during, or as a result of the meeting.
Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
The language spoken in Barcelona is Castilian and Catalan. The official language of the congress is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.
Barcelona and its surrounding areas have become renowned internationally for food and eating. Its location on the Mediterranean coast offers a generous and varied selection of meals.
Barcelona’s eateries range from traditional Catalan restaurants to the luxurious gourmet temple. Typical Catalan food includes Pa amb tomàquet, Sarsuela, Fideua, Calçotada and Crema catalana.
The only service providers that should receive tips are restaurant or bar staff. When leaving a tip, it is polite to add 5-15% to the bill so it is rounded up to a convenient number.