Opening ceremony

The official Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Congress of the International Council of Nurses was held at the Palau Sant Jordi from 18:00 on Saturday, 27 May 2017. The event has included the traditional Parade of ICN National Nursing Associations, the formal presentation of the Christiane Reimann Prize, the Health and Human Rights Award, the Kim Mo-Im Award and the Partners in Development Award, and special entertainment. Special guests have included Her Royal Highness Princess Muna al-Hussein and Dr Kim Mo-Im. 

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Directions: From “Plaça Espanya” the best way is to take Bus 13 towards “Parc de Montjuïc” and get off at the stop “Pg Olímpic – Palau Sant Jordi” – about 20 minutes. If you prefer to walk, it is about 2.2 km – 30 minutes.

How to get there -Palau Sant Jordi

Car By car

If you are coming in your own car, we recommend reaching Palau Sant Jordi via Carrer del Foc. There is plenty of parking available in the area.

Metro By metro

Metro: L1 and L3 (Pl. Espanya) FGC: L8, S33, S4, S8, R5, R50, R6, R60.

Bús By bbús

The buses that stop in Plaça Espanya and go up to the Olympic Ring are:
150: from Plaça Espanya/Mª Cristina, stopping at Avinguda de l'Estadi
13: from Plaça Espanya, stopping at the Olympic Stadium
55: from C/Lleida - Avinguda Paral·lel, stopping at Avinguda de l'Estadi/Passeig Olímpic
Buses to Pl. Espanya: 9, 27, 37, 50, 65, 79, 109, 165, D20, H12, V7
Bus Turístic and Barcelona City Tour.

Funicular Montjuïc Funicular

Connects with metro lines L3 and L2. It is a 10-15 minute walk to the arena.

On foot On foot

The Olympic Ring can be reached from Plaça Espanya taking the escalators from Avinguda Maria Cristina to Avinguda de l’Estadi.

Car parks Car parks

Palau Sant Jordi has 5 parking areas
located as shown on this map.

Outside services

Plano exteriores


ICN 2017
27 May - 1 June 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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