Venue Information

CaixaForum Palma (Modernist building)

The NEXTGEN 2019 will be held in CaixaForum Palma


Caixa Fórum image

Caixa Forum Palma, located in the Gran Hotel. Work of the architect Lluís Domènec, the Gran Hotel is one of Palma’s first Modernist structures (1903) and is a precursor to Majorca’s hotels. At present it houses the headquarters of the la Caixa Foundation in Palma, and has a permanent collection of works by the painter Anglada Camarassa. The building has a whole series of exhibition spaces and areas that are suitable for hosting other events and cultural activities. The various spaces are spread over the 3 floors of the Gran Hotel that are dedicated to these activities.

The exhibition space covers an area of 260 m2 per floor.  The facilities can house between 2 and 3 travelling exhibitions at a time as well as the permanent one.  The Gran Hotel de Palma is one of the most emblematic Modernist buildings in the city.

Restored by the Obra Social la Caixa.

Climate, Palma still shines after the summer

Palma de Mallorca has an ideal climate thanks to its location, with an average annual temperature of 18 °C. Thanks to its excellent air and sea links it is an easy destination to reach and is connected with Europe’s main capitals in an average of two hours.

Artistic and cultural heritage. Experience Palma de Mallorca, a city that invites you to discover its historic buildings!

Palma de Mallorca is a modern cosmopolitan city with a wealth of things to do, and it welcomes visitors with open arms all year round. Any visit to the city should include a tour of its most important historical buildings and its artistic heritage. Historic Palma de Mallorca boasts patios, outstanding religious architecture and iconic buildings as well as museums and art galleries. Its artistic and cultural content deserves being well known and will surprise anyone who has traditionally thought of Palma de Mallorca just as a sun and sand destination.

Palma de Mallorca Airport

Also known as Mallorca Airport and Son Sant Joan Airport.

Palma de Mallorca Airport  07611 Palma de Mallorca, Balearic islands (Spain) IATA airport code: PMI Website: http://www.aena.es/

Where is Palma de Mallorca Airport?

Palma de Mallorca Airport is the third busiest airport in Spain. This is mainly due to the very busy summer when many tourists arrive and leave by plane. The airport is located south-east of the city of Palma de Mallorca and is divided in Module A, Module B, Module C and Module D. Via exit 7 of the motorway Ma-19 you can reach Palma de Mallorca Airport.

What is the distance from Palma de Mallorca Airport to the centre of Palma de Mallorca?

The distance to the centre of Palma de Mallorca is 10 kilometres, by car ik takes you about 15 minutes.

How to get from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Palma de Mallorca 

Public transport – Bus (Palma de Mallorca) Public transport between the airport and Palma de Mallorca is well organized, from the early morning till late in the evening you can take bus line 1 (Aeroport – Ciutat – Port). In Palma de Mallorca the bus stops near the main tourist sites, while the port of Palma de Mallorca is the terminus. The journey time to the square ‘Placa d’Espanya’ in the city centre is 18 minutes. You can buy a ticket with cash money from the driver. The price is € 5.00 for tourists and € 1.00 for residents of Palma de Mallorca. Children under 5 years travel free when accompanied by a paying adult. Bus line 1 departs approximately every 15 minutes from the Arrivals hall on the ground floor and the Departures hall on the second level. Please visit the website and timetable bus line 1 for more information.

Public transport – Bus (El Arenal) The popular resort of El Arenal is located at a short distance from Palma de Mallorca Airport and is easily accessible by public transport, namely bus line 21 (S’Arenal – Aeroport). The bus leaves approximately every 30 minutes to and from El Arenal, most hotels in El Arenal are on the route. Travel time to bus stop 490 – Cartago (Platja) is 25 minutes. A single ticket costs € 5.00 €. Please visit the website and timetable bus line 21 for more information.

How much does a taxi cost from your front door to Palma de Mallorca Airport?

Taxis can be found at the designated taxi ranks. The price of a taxi ride to Palma de Mallorca is € 30, for a taxi to El Arenal you will have to pay a similar price.

Palma de Mallorca Airport on map

Recommended Hotels in Palma de Mallorca 

There will be NO bus shuttle from any of the hotels to the Conference Venue

Here are a few recommendations for places to stay near the Conference:


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 Brick Hotel

Hostal Apuntadores

Hostal Pons

Hostal Ritzi

Hostel Fleming

Hostel Pura Vida

Palma Port Hostel

Urban Hostel Palma

Youth Hostel Central Palma

Hotel Abelux

Hotel Alelay

Hotel Amic Colon

Hotel Almudaina

Hotel Armadams

Hotel Catalonia Majórica

Hotel Costa Azul

Hotel Dalt Muralla

Hotel Innside Palma Center

Hotel Palau Sa Font

Hotel Palladium

Hotel Saratoga

Hotel UR Mision San Miguel

Hotel UR Palacio Avenida


You can find your own accommodation which may better suit your needs. Search hotels in Palma de Mallorca and book easily online through the following online platform, no reservation fees:

Palma de Mallorca is become incredibly busy during the summer, so make sure to book your rooms as soon as possible as accommodation is very likely to sell out.