FAQ

LOCATION & VENUE

What is the exact address of the venue? +

The exact location of the event is POBLE RURAL PUIG ARNAU-PUBILLÓ Ctra. de Coll de Jou a Cambrils, Km 39 25283 Canalda (Odèn) Alt Solsonès, (Lleida) what is approx. 2 hours drive from Barcelona. This is a rural village with 12 charming country cottages on 250 hectares of land, set in a stunning natural environment with the Pyrenees mountains behind and spectacular views of the valley below.

The village has an outdoor swimming pool, hiking trails, lakes and dams, botanical gardens, a natural rock climbing wall, canyoning, farm animals, BBQ's and sports (football, kayaking, archery, badminton, volleyball).

How do we get there? +

By car
The venue is approx. 2 hours drive from Barcelona, click here for the precise location and plan your trip in Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/w6Dxtqe8WuN2. If you don’t have a car you can join other participants who have 🙂 Just start a car sharing discussion in the closed facebook group for Freedom X Fest participants!

By bus (public transport)
Scheduled buses are available from Barcelona Estación Nord to Solsona, the nearest city to the venue. The trip takes approx. 2 hours and costs 17.40 EUR. You can buy your ticket here or at the bus station: https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus The festival venue from Solsona is approx. 30 min drive, you can take a taxi at the bus station - just look for the Freedom X Fest sign behind the windscreen of our Taxi partners!

By bus (Freedom X Fest buses)
We will provide bus transport on the 14th and 17th of August from Barcelona, Plaza Catalunya, (meeting point is in front of Hard Rock Cafe) and from the venue to Barcelona, Plaza Catalunya on the 19th of August. The cost is EUR 30 one way. You can book your seat here, under Transport Tab: https://freedomxfest.com/buy-your-ticket/

From the Airport (El Prat) to Barcelona You can easily get to Plaza Catalunya from the airport by Areobus, the airport transfer provider in Barcelona, their buses are running in every 5-10 min, it costs 5.90 EUR one way. The average travel time is 35 min. You can buy your ticket here or on the bus: https://www.aerobusbcn.com/en/buy-tickets

What do I need to bring? +

All the glamping and camping options include pre-erected tent, camping mat & sleeping bag. Sanitary and dining facilities will be available.

What kind of dining options will be available? +

As for food, our Catering partners will provide a variety of flavors and food choices, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, using a majority of local and organic ingredients.
If you wish to do so, you can also bring your own food to the festival venue, and basic grocery goods can be purchased at the Festival Grocery Shop but you can also visit Solsona city nearby for shopping, taxis will be provided for discounted prices for you.
And if you stay in the cottage house you are equipped with a kitchen.

Which is the nearest city? +

The nearest city is Solsona, with a beautiful old town and shopping facilities. The festival venue from Solsona is approx. 30 min drive.

ACCOMODATION, GLAMPING, CAMPING

Where to Stay? +

We have various accommodation option provided at the location. You can stay in one of the 12 stone cottages, each with kitchen and living area. Some of the room have private bathroom, some with shared bathrooms. Also we have unlimited amount of space for camping and glamping to have a tipi experience, rent a tent or bring your own.

Will the tent have bedding in it? +

Yes, all the glamping and camping options include pre-erected tent, camping mat & sleeping bag.

Can I stay more days after the event? +

Yes, please send us your preferences and we will get back to you with possible options.

Does the tent/tipi come with a lock? +

No, please bring a lock or you can buy one at the event.

TICKETS AND PARTICIPATION

What is included in the Full Week Freedom Pass / Weekend Pass tickets? +

All regular ticket types include entry to Freedom X Fest 2018 official programs: speeches, workshops, panel discussions, entertainment and sport programs like Evening Party, Meditation or Volleyball, Yoga and other body movement sessions.

This means that with these ticket types you have access to 100+ various performances, talks, workshops, classes and activities… You’ll have many options to choose from during all your stay.

There are very few extra experiences that we could not bring to the festival without charging something extra for them, like rock climbing or canyoning. More details and exact pricing will be available closer to date.

Can I come with my camper van? +

Yes, but it’s limited. Price is €135 for 3 days and €255 per campervan for 6 days. For more information and payment options please contact us here: support@freedomxfest.com.

I want to come with my family. How much do my children pay? +

Children under 12 years old can attend the festival for free, must be accompanied by an adult. Please email support@freedomxfest.com with the name of the child/children you are bringing. Youth under 18+ can apply for 50% discounted tickets at support@freedomxfest.com.

Where can kids stay? +

Kids can stay with parents on the size and style of accommodation they book for the adults.

SPEAKERS AND PROGRAMS

Additonal programs like rock climbing, canyoning is also included in the price? +

No - these activities will be offered for an additional cost. Rates will be released closer to the event.

What is the schedule of the first day (14th August, Tuesday), how should I plan my arrival? +

The official opening is at noon on the 14th of August. Arrivals from 8 am same day. Please take into account that you need to register when you enter to the Festival area and you might want to occupy your room or tent (all tents are pre-erected, with bedding in) - ideally it will not take more than 30 min.

What is the schedule of the last day (19th August, Sunday), how should I plan my way back home? +

On the 19th of August we are still going to have exciting programs, the official part will end around noon, and then the first shuttle buses are leaving back to Barcelona and airports.

OTHERS

Is there going to be WIFI? +

There will be portable modems in the stone houses and in some dedicated areas like coworking tents with access to 3G/4G. But you need to be mindful that it is a rural environment so it is not the same as a fibreoptic cable at a home in the city.

I would love to join the Org team (photographers, volunteers, etc.) +

There will be many opportunities for joining the festival as a volunteer, stay tuned, subscribe to our newsletter through the website (www.freedomxfest.com), join our community on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/114478215925063/) and as we are getting closer to date we will share how can you join us with all the opportunities and details.

Wheelchair accessibility? +

Yes, there is wheelchair accessibility at the festival

Can I bring my dog? +

YES! 🙂 But we kindly ask you to only bring your best friend if you can make sure that you can look after him 24/7 and you have all the equipment he might need (muzzle, dog-lead, disposal bags, etc.). There will be some places and programmes where dogs are not allowed but you both will be able to attend the majority of the programmes.

Where can I store my laptops and other valuable items? +

Yes, you can store your valuable belongings & clothing, without having to worry about loss or theft. You can hire a locker during all week. The lockers can be found at the festival & campsite. During the opening hours, lockers are continuously under surveillance. The lockers are always accessible for the people who rent them.

Where can I charge my laptops/ phone? +

There will be charger stations available at the festival.