Incentives ICONO 2010

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Incentives ICONO 2010

  1. 1. Discovering Barcelona Teambuilding and incentive activities for companies 2010
  2. 2. We offer  Tailor made products : cultural and artistic tours based on our client’s preferences, time and interests.  Teambuilding activities for conferences and incentive meetings.  We are your PARTNER in Spain.  Direct communication with our clients.
  3. 3. Our team  Native Spanish guides in all languages.  Professional staff in the offices specialized in the Arts, History, Architecture… Our clients  Tour operators and travel agencies.  Cruise lines  Companies and private organizations  Official organisms, Governments, Museums and Public institutions.  Exclusive groups and individuals
  4. 4. Quality in our services  24 hour availability  Personal service and operational ability  Logistic coordination from our offices  Attention to detail  FolIow-up of pre-event, the event and the post-event
  5. 5. Because we are interested in people ICONO cultural services offers a new way to discover the history, heritage and hidden beauty of the city through specific incentive and teambuilding activities according to our customers’ needs. Barcelona Barcelona, the cultural capital of the Mediterranean. Barcelona, city of business, entertainment and diversity.
  6. 6. ICONO offers... TOURS & GUIDED VISITS THEATRICAL TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  7. 7. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS Stories and legends of the Gothic Quarter Legends, traditions, stories from generation to generation heard in Barcelona from the heights our streets… This tour lets us see the city moving around terrace rooves and high The Shadow of the Wind points from where we can admire Barcelona. Literary route. Discover the locations of the novel that has captivated thousands of readers all around the world…
  8. 8. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS Barcelona: The Movie Walking Tour Discover Barcelona through the The Cathedral of the Sea locations of the movies shot there. This literary tour will allow you to discover the scenes of this exciting The Ghost Walking Tour novel at the same time that you admire the Gothic Barcelona. This night tour will show you the paranormal stories and baffling phenomena hidden behind the streets of Barcelona.
  9. 9. PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS Performance Guided Tours Our characters have a lot to tell us about Barcelona…. Barcino: 2000 years of History told by the city Performance Guided Tours We will travel back in time to “Following the steps of a discover the hidden secrets of the court, the gossip in the streets and genius: the secret Barcelona of the mystery of hidden squares and Gaudí” secret places within the old city We would like to invite you to walls of Barcelona discover the secrets hidden behind Gaudí’s creations and his time.
  10. 10. WORKSHOPS Picasso Workshop, How do I see myself, Artistic Workshop: how do you see me? The “Trencadís” A workshop to promote the artistic side of the participants and also to Technique foster communication and A workshop to practise the Theatre Workshop participation. modernist technique of “trencadís”. This workshop consist basically of performance games, actoral training and improvisation activities.
  11. 11. WORKSHOPS Opera Workshop Opera and song workshop, in one of the most emblematic spaces in the city, the Gran Teatre del Liceu. ABBA Workshop A workshop to have fun and become for one day the singers of the songs of the most famous Swedish group Gospel Workshop of our time. A workshop to feel the music and let your voice vibrate becoming the member of a Gospel choir.
  12. 12. WORKSHOPS Flamenco Workshop Go with the flow and discover this very Spanish dance, its passion which simply has to be enjoyed! Rumba Workshop This is a sensual Latin dance, with a relatively slow rhythm and an appealing hip movement. Pintxos Workshop A workshop to discover the gastronomic relevance of the pintxo, also known as miniature cuisine.
  13. 13. WORKSHOPS Cocktail Workshop In this activity it is important to learn the exact measure of each of the ingredients but, above all, shake the cocktail, the best mixture will be the winner. Wine Trivial Pursuit Challenge your colleagues to demonstrate your knowledge of Spanish wines. Do you dare to test your senses in an amusing way?
  14. 14. GYMKHANAS Living Barcelona We suggest a practical way to discover the gastronomic culture of the Mediterranean capital, and the succulent secrets of our food. Gastronomic Gymkhana This game is designed to challenge the participants’ culinary skills. Discovering Barcelona Challenges, emblematic and unknown locations,... An enjoyable formula to get to know Barcelona
  15. 15. GYMKHANAS Gymkhana in Sitges The cultural gymkhana is a different way of getting to know the town of Barcelona: the Museum Sitges, its culture and its traditions, as well as a new way of making Challenge contact with its residents. An original and entertaining way to learn and rediscover the city of Barcelona. A unique proposition that Treasure Hunt Park Güell combines culture, action, and tips. Dare to discover the secrets and curiosities of this unfinished project of the famous architect Antoni Gaudí.
  16. 16. GYMKHANAS Capture the best image of Barcelona A different activity to discover Barcelona and to gain further insights into the The 10 dragons enigma city’s culture and monuments. This is a walking gymkhana that challenges our participants’ curiosity! They will need to crack our enigmas to successfully find and get to the places where the 10 emplematic dragons in the city are.
  17. 17. GYMKHANAS Pueblo Español: customs and traditions A unique proposal that combines culture, action and ingenuity around the most representative places of the Spanish Barcelona Bike Tours geography. We design the most suitable itinerary and organises stops in different parts of the city.
  18. 18. SPECIAL EVENTS One night at the Opera This is a night of Magic and Music. The Magic Water You will get introduced to the history You will get introduced to the and characters of one of the most Universe of Water from different solemn theatres of the nineteenth perspectives: science, techniques, Exclusive guided tour in the century and to a special Barcelona's environment, society ... And you Picasso Museum identifying symbols. will be received by the water nymphs and forest fairies hidden In this very special occasion, you will in the gardens. be lead into Picasso’s universe during a private and exclusive guided tour to the permanent collection of the Picasso Museum.
  19. 19. OTHER ACTIVITIES Human Towers- Castellers Human Towers – Castellers is based on one of the most important Catalan traditions: Barcelona Segway Tours Castellers. This word, translated This is a fabulous way to see the into English, means castle, and highlights and experience Barcelona. consists of the construction of human towers. Carriages and Vintage Car Tours If you are not attracted by conventional ways of transport why don’t you experience our original tours with carriages and vintage cars?
  20. 20. OTHER ACTIVITIES Catamaran Cruises We organize catamaran cruises through the mediterranean, cruise to Sitges, catamaran activities and Dragon Boats
  21. 21. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  22. 22. Stories and legends of the Gothic Quarter Stoires Legends, traditions, stories from generation to generation heard in our streets…will be brought to life in our tour.
  23. 23. Stories and legends of the Gothic Quarter Stoires We will walk the narrow medieval streets of the Gothic quarter, discovering how our ancestors lived and what their relation was to this part of the city. BOTH tours can include a Tavern is the history of a strange romance between a medieval gentleman and the tavern maid in the XVIIth century. The brief perfomance in performance offers us moments of emotion and humour that framed in a a medieval tour replete with medieval legends and that turns out to be unforgettable. Tavern! ICONO, Serveis Culturals, Incentive Activities for companies 2009
  24. 24. Barcelona from the Heights. Discover a new city. It is always amazing to look at things from a different point of view, especially if we are referring to a city. This tour lets us see Barcelona from its heights, moving around terrace rooves and high points of the city from where we can admire Barcelona.
  25. 25. Brief description of the tour: We are going to begin climbing up to Montjuic (MNAC and Mirador del Alcalde) and then walking from different terrace rooves such as the Cathedral roof to get the best views of the Gothic quarter. After, we will climb the roof of the Pedrera to fully understand the “Eixample” city project, and the terrace of the Park Güell
  26. 26. There is no better option to discover the city of Barcelona than looking all around from the roof of this cabriolet. Are you ready?
  27. 27. The Shadow of the Wind Literary route All books are read but some offers the possibility to walk into... We present a unique opportunity to wander around the amazing Barcelona shown in The Shadow of the Wind, a novel that has captivated thousands of readers all around the world. From writing to words, from the imagination to reality. We will be ourselves the characters of the novel that has hit us and we are going to move around the places that still today keep the charm and mystery of early XX century Barcelona. There is the possibility of Not often do we have the possibility to turn including actors for a fiction into reality but this is one such chance. performance tour.
  28. 28. “BARCELONA: THE MOVIE WALKING TOUR!” “Barcelona: the movie walking tour” shows the main locations where popular scenes from “Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona” and other master films haven been shot. At the same time discovers films that used the city as the set to construct other atmospheres such as “The Parfum”. Did you know that the first film ever shot in Spain took place in Barcelona in 1896? Would you like to enter the locations and talk to people who worked in the shootings? Do not hesitate and discover Barcelona like you have never seen it.
  29. 29. THE CATHEDRAL OF THE SEA 14th Century: the city of Barcelona was a prosperous city and had grown towards the shore. The humble new district of fishermen decided to build, with their own money and efforts, the greatest temple ever to have existed: Santa Maria of the Sea. The young Arnau works as a dock worker, soldier and money changer. However, his life, always under the protection of the Cathedral dedicated to the Sea, will change when he changes his misery for nobility and wealth. You will discover the scenes of this exciting novel, scenes that after almost 700 years we can still admire. A unique opportunity to life again the stories of its characters and know more about one of the most emblematic monuments of Barcelona, Santa Maria del Mar, whilst admiring the Gothic quarter of Barcelona.
  30. 30. THE GHOST WALKING TOUR What do the streets of Barcelona hide when night falls? Which stories marked our ancestor’s lives forever? Let yourself become absorbed by the paranormal mysteries of Barcelona with the explanations of an experienced guide. The Ghost Walking Tour is a night visit around Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and la Ribera quarters, based on the book “Fantasmes de Barcelona” written by Sylvia Lagarda-Mata. The tour tells the mysterious and hair-raising stories that have been taking place in those areas for decades. An experienced guide leads the visit. Exorcisms, witchcrafts, bewitched convents and records of phantom apparitions invade the streets of Barcelona. Participants will have the chance to discover those baffling phenomena in a funny and entertaining way. Come and walk through a hidden city: meet Barcelona’s ghosts. This mysterious tour has the possibility of including actors. A night that you will never forget, that will mark forever your memories of Barcelona. Do you dare?
  31. 31. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  32. 32. Performance Guided Tours Travel back in time and meet Picasso, Gaudí, Dalí… Travel Back in Time and get introduced to the spellbinding history of Barcelona meeting those characters that performed the city.
  33. 33. Barcino: 2000 years of History told by the city Barcelona is a city with more than 2000 years of history. Despite its name is owed to the Romans: IULIA AUGUSTA ROMANA PATERNA BARCINO, the city enjoyed its splendour during the Middles Ages..
  34. 34. Tour with performance around the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. The best protagonist will accompany us on our trip to the past. She will explain the hidden secrets of the court, the gossip in the streets and show us the mystery of hidden squares and secret places within the old city walls of Barcelona An unforgettable way to discover the history of the city!
  35. 35. Following the steps of a genius: the secret Barcelona of Gaudí “The most brilliant architect, inexhaustible creator, always unpublished, and always logical, but in his own world” We would like to invite you to discover the secrets hidden behind Gaudí’s creations and his time. Beginning in the place where he found his death run over by a tram, we will introduce ourselves in the universe of don Anton, a charismatic character not only for his strange behavior, but for his incredible imagination capable to turn dreams into stone.
  36. 36. On the way, you will meet some very famous characters that will explain you anecdotes, secrets that will lead us in this tour that wants to introduce us in the Gaudí’s universe. Do you dare to follow a genius?
  37. 37. This tour can finish at Parc Güell or Casa Batlló, where the group will be received by The Güell Family.
  38. 38. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  39. 39. This is a very interactive experience designed to stimulate creativity, cooperation and communication. Although Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain, he spent many years living in Barcelona as a struggling artist learning his trade. Famed for developing the style of painting known as cubism, his creative footprints are evident throughout the city. In this experience you will create a collage based on a famous piece of Picasso artwork.
  40. 40. Firstly you will be split into groups and taken on a 30 minute Picasso tour of the city centre. The tour is an extremely informative historical look at the life of Picasso. Along the walk, your team must stay alert and be observant, as you will have to pick up various materials and objects, which represent the ‘spirit of Picasso’. Attention! The idea is to be as creative as possible. The second part of this experience takes place back at the workshop. There will be a quiz consisting of 10 questions based on the tour. For each correct question, the team receives a bonus in the form of a required ‘tool’ for the collage. You will be given 45 minutes to 1 hour to create your Picasso masterpiece. Each team then elects a spokesperson to give a 30 second explanation of the ideas behind their creations. The winning team will be judged by our art experts. Lunch/dinner is also an option
  41. 41. Artistic Workshop: The “Trencadís” Technique Would you like to be Gaudí for one day and create a colourful and original work of art? You will have the opportunity to try the same artistic techniques that Gaudí utilized in his buildings using the real materials he used such as ceramics, wood and glue.
  42. 42. The 3 hour theatre workshop will consist basically of performance games, drama training and improvisation activities. The aim is to allow the group to let their inhibitions go, interact with their colleagues in a different way, help them to adapt their behavior to new, unforeseen situations, generate feelings and control emotions and different states of mind. Participants will have to be led blindfolded by a colleague, or put their trust in their colleague to catch them when they fall. All games are thought to work with concepts like: trust, concentration, intellectual skills etc.
  43. 43. ICONO has successfully developed a new activity that all our customers love. It’s our Opera and song workshop. In one of the most emblematic spaces in the city: The Hall of Mirrors in the “Gran Teatre del Liceu”.
  44. 44. The activity consists of 3 diferent stages 1. Musical quiz: the groups will be asked a few general questions about Opera and Music history. Which opera does this fragment belong to? Which character is singing? This is a competition. Only the best group will qualify! 2. Cleaning and warming-up voices: Key division: baritones, tenors, sopranos, etc. 1st Canon: especially easy lyrics and rhythms to learn. 2nd canon: this one will challenge the participants. 3. The Concert: the This is an original exercise that lets the group enjoy groups will interpret immediately the fruits of their labour. both canons and will be then evaluated by It sounds great, indeed better than we could ever imagine! our Opera teacher. .
  45. 45. ICONO presents a new workshop: A BA A SINGING WORKSHOP WITH THE SONGS OF THE A UNIQUE AND ORIGINAL MOST FAMOUS ACTIVITY IN THE BEST SWEDISH GROUP OF ATMOSPHERE!! OUR TIME
  46. 46. It consists of 6 parts 1.Cleaning and warming-up voices: exercises to clear and prepare the voice and a distribution of the singers according to the tone and tessitura. 2. Rehearsal of choreographies and attribution of roles: participants will rehearse the choreographies previously prepared and the roles that each one will have on the satge will be attributed (soloist, choir, ...) 3. Preparation of the songs: the songs chosen will be rehearsed. For this workshop some ABBA‟s songs have been selected: MAMMA MIA, MONEY, MONEY, MONEY y THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC. 4. Concert: the groups will perform the songs and the choreography and will be submitted to the jury‟s qualification. 5. Optional: El the group will be able to choose a member to perform a song as a soloist. 6. Awards: Después After the performing and the evaluation of the jury, you will proceed to the awards-giving. The best singers awill receive a diploma for the “excellence to the performing”.
  47. 47. GOSPEL WORKSHOP A UNIQUE AND ORIGINAL ACTIVITY IN THE BEST ATMOSPHERE!!
  48. 48. It consists of 6 parts: 1. Voices cleaning and warming-up : exercises to clear and prepare the voice and a distribution of the singers according to the tone and tessitura. 2. Rehearsal of choreographies and attribution of roles: participants will rehearse the choreographies previously prepared and the roles that each one will have on the satge will be attributed (soloist, choir, ...) 3. Preparation of the songs: the songs chosen will be rehearsed. The songs selected for this workshop are: Happy Day, Respect and I will follow him. 4. Concert: the groups will perform the songs and the choreography and will be submitted to the jury’s qualification. 5. Optional: El the group will be able to choose a member to perform a song as a soloist. 6. Awards: Después After the performing and the evaluation of the jury, you will proceed to the awards-giving. The best singers awill receive a diploma for the “excellence to the performing”.
  49. 49. Taller del baile flamenco Listen Dance Feel Enjoy A truly Spanish experience.
  50. 50. Why don’t you try the Flamenco experience?…It is a good way to get to know, to show and to share our musical abilities in a relaxed atmosphere with our team. This workshop is led by a flamenco “bailaora” that will introduce us to the rhythm of flamenco Taconeo Taconeo Duration: 1’30h. Includes an appetizer and drinks such as “fino and manzanilla” (typical southern Spanish drinks)
  51. 51. Rumba Workshop This is a sensual Latin dance, with a relatively slow rhythm and an appealing hip movement. Let’s dance !
  52. 52. Rumba was born in the neighbourhood of the Raval, in the heart of Barcelona and it’s the original sound of the Catalan gypsies. The rumba is well known by the happiness that transmits to the public , you will have fun learning the first steps of this dance that exceptionally combines Flamenco and Latin music. !Atriquitram, tram,tram! ♫♫♫♪♪
  53. 53. Pintxos Workshop The gastronomic relevance of the pintxo, also known as miniature cuisine, is due in great part to the Basque Country and its traditions. In the early 20th Century small taverns appeared in the Basque Country, places to share the country’s best ciders and wines together with traditional foods in an informal and popular atmosphere. Following the example of the cider-makers, bite-sized toothpick foods known as pintxos were served to counter the excesses caused by drinking.
  54. 54. Cider houses and taverns are and have always been a cultural legacy in the Basque Country. A legacy that this activity wishes to conserve and convert into a meeting place of the past with the present, where culture and relations can come together. For groups interested in this appetizing gastronomic art, this teambuilding activity offers the chance to participate in its pintxos workshop. An entertaining activity that forms part of our country’s culture, designed to teach and be enjoyed at the same time. TECHNICAL DATA •Masterclass chef cocina vasca •Chef •Materials: apron, pencil, leaflet •4 pintxos per each •Sidra •Transport
  55. 55. Do you dare to compete with your collegues in a cocktail workshop- competition for amateurs? In this activity it is important to learn the exact measure of each of the ingredients but, above all, shake the cocktail, the best mixture will be the winner. Shake it, shake it and shake!
  56. 56. During the activity of two hours long, you will make two classic cocktails under the supervision of a professional barman expert in cocktails recipes. First of all, an expert master will do a demonstration at the same time as the members of the group will make their own cocktail. Everything counts in this part: the time of elaboration of the cocktail and the delicious refreshing taste of the Caipi-fruits and the jackass mojito. In the second part, members will be split in groups of 15 or 20 people and only those who have been chosen as representatives of the group will enter the fray to prepare a more complicated cocktail. The best cocktail wins!
  57. 57. Wine Trivial Pursuit Challenge your colleagues to demonstrate their knowledge of Spanish wines. Are you ready to dare your senses in an amusing way?
  58. 58. This is an exclusive activity that ICONO Serveis Culturals offers you. An incentive thought especially for company groups that favours communication and the participation of all, in aspects that go beyond the professional one. A group’s success will depend on each participant. Each stage needs to be passed by teams to complete the game: Wine tasting, blindfolded, Wine Trivial Pursuit: questions and answers, Without Names nor last name. Each phase needs to be passed by teams to complete the game: -Wine tasting, blindfolded -Wine Trivial Pursuit: questions and answers - Without Names nor last name
  59. 59. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  60. 60. Living Barcelona Taste Barcelona’s lifestyle through a gastronomic activity We suggest a practical way to discover the gastronomic culture of the Mediterranean capital, and the succulent secrets of our food. Gastronomy shapes our culture; and with this activity we propose you to discover Barcelona from a new perspective: living the real life in the city. Let's introduce ourselves in the daily life of the Eixample district and walk through its stores, go into the tapas restaurants, and know at first hand the daily life of Barcelona.
  61. 61. Cooking in miniature: the pleasure of Pinchos and Tapas Pinchos and Tapas have become known as ‘cooking in miniature’, and are the perfect solution for a fun and informal lunch or dinner. This is your opportunity to be creative and daring in the kitchen. All kinds of ingredients, whether they are sweet, sour, savoury or spicy, can be combined in new and innovative ways, and the results may well surprise you. Our chef will offer a brief demonstration of four quite different tapas to give you an idea of the variety of tapas that can be created. However, it will be up to you to come up with new tapas.
  62. 62. Daily Life in the Eixample...
  63. 63. Practice and become Chef for one day • Through this activity you will learn and practice the techniques to prepare tapas. Practicing is the best way to improve your culinary skills. But reaching the objective won’t be that easy, you will have to sort yourselves out… • The activity is divided into three stages: • GO SHOPPING!: This part consists of buying the necessary ingredients for your recipe in the shops and markets situated in the Eixample district. Each group will be given a list of shops and a budget, which must be adhered to. • DOWN TO WORK: The making of the recipe itself. Each group might create a type of tapa. • PRESENTATION AND NAMING: Each group should give their dish a name, and present their culinary masterpiece.
  64. 64. Oil tasting The first part concentrates on the different Spanish olive oils. Participants are introduced to olive oil – its origin, how it is elaborated, varieties etc. Following on from that participants will be able to taste three different olive oils, and three varieties of olives. After the explanations and using their senses to guide them, participants will have to match the olive oil to the olive variety.
  65. 65. Gastronomic Gymkhana This game is designed to challenge the participants’ culinary skills. Each member will be asked to perform different tests to develop their sense of taste and smell and their abilities to cook all in a light-hearted way.
  66. 66. The gymkhana will take place in three different places: -The Boqueria market -Gastronomic kitchen in Las Ramblas The special location for the Wine Trivial Pursuit. At the meeting point, participants will be divided into groups. Each group will receive a name related to a gastronomic term and will be given instructions, game rules and a content of the tests.
  67. 67. First Part: The groups will be given two tests. They will perform them synchronically around the marketplace. • Series of tests and questions to be resolved. Such as: filling-in a typical Catalan culinary recipe with the necessary ingredients; writing-down the longest list of different fruits. These simple games will improve thei knowledge of the market and its history. • Workshop and competition of “Tapas” and “montaditos” at the Boqueria kitchens. An unforgettable learning experience. Participants are expected to guess the components seen in some “tapas” images and make them on their own. Only through making ‘pinchos’ can you truly learn.
  68. 68. Second part: At the special location for the wine tasting. ICONO will provide the setting for wine tasting. Each group will be asked to taste three different wines blindfolded. Not only the kind of wine must be identified, but they also need to describe it using the appropriate adjectives! After the test, a cocktail can be served.... Technical Description: Duration: 3 hours Budget: To be confirmed depending on the size of the group. Each group is led by a guide/ profesional monitor: Reservation of Kitchen halls Material for montaditos workshop & wine tasting Support material:aprons, badges. Cocktail per person Optional: a present for the winning team
  69. 69. DISCOVERING BARCELONA Challenges, emblematic and unknown locations… An original and enjoyable formula to get to know or rediscover the city of Barcelona. A unique proposal that combines culture, action and wit.
  70. 70. At the start of the activity, participants will be given a map of the city, with the location of the several challenges that they will find. The challenges that they will find are the following: Photographs: Each team will be given some photographs. These are photographs of well known monuments, places, etc. , but taken from an unusual point of view. Participants will have to identify what appears in the photograph, and locate it. Questions: Participants, visiting several points of the city, will have to discover the answers of the questions put to them by the organization, for example: how many windows are on the façade of the Pedrera. This activity will last for about 2 hours (at least).
  71. 71. The 10 objects Find 10 objects and give them to the monitors at the end of the activity. None of the objects can be bought. Some examples of the objects: an oak tree leaf, a non-European coin, an old newspaper or magazine, a feather, a sea shell, some sea water, a clothespin, a hard-boiled egg, an animal and something typical from Barcelona. All these things must be found following the itinerary of the other tests and quizzes. This budget includes: • The idea, design and production of the event. •The assembly and disassembly of the entire event. •All the necessary materials for the activity: maps, pictures, pens and notebooks etc. Polaroids optional. •Transportation of necessary materials for the activity. •A professional director of events. •All necessary people for coordination and logistic.
  72. 72. Gymkhana in Sitges The cultural gymkhana is a different way of getting to know the town of Sitges, its culture and its traditions, as well as a new way of making contact with its residents.
  73. 73. The group will be divided into different teams, each one of them with its respective “survival sack” in which they will find all the necessary materials to take part in the game. The game starts: the route in the centre of the town, its old quarter and the more emblematic museums and buildings. Each pack of tests includes a subject on the history and the culture of the town so that the visitor discovers them in an amusing and pleasant way: "A little bit of History”; “Let’s discover the museums”; “Earth at a glance”; “Sitges, tourist destination”; “Let’s go shopping” and “Let’s discover the people of the town”. A prize-giving will come at the end of all the activities.
  74. 74. Challenges, tests, Barcelona: symbolic places and secrets... The Museum Challenge An original and entertaining way to learn and rediscover the city of Barcelona. ARE YOU READY TO DISCOVER A unique proposition BARCELONA THROUGH THE that combines MUSEUMS? culture, action, and tips.
  75. 75. The main objective is to promote teamwork, improve human relations and play in a relaxed atmosphere. At the beginning of the activity, the participants will receive a map and a book drive that will indicate the locations of the tests. The tests will include: The pictures: Some photos will be given to each team (the mailbox of “la casa del Ardiaca”, the Plaza del Rey ...) These are photographs taken from totally strange points of view. Participants will identify the place, locate and answer the questionnaire about the museum.
  76. 76. The questions: At each museum: Participants will be organized to respond to a series of questions. For example: How many windows does the facade of La Pedrera have? Or: "find it inside the tent of a conqueror ..." Optional items: Find 10 objects and hand them to the monitor at the end of the activity. None of these items could be bought. It is of a traditional object of Barcelona. Action: Some tests require interaction with the citizens of Barcelona, ask questions, to pretend to be a guide, ask for current information about the city, etc ...
  77. 77. Museums and monuments proposed: • Pedrera • Casa Batlló • Palau de la Música • Museu d’Història de la Ciutat • Gran Teatre del Liceu • Museu Picasso • Museu d’Història de Catalunya • Museu Frederic Marès • Museu del Disseny HUB • Museu d’Art Precolombí
  78. 78. Treasure Hunt PARK GÜELL El Parc Güell is one of the most important works of modernism style in the world, one of themost visited places in Barcelona, but, do you know the misteries it hides? Dare to discover the secrets and curiosities of this unfinished project of the famous architect Antoni Gaudí based on the English garden-cities and constructed on site with amazing views to Barcelona and the sea. What does it consist of? At the begining of the activity, participants will be given a surviving bagpack, with material and a roadbook. Each group will go with a guide. During the test, participants will have to overcome obstacles, localize images, solve enigmas, asnwer to questions... At the end of the test, winners will be rewarded.
  79. 79. Location of images PICTURES: They will have to identify and locate pictures of monuments and famous places taken from a weird point of view. Objects Particpants will have to locate around the park emblematic objects related to Gaudí through clues given by the guide. This part can be done with guide or actors. Cultura Popular Quiz Participants will have to answer some How is that technique called? questions related to cultural topics about Gaudí and his work.
  80. 80. Enigmas about locations Where are those crosses? One of them doesn’t belong to the Park Güell, which one is it? Mosaic Participants will have to arrange the pieces of an image: the result will be one of the decorative works of the park.
  81. 81. Capture the best image of Barcelona This is a city where the pace of life is matched by the pace of change and the only thing you can do is pause for a moment and take a snapshot of a great city on the way to even better things. ICONO invites you to discover Barcelona and to gain further insights into the city’s culture and monuments.
  82. 82. Whether you are an amateur wanting to learn more about photography, or a more experienced „pro‟ keen to find the best places to take photos in Barcelona this activity is for you!
  83. 83. The 10 dragons enigma This is a walking gymkhana that challenges our participants’ curiosity! They will need to crack our enigmas to successfully find and reach the places where the 10 emblematic dragons in the city are.
  84. 84. They will think about questions like: Have you ever wondered why Barcelona is a city full of dragons, which is their true story? Do they have any hidden intention? Is Barcelona in danger? Will Saint George’s legend happen again? Participants will have to solve all these enigmas. Some Dragons are: Dragon Parc Güell Casa Batlló (the roof-terrace) Casa Amatller (Saint George and the dragon) Boquería/Rambla (Casa de los Paraguas)
  85. 85. Dragons can be found around the whole city, we’ve pointed out 10 of them that the group should find. They will have to find the way to get to each one on their own without spending too much time. There will be one guide at each place to help them find the next one. Guides will take into account timings of each team. How long will it take you to find them? All participants will be given a map of the city, a bottle of water, a rucksack. Each team will have 10 tube/bus tickets for their transfers and a leaflet with all the dragons they should find. The budget includes: > The idea, design and production of the event. > The assembly and disassembly of the entire event. > All the necessary materials for the activity: maps, pictures, pens and notebooks etc. Polaroids optional. Tickets > Transportation of necessary materials for the activity. > A professional director of events in ICONO. > All necessary people for coordination and logistic. > 1 guide per group.
  86. 86. Poble Espanyol: Customs and traditions Challenges, tests, emblematic places and secrets... An original and amusing formula to know and discover the Poble Espanyol. A unique proposal that combines culture, action and ingenuity. The main objective is to promote work team, improve human relationships and fun in a relaxed atmosphere. At the beginning of the activity, participants will receive a map of the place with the location of the different tests they will have to get over.
  87. 87. Challenges: Photographies: Each team will be given some pictures. They are pictures of monuments and places taken from strange points of view. Particpants will have to identify the places that appears on the picture, locate it and go there. When they arrive at the correct place, they will be given a clue to locate the next point.
  88. 88. Questions: Participants will have to organize themselves to answer some questions while they follow the different points of the Jobs: Tests related to the jobs that you can ifnd in the Pueblo Español. Traditions and customs: A questionaire similiar to “Trivial Pursuit” about customs and typical traditions of the different regions of Spain.
  89. 89. ICONO offers a different way to discover Barcelona through organised bicycle tours. ICONO designs the most suitable itinerary and organises stops in different parts of the city : the Gothic Quarter, sea front, Poble Nou, Olympic Barcelona (from Montjuic to the Olimpic Port), Modernista Barcelona (Gaudí)....
  90. 90. All groups are accompanied by a multilingual monitor-guide and a mechanic monitor. Options for Group Tours: Transport : Our warehouse is located in the centre of the old town, in the Born area. Tours can start from our premises in C/ Esparteria or if required there is the option to start or finish tours from a different location (Hotel, Conference Room, Office, Restaurant...). In such cases the bicycles are transported by lorry or van to the requested location. We organise gymkhanas, tours based on particular themes or itineraries which can include visits to museums and monuments. We can supply helmets: in Barcelona it is optional, not obligatory. Insurance.
  91. 91. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  92. 92. One night at the Opera This is a night of Magic and Music. You will get introduced to the history and characters of one of the most solemn theatres of the nineteenth century and to a special Barcelona's identifying symbols. You will be welcomed by characters of famous Operas such as Madame Butterfly, Aida, Don Giovanni and Papagenno.
  93. 93. During the welcome cocktail the actors will perform brief pieces of each opera. The actions will take 5 or 7 minutes depending on the atendees and timing. Madame Butterfly: our particular geisha will be desperately looking for Mr. Pinkerton. She will be explaining her story to the visitants, sharing her pain and misadventure will help her to feel better. Don Giovanni: he will explain his adventures to those attending without being discovered by the Duke Octavio, neither by Doña Ximena Maturin, Doña Elvira or to those found among the visitors. He will tempt to seduce all present ladies as well.
  94. 94. La magia del agua The Magic The fantasy of the La fantasía de las Fairy Forest and Hadas del bosque y en el Museo of Water Water Nymphs Ninfas del Agua Agbar
  95. 95. Agbar Museum This is the best oportunity to enjoy a starring Fantasy Water in all states. You will get introduced to the Universe of Water from different perspectives: science, techniques, environment, society ... And you will be received by the water nymphs and forest fairies hidden in the gardens. Hadas del bosque y Be ready for getting caught up Ninfas del in their fantasies and dances while hearing the music.
  96. 96. Agbar Museum During the reception the visitors will have the opportunity to follow a guided tour around the campus including the Amargós and Samaranch Building and the Engine Room. After the cocktail and the fabulous spectacle of dance, we Hadas del bosque y will move to the circular tank of Ninfas del water for the Farewell dinner.
  97. 97. Exclusive guided tour in The Picasso Museum In this very special occasion, you will be lead into Picasso’s universe during a private and exclusive guided tour to the permanent collection of the Picasso Museum. You will learn about Picasso’s first arrival in Barcelona, his first years in the Arts school, his artistic relations, his first arts exhibition, his nights out and, in a word, his strong relation with Barcelona, which constitutes the basis of his future work. Thanks to the wishes of Picasso and his friend Jaume Sabartés, Barcelona now has the youthful work of one of the twentieth century’s most significant artists.
  98. 98. TOURS & GUIDED VISITS PERFORMANCE GUIDED TOURS WORKSHOPS GYMKHANAS SPECIAL EVENTS OTHER ACTIVITIES
  99. 99. Human Towers – Castellers is based on one of the most important Catalan traditions: Castells. This word, translated into English, means castle, and consists of the construction of humantowers. A lot of people is needed to attain this objective, and it is very important that all of them communicate, cooperate and work together in to get the final success.
  100. 100. The event will start by a demonstration of a group of castellers so that participants can get familiar with what they are going to do. After this first introduction, it will be the time to get into action. We will divide participants into teams in order to carry out a practice period, where they will be able to learn the main techniques, structures, etc. And once they control the basics, will be the moment for the final performance. All teams together will collaborate in the building of one castle.
  101. 101. Barcelona Segway Tours This is a fabulous way to see the highlights and experience Barcelona. The Segway HT® is the first of its kind - a self- balancing, personal transportation device designed to operate in any pedestrian environment and it’s lots of fun! With the Segway HT® we will glide effortlessly around the sights of the city while learning the history, fun facts and other interesting information about our city. Our two-hour tours are limited in size so you can count on a great, personal service and a memorable experience. Feel like a celebrity as everyone turns in awe to watch us glide by!
  102. 102. If conventional forms of transport don’t attract you, why don’t you experience our original tours with carriages and vintage cars?
  103. 103. Catamaran cruise through the Mediterranean Sea. Catamaran cruise to Sitges Catamaran activities and Dragon Boats

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