Where to Stay for Paris Marathon ?
The participants start in the Avenue des Champs-Elysees, which is described as one of the most beautiful avenues in the world.
If you are wishing to find hotels near the start, you should be looking for hotels of reasonable pricing, that will also almost definitely provide you with a great view, good connections to local restaurants (such as the Hard Rock Cafe and the l’Atelier) as well as being within the best distance of the museums in the area (such as the famous Grand Palais).
The most significant point of this particular area is the Arc de Triomphe, from which you can view the entirety of Paris from the very top.
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Enjoying the culture of Paris is also an important part of your stay whilst being next-door to the start point of one of the best marathons in Europe. Accommodation around this particular area provides many other opportunities alongside the race, including being able to immerse yourself in the best of the scenery and discovering the sites.
Surrounding and right in the heart of the Avenue des Champ-Elysees are a wide range of spectacular hotels, all of which truly shine with Parisian culture and architecture.
In 2021 the 44th edition of the race is held on Sunday 17th of October.
> Hotels near Start Line (Champs Elysées)
Where is the Finish of Paris Marathon
The finish line is in the Avenue Foch, a less well-known however no less beautiful street in Paris.
The origin of the name comes from the French First World War Hero, Marechal Ferdinand Foch. Being a more clam and prestigious environment, this area may be more suitable or even best place for you if you prefer quiet accommodation near the finish line, where you can relax and experience the marathon at your own pace.
Here you can visit the memorial to Jean-Charles Alphand, the French Engineer of the Corps of Bridges and Roads. Being another area of France offering culture, you can explore the options of a variety of wonderful and also well priced hotels, all very close to the marathon finish line.
> Hotels near Finish Line (Avenue Foch)
The Schneider Electric Paris Marathon – October 17, 2021
Both the start and finish line are located in areas that are quite diverse in beauty and culture, so you have a range of places that may be best for you to search for hotels and accommodation – all of which are available to you, and offer the chance to be a part of the exciting marathon.
Start Line and Finish Line area
Start is at the top of Avenue des Champs Elysees (8e), finish at the bottom of Avenue Foch (16th arrondissement).
Metro to start: Charles de Gaulle–Etoile, George V, Franklin D Roosevelt or Champs-Elysees-Clemenceau
The city of Paris is easy to reach by airplane via one of the three international airports. The biggest airport is Charles de Gaulle, followed by Orly and the smaller Beauvais Airport.
Relevant Internet Information
– www.schneiderelectricparismarathon.com : Official website
– Facebook Page