Where is the Start and Finish of the Valencia Marathon?
The marathon starts at different points in different years, depending on the course chosen by the Valencian Sports Club. In 2020, it started at the Pont de Mont Olivet, a sophisticated bridge that extends Santiago Calatrava.
For 2021, the marathon is set to start at Placa de la Marato on 04th December 2022, where the marathoners will pick up their gear (the runners’ bib and the runners’ bag) the day before. The Placa de la Marato is located in the Museo Principe Felipe. All the runners will assemble here so that the marathon can begin.
Where does the Valencia marathon finish?
The marathon will end at a walkaway over the water in the City of Arts and Sciences. This is at the Museo de las Ciencias Principe Felipe. The course will go through some amazing sites that include but are not limited to Mercado de Colon, Palua de la Musica and Jardin del Turia.
It is relatively flat, giving the runners a great opportunity to make their best records and improve on those they had already set in the past. There are good places for cheerers to stand to encourage the marathoners as the course goes on.
Book the Best Accommodation
There are many places to stay for the Valencia marathon; it is even safe to say that one can be spoilt for choice. However, it is important to note that the place a marathoner chooses plays an important role in their performance.
These places to stay include b&b’s, hotels and apartments. Most of them offer athletes a restful environment in preparation for the marathon while providing tourist attractions they can visit to free their minds.
Marathoners who sleep in hotels normally leave good reviews that can be seen by those looking for similar hotels and better experiences, as they are normally improved to suit the needs of the people they host.
Home owners also rent out their homes to marathoners and spectators for an agreed period and rate depending on the facilities they have at their homes, and the distance from the marathon their homes are located. Most of these prices are fair, but if one is new, it can be difficult to communicate with the locals to find out which areas are being rented out and which are the safest for foreigners.
Most hotels can be located online, and reviews from those who have been there give those who would like to stay in the same places real-life experiences, thereby helping you choose wisely.
Here are some of the hotels you can stay at during the Valencia Marathon in Spain for a marvelous experience:
Situated 200 meters from the City of Arts and Sciences, this is one of the most beautiful hotels in the city, just where the marathon is set to start this year. The hotel is surrounded by popular attractions in Spain you can visit, such as Hemisferic, Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia and Pont de L’Assut de l’Or (all of which are 0.3 miles far). Sercotel Valencia Alameda 41 is has a modern and minimalist style with a variety of cuisine such as Mediterranean cuisine that you can comfortably enjoy.
The hotel is only a 5-minute walk away from the City of Arts and Sciences and a few minutes from both start and finishing line. Situated in Quatre Carreras, the property is also is a close proximal distance to the Oceanographic Aquarium, which you should explore while in the city. This is close to the marathon, with high-grade bus connections within the center, making your movements conveniently easier.
This family-friendly hotel brags top-tier cuisines especially for breakfast and is only 400 metres from Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences. You can access the beach from the hotel and enjoy Aqua Multiespacio and the famous Esculturas Del Rio Turia. If you are looking for serenity and a place to relax after you finish the marathon, Hotel Valencia Center is the right pick for you.
This hotel is also located near the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, near the Turia River. This means it is near the L’Oceanografic tourist attraction and the start point of the marathon. Both of these things show that it is strategically located with a striking view of the city. This property has excellent amenities and can be booked at affordable rates for different types of rooms to suit your need. It has ambient space for a marvelous experience.
Ensure you book the accommodation in advance and check out its features and reviews in advance to avoid inconveniences. Enjoy your stay!
Tourist attraction sites in Valencia
The Central Market of Valencia
Just as the name suggests, it is located in the center of Valencia, near the church of the Juanes and opposite Llotja de la Seda. If you are a lover of art, you will enjoy the original art, get to spruce up a shopping spree and appreciate the magically beautiful market architecture in place. The locals are amicable.
It is located in the Southeast part of Valencia city, on the Turia river bed with incredible aquatic life. The architecture of the area is excellent, with the structural engineers doing a super job on the overall structure of the place. Therefore, the building itself, together with the ocean therein, is a sight to behold.
La Lonja de la Seda
This is also known as Llotja de la Seda. It is generously decorated with gothic columns and a Valencia style, making it a popular tourist attraction. It has numerous rooms with original furnishings, mainly from the 16th century. Its originality is something to behold.
Most people have heard the rumor that the holy grail is located here. They go hunting for it, some of the time. It has magnificent architecture inside and outside the building and would be a sight to behold, should one visit there after you finish the marathon. These are just a few tourist sites that one can see, and there is always more you can discover while in the city.
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