The 2nd of december will be a special day in València. Thousands and thousands of marathonians, families, fans… will come this weekend to be part of one of the most important marathon in the world. In this edition, the City of Arts and Sciences will be again where the marathon starts and ends.
Every year this city works really hard to improve itself each edition and turned the city into a great race. Year by year València is trying to be part of the world running map.
This weekend, València is going to be crowded and many activities, events, concerts, expositions… will take place. This is why we are offering the best culture, gastronomy and leisure in the city.
Enjoy and sumerge yourself into the valencian vibrant spirit with your friends, family, partner…
Throughout the city you can see traces of the different cultures
The restaurants in Valencia offer much more than paella and other typicals dishes. Valencian gastronomy is known world-wide but there are many arabic, japanese, italian, chinese… that will provide a memorable dining experience.
For the high cuisine lovers there also Michelin star restaurants in València.
City of Arts and Sciences
If you come to València,the City of Arts and Sciences is a ‘must’. Even more this weekend, as in this scientific and cultural leisure complex the Marathon will take place.
Don´t forget: ‘No trip to València is complete without visiting the Oceanogràfic, Europe’s biggest aquarium’.
You will love it!
Christmas and typical markets
The Central Market is one of the most beautiful example of modernist architecture in the city of Valencia. The decoration and the 300 small traders will captivate you.
The 1st of december a new christmas market known as Nadalenca will take place in ‘Plaza de Toros’. Also, in the city centre in Colón Market the best gastronomy and leisure from top brands will offers all type of products.
If you are going to run the marathon some of the iconic monuments you will see them throughout the race. For sure, one of the best part of the Valencia Marathon are the amazing views!
Every single street in Valencia breaths history and tradition and you will quickly appreciated by walking through them.
The church of Saint Nicolás and much more other beautiful monuments will surprise you.
Plans with children
Children also run in this marathon, as the III Mini Maratón Valencia MAPRE will take place the 1st of december at 12.oo am.
For the most adventurers kids there is the gulliver park which lies in the heart of the Turia gardens, near the City of Arts and Sciences. Adults and kids will enjoy together!
L´Albufera and the beach
Valencia is also right on the Mediterranean sea, so you can laze on the sandy beaches and enjoy the tasty sea food with the perfect weather that usually this city has.
Finally, a beautiful and unique place in Valencia will certainly make you fall in love with this surprisingly city: L´Albufera. Famous because of its incredible views of the countryside during sunset and the rich diversity of birds.