RUN the MOST ATTRACTIVE MARATHON COURSE in EUROPE .
AIRPORT TRANSFERS, ACCOMMODATION, BREAKFAST and RACE ENTRY INCLUDED.
BARCELONA MARATHON is flat, with very few hills, making it ideal for achieving a good time.
Runners start and finish below the green hills of Montjuic Park in front of the Magic Fountain. They then race thorough the city enjoying many of the sites of the Catalan capital. Along the way they will see Camp Nou (home to FC Barcelona), Gaudi’s magnificent La Pedrera and his cathedral masterpiece La Sagrada Familia as well as the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Zurich Marató Barcelona in the last years is linked to that of the Expo Sports , the parallel fair that is celebrated during the same weekend of the race. The Expo Sports 2016 had 150 exhibitors and about 60.000 visitors in the two days of opening and calculates that the Expo Sports will have about 200 exhibitors and that it will surpass 70.000 visitors in 2017
For the next edition, the Expo Sports will remain located in the pavilion 8 of Barcelonas Fair. More square meters of exhibition to offer more space and comfort, both to visitors and exhibitors.
Day 1 – Friday 9 March 2018 – Arrive in Barcelona
Arrive at Barcelona–El Prat Airport
Succeeding hotel check-in you have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2 – Saturday 10 March 2018 – Race Expo | Expo Sports
We visit the Barcelona Marathon race expo – Expo Sports.
Rest the day is at leisure.
Day 3 – Sunday 11 March 2018 – ZURICH MARATO de BARCELONA 2018
** Today is the big day – ZURICH MARATO de BARCELONA **
After an early breakafast, we make our way to the start of the race.
Good luck and Enjoy!!
Day 4 – Monday 12 March 2018 – Flight back Home
Adeu Barcelona – Good Bye Barcelona
Depart from Barcelona–El Prat Airport
Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia in the Kingdom of Spain, and is known for its art and architecture.
The fantastical Sagrada Família basilica and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city. Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró feature modern art by their namesakes. City history museum MUHBA, includes several Roman archaeological sites.
Barcelona is known for their Mediterranean climate with an average high temperature of 17 degrees in the March months.
Hotel HCC Lugano 3*
A 5-minute walk from Poble Sec metro station, this modern 3-star hotel is also 1.8 km from Les Rambles, and 2.4 km from Museu Picasso.
Featuring free Wi-Fi, the straightforward rooms also have flat-screen TVs and minibars. Room service is available.
Amenities include a cafe/bar, a business center and meeting facilities. The breakfast is buffet. Parking and laundry facilities are available.
Ofelias Hotel 4*
Across the street from the Las Arenas shopping center and a 7-minute walk from Tarragona metro station, this chic 4-star hotel is 6 km from the sculptures and Gaudí museum at Parc Güell.
The warmly decorated rooms feature free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minibars, in addition to en suite bathrooms with rainfall showers. Room service and in-room massages are available.
Organic breakfast is offered in an elegant dining room. The outdoor pool features a sundeck with lounge chairs. Other amenities include loaner bikes, a library and a lobby/lounge with a fireplace.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY & EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS
Hotel HCC Lugano 3*
Runner Single Accommodation R 11 900 per person
Non Runner Single Accommodation R 9 400 per person
Runner Twin/Double Accommodation R 8 900 per person sharing
Non Runner Twin/Double Accommodation R 6 400 per person sharing
Triple Accommodation Not available
Ofelias Hotel 4*
Runner Single Accommodation R 17 000 per person
Non Runner Single Accommodation R 14 500 per person
Runner Twin/Double Accommodation R 11 800 per person sharing
Non Runner Twin/Double Accommodation R 9 300 per person sharing
Runner Triple Accommodation R 11 500 per person sharing
Non Runner Triple Accommodation R 9 000 per person sharing
We provide all clients with a Mobile travel App which can be installed from both the Apple and Android app store.
The application includes offline maps which assists you in locating tourist attractions as well as the nearest restaurant, coffee shop, shopping mall, etc.
The app also includes the following features: