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How to get to Valencia



Valencia Airport is located in Manises, a small town 5 km from Valencia City. It has international connections to main international hubs like Paris and Zurich. You may be able to find a cheap flight on low-cost carriers from many other European destinations.

From the airport to Valencia you can take the Subway line 3 or 5, it takes 20 minutes to the city center. See the "getting around" section for more information. A taxi to the city center will cost you around 20 Euros.


There are good train connections from Barcelona and Madrid to Valencia. The train station "Joaquin Sorolla" where long-distance trains arrive is in the city center, within walking distance from the conference venue (10-15 minutes) and the hotel (5 minutes).
More info about prices and schedules can be found here:

Moving around Valencia

Valencia is the 3rd largest city of Spain. Valencia is an easy walkable city, but it also has an efficient public transport system, including buses, and expanding underground and tram networks.

By bus:

The local authority for transportation, EMT, operates daytime and night bus lines within the city. You can check all the information regarding the bus network in

By subway and tram:

Getting around by metro is really easy: download the metro map or visit

If you are travelling on lines 3 or 5 of the metro, we suggest you stop off at La Alameda, an important example of the Valencian architecture designed by Santiago Calatrava. The station is located underneath the Exposicion bridge, which is another jewel in the crown of this Valencian architect and is not to be missed.

Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace Valencia

The Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace is an emblematic hotel located in a quiet area right in the heart of the city of Valencia, also known as the financial, shopping, cultural and monumental centre. Set only 100 metres from the Town Hall, very near to the Cathedral of Valencia and to the entertainment and dining district of Barrio del Carmen.

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Plaza de Rodrigo Botet, 5, 46002, Valencia - Spain
Tel.: +34 96 3981000 - Fax: +34 96 3981010

Getting to Centro Cultural Bancaja

The conference will take place in the Centro Cultural Bancaja in the heart of Valencia. A ten minutes walk from the Astoria Palace.

Plaza de Tetuan, 23
46003 Valencia (Valencia)
Tel.: +34 96 387 58 64

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