Practical information

Conference venue

Facultat de Magisteri
Avda. Tarongers, 4
46022 Valencia (España)

1242

The University of Valencia is the third largest higher education institution in Spain. It includes several campuses; the meeting will be held at the Tarongers Campus. It is well connected to the historical center of the city by bus and metro/tram, or by a convenient 25minute stroll. Valencia offers a vast cultural and gastronomical variety, including: the City of Arts and Sciences (CAC), the Museum of Illustration and Modernity (MuVIM), the Modern Arts Institute of Valencia (IVAM), the Fine Arts Museum of Valencia, the remarkable Cathedral and the intriguing Basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados, historical remains of the old city wall and gates, preserved as the Torres de Serranos and the Torres de Quart, the Carmen and Ruzafa neighbourhoods, the city’s theatre programming and innumerable exhibitions halls, its library network, collection and infrastructures, its bars and restaurants where one can enjoy the best tapas and wines, its welcoming squares and quaint streets, the Estación del Norte train station, the Central Market and the Colon Market, the Lonja of Valencia (the medieval silk market), its gardens of Viveros or along the old riverbed, the Bioparc, the Natural Park of the Albufera, the  Malvarrosa promenade, the Mediterranean beaches that keep warm until late fall… All of these features make the capital of the Comunitat Valenciana one of the most interesting and fulfilling locations in the country. Visiting Valencia will be an unforgettable experience.

How to get to Valencia?

To travel to Valencia from abroad, the recommended option is by plane. Many airlines operate to Valencia and some of them offer cheap options if booked in advance. Valencia has an international airport and is well-connected by train to other airports (Madrid, Barcelona, Reus, Alicante…).

From peninsular national points, it is also possible to come by bus or car, although perhaps the most comfortable and fast transport mean is the train *.

* If participants require train transportation, they can benefit 30% discount at RENFE for all long-distance trips between July 16th and 22nd. Just show our code when booking your tickets (the code will be sent to registered participants who request it to anna.devis@uv.es).

How to arrive to the Facultat de Magisteri?

The following public transport arrives to the Conference location:

How to get to the Conference from selected locations:

From the airport (Aeropuerto de Valencia-Manises 46940)

  • Metro line 3 metro + tram lines 4 or 6 (Metrovalencia): estimated time 42 minutes total (train frequency every 15 minutes; the change of line must be done at  Benimaclet; the final destination stop is La Carrasca).
  • Metro line 5 (Metrovalencia): estimated time 45 minutes total (train frequency every 15 minutes; the final destination stop of Amistat-Casa de Salud; from there, there is a 17 minute walk to the Conference location).

From the train station (Estación Joaquín Sorolla*, c/ S. Vicente Mártir, 171; y Estació del Nord, c/ Xátiva, 24, 46007, Valencia)

  • Metro lines 3 or 9 + tram lines 4 or 6 (Metrovalencia): estimated time 21 minutes total (2 minutes walking to metro stop Xàtiva; train frequency every 9 minutes; the change of line muys be done at Benimaclet; the final destination stop is La Carrasca).
  • Metro line 5 (Metrovalencia): estimated time 24 minutes total (2 minutes walking to metro stop Xàtiva; train frequency every 15 minutos; the final destination stop is Amistat-Casa de Salud; from there, there is a 17 minute walk to the Conference location).

* There is a free bus service connecting train stations Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia Nord
It is available 365 days per year, from 6:15am to 11.30pm, leaving every 10 minutes, with transportation available for 80 people. This trip is under 5 minutes long.

From the bus station (c/ Menéndez Pidal, 11, 46009 Valencia)

  • Bus line 98 (EMT): estimated time 36 minutes total (7 minutes walking to bus stop Joaquim Ballester-impar; bus frequency 10 minutes; the final destination stop is Tarongers – Universitat de València – Facultat de Magisteri)
  • Tram line 4 (Metrovalencia): estimated time 33 minutes total (13 minutes walking to tram stop Reus; train frequency every 10 minutes; destination stop is La Carrasca).

From the hotel

Looking for accomodation?
We are working on some arrangements on special prices with hotels and university residences:

Colegio Mayor Rector Peset [downtown]
Plaça del Forn de Sant Nicolau, 4, 46001 Valencia

https://www.uv.es/uvweb/colegio-mayor-rector-peset/es/reservas-profesores-investigadores/formulario-reservas-1285915513030.html

Residencia Universitaria Damià Bonet [near campus]
Carrer del Serpis, 27, 46022 Valencia

(reservation through agency Transvia for agreed price)

https://www.resa.es/es/residencias/valencia/residencia-universitaria-damia-bonet/residencia/

Hotel Olympia Universidades [near campus]
Carrer del Dr. Vicent Zaragozà, 13, 46020 Valencia

(reservation through agency Transvia for agreed price)

https://www.hotelolympiauniversidades.com/

Hotel Melià Plaza [downtown]
Plaça de l’Ajuntament, 4, 46002 Valencia

(reservation through agency Transvia for agreed price)

https://www.melia.com/es/hoteles/espana/valencia/

Hotel Boutique Balandret, Paseo Neptuno [on the beach
Paseo de Neptuno, 20, Valencia

(reservation through agency Transvia for agreed price)

https://balandret.com/

B&B Una Habitación Propia (A Room of One’s Own) [downtown]
C/ Ribera, 13, 1, 46002 Valencia

(reservation by email to unahabitacionpropia.bb@gmail.com)

www.facebook.com/BBUnaHabitacionPropia/

In addition, we offer an interesting cultural experience, following the model of Couchsurfing. We anticipate that you will love it if you plan to stay at a local student’s or participant’s place, and also if you would like to offer a room for the duration of the Conference (with shared expenses or not).

If you are interested in sharing your apartment or looking for anyone who is also interested in sharing his or hers, fill out the form below to connect offers and requests: https://goo.gl/forms/sBAuIbv7KiaBacWs1

Other facilities during the stay

During the first two days of the Conference there will be a room enabled for leaving copies of the books each participant considers, where being able to browse those written by other people who participate in the meeting. It will be a favorable place for the exchange of scientific or creative production.

Also, qualified personnel will attend the children of those who, due to logistical necessity, must come to Valencia with this pleasant company and need some help during the presentation of their paper or other moments. The childcare service must be previously requested to aegs2019@gmail.com.