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The Venue at the Polytechnic University of Valencia
Rethinking Cluster 2023 will be hosted at the Polytechnic University of València (UPV) and at University of Valencia (UV) Campus of Tarongers. Both campuses are separated by the Avenida de los Narajos (Avenue of Orange Trees).
For higher confort for the convenors, we have centralized all the activities in the Nexus Building at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, on Avinguda de los Naranjos, s/n. 46022 – València (Spain). Get the address here: https://goo.gl/maps/94oJX6RNQKTHUbRa8
There are Tram stops (lines 4 and 6) and Bus stops (lines 93 and 98, and close to the lines 40 and 71) as well as easy access by taxi or walking from some hotels. The University Residence Galileo Galilei is a good reference to stop since the Nexus Building is close to it.
A campus map is shown below. The Nexus building (6G Building) for the conference venue is pointed in the picture below.
The campus is served by two tram lines: MetroValencia lines 4 and 6, and several bus lines: EMT lines.
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In addition to that, Valencia has an extensive network of bike paths distributed throughout the entire city. You can either rent a bike or use Valenbisi, a transport service where the bikes can be picked up from, and returned to, any station in the network system, making it suitable for one-way. Bus ticket for 10 trips is about 4€, one single trip is 1,5€. For more information visit: https://www.valenbisi.es/en/home
Valencia has a wide range of accommodation. However, September is a month with a high hotel load, so we recommend making your accommodation reservation as soon as possible. A (non-exhaustive) list of hotels in Valencia is available using the links below. Note that, the list of hotels has been grouped into three groups.
- South side of the UPV and UV. 30-40 minutes on foot, 30 minutes by public transport (EMT bus lines), 15 minutes by bike and 5-10 minutes by taxi.
- Next to the beach. 30 minutes on foot, 15 minutes by public transport (tram lines 4 or 6: from Dr. Lluch to Tarongers – Ernest Lluch), 10 minutes by bike and 5 minutes by taxi.
- City center. 60 minutes on foot, 30 minutes by public transport (EMT bus lines), 20 minutes by bike and 15 minutes by taxi.
For information on other accommodation options and practical information on Valencia, visit:
How to arrive to Valencia
There are direct flights from many destinations to the Airport of Valencia (VLC).
Distance from the Airport to the city center: 8 Km.
From the airport, you can take the metro (underground) or a taxi.
Line 5 Airport/Marítim- Neptú. Each 10-20 minuts aprox.
Line 3 Airport/Palmaret- Rafelbunyol. Each 10-20 minuts aprox.
Inside the airport you will find the entrance of the metro with the same name (aeroport). You should take the line 5 (direction Marítim or Neptú), get out in the fourth stop (Alameda station), take the line 3 (direction Rafelbunyol), get out in the second stop (Benimaclet station) and take the line 4 (direction Doctor Lluch). The third station (La carrasca) or the fourth (Tarongers) leave closed to the venues at the Faculty of economics or the Nexus building (6G) at UPV respectively. You can obtain detailed information about stops, timetables and fares at: https://www.metrovalencia.es/en/
Cost Airport-city centre: 23 Euros aprox.
ESTACIÓ DEL NORD (NORTH STATION)
C/ Játiva, 24-46007 Valencia
Tel.: 34 902 24 02 02
Valencia has two train stations, close to each other, for two types of routes: the Joaquín Sorolla station and the North station. The Joaquín Sorolla station is for the following long-distance routes: Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Castellón and Albacete. The North statione serves the other long-distance routes, those of medium distance and surroundings. The journey between the two stations can be made on foot in 10 minutes or on an exclusive Renfe bus, which is free upon presentation of the train ticket. Both stations are located in the center of the city. To consult the destinations and timetables, visit the link that appears below:
If you want to know the telephone numbers of the companies that operate in Valencia, click on this link: https://www.upv.es/otros/como-llegar-upv/campus-vera/taxi-es.html
From the Joaquín Sorolla station you can take bus number 93 to go to the UPV. The stop is on Plaza de España. Same from the North station. Click on the link if you want to know the route and other alternatives:
Closed to the station Joaquin Sorolla is the entrance of the metro with the same name. You should take the line 5 (direction Marítim or Neptú), get out in the fourth stop (Alameda station), take the line 3 (direction Rafelbunyol), get out in the second stop (Benimaclet station) and take the line 4 (direction Doctor Lluch). The third station (La carrasca) or the fourth (Tarongers) leave closed to the venues at the Faculty of economics or the Nexus building (6G) at UPV respectively.
From the North station, the route is shorter, since there is less transfer to be done. Opposite the main station stop is the metro stop (Xàtiva). You should take line 3 (direction Rafelbunyol), get off at the fourth stop (station Benimaclet) and connect with line 4 (direction Doctor Lluch). If you get off the third station (La carrasca) or the fourth (Tarongers) you are closed to the venues at the Faculty of economics or the Nexo building (6G) at UPV respectively. You can obtain detailed information about stops, timetables and fares at: https://www.metrovalencia.es/en/