Information on Valencia:

Valencia is a coastal city 350 km east of Madrid. Climate is Mediterranean and still warm in September with many kms of beaches frequented by tourists.   Follow the link. Other attractions include the City of Art and Sciences featuring a planetarium with an IMAX 3D cinema and a Oceanographic Park  City of Art and Sciences

HOW TO GET TO THE POLITHECNICAL UNIVERSITY -CAMPUS VERA SITE:

Valencia’s Airport is located in the town of Manises, approximately 8 km from the city. Flights arriving from most Spanish and European cities land there. Travelling from any international airport is possible through connections with Madrid or Barcelona. Airport Phone: +34 961 59 85 00.

Once at the airport you can arrive at the University by metro (the easier way), taxi or bus:


BY METRO:

You take line 5 of the metro and pass through the following stations: Rosas, Manises, Salt de L'Aigua, Quart de Poblet, Mislata-Almassil, Mislata, Nou de Octubre, Avenida del Cid, Angel Guimera, Xativa, Colon, Alameda, Facultats and finally Benimaclet (a crossroad). You change to line 4 or 6 here that takes you through V. Zaragoza, Politecnica, La Carrasca, Tarongers and finally Serreria, just in front of the eastern part of the UPV campus where you will find the Polythecnic City of Innovation and the Instituto de Matematica Multidisciplinar.

For more information on underground stations, timetables and fares, click on the following: For the Bus company, EMTValencia and for the underground: MetroValencia

For more information about the buses, get in touch with this company's customer service: Fernanbús: +34 961 50 00 82


HOTELS NEARBY THE UPV VERA CAMPUS:

A good webpage if you are looking for a hotel near the UPV: BedandBreakfast

For further information send an e-mail: luiacrod@imm.upv.es