practical info and faqs

How to get to La Marina de Valencia. Here are the options, you choose!


From the airport


(1) Public transport (approx. 1h journey)

Budget: 4,90€


(2) Car/Taxi (approx. 25 minutes ride)

Budget: 20-30€

From the city centre


(1) Bus (approx. 40 minutes journey)

Budget: 11€ 10 journeys (bus and metro) rechargeable card


(2) Subway or tram (approx. 30 minutes journey)

Budget: 11€ 10 journeys (bus and metro) rechargeable card


(3) Valenbisi/bike (approx. 20 minutes ride)

*note that these prices are only available when reserving before the 12th June. If you are willing to rent a bike after this date or for less than 5 days, only a 10% discount will be applied. 

To reserve:

+34 693 227 007


(4) Car/Taxi (approx. 15 minutes ride)

Budget: 10€


To localize La Marina de Valencia in the city of Valencia through Google Maps

To know more about the space and facilities in La Marina de Valencia check out this map!


Valencia is already getting ready for your arrival and our team has been looking for advantageous accommodation opportunities. Have a look at our list of local hostels, hotels and apartments, in the surroundings of La Marina de Valencia . It’s your choice now but hurry up, Valencia is hot in June!


In the surroundings of La Marina

Urban Youth Hostel (Avinguda del Port, 280, 46024 Valencia)

Tel. +34 963 21 21 29


Estimated budget per person/per night. 20€


Balcon al Mar (Carrer de Joan Josep Sister, 1, 46024 València)

Tel. +34 963 30 06 38


Estimated budget per person/per night. 47€ [shared bathroom], 59€ [en-suite room] (discounted prices)

*Discount available when reserving by phone or by email and specifying the name of the event


Sea you Hotel (Plaça del Tribunal de les Aigües 5, 46011, València)

Tel. +34 963 214 330


Estimated budget per person/per night. 78€

*10% discount already applied


Barracart Apartments (Carrer de la Barraca 79, Cabanyal-Canyamelar, 46011 Valencia)

Tel. +34 667 856 801


Estimated budget per person/per night. 100€ per 2 guests apartments

*17% discount to be applied when booking on the website using the promo code


Port Saplaya Apartments (Plaza de la Senyoria, 2 – 46120 Port Saplaya)

Tel. +34 96 371 36 11 / 638 235 139



Estimated budget per person/per night. 110-150€

*10% discount to be applied when booking on the website using the promo code


Neptuno Hotel (Passeig de Neptú, 2, 46011 València)

Tel. +34 963 56 77 77


Estimated budget per person/per night. 126-147€

*13% discount when booking on the website



How do I register for this event?

Registration for Placemaking Week is now open! Learn more and register directly from our homepage. 
Some side events and workshops may require separate registration due to capacity. All registrants will receive an email to register for side events. Side events, workshops and tours will be announced soon on our online schedule, as well as via our newsletters and on social media


What opportunities will there be to speak at the conference? Will there be a Call for Proposals?

The Call for Proposals has now closed! All applicants have been informed of their status. If you for some reason submitted an application and have not heard back from us, please email for more information.

We are still currently accepting side event proposals!


Where can I learn about conference updates?

We will continue to update (including this FAQ page) with all conference updates. Make sure to sign up for our Placemaking Week newsletter directly from our homepage to receive up-to-date information on registration, program content, speakers, hotels and travel, events and other news.


What day should I arrive in Valencia?

In order to attend all pre-conference events, we recommend arriving on or before June 12th. Official opening day events will take place on June 12th, with an early morning registration at La Marina de Valencia – this early morning registration is mandatory if you signed up and are participating on an off-site workshop that day.


How can I book a hotel room for the event?

You can find our list of recommended Hotels on our list above.


What are the conference themes this year?

The main five themes will focus on Placemaking for Innovation, Creative Bureaucracy, Open-source sharing from placemaking practice, Future-proof cities through placemaking and Waterfront cities. Please find a the description of themes here.


Are there any side events or networking opportunities I need to be aware of?

Yes! We will be hosting a range of networking and social events as part of the full program. Please stay tuned as we release this information in the next few weeks.


I’m interested in hosting a side event. How can I arrange this?

For any information on the opportunities to host side events, please contact 


I’m not from Europe, will the content be relevant to me?

Absolutely! We were thrilled to receive a global response to the call for proposals. We encourage placemakers from all over the world to attend this event in order to engage with a multinational group of practitioners and researchers who each will bring their own knowledge and expertise to the table.


When will the program of Placemaking Week Europe be announced?

Please have a look at the preliminary program on our website. Over the coming months we will release confirmed sessions and speakers one by one. We expect to release the full and final schedule in May.


Where is La Marina de Valencia located in the city of Valencia?

We have provided to a Google Maps link in the practical information above. In the same section you can also find a map of La Marina de Valencia identifying the main facilities in the space of La Marina and its surrounding area. 



Placemaking Week Europe 2019

Placemaking Week Europe 2019 is Europe’s biggest conference and festival celebrating the impact of placemaking on the urban fabric. Approximately 400 placemakers, a diverse mixture of professionals working on creating a better public space and city at eye level, will meet in Valencia from June 12th-15th.
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