Follow the 2024 Paris Marathon at Les Invalides with La Dépendance

Experience the excitement of the Marathon from Hôtel La Dépendance

This summer, Paris will be the scene of a major sporting event: the Marathon. Finishing at Les Invalides, this marathon attracts world-class athletes and running enthusiasts from all over the world. For those wishing to attend this unique competition, Hôtel La Dépendance, located at 20 Rue Molière, 75001 Paris, offers the ideal setting to make the most of the event. Find out in this article all you need to know about the marathon, how to get to Les Invalides from the hotel, and why you should choose La Dépendance for your stay.


The Marathon: An Epic Challenge

The Marathon is a test of stamina and determination, as athletes run 42.195 kilometers through the iconic streets of Paris. Starting at Les Invalides, the marathon follows a picturesque route through some of the city's most famous monuments. Spectators can expect an electrifying atmosphere, with thousands of supporters lining the course, cheering on the runners in their quest for athletic glory. After starting at the Hôtel de Ville, the course will run along the Seine to the Château de Versailles, back across the Seine to the Eiffel Tower, and finally finish at the Esplanade des Invalides.



Les Invalides: a place steeped in history

The Hôtel des Invalides, the starting point for the marathon, is a majestic architectural complex housing the Musée de l'Armée and the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, this historic building is surrounded by vast gardens and offers a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower. Les Invalides is not only an ideal starting point for the marathon, but also a must-see for lovers of history and architecture.


How to get to Les Invalides from Hôtel La Dépendance

Hôtel La Dépendance, with its Haussmann-inspired decor and bright floral touches, is located in the heart of Paris. Here's how to get to Les Invalides from the hotel:

Metro: Take line 1 to Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre station, direction La Défense. Change at Concorde station for line 8, direction Balard, and get off at Invalides station. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
Bus: Take bus line 72 to the Palais Royal - Comédie Française stop, direction Parc de Saint-Cloud, and get off at Invalides. The journey takes about 25 minutes.
On foot: For walkers, the distance is around 30 minutes, a pleasant stroll through the picturesque streets of Paris in a district steeped in history.
Cycling: Use the Vélib' self-service bicycle hire service for a fast, eco-friendly option. Vélib' stations are available close to the hotel and Les Invalides.




Why stay at Hôtel La Dépendance for the Marathon?

Hôtel La Dépendance is much more than just accommodation; it's a true Parisian experience. With its Haussmann-inspired design, bright floral colors and warm ambience, this hotel offers a refined and comfortable setting in which to unwind after an exciting day of competition. The coffee shop Cesar y Georgette, with its Peruvian and poetic inspiration, offers delicious drinks and artisanal pastries, perfect for a moment of relaxation. Whether you're a sports fan or just a spectator, staying at La Dépendance guarantees incomparable comfort and convenience.




Discover the Quarter and its Tourist Treasures

The 1st arrondissement of Paris, where Hôtel La Dépendance is located, is one of the city's most historic and lively districts. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel, you can explore many iconic tourist sites:

The Louvre: The world's largest art museum, home to thousands of works of art, including the famous Mona Lisa.
Le Palais-Royal: A magnificent complex comprising a palace, gardens and arcades, perfect for a leisurely stroll.
Les Tuileries: A historic public park where you can relax by the water or enjoy the many sculptures and fountains.
Place Vendôme: An elegant square surrounded by luxury boutiques and prestigious hotels.



Cesar y Georgette: a gourmet and poetic break

After a day full of sporting excitement, there's nothing like a moment of relaxation at the Cesar y Georgette coffee shop. Inspired by Peruvian culture and a poetic style, this café offers a selection of delicious drinks, artisanal pastries and small delicacies. Whether you wish to savor an aromatic coffee or enjoy a freshly prepared pastry, Cesar y Georgette is the ideal place to relax and recharge your batteries.

By choosing Hôtel La Dépendance for your stay during this summer's events in Paris, you not only benefit from comfortable, artistic accommodation, but also easy access to the Invalides and marathon competitions. Enjoy the unique atmosphere of this hotel, discover the charms of the 1st arrondissement and live the excitement of sporting events to the full. Book your stay at La Dépendance now and prepare for an unforgettable experience in the heart of Paris.


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