Amsterdam Marathon

Amsterdam Marathon

  • 16.10.2016
  • 09:30 am - 09:00 pm

PRESENTATION

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, will host its 40th marathon October the 18th, 2015.

This city opens its doors to more than a million tourists per year who come visiting its streets, its squares, its red district “Red Light District”, and its coffe shops.

Since its creation in 1975, the marathon starts and finishes in front of the grandstand of the olympic stadium.
This unique course will take you from the city center, along the canals which make the charm and the spirit of Amsterdam, cross Vondelpark with a unique ambiance. You will run in front of the buildings which are emblems like Rijsksmueum and the maritim museum.
During your stay, you can also stroll in the city center, discover museums well-known like that from Van Gogh and testing specialities and especially the atmosphere in the famous Coffe Shops.

Day 1 : Flight from your airport of departure to Amsterdam. Transfer (taxi, bus, private car) to your hotel. In the afternoon, a guided-tour of the city : museums are the main sightseeings of the city (more than 50 museums at Amsterdam), the most famous are the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum and the Stedelijk. Then, you will discover the Red Light District with its main streets. Along the canals, in the narrow streets, the “ladies” created the famous reputation of this district known all over the world. You’ll end up with Leidseplein, reknowm for its shops, restaurants and night clubs. At nights, plenty of people are walking that area. Overnight.

Day 2 : Breakfast at the hotel. Free day (possibility to add a trip if you wish). Overnight

Day 3 : Early breakfast at your hotel. Race. Overnight

TCS Amsterdam Marathon

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Day 4 : Breakfast at your hotel. Free time before being picke up by the taky to be driven to the airport. Takeoff to your departure airport.

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Park Plaza Vondel Hotel *** (1 mile from the departure of the race)

This hotel offers 138 double rooms and a great situation to discover the main points of the city, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Vondelpark…

Hampshire Beethoven *** (1.2 mile from the departure of the race)

52 rooms inside this charming hotel, only 10 minutes walking from the city center and not far from the main shops of this beautiful city.

Type of course : mainly flat
Number of participants : 9637 in 2011
Departure/Hours : Olympique Stadium, at 09:30 AM
Arrival : Olympique Stadium
Time Limit : 7h30
Minimum age of runners : 18 years
Climatic conditions : 11°C / 120 mm of rain
Benefits : big expo village for 03 days

COUNTRY : The Netherlands
CURRENCY : Euro
FORMALITIES : Passport or ID valid
TIME DIFFERENCE : none

Venue

TCS Amsterdam

Olimpic Stadium

Details

  • Limits:
    9637 en 2011 participants