Get a different perspective on Paris during the Paris Marathon
Published on 15 March 2020, dans Events
Each year, the challenge of the Paris Marathon attracts tens of thousands of runners from all over the world. Like the New York, Tokyo or London marathons, this major sporting occasion is a hugely popular and eagerly anticipated event. Whether you’re competing, attending for fun or to cheer on someone you love, you’ll be wowed by the energy of the crowd. And if you’re participating in the race, you won’t find a more beautiful setting in which to prepare and recover than the Grand Hôtel Saint-Michel.
The Paris Marathon boasts magnificent views at every stride
The start of spring is a long-awaited moment for marathon runners! This year, the 44th edition of the SchneiderElectric Marathon de Paris will be held on April 5th. (18th of October due to the Covid-19) Beyond the incredible physical feat that it represents, this 42-kilometre race is an opportunity to enjoy Paris in a new way. What a pleasure to be able to run in the most emblematic streets of the capital without having to worry about traffic! For a few hours, long-distance runners are the absolute monarchs of the City of Light! Along the route, which makes a vast loop from the Avenue des Champs-Elysées to the Porte Dauphine, you will pass Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, the Orsay Museum, the Château de Vincennes and other world-famous landmarks.
After the effort comes comfort and relaxation!
For runners, no happiness is comparable to the feeling of ultimate achievement once the finish line is crossed. To end this memorable day in the best possible way, take advantage of the hammam at the Grand Hôtel Saint-Michel to relax and soothe away your aches and pains. You can treat yourself to a scrub, a facial or a session in our massage chair. Completely relaxed, you can end the day with a gourmet meal in one of the many fine brasseries of the Latin Quarter.
Crédit photo : Marathon de Paris © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe Amélie Dupont
Grand Hotel Saint Michel, a refined hotel in the heart of the Latin Quarter