The end of the year is right around the corner and with it, the traditional race of San Silvestre in Vallecas! Every year in Madrid, on the 31st of December, the most popular race held in Spain is celebrated, with people assisting from all over the country and the rest of the world. Therefore, it is important that you start thinking about booking a hotel to enjoy one of the funniest sports events of the year.
This race, celebrated since 1964, has a distance of 10 kilometres. Two competitions are organized, a popular race with all people who want to join, and another one for professionals with international presence.
The race starts in the street Concha Espinosa and finishes in Vallecas Stadium for the professional runners, and for the amateur runners it finishes outside the stadium.
And, like every year, there is a special emphasis on those that dress up with all kinds of costumes making it one of the most fun races of the year. There is room for all types costumes, provided you can run with them.
If you are visiting the capital of Spain during this time, you can’t miss this event. Whether you choose to participate in the race, or you simply go to see the race, we guarantee that you will have a good time, most especially with the general atmosphere throughout the streets of Madrid.
We recommended that you plan where you want to stay because during this time of year, hotel occupancy in the capital is usually very high. The hotel chain Petit Palace offers a wide portfolio of hotels located throughout the city. You can stay in one of their hotels situated in emblematic locations in Madrid, such as the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, or even next to the international airport of Madrid.
At any of Petit Palace’s hotels in Madrid you will always enjoy an exceptional customer service as well as the best services, and charming and comfortable facilities.