How to get to the Racecourse of Caen for the Driving Marathon on September 6th
Box office & Access 16,000 spectators expected from 7am
First of all, do not forget your ticket or e-ticket !.
Secondly, the Organising Committee recommends that you arrive early: 16,000 spectators are expected at the competition venue.
The marathon will start at 9:30am but you can enter site from 7am with your ticket or e-ticket.
FYI: tickets will not be available for sale the day of the competition.
Where to park? Use the park & ride!
Spectators are strongly urged to use the free Presqu’île car park (1,800 spots) and the areas around it. Free shuttles (one every 15 minutes and more frequently between 8-10am and 4-6pm) enable the public to access the race course from this parking lot. Spectators are also encouraged to walk to the race course by following the signs. It is a 15-20 minute walk from the car park to the race course.
IMPORTANT: the Prairie car park will be closed Saturday because it will be used for the marathon
Underground and above-ground parking, operated by the city of Caen, will be open.
It is also possible to use the Twisto park&rides, you can park at the Coriot car park and take the public transport provided by the Twisto network.
ADDITIONAL INFO: no parking available outside the race course. Spectators are asked to not park illegally.
- The Viaduc de la Cavée, which was initially going to be closed, will remain open.
- Only the Petit Vallerent and Cours Koenig boulevards will be closed
- The Organising Committee asks drivers and spectators to avoid the Guillou/Balladas/Prairie-Race course areas.
Where to eat? Options for all tastes!
Many dining options will be available for spectators:
- At the race course: 7 food trucks will line the Cours Koenig and 1 restaurant covering 50m² will be available
- At the nearby Games Village with restaurants and take-away options
- In downtown Caen (many restaurants and bakeries)