Are you planning your next trip to Spain? I will show you what to see during a weekend in Valencia. The best attractions and places to visit
WHAT TO SEE IN A WEEKEND IN VALENCIA
The third largest city in Spain by population after Madrid and Barcelona.
Valencia, the ideal city in which to move to live. The temperature is always mild even in the winter months, where temperatures almost always touch 20 degrees, and never fall below 10.
A young city, with frequent tourism, excellent Mediterranean cuisine. The air you breathe is joyous.
Think, was inserted by Skyscanner, among the 18 European destinations to visit absolutely in 2018.
To give you a better overview I’ll show you this wonderful video first:
Valencia is a city that can be enjoyed very well on foot or by bike.
But it is still equipped with an excellent bus network. A well-connected metro in 4 areas of the city. In the A and B zone the historical center is included. The metro is open until 22.00 / 22.30, after the night buses take over.
The Valencia Tourist Card, allows you unlimited travel on public transport but also a series of discounts for museums, attractions, restaurants and shops. To find out which type of subscription is most appropriate for you, look here: metro valencia website
If you are doing a little thought then, for your next trip, I show you what to see in a weekend in Valencia:
VALENCIA CATHEDRAL. The cathedral of valencia dedicated to Santa Maria, seems to keep inside the Saint Gral. Stored in a room of the church in a special urn visible to tourists. The cathedral overlooks and connects two major squares, Plaza de la Virgen, and Plaza de la Reina where stands tall the Miguelete Tower from which you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city.
PLAZA OF AYUTAMIENTO. It is the most important square and the most in the center of the city. From here the shopping streets start, especially Calle Colon, with its Mercato de Colon. The square has a triangular shape and joins the central market area to the north, and to the south the central station and the Plaza de Toros.
BARRIO DEL CARMEN. It is the historic district of the city center. Known for its lively nightlife. The favorite place for young people. Full of bars, tapas, restaurants and clubs. I live both day and night. It is wonderful to get lost in its streets ….
TORRE DE SERRANOS. The door of the ancient medieval Christian wall of Valencia. Declared national historical and artistic monument in 1931
LA LONJA DE LA SEDA. Declared in 1996 World Heritage Site by Unesco. It was the center of commercial activities in the early 16th century. The Market Hall is an architectural show! The entrance with guide is 4 euros.
MERCADO CENTRAL. Located in front of the Lonja de la Seda. Here are all kinds of food. An excellent stop for eating or for a snack.
THE GARDENS OF TURIA. 9 km of green that cross the heart of the city. From the Parc de Cabecera to the City of Arts and Sciences. Built on the bed of the Turia river. Inside is the Gulliver Park, where a giant representation of Gulliver is a fun attraction for children. Made up of slides and ramps.
CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.
Inside you will find:
HEMISFERIC: a 3D digital cinema.
THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCES, science and technology exhibitions.
THEATER OF THE OPERA, inside, works, concerts and shows.
the UMBRACLE, a huge garden of 17,000 square meters consisting of Mediterranean plants and contemporary sculptures.
AGORA, a building that hosts events of various kinds.
BIO PARC. Open since 2008. 100,000 sqm, located in the park of la Cabecera, along the Turia river. A wonderful park where you will find a piece of Africa.
THE PORT. Called Juan Carlos 1 Marina. It is located next to the beaches. An interesting place to stroll through local restaurants, admiring the huge variety of moored boats.
BEACHES. Les Arenas, attached to the port, is the main beach of the city. Numerous restaurants overlooking this immense beach! By metro, simply get off at the “Les Arenas” stop. From here continuing straight on you will find the other main beach of Valencia: Malvarossa. While leaving a few kilomentro from the city you will find: El Saler, Pinedo Pueblo, the Arbre del Gros, La Garrofera, La Devesa.
And still some advice
You can also find the list of museums in the city here.
Recommended the Ceramics Museum.
If you feel like shopping, I suggest you take a trip to the Aqua multiespacio
In Valencia you can eat …..
La Paella Valenciana. Le Jambon (raw ham), the Calamaros (calamari), and the Tortillas (omelettes). Among the typical desserts we find: the Bunelos (pancakes) that are eaten a lot during the Fallas festival. The Horchata, a cold drink that goes with Fartones (elongated biscuits). The Helado de Turron (nougat ice cream)
Where to sleep? I recommend absolutely for the quality-price and proximity to the center the Colors Rooms hotel search for it by inserting it here: