Surrounded by plains and mountains with relaxing beaches and fascinating architecture and culture, holidays in Valencia are bound to be exciting and memorable. Whether you come with your whole family or with your friends – you can even come alone! – the city promises a lot of things to explore, experience, and discover.
Located at the heart of the Mediterranean coastline of the country Valencia, Spain boasts of its beautiful white sandy beaches that stretch 2.8 km long. These beaches, attracting many tourists, are also surrounded by different resorts and hotels offering various facilities and services to meet the specific holiday needs of visitors like you.
La Malvarossa and Las Arenas are two of Valencia’s top beaches, and among the top attractions. Both can be reached not more than 20 minutes by bus. Here you can enjoy swimming on the clear sea water or walk hand-in-hand with your sweetheart on the white sands. Children will also find delight playing on the beach with ice creams sold and fun-fairs held for them to enjoy.
For a place to stay in, the Hotel Neptuno and Balneario de las Arenas Hotel are 4 and 5 stars hotels, respectively located near the beaches.
Further to your Valencia holidays, you can go visit and enjoy the sights, structures, and architectures that manifest its rich history and culture. And because its streets are relatively compact, going from one attraction to another would be no-sweat!
Get in touch with the city’s history through Plaza de la Virgen. Used to be the Roman Forum’s location, the plaza is Old Valencia’s heart. Here you will find several important structures in Valencia like the Catheral, a Gothic-Cistercian design dating from 1262; the Basilica de la Virgen which is dedicated to the city’s patroness; and the Palacio de la Generalitat, a renovated building housing Valencian Autonomous Community’s executive branch.
The market district is another part of Valencia that is worth visiting. Here you will find the ancient building called Lonja. Described by many as Europe’s best Gothic civil buildings, it was built as a venue for products exchange. It enjoys the title as Valencia’s “Heritage of Humanity” as declared by UNESCO. The Central Market is also found in the district offering tourists with a wide range of fresh produce and souvenir items. With 8,000 square metres surface area, it is one of Europe’s largest markets.
With the beautiful beaches and history-rich structures among others, there would never be a boring moment in Valencia. A holiday worth spending.