Ciutat Vella Vacations
Ciutat Vella is close to a diverse collection of Valencia’s well-known sights. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Plaza de la Reina and the much-loved Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas. And don’t miss La Lonja and the National Museum of Ceramics.
Savvy travelers in Ciutat Vella, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Museum of Natural Science, IVAM and the Museo de Bellas Artes. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at the Palau de la Musica and the Queen Sofia Palace of the Arts, one of the region’s great performing arts venues.
Laugh, learn and discover at the areas attractions for children and parents, such as the City of Arts and Sciences and Gulliver Park. Take the kids to a trip to the Bioparc Valencia Zoo, and get a glimpse of some unique wildlife.
If the sun is out, do what the locals do and appreciate the nearby green spaces. There are some pleasant family parks, so take a picnic blanket to the Valencia Botanical Gardens.
Spend a few hours at Central Market, Arena Mall and Fuencarral Market to scratch that shopping itch.
If you're a sports fan, you’ll love the iconic Mestalla Stadium, home turf of the much-loved Valencia CF soccer team. If you happen to be staying in Ciutat Vella with someone obsessed with sports, why not treat them to one of Mestalla Stadium’s behind the scenes tours.
At the end of a busy day taking in the sights around Ciutat Vella, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace, the Hotel Silken Puerta de Valencia and the Expo Hotel are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.