Valencia in Northern Mountains has a population of around 1,400,000 people.
Caracas, the national capital, is situated 80 miles (129 kilometers) east of Valencia, while Grenada is 450 miles (724 kilometers) to the east.
Should the weather turn nasty in Valencia, spend an afternoon at the Iturriza Palace and the Maracay Aeronautical Museum. Of all the museums in the Valencia area these two are two of the more recommended.
The Valencia area boasts local botanical gardens where you can reconnect with nature among many plant species. Like many other botanical gardens in the country this special place is involved in preserving a range of plants.
An hour or two journeying through the incredible marine environments of the Valencia Aquarium will deepen your appreciation for this incredible planet of ours. Watch rainbows of tropical fish float by and pick up a few tips about marine conservation.
Fernando Penalver Park is among the most cherished botanical parks around Valencia. Visitors of all ages enjoy this peaceful space for its charm and beautifully designed gardens.