One of Spain’s largest cities, Valencia is located along the Mediterranean coast. It’s a city packed full of great cafes, bars and shops, and it is really worth exploring the streets of Valencia to find some of the city’s hidden gems. The Ciutat Vella (old town) is home to some stunning medieval architecture and is worth visiting during your stay.
Valencia is the home of Spain’s most famous dish, Paella, so be sure to try a traditional Valencian Paella on your trip. Valencia is a city with some impressive modern buildings, none more so than the City of Arts and Science, a must see for anyone visiting the city. Valencia is a great city for sporting enthusiasts with the Valencia Street Circuit which is currently home to the European F1 Grand Prix (until 2014 at least) and Mestalla Stadium (home of Valencia CF) located within the city. Another area to check out is the impressive Marina area which was constructed for the 2007 Americas Cup.
Other destinations to visit during your time in this wonderful city include the Bioparc Valencia, the Plaza del Toros (Bullring) and the Gardens of Turia. Valencia is home to many great beaches and is a great location for a city break or a beach holiday and is also packed with family friendly hotels.