Located on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Valencia is the third largest city in Spain. With a multicultural past, the Iberian, Roman, Visigoth and Moorish influence can be seen in many of the city’s most representative monuments and buildings. Tradition sits alongside cutting-edge architecture, natural parks like The Albufera, and the white sand beaches on the coast, offering visitors multiple possibilities in a twenty-first century modern city.

  • Valencia’s Silk Exchange – UNESCO’s World Heritage Site:

Diapositiva1Valencia boasts thriving cultural, gastronomic and nightlife possibilities. At the heart of Valencia Old Town is the must-see Barrio del Carmen, an ancient district with cobbled streets, lined with medieval buildings and full of life. The old Turia riverbed now hosts a large green area where you can go for a walk or a bike ride, past the futuristic buildings of the City of Arts and Science. The University of Valencia, founded in 1499, is one of the oldest universities in Spain.

  • City of Arts and Sciences alongside the former riverbed:


In Valencia you can go sightseeing, relax on the beach, enjoy the fantastic cuisine or simply go shopping in modern malls or shops and boutiques in town.

  • Valencian famous dish: Paella and Central food market:


Valencia is characterized by its blue skies. Mediterranean weather in winter is mild. Valencia’s average temperature in November is around 16º C / 60,800º F.

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City of Valencia

Region of Valencia

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