Valencia is an amazing city full of life, with a Mediterranean atmosphere and fascinating spots all over the 19 districts that are subdivided into 88 neighborhoods.
While you’re in Valencia, make sure you visit all these fantastic places:
Alameda and the City of Arts and Sciences
As it is a large area of the city, the best way to discover it is on foot or by bike through the Turia Gardens and see the 18 bridges that cross them. You can start at Alameda with the Viveros and Monforte Gardens and the Museum of Fine Arts, a spectacular classical picture gallery.
Afterwards, you can then move on to the old Turia river bed gardens, where you can visit the City of Arts and Sciences, Puente de Exposición and Palau de la Música.
The Marina, beaches and the Cabañal neighboorhood
This area is ideal to enjoy the Valencian cuisine with sea breeze and spectacular views. The Valencia Marina is a famous area with plenty of space to walk, ride a bike, enjoy the local cuisine and practice wáter sports.
The Cabañal and Malvarrosa beaches, the promenade and the Cabañal old fishing neighbourhood area trendy areas due to their lifestyle.
Albufera natural park
The Albufera natural park is only 10 kilometres from the city. It is a Mediterranean ecosystem with a combination of wild dune beaches, pine forests, rice field and a huge freshwater lake. You don’t need a car to reach it, bus number 25 takes you straight there or you can take the Albufera Bus Turistic for a panoramic visit.
Bioparc and Parque de Cabecera
At the other end of the Turia Gardens, on the West we can find one of the largest Green areas in Valencia, Parque de Cabecera.
You can visit a small part of Africa in the ecosystems recreated by Bioparc Valencia, with species and vegetation from the African Savannah, forests from equatorial Africa and Madagascar, as well as wetlands.
Valencia has one of the oldest historic centres in Europe, it is where our Spanish school is located.
The city has over 2000 years of profound history and a rich artistic heritage. It is a must see. Both La Lonja and the Water Tribunal, which meets every Thursday at the Cathedral’s Door of the Apostles, are parts of the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site list, as well as the local festivity, Fallas, which takes place in March.
Ensanche and Ruzafa
Ensanche has a great amount of modernist architectural treasures and is the best shopping area in the City. Ruzafa is also a great area known as the Valencian ¨Soho¨.