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City Guide Valencia, Spain

Visiting Valencia

Basking in over 300 days of glorious sunshine every year, Valencia is a city that boasts more than just one of Europe's most enviable climates. This city on Spain's Costa del Azahar has one of the country's best preserved city centers, Europe's largest urban complex and is only minutes from the beach. As it is the third largest city in Spain it is also a city that seldom sleeps, with a heap of bars and restaurants located in the vibrant 'Barrio del Carmen' district.

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Valencia City Reviews

  • 70%

    Fabietto7

    Great city and good food

    Well, what to say, Valencia is a really nice city: Developed between the old town or 'Barrio viejo' and the new area of Calatrava's structure, it can satisfy all your requests as traveller. Food is really good, expecially the paella which you can't miss.

    Insider Tip:It worth a day trip to Albufera's lake, 10km from Valencia; there you can eat the best paella on the beach and have a ride on fisherman boar by the sunset on the lake.. just amazing

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Great place to stay i definatly would recommend it

    Very Comfortable place. Super friendly staff that speaks English, the place is tidy Clean and very well located near the mercado municipal, EL corte Ingles zara Paul and bear as well as breshka. you can also walk 2 minuets to get to the best resturants in town. the place is near the bus station that goes Everywhere in Valencia. I would abseloutly recommend it for any traveller. i Cant wait to visit there again. and Discover more of what valencia has to offer,

    Insider Tip:Its a really great Confortable place that offers a very good place to stay at an affordable Price they have a very clean equipeted place to prepare your ownfood. free wifi with very good speed. Clean toilets and Computers to use as well as a safebox to safe guard your precious items. very well situated where you can go anywhere in the city, its a direct 8 mins walk from XATIBA metro station direclty line 5 from the Airport. its the best value for money place you can visit. i cant wait to visit there again

  • 80%

    ani_pouy

    Valencia

    Old town is sooo nice! Mainly because of its great and varied arquitecture. I stayed a week and a few days but i think with 4 you have enough time to see and experience everything!

  • 90%

    gyouzwyshyn

    Valencia was perfect

    Valencia totally surpassed all my expectations. It was clean, and very vibrant during the day and at night. Very friendly people. The beaches are outstanding, so make sure you get there. We saw the City of Arts and Sciences during the day and at night and both times, the structures make you feel like you are on a different planet. Food and drink was great, and affordable. Breakfast/lunch at the market is a must.

    Insider Tip:Check to see if there is a party going on at the Botanical Gardens at the City of Arts and Sciences during the late evening. Crazy cool experience! Also, if you're athletically inclined, make sure you play some pick up soccer with people from all countries on the beach around 6-8pm when the sand cools off.

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Nice City

    The city is very pleasant and not too expensive . Got nice things to look at the city of arts and sciences is awesome and the beach is great and they speak better English than in Barcelona

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