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Valencia Pocket Guide

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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 Brava has one of the country's best preserved city centres, 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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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Find out what restaurants are best value for money and what are the local specialties.
  • Don't Miss A list of the best local attractions and places worth visiting whilst in Valencia.
  • Budget Tips Insider tips on how to save money or what to do when you don't have any!
  • A day in Valencia... Only have one day to spare? We give you our ultimate day in Valencia.

Valencia City Reviews

  • 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

  • 80%

    djtencer

    Touristy but worth visiting for 2 to 3 days as long as you've been to other places in Spain

    Great food, great culture, nice beaches and overall fun as long as you've been to other small towns and metro cities in Spain. Lots of tourism, but a positive experience!

    Insider Tip:Obviously you must go out to eat and experience the famous Paella!!

  • 90%

    Esther0805

    warm city no matter the weather or the people

    ppl here is so nice, the expenditure is also not so high. you can enjoy the old style and new style in the same time. The typically drinking here is so amazing! Aqul d valencia! please try it.

    Insider Tip:please join the walking tour and tapas tour, that makes you easier to understand this city and enjoy to meet ppl here

  • 90%

    JulianHostelworld

    Go to the beach

    It was very nice, even in december when we got there. We had about 24° and you could chill out at the beach.

    Insider Tip:There are a lot of tapas bars in Valencia. Just enter one and try the food, it is delicious.

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