You have a trip to the Costa Blanca in your future? Then visiting Valencia is a must. Here are some things to do! Explore this beautiful city!
The North Station (Estació de Nord)
This is the main train station in Valencia, it is a beautiful modernist building with lot of details. These details in de façade are dedicated to the agricultural activities around Valencia and related to their most famous product, the sweet Valencian orange.
The Central Market of Valencia (Mercado Central)
When visiting Valencia is the Mercado Central of Valencia a must, it is one of the most appealing buildings in the city. This fresh food market is one of Europe’s largest and oldest running food market. The cavernous building is home to over 900 food stalls selling fruit, vegetables, seafood, spices, meat, cheese, olives, nuts, cured meats and more.
A new-generation zoo, quite different from others. They created some different ecosystems of Africa like the Savannah, Madagascar and the Jungle. The animals seem to be almost free. Instead of cages they used natural borders, like artificial rivers or lakes that separate the animals from each other. This Bioparc is lovely for families, cause there many fun activities and mostly built for kids.
The City of Arts and Sciences
You cant get around this when visiting Valencia. The City of Arts and Sciences is an amazing complex, designed by Valencian architect, engineer and sculptor, Santiago Calatrava. This small ‘city’ covers an area of 350,000 square meters. Here you will find the Prince Felipe Museum of Science, L’Hemisferic 3D cinema, the Oceanogràfic aquarium, the Opera House Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, the Umbracle Gardens and the Agora building.
The Best Paella in Valencia
Last but not least, paella! Valencia is the city that gave paella to the world! If you are visiting Valencia, you just can’t miss out eating the best original Valencian paella!
Where to stay when visiting Valencia
Out of experience we can strongly recommend this cosy, clean and friendly hotel in the old center of Valencia. It is only 200 meters walk from the Plaza de la Reina and surrounded by restaurant, bars and terraces. Prices are very reasonable! Try Petit Palace Bristol hotel.
Did you like Valencia? Would you like to live in the area?
We think Moraira is one of the nicest places in the area to live. We would definitely be very happy to help you find the right property!
Take a look on our website for the best selection of properties or just call in to our office: Calle Dr. Calatayud 45, Moraira, tel 0034-966491064
And when you fancy the Altea area we can offer you our services from our Altea office: Calle La Mar 139, Altea, tel 0034-961042940