Valencia Tour faqs

Which are the best places to visit on the Valencia tour?

  1. City Of Arts and Sciences Monuments: The City of Arts and Sciences Monuments is one of the best places to visit on Valencia tours as it is among the most fascinating centres dedicated to scientific and cultural exhibitions in Europe. In this complex, you will discover multiple spectacular instances of avant-garde architecture designed by Félix Candella and Santiago Calatrava. You can also witness the exhibitions, conferences, and workshops related to art and science in the City of Arts and Sciences Monuments.

    : Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias, Av. del Professor López Piñero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 7 pm
    Entry Fees: EUR 5 to 45

  2. Cathedral, Miguelete and Holy Grail: The Cathedral, Miguelete and Holy Grail is a gorgeous combination of Baroque, Romanesque, and Gothic architectural styles in Valencia. People adore the attractive azure-hued tilework on the domes and the magnificent Puerta del Palau doorway of the cathedral that has been in existence since the 15th-century Roman era. The Chapel of the Holy Grail is another highlight of the cathedral that represents pictures of 12 messengers in Heaven and the crowning of the Virgin Mary.

    Location: Pl. de la Almoina, s/n, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: January to February and November & December: 10.30 am to 5.30 pm (Monday to Saturday)
                  March to October: 10.30 am to 6.30 pm (Monday to Friday), 10.30 am to 5.30 pm (Saturday), 2 pm to 5.30 pm (Sunday);
    Entry Fees: EUR 1 to EUR 18

  3. La Lonja: La Lonja is a stunning Gothic structure in Valencia that was constructed in the 15th century to be the place for the Silk Exchange in the city. Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, this monument was built as a marketplace where merchants could come to trade the renowned Valencian silk. The visitors can witness the decorative windows, richly decorated doorways, and the gargoyles on the facades of the castle.

    Location: Carrer de la Llotja, 2, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 7 pm
    Entry Fees: EUR 2 to 5

  4. El Carmen Neighborhood: El Carmen Neighborhood is the district that is situated on the northwest end of the historic centre in Valencia. Having derived its name from the church and convent of Carmen Calzado, it is regarded as a paradise for Mediterranean cuisine and entertainment lovers. Besides the vast range of venues and restaurants, the place boasts remarkable examples of mediaeval architecture, rich artistic heritage, and the origin of local legends. The highlight of this place is the Portal de la Valldigna, which is the ancient entrance to the Moorish quarter.

  5. Central Market: Among the other attractions in the Valencia tour packages, the Central Market is a spacious marketplace built in 1928, where you will find several Art Nouveau buildings heavily embellished with decorative ceramics and azulejos. There are innumerable market stalls in the Central Market, where vendors sell fresh fruits, food products, and vegetables from different parts of Spain.

    Location: Plaça de la Ciutat de Bruges, s/n, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 7.30 am to 3 pm (Monday to Saturday)

  6. Albufera Natural Park: Albufera Natural Park is an urban oasis enveloped with beautiful paddy fields and wood all around. It is a mesmerising place to visit in Valencia if you want to witness nature in its purest form, watch the majestic sunsets, or indulge in adventurous boat rides. You will be astonished to know that it is the place where paella was first invented, which has not become a significant part of Valencian cuisine.

    Location: 46012 El Palmar, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 9 am to 2 pm

  7. Valencia Aquarium Oceanografic: Designed by the famous architect, Félix Candela, Valencia Aquarium Oceanografic is the latest aquarium in Europe. On your visit to the attraction, you will get a chance to discover a variety of over 500 marine species represented by 45000 sea creatures. You can talk a walk along the dramatic tunnel surrounded by swimming sharks on both sides and overhead.

    Location: Carrer de Eduardo Primo Yúfera, 1B, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
    Entry Fees: EUR 22 to EUR 33

  8. Ceramics Museum: Ceramics Museum is an 18th century aristocratic palace that is well-known for its beautifully embellished facade and refined interior decorations. It showcases over 5000 instances of traditional pottery from Valencia, faience from Seville and Toledo, and azulejos from Teruel. Besides this, you will also find fine porcelain from the Silk Route (China) and Japan in the Ceramics Museum.

    Location: Carrer del Poeta Querol, 2, 46002 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 2 pm, 4 pm to 8 pm (Tuesday to Saturday); 10 am to 2 pm (Sunday)
    Entry Fees: EUR 1 to EUR 3

  9. Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia: The Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia is the second largest art gallery in Spain that is dedicated to the creations of the famous Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla and Francisco de Goya. This museum consists of impressive Gothic art rooms and rooms of sculptors and painters Benlliure and Pinazo. While wandering through the museum, you will also discover the Renaissance paintings, the unseen work of Velázquez, and the Courtyard of Ambassador Vich.

    Location: Carrer de Sant Pius V, 9, 46010 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 8 pm

  10. Turia Garden Valencia: You should also include Turia Garden in your Valencia packages if you want to pay a visit to one of the largest urban parks in Spain. Stretching across an area of nine kilometres of greenery, this garden features footpaths, sports and leisure areas, and romantic spots to unwind your senses close to nature. It is an ideal place for cyclists, runners, families, and nature enthusiasts to spend some time and admire the palm, orange trees, pine woods and fountains.

    Location: y San Pío V, y Paseos de la Ciudadela y de la Alameda, C. del Pintor López, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain.

What are the best things to do on the Valencia tour?

  1. Take your kids to Parque Gulliver: One of the best things to do in Valencia tours is to take your kids to Parque Gulliver, which is an absolute paradise for kids to burn some energy. The kids can pay a visit to the Lilliputian world in the Parque Gulliver and climb the secretive staircases that open up unlimited adventure. They can even slide along the massive Gulliver figure or have fun playing with the scale model of the city.

    Location: Jardín del Turia, s/n, 46023 Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 5.30 pm

  2. Check out Valencia’s street art: If you are seeking unusual things to do in Valencia, you should check out the beautiful street art in the city. It is an off-beat activity that allows you to witness the remarkable works of some notable artists, including Spanish Banksy whose dystopian art has a symbolic political meaning. On your tour, you will discover street art in varied colours, which will let you understand a clear distinction between graffiti and street art.

  3. Explore Valencia’s City of the Arts and Sciences: Exploring the City of the Arts and Sciences in Valencia is another great activity for art lovers and science enthusiasts. Through this exploration ride, you can learn about the unique blend of design and architecture through some iconic buildings of the city, including the Oceanografic, Hemisferic, and the Science Museum. You can also walk around the Mediterranean gardens in L’Umbracle or enjoy the concerts in the Opera House.

    Location: Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias, Av. del Professor López Piñero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 7 pm
    Entry Fees: EUR 4 to EUR 42

  4. Wander through L’Umbracle: Included in the Valencia packages, wandering through L’Umbracle is yet another activity in Valencia that allows you to spend some time in nature. It lets you take a stroll through the covered walkway filled with gardens and admire the beauty of the seasonal plants and vegetation. You can soak yourself in the luscious greenery and tranquillity of the place to regain some energy for your busy life after the vacation.

    Location: Av. del Professor López Piñero, 5, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 8 am to 12 am
    Entry Fees: EUR 6 to EUR 12

  5. Spend a day at the Malvarrosa beach: Spending time with your friends and family at the Malvarrosa Beach gives you a chance to experience the best of both worlds through a relaxing atmosphere and bustling nightlife. The visitors can take a walk along the promenade or pay a visit to the little cafes and seafood restaurants lining the sand to curb their hunger. If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can indulge in different water sports activities along with the paddle boarders and surfers on the Malvarrosa beach. 

  6. Celebrate Las Fallas festival in Valencia: People who are travelling to Valencia just to witness the festival should not miss the opportunity to celebrate the Las Fallas festival in the city. On this festival, you can witness the creation of innumerable ninots or massive papier-mache statues that are showcased on the streets days before mass burning. You can also watch the display of fireworks or attend parties and live music during this festival. If you are a food lover, you will be delighted to see the Spanish fiesta with overloaded craziness.

  7. Go on a tapas tour of Valencia: To know the taste of the city, it is essential for you to partake in the tapas tour in Valencia since the city is renowned for its great culinary heritage. During this tour, you can experience a blend of Mediterranean flavours, Moorish influences, and much more in a single dish. Besides the paella, the tapas in the city is a common favourite of most of the locals and visitors. Therefore, the tapas tasting tour is one of the best things to do to satisfy your taste buds with really authentic cuisine. 

  8. Enjoy at Oceanogràfic: You should also include enjoying your heart out at Oceanogràfic in your Valencia tour itinerary as it is one of the crowning jewels of the city. In the largest aquarium in Europe, the visitors can admire the avant-garde design of the Oceanogràfic and adore the magnificence of witnessing the underwater world. You can see the sharks moving over your head while you walk through the longest submerged tunnel in the aquarium.

    Location: Carrer de Eduardo Primo Yúfera, 1B, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain.
    Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
    Entry Fees: EUR 22 to EUR 33

Which are the famous museums in Valencia?

  1. Fine Arts Museum of Valencia: Included in the Valencia tour packages, the Fine Arts Museum of Victoria showcases a vast collection of different artworks from the Romantic to the Renaissance period.

  2. ‘González Martí’ National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuous Arts: The ‘González Martí’ National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuous Arts is the only national museum in Valencia that displays a diverse collection of ceramics and decorative arts.

  3. Del Carmen Cultural Center: Del Carmen Cultural Center is the headquarters of the regional association of museums. It holds both permanent and temporary exhibitions of contemporary and regional art by both old and recent Valencian artists.

  4. Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences: As the name suggests, the Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences is dedicated to the progress of natural science from the Renaissance to the mid-20th century. 

  5. IVAM: IVAM is another significant museum of contemporary and modern art in the city of Valencia. It holds permanent exhibitions of famous Spanish artists, like Julio González and Ignacio Pinazo.

What are the best things to do in Valencia at night?

  1. Enjoy dinner under the sea at L’Oceanografic: Enjoying dinner at Oceanos Submarine Restaurant in L'Oceanografic is one of the best things to do in Valencia at night. You can savour the taste of some delectable Spanish cuisines in this restaurant after enjoying a walkthrough of the different habitats of sea animals.

  2. Party under the stars at L’Umbracle: Visitors can pay a visit to the L’Umbracle, which is a terrace garden in Valencia that transforms into a rooftop bar and nightclub at night. 

  3. Relish cheap drinks at Aragon: If you want to gravitate for a night out in a bar or club, you should head to Aragon in Valencia which offers some of the cheapest drinks. You can enjoy affordable drinks in this bar while enjoying the outdoor concerts in the plaza.

  4. Witness the fireworks and fiesta at Fallas: People who are planning to visit Valencia in March can witness the fireworks and bonfires during the Fallas festival that takes place throughout the day and night.

Which are the best beaches in Valencia to visit with family?

  1. El Saler Beach: El Saler Beach is a 35 metres wide stretch of white sand with dunes and unexplored terrains in Valencia. The visitors can spend a wonderful serene time with their families on this beach and listen to the melodious sound of the crashing waves. 

  2. Las Arenas Beach: Las Arenas Beach is a modern beach in Valencia that offers some remarkable water activities for both kids and adults. You will also grab some delicious dishes from the nearby restaurant and have a picnic on the beach while watching the world pass by in front of your eyes.  

  3. Xeraco Beach: Xeraco Beach is a three kilometres stretch of fine sand enveloped by dunes from all sides. Since the sea is shallow, you are required to take a good level of walking along the shores. Swimming is considered to be a safe activity for kids on this beach.

  4. Playa Sur Peñiscola: Playa Sur Peñiscola is a tranquil beach situated at the base of the high walls of Papa Luna Castle in Valencia. This beach offers a variety of activities for people of all ages, thereby providing a perfect escapade for a family adventure.

  5. La Concha Beach: La Concha Beach is another calm beach that offers a fun time with kids on a weekend in Valencia. This beach offers a vast range of services, including play areas with slides, swings, and spaces for playing sports

What is Valencia famous for?

Valencia has been regarded as the fundamental silk-manufacturing centre since the 18th century. It is famous for its quirky festivals, beautiful sunny weather, peculiar museums, Gothic cathedrals, cobblestone squares, futuristic ruins, and pristine sandy beaches. Some of the renowned attractions that attract tourists to Valencia are the City of Arts and Sciences, the Central Market, the Old Town, the Valencia Cathedral, and the birthplace of paella.

How to reach Valencia?

  1. By Flight: Valencia Airport is the fundamental airport in the city that operates both domestic and international flights to and from different parts of the world or neighbouring areas. Air Nostrum, Air Europa, and Ryanair are some of the airlines that function on this route.

  2. By Train: Estación del Norte is the local train station in Valencia that connects the city from Castellón de la Plana, Caudiel, Gandía, Mogente, Utiel, and Xirivella through six train lines. If you are looking forward to travelling on a high-speed train, you can board the train from the major cities in Spain to Joaquín Sorolla Station to reach Valencia.

  3. By Road: Valencia has a great road network from any city in the Iberian peninsula and further afield. The Mediterráneo AP-7 motorway is the fundamental road network that runs throughout the Spanish coastline from north to south. It offers a fundamental connection with the other European motorway network, including the A-3 Madrid-Valencia motorway and A-23 Sagunto-Somport motorway.

What is the best time to go for Valencia tours?

The best time to go for Valencia tours is between June to August, i.e., during the summer season. During this time, the weather remains comfortably warm, long, and sunny to go sightseeing to the city's highlights or get along the coast for some cool adventures. It is also a wonderful time to celebrate Valencian culture and participate in the massive food festival.

How many days do we need to explore Valencia?

A minimum of four to five days are enough to explore Valencia. Within this time frame, you can explore all the fundamental attractions in and around the city. You can also go to the beach, indulge in some day tours, or participate in adventurous activities to spend a wonderful time with your friends and family and cherish the moments forever.

What should I pack while travelling to Valencia?

  • Significant essentials:
             - Hand sanitizer
             - Vaccine card
             - Touchless thermometer
             - Travel disinfecting wipes
             - Money or passport pouch
             - Plug adapter
             - Photography accessories
             - Power bank
             - Sunscreen lotion
             - Bug repellent
             - Sunglasses
  • Clothing & Footwear:
             - Pants or jeans
             - Light skirts
             - Long-sleeved shirts or blouses
             - Dresses
             - Standard footwear
             - Sandals
             - Light jacket or fleece
             - Extra pair of socks*--

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