Are you considering Valencia as a destination for your next summer holidays? You are going to love it! The coast of Valencia not only offers several km of well-kept beaches where to enjoy some summer holidays by the beach, but also Valencia city is very close, including its wide range of activities related to cultural, sports, family tourism and leisure.
1) Discover all the beaches near Valencia city
Valencia has many beaches with a blue flag, which distinguishes the quality of its waters and its services. Also, very close to Valencia city you will find beaches that will adapt to all styles of holidays: naturist beaches, beaches where dogs are allowed, great beaches for paddle surfing and diving, urban beaches where you can have a drink or meal on a restaurant with terrace, etc.
Some urban beaches in Valencia city are: Las Arenas, La Malvarrosa and La Patacona.
Some quieter beaches, in L’Albufera Natural Park, are: El Saler, La Devesa and La Garrofera.
If you also wish to make the most of your holidays, you can take a day trip to discover other beaches in nearby towns: Denia, Oliva, Moraira, Altea, Jávea…
2) Enjoy your free time in a bar or restaurant with terrace
Having a drink or a meal at the terrace of a bar or restaurant is a holiday pleasure. Without checking the time, while enjoying the good weather, with the best company and discovering the local gastronomy… Can you imagine it, right?
In Valencia city there are many terraces, both in its historic centre, as well as overlooking the City of Arts and Sciences or on the long seafront promenade of its urban beaches.
At night, you can go to the area of the Port of Valencia to discover the liveliest terraces in the area.
3) Getting to know the Valencia old town
Touring the historic part of the city of Valencia will allow you to step into its past and discover how it grew over the last century: the Post Office building, the City Hall, the Colón Market, the Serranos Tower, Quart Towers, l’Almoina, La Lonja (the Silk Exchange), the Central Market, the Cathedral, Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados (Basilica of Our Lady of the Forsaken), Estación del Norte (the main train station), the bullring, Marqués de Dos Aguas Palace, the Main Theater…
You can make a stop halfway and have a refreshment or a snack at the Central Market (fresh fruit, horchata and fartons…) or at one of the ice cream shops in the Plaza de la Reina and San Vicente Mártir Street.
4) City of Arts and Sciences
The modern complex of the City of Arts and Sciences is a must visit during the holidays. It includes the Valencia Opera, Hemisfèric, the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum, the Oceanogràfic and Umbracle buildings. Among them, we highlight the Hemisfèric for its projections of IMAX type cinema in 3D and 4D, thus offering interesting films and documentaries for both children and adults. Also remarkable is the Science Museum, which will delight the whole family with highly interactive permanent and temporary exhibitions, and the Oceanogràfic, where you can meet marine fauna from all over the world.
From Travel Habitat, we can advise you in the planning of your summer holidays in Valencia and book tickets for any activity, such as the City of Arts and Sciences, for your greater comfort and tranquillity.
Do not hesitate to tell us your ideas about your holidays, if you are coming with children, etc. and together we will plan the perfect summer holidays for you.