Are you planning a trip to Valencia, but you don’t know what to do and what to see in this great city? Tours Valencia composed a top 10 of the most interesting, delicious and fun things to do in Valencia.
1. Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias
The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, or the city of arts and sciences, is a collection of unique buildings designed by the Valencian Architect Calatrava. you can find these buildings in the Turia park. It is definitely worth a visit!
2. Cathedral de Valencia
3. Turia Park
4. Boat trip in nature park Albufera and Paella luch
An amazing nature park called Albufera is located in the south of the city. There is a huge lake where you can have a boat trip in this nature park. El Palmar is a small village next to the lake and it is the place where paella was first originated. In El Palmar you can enjoy a traditional paella lunch between the rice fields. More info see Albufera excursion or book directly.
5. Flamenco dance workshop
Do you want to see learn the basics of the Flamenco? During a one hour workshop a professional flamenco dancer will teach you and your friend or colleagues the basics of this beautiful and expressive Spanish dance. More info see Flamenco workshop or book directly.
Ir you are only staying a few days in Valencia it might be hard to find out where the locals eat tapas. If you want to discover to which tapasbars the Valencian people go to, then a tapastour with Tours Valencia can be really recommended.
8. Jamon Iberico at taberna Jamon Jamon
Would you like to eat Jamon Ibérico de Bellota in Valencia? Then you could go to taberna Jamon Jamon. These people have good quality ham and they know how to cut it. This type of ham is more expensive, but if you try a slice, you will understand why. (address: Calle Bolseria 36)
9. Mercado Central
10. La Lonja
La Lonja used to be a silk market and stands on the UNESCO monument list. This impressive place is definitely worth a visit. The entrance fee is €2 and €1 for groups, students and pensioners. On Sunday you can enter for free.