Museums, architecture, beaches ... The city of Valencia has hundreds of attractions and never disappoints. But how much time do we need to see it? Can you know the city in a short break? Stay with us, We have designed a small itinerary to enjoy the best of Valencia in three days.
The capital of the Valencian Community stands out for its beautiful beaches and good weather. But there is much more, and on this trip we will know its essence. From the tranquility of its beaches to the beauty of the old town.
A short break, but very intense. In this days we can visit the famous Silk Exchange, the historic center and its rich artistic heritage and, of course, the Oceanographic and the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Ready? Let's go there!
Valencia in three days: the historic center of the cityMiguelete tower and cathedral
The first day we will dedicate to know the great historical center of Valencia. We will get lost in its streets and visit its most representative monuments and buildings, which are not few.
We start with the famous Silk Exchange. In it we will admire the Gothic architecture, the Patio de los Naranjos and the beautiful and emblematic tower. By the way, you have to look at the gargoyles, a repertoire of the most curious characters.
We are not going far. One step away is the Central Market, full of stalls with fresh products. But if it stands out for something, it is for its beautiful modernist architecture. And you have to walk around, true jewels await us.
Walking quietly we will arrive at the Plaza de la Virgen and the cathedral complex. Valencia's is a different cathedral, but beautiful. A mixture of styles ranging from Romanesque to Baroque.
Next to the cathedral, you have to visit what is its bell tower and the most famous tower in Valencia: El Miguelete.
And we still have a lot to see: Redonda Square, the Water Tribunal, the church of San Nicolás de Bari, the Serranos tower ... The center of Valencia is full of monuments worth a visit. That is why we will squeeze the first day in the city to the fullest.
Second day: the City of Arts and Sciences
We cannot visit Valencia and not visit this fabulous complex. Here we await the Oceanogràfic, the Museum of Sciences and the Hemispheric. We recommend getting a joint ticket for all three spaces and enjoy a complete experience.
The OceanogràficOceanogràfic - Javier Yaya Tur / commons.wikimedia.org
The second best aquarium in the world and the best in Europe. It hosts hundreds of species, distributed according to their habitats. Cold oceans, tropical waters, an aviary ... Thanks to this project, we can enjoy a great diversity of animals living together in community.
We will find penguins, seals, sharks and even belugas. Dare to travel the longest underwater tunnel in EuropeIt will leave you with your mouth open and children love it!
The Museum of Arts and Sciences
This interactive museum teach us the secrets of science through fun. Exhibitions, workshops, games ... These activities will bring us closer to science and new knowledge in a fun and entertaining way.
This large building has a large dome in which projections are made. We can choose the theme of the projection, including 3D. It is a great way to discover great adventures through spectacular images. A good way to end this second day of the visit to Valencia in three days.
Third day: the marina and the Malvarrosa beachMalvarrosa Beach - Werner Wilmes / Flickr.com
After two days without stopping, we need a day of relaxation and rest. This is what we are going to do to put a finishing touch to this tour of Valencia in three days. To enjoy the sun and the good weather, nothing like Malvarrosa beach.
Ywe can't leave Valencia without eating a paella, so we will book in the restaurants located on the seafront. Eat on a terrace by the sea, enjoying the sun. Can you think of a better plan?
The Royal Marina is at the end of Malvarrosa beach. We can take a pleasant walk between large boats and luxurious yachts located there. The restaurants of this port are a good option to enjoy the cuisine of the area and contemplate the beauty of the beach and the sea.