About Valencia

Valencia is trade and culture, cinema, theatre, museums, magic, business. It is the centre of international and avant-garde design, and one of the most active cities in Europe regarding fairs and conferences.

Valencia was founded by the Roman Empire more than 2000 years ago and has historically been a cultural crossroads and continues to be a meeting point between northern Europe and the Mediterranean countries. Its excellent location and communications with the rest of the Europe have made Valencia a significant tourist centre.

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain with a metropolitan area of more than 1.000.000 inhabitants. It has a modern transport network comprising the Manises International Airport, extensive road, motorway and railway networks, and one of the best ports in Europe, all providing easy access from any part of the globe. Thanks to its privileged location in the Mediterranean and a dynamic economy and cultural life, Valencia is enjoying growing prominence amongst other large European cities.

In a single day, you can discover pretty towns and beautiful natural landscapes within easy reach of Valencia, practice a wide variety of sports, or enjoy the one hundred kilometres of magnificent beaches which stretch from the city itself along the coast. As night falls, the `joie de vivre` of the night life of Valencia has something for everyone, right through till dawn: this is one of the hottest night spots in the Mediterranean.

Valencia Tourist Card

10 sites to visit

To know more about the wonderful city of Valencia click here.


Here are some pictures of Valencian beaches:

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  • Cala Granadella
  • La Grava 2
  • Platja Arenal

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