What is something you love most about Valencia? I’ve asked almost everyone I’ve met here and they usually gave the same answer: “the fact that there’s a beach, vibrant city life, and a huge park.” I couldn’t agree more! I hear you thinking, though: “aren’t there plenty of parks?” Yes, but the mother of all parks is called Turia. With its 9 kilometers, it’s the largest urban park in Spain. There’s a lot to discover about this old riverbed, so stick with me!
Did you know that valencia has its own famous Central Park? The Valencianos had to wait for 30 years to see this old railway station turn into a unique, gorgeous urban park. But after years of hard work, it was finally there: Parque Central. And boy, was it worth the wait.
Valencia is home to lots of talented, highly-creative people. Thanks to that, it has a thriving art scene. It’s safe to say that there’s always something to do!
In fact, in 2022, Valencia was designated the World Design Capital. How cool is that? The city stood out for its creativity in the areas of design, architecture, interior design, and illustration.
Even if you don’t know a single thing about art, there are lots of museums you just can’t miss out on. Allow yourself to get lost for a little while, challenge your mind, be amazed and check out this list of 5 must-visit museums in Valencia.
Ever wondered through the streets of Valencia and thought: “where do all these beautiful ceramics come from?” I know I have. Well, fun fact: our beloved city is not only the city of oranges and great paella …
If someone told you they saw a monkey in the old riverbed of Valencia, would you believe them? The fact of the matter is: it’s absolutely possible. Told you, Valencia is a box full of surprises. Wanna open it with me?
Whether you’ve planned a short-term stay in Valencia or want to become a fully integrated citizen, it’s good to know a thing or two about the national and regional holidays. Not just for practical reasons but also to get a taste of the culture. As you might have guessed, Valencianos sure know how to make the best of their public holidays. Viva la vida!
Take a morning stroll around the city and its outskirts, and you’ll be sure to find a bunch of Valencianos looking for hidden gems on the streets. There are so many different kinds of street markets in Valencia, so today we’re gonna focus on rastros (also known as flea markets). If you wanna know when and where they take place, this guide is for you!
We totally dig botanical gardens (not in the literal sense of the word) and oh, lucky us… Valencia has a gorgeous one. When you visit Jardí Botànic, you might see two girls hugging a tree, I wonder why ...