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.
One of my life mottos is: make life easy again. Now, tell me, what’s easier than checking out some categorized Google Maps lists when you have no idea where to go and what to do in Valencia? Yeah, buddy, we did the dirty work for you - de nada. Keep reading if you wanna save tons of time and simply enjoy the city.
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 …
“Ooh, la la!” That was the first phrase that came out of my mouth when I was making this list. Okay, we already knew that Valencia has a lot to offer, but what we didn’t know, was the fact that our beloved city is full of unique accommodations.
So, I went on a search for 5 cozy hotels and apartments with rooftop terraces and it’s safe to say that my mission has been accomplished ;-) Whether you’re a visitor or not (hey, staycations are awesome too), it’s definitely worth checking out this list.
If you say Fábrica de Hielo, I say one of the most unique and artistic chill-out spots next to the beach of Valencia’s El Cabanyal. Friends, this old ice factory is a must-visit. Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is call… and I’ll be there ;-)
As you may know, Valencia has 300 days of sun a year, but sometimes you have to pack your rain boots and umbrella. Yes, friends, when it rains, it pours! So, what do you do on those days? Good question – let me spill our little secrets today and share 10 things to do on rainy days.