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.
Obvious fact: we’re huge fans of Valencia’s views. Whether we’re overlooking the historic center, the beautiful sea, or the incredible orange/purple sunsets, we love them all. One way to really enjoy those views is by going up to a roof. That’s a no-brainer, right? But what if you can sip on a drink while feasting your eyes and catching up with friends? Sounds even better to me! Today we’ll share our 5 favorite rooftop bars in Valencia, so you can enjoy drinks & gorgeous views at the same time.
It’s no secret that May and I both adore Italian food. Our mouths absolutely start to water when we hear the words: fresh, homemade, Italian pasta. However, we don’t always have time to spend hours in a good restaurant, so we were pleased to find Hasta La Pasta – a cute little takeaway close to Plaza de la Virgen. Yes, surprisingly enough, it’s possible to grab a quick, delicious, wholesome meal in Valencia!
“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.
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!
Did you know there’s a whole empanada world in Valencia? No? Well, in that case, you might have a serious case of empanada deprivation. We’ve found one of the best solutions, though. Trust me, you need to discover Dempanadas’ homemade, Argentinian pieces of art.
There’s no doubt you can find lots of Italian restaurants in Valencia, but are they as cozy and romantic as our favorite trattoria? That’s the question. We adore Lambrusquería and that’s not just because of the amazing atmosphere – we’ve munched on their tasty dishes very often. Trust me, these Italians have it all.
Organic, cheap, and t(o)asty specialty coffee – does that sound like music to your ears? Great, because the people from Mayan Coffees know a thing or two about a good cup of joe. Drop everything and read ahead, we’re going on a Guatemalan journey.