Nothing beats a refreshing dive on a hot summer’s day. Now, of course, you can go to one of Valencia’s beautiful beaches and take a dip in the sea, but if you really want to cool down… splashing around in a swimming pool is your best bet. Trying to find public outdoor swimming pools in this city requires a bit of research, though. But we’ve tested the waters! Guess what? We’ve found 5 pools that are absolutely worth swimming in, whether you’re all by yourself or taking the entire family with you.
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?
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 ...
I grew up by the beach, so it’s probably no surprise that I can’t live without it. Guess what else I can’t live without? Valencia’s iconic Chiringuitos. We’ve only recently discovered Chiringuito Tres14Beach, but it’s already our favorite dog-friendly beach bar. The fact that we can bring our furry friends is not the only reason we love it. So, keep on reading, amigxs…
If you like food truck festivals and gastronomic markets, then you’ve just found your treasure of the year. It gets even better because this isn’t just a temporary event. Mercabanyal is basically a never-ending food truck festival in one of the most authentic neighborhoods of Valencia. Yeah, it’s clear, you have to visit this unique outdoor space at least once in your life.
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.
Looking for a beautiful view of Valencia’s historic center? Wanna sip on a drink as the sun sets on Plaza del Ayuntamiento? Well, you know what they say… the Valencian sky is the limit, and rooftop bar Ático Ateneo Lounge is the new hangout spot.