Packed with plenty to see, do and explore, there is a never a dull day in this charming Spanish city. Wander through the beautiful city centre admiring the array of beautiful historic monuments; visit the myriad of museums and art galleries such as the Institute of Modern Art and Museum of Fine Arts or simply head to one of the city’s beaches to enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine and sample local cuisine in the many restaurants that line the promenades.
The Old Town district - like similar districts in other major European cities - is where you will find some of the oldest, most beautiful and most interesting sites in the city,[ReadMoreMob] including the UNESCO-Listed Lonja de la Seda, 13th century Santo Domingo Convent and Torres de Serranos - a 14th century gothic gateway that’s considered the oldest in Europe.
Valencia is the undisputed home of this iconic Spanish dish and has been one of Spain's most important rice-producing areas for over a millennia.
The citrus-growing plains around Valencia stretch to the aptly-named Costa de Azahar (orange blossom coast), producing many tons of fruit every year, especially oranges.
Cruises to Valencia
Exploring Andalusia • T2201A
- Experience Spanish traditions and historical origins
- See and taste Andalusia at its best in Malaga
- Visiting Cádiz is sure to be a highlight
Discover Spanish Traditions • S2225
- Visit the stunning Alhambra Palace
- Experience Tapas & Flåmenco in Andalusia
- Discover the origins of Paella in Valencia