Sunny, fascinating and historical - the wonderful Valencia
Valencia, Spain’s hidden gem and third largest metropolitan region, has a fascinating history starting as a Roman colony to becoming a thriving global community. Gifted with a warm, sunny climate and a great location by the western Mediterranean coastline makes Valencia a very popular travel destination.
Valencia’s history spans well over 2000 years where Romans, Moors and Spaniards all left their mark. The city is remarkably beautiful and offers a great reflection of the construction success during the Spanish Golden Age. Valencia hosts many well-known sights such as Gothic masterpiece, ‘Silk Exchange’, Valencia Cathedral, Miguelete Bell Tower, and of course the City of Arts and Science museum, which combined with the futuristic architecture of Santiago Calatrava makes up a cityscape that can be best described as an architectural melting-pot. Having a large student population gives the city a reputation as one of the best party destinations in Spain.
Visiting Valencia is a great change to blend into the laid-back attitude of the Spaniards. Join friendly local guides for an insightful free tour to get an authentic perspective on Valencia. Try the Spanish way of eating late into the evening, feast on authentic paella and learn more about the city’s rich history while bathing under the Mediterranean sun.