City breaks in
Valencia City

Vibrant, beachside bliss

From thriving nightlife to striking architecture - a holiday to Valencia City is the ideal choice for anyone seeking a dose of sophistication on their next city break. While Valencia might only be Spain’s third largest city, this destination has plenty for visitors to uncover. Once the capital of the Old Kingdom of Valencia, it has an extensive history worth delving into as well as strong culture. Spend your time making the most of the city's museums or take a stroll around its historic neighbourhoods - you certainly won't be short of things to do. Whether you’re looking for a dose of sunshine on your next city break, or enthralling history and culture, Valencia should be next on your to-travel list. Explore its iconic sights, make the most of its many museums or go souvenir shopping – there’s more than enough to keep you occupied.

Your Valencia City questions, answered

Valencia is easily walkable, so you'll find that you can take in the major sights of the city on foot or on a bike.

After dark, head to El Carmen, Valencia’s Old Town, where much of Valencia's famed nightlife takes place.

Try arros a banda, a traditional dish made with fish stock and prawns. For dessert, sample a golden arnadi cake baked with almonds and sugar.

Best things to do in Valencia City

Hit the beach

Right next to the marina, the main beach of Las Arenas is a sublime place to lay down your towel and top up your tan.

Visit Valencia Cathedral

After admiring its splendid Gothic facade, take a trip up the adjacent Micalet tower for a beautiful view of the city.

Spend a day at the museum

The Museum of Fine Arts boasts a collection of 16th and 17th century art, while the National Ceramic Museum is a feast for the eyes.