Valencia the Capital of the Valencian Region, a historic city, worth visiting. It is at 1 h. 15 min. by highway.
We can take a walk through the modernist architecture of the architect Santiago Calatrava. In the City of Arts and Sciences comprising L’Hemisfèric, the Prince Felipe Museum of Science, L’Umbracle, the Oceanographic, the Palau de les Arts, the Agora and the L’Assut d’or Bridge.
Other places that will make us fall in love are the Cathedral, in Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque styles, where it is said that the Holy Chalice, El Miguelete and the Plaza de la Virgen are preserved.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, going to see the Silk Market is essential.
The Barrio del Carmen and its Palaces form a set of streets where you can lose yourself and take advantage of the restaurants and shops for your leisure.
If you are interested in gastronomy, you have to go around the Central Market, the most important market and with more fresh products from Europe. Another important market in the city is that of Colón and Ruzafa.
In Valencia, there are 34 museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, with a large art gallery, the second in number in Spain, the IVAM, the National Museum of Ceramics, the Fallero Museum and the Bombas Gens Artistic Center, among others.
Valencia is also famous for its beaches, such as La Malvarrosa beach, Las Arenas beach and El Saler beach.