One Day in Valencia

One Day in Valencia, Valencia, Spain (B)

Valencia is for sunshine and warmth, and walking all over the city's broad boulevards and abundant parks and squares is a great way to get to know this beautiful beach town!

This is a perfect introduction day to Valencia, and, of course, the itinerary here can also be spread out over two or three days. Valencia may play more of a back-up role to its more famous sister beach city of Barcelona, but Valencia has more than enough to offer visitors and locals alike.

Start your day at the main city market, getting a traditional Spanish tortilla or bread with tomato for breakfast. I would recommend selecting several snacks for the rest of the day to take with you for your breaks in between sights.

Many buildings in Valencia are quite imposing and impressive, and La Lonja is no exception! A UNESCO World Heritage Site, La Lonja de la Seda (The Silk Exchange) is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Built in the 15th century, this building served as a hub for silk trading and showcases intricate details, including its iconic spiral columns and exquisite craftsmanship. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: One Day in Valencia
Guide Location: Spain » Valencia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christy Swagerty
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mercado Central de Valencia
  • La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia
  • Plaça de la Reina
  • La Seu de València
  • Plaça de la Verge
  • Portal de Valldigna
  • Museu de Belles Arts de València
  • Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
  • La Marina
  • Casa Montaña
  • Turia Gardens
  • Cabecera Park
  • Bioparc Valencia