Valencia is sheer heaven for architecture enthusiasts. This vibrant Spanish city is renowned for its own distinctive brand of Modernisme, best represented by landmarks like the sprawling Central Market, with its grand glass and iron-beam roof.

    But its must-see buildings span the centuries, from the Gothic grandeur of Valencia Cathedral to the surreal, science fiction structures of the City of Arts and Sciences, which house immersive museums and state-of-the-art performing arts venues. After a hard day's sightseeing, you can retreat to a rustic restaurant for a feast of authentic Valencian paella.

    Where & what to eat in Valencia

    • The 10 Best Restaurants for Local Cuisine in Valencia

      It's hard to find a tourist guide to Valencia that doesn't rave about the city's gastronomy. Are they right? Yes, very much so. This article gives you 10 of the finest restaurants in the city. If you think that the only thing on offer is paella (which is delicious, of course), you couldn't be more wrong. Keep reading till the...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Valencia

    • 9 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Valencia

      The best nightlife areas in Valencia are centered on the busy El Carmen area, but there are some other tempting nightlife choices, including the architecturally breathtaking City of Arts and Sciences complex. The evening entertainments scene is fueled by the city's vibrant Mediterranean setting and its large university student population. Whether you want to dance till dawn in a crowded...

    Useful information

    • Valencia Travel Essentials

      Our Valencia Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Spain. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need...

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