Valencia - Definitive guide
Fallas calendar 2023
A complete programme of every event in Fallas 2023, from February to the 19th of March
Estación del Norte
The city’s main train station is a stop for more than fifteen lines, connecting Valencia with other regions and towns all across Spain.
Electric scooters are your go-to option if you would like to move around the city independently, and hassle-free. There are several…
The perfect public bike rental if you want to cycle around Valencia without spending too much or worrying about taking a bike with you…
Exploring Valencia by bike
A great climate, the perfect geography and more than 160 km of bike lanes make Valencia the ideal cycling city for everyone, including…
The taxis in Valencia
Valencia is usually best enjoyed by walking or cycling. However, taxis can be convenient if you're travelling with companions or a lot…
Valencia Tourist Card
Discover Valencia’s most complete free entry pass and discount card, all in one. Here, we explain everything there is to know about the…
How to get to Valencia from the Airport
Valencia Airport, also known as Manises Airport, is the second-largest airport in the region after Alicante. The airport is only 8 km…
The metro and tram in Valencia
Valencia’s urban rail network counts a total of 146 stations, divided into ten active lines. With its total length of 162 km, it covers…
Bus services in Valencia
Between urban and suburban routes, bus services in Valencia enjoy a network of 196 public lines. You will likely use some of these…
City of Arts and Sciences
At the end of the old Turia riverbed lies one of the most iconic destinations in Valencia. A futuristic complex, bringing together…
The Central Market
A building that brings together Valencia’s taste for modernist architecture, its skilled craftsmanship, and longstanding agricultural…
Lonja de la Seda
The Silk Exchange encapsulates two feats of Valencia’s Golden Age: masterful artistic expression and mercantile power.
Church of Saint Nicholas of Bari and Saint Peter Martyr
A Church whose history spans almost 15 centuries, a site of many faces and even more stories, hidden among the houses and buildings of…
Plaza del Ayuntamiento
Characterised by its early 20th century buildings, Plaza del Ayuntamiento is one of the most important squares and meeting points in…
Torres de Quart
A stern defence gate that endured the attack of military troops and time, the Quart Towers stand today as an important remnant of the…
The Cathedral, Miguelete, and Holy Chalice
In the heart of the city’s old quarters is Valencia’s Cathedral, home to the Holy Chalice and a solemn bell tower, the Miguelete.
Torres de Serranos
Defence gate, grand entrance, prison, and then safehouse. The Puerta de Serranos is one of the most well-preserved monuments in…
Plaza de Toros
At the edge of Valencia’s Old Town stands a Neoclassical temple of dust, sweat, and blood. This 19th-century bullring is home to one of…
Art collectives, pastel façades, bakeries, courtyard concerts and bohemian bars: this is Valencia’s hip neighbourhood. This is where…
With its narrow cobblestone streets and mediaeval remains, El Carmen is the historical centre of Valencia. Its old houses are painted…
10 must-visit sights in Valencia
History, art, culture, relaxation, and beautiful views. Here are the ten sights you cannot miss when coming to Valencia.
Top 7 must-see areas in Valencia
Whether you consider yourself more of a history lover, a shopping enthusiast, a hopeless romantic, or a backpacker waiting to kick back…
The 8 best places to wind down in Valencia
Green, quiet, and serene, these eight places will let you take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. And you don’t even need…
Best day trips to make from Valencia
A list of 7 day-trip ideas that you can easily make from Valencia with public transport.
Most picturesque places in Valencia
The most charming places in Valencia, where you’ll feel like you’ve fallen into the pages of a fairytale.
Local customs in Valencia
Shared meals, laughter, and fireworks: the most beloved traditions in Valencia
Interesting facts about Valencia
20 of the most curious and fun facts about Valencia, to get acquainted with this marvellous city
Must-see museums in Valencia
Art, science, history, crafts, ideas, and anthropology: Valencia has a museum for everything you might think of and a little more.
Imposing cathedrals, spiral staircases and columns, pointed arches, and dark stone halls. Discover Valencia’s Mediaeval treasures.
History of Fallas
Fallas is an incredibly rooted tradition in Valencia, but when did it become as we know it today? What are its origins? How has it…
Fallas - A beginner’s guide
Explosive, colourful, and loud. Fallas is an ever-new tradition, daring and different every year. Here you can find an overview of the…
La Fallera Mayor
The Fallas Queens, the most recognisable figures in the festival, the Fallera Mayor and the Fallera Mayor Infantil
A growing tempo, an unrelenting rhythm, and a final thunder that shakes the whole city. This is the Fallas’ daily reminder.
Verbenas y Discomóviles
During Fallas the party is in the streets. Valencia is set ablaze by dozens of open-air parties and small concerts, the verbenas and…
Bright colours, rich fabrics, endless details and meticulous embroidery. These are the clothes worms by falleras and falleros during…
This is the proclamation of the Fallas’ official beginning: how a city enters three weeks of celebration, colour, noise, and spectacle.
L'Albà de les Falles
What better way to open the most hectic and exciting days of Fallas if not with an explosive firework display that takes over all of…
A night of bonfires, where almost 800 sculptures are fed to the flames. The Cremà is much more than the Fallas closing ceremony for the…