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City break in Valencia. Active leisure ideas for Valencia - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Birds of Valencia Valencia is a great place for families. Tourists love spending time in local entertainment centers and amusement parks. Perhaps, Terra Mitica is the most popular entertainment complex. It is located in the city’s suburbs. Hundreds of different rides, toy stores and attractive restaurants, funny presentations and enchanting shows featuring your favorite fairy tale characters – simply every little adventurer dreams about such rest.
Some popular Valencia hotels occupy unique historical buildings and carefully preserve the spirit of old times. They include Ad Hoc Monumental Hotel housed in a fabulous 19th-century … Open
Valencia provides its guests with a great selection of various shops and shopping centers. Fans of shopping should definitely visit such shopping centers as El Saltr, Nuevo Centro, and El Corte Ingles. The choice and variety of goods sold in them is simply amazing. Here you will find virtually everything - from designer clothing and fine jewelry to modern appliances and toys.
When it comes to describing open air markets, we simply cannot fail to mention the famous Mercado Central. On weekends the market attracts numerous buyers from all neighborhoods and districts of Valencia. They come there to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, finest seafood and wine. You will find colorful souvenir shops right at every step. Travellers usually like purchasing such memorable souvenirs as ceramic figurines and pottery, which are produced at the local Liadro factory. There is a large shopping pavilion in the territory of the factory, which offers its visitors to purchase various cute souvenirs and other products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Valencia is literally created for romantic holidays, and many couples prefer to spend them at stylish Carrera Luxury apart-hotel. Located in the heart of the picturesque historic district, … Open
Fans of nightlife will surely appreciate wide range of different clubs and bars. Many restaurants of the city also accept guests until late at night and offer interesting entertainment programs. Pacha Club organizes interesting parties simply every night. The club’s colorful dance floor can fit over a thousand people at a time, and the club’s bartender makes interesting cocktails and offers signature snacks to visitors all night long. Venga Aca club offers its guests to participate in unique parties in the Latin American-style. The club organizes special salsa nights several times a week. During such evenings guests can not only polish their skills, but also get several lessons from experienced dancers.
Espana, Valencia : Palacio de las Artes Reina Sofia Guru Nightclub is a peculiar institution. This is the favorite place of rest of the "golden youth". Among frequent visitors of this club are many celebrities. Guests are welcome to stay in beautiful hall or relax on the outdoor terrace – there are many tables and even a big dance floor on it. The halls of Bananas Club are located on three floors. There is also a spacious outdoor terrace and a swimming pool there. In Bananas are regularly organized performances of popular DJs and music bands, so both fans of dancing and music lovers will surely like their rest there.
Valencia is proud of its rich choice of attractive trading centers, one of the largest of which is Aqua. It presents stores of various price categories. Budget shoppers can appreciate Mango … Open
Active recreation is very popular in the City of Flowers. Especially attractive activities are water entertainment. Thus, arriving in the city, you should definitely try cruises - everyone will be able to choose a boat or a yacht to his/her liking. You can do this in Embarcadero Canas y Barro, Rent Yacht World, Cocino Mi Paella or Quicksail - the best centers in Valencia. Fans of any types of surfing will not have to miss Australia, dreaming to finally try it out - experience this sport in Valencia, you only need to contact Suplife, Mediterranean Surf or Anywhere Watersports. Sup-boarding is equally popular here, and the best agency providing services of this kind is Jetski Valencia.
Valencia You can also go for a ride on water bikes (Fun & Quads Adventure), enjoy canyoning (Somos Aventura, Picus Guia de Escalada, Bigtime Aventura), as well as try rafting and kayaking (Funquads). Another common type of active entertainment is parasailing, which combines an extreme parachute flight and a certain serenity of water activities. This leisure option is available at Mundo Marino. It is recommended to rent a transport for exploring numerous city attractions. This may be a bicycle (MO'bike, The Easy Way, Valencia Bikes) or scooter (BERIDER Rent & Roll, Cooltra Valencia).
Valencia is a picturesque resort on the sea coast. The resort is surrounded by large olive and orange groves. The climate of the city is mild and great for rest. Due to tall mountain masses … Open
It seems that walking along Valencia beaches may take forever, and this kind of leisure never feels boring. At least for the locals. Port Saplaya is a must-visit, as this is a very picturesque place - that's where the love for the City of Flowers arise. Once and for all. The most popular beach in Valencia is Playa de la Patacona. It is quite wide, so many vacationers do not interfere with each other. On the other hand, Playa de la Devesa del Saler is attractive for being uncrowded - it is ideal for those who are not used to feeling "like sardines in a tin" or "como piojos en costura", as locals would say. Those who've arrived in Valencia with their loved ones or found them here should take a walk along Playa del Perellonet, the romance of which can be smelled a mile off.
Poble de Cofrentes One of the most striking attractions of the City of Flowers is Bioparc zoo. Here you can witness the great diversity of the animal kingdom. All animals are properly treated and cared for, so it's a pure pleasure to watch them. Conditions created here are close to the wild nature so that they can feel comfortable. That's what hundreds of tourists from all over the world come to Valencia for. Another place that should be visited by those who like to discover everything new is Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències. Here you can find Oceanografic Valencia, which would be of great interest to fans of underwater flora and fauna. In addition, it is the largest aquarium in Europe. You will learn a lot of new things about marine life, and watching the show with dolphins as the main actors will be a real surprise.
Many of the sights of Valencia are aimed specifically at holidaymakers with children. An excellent example is Bioparc, which is strikingly different from the classical zoos that can be seen … Open
In Valencia, everyone can find a facility to his/her liking. Gulliver, Fun Jump Trampoline Park are great for families. if there is a desire to have a swim, people visit Piscina Parque Benicalap. Fans of paintball and lasertag head to Urban Paintball or Quest Laser Cafe, those preferring to spend time in virtual reality - to Virtualium, and vacationers who want to play bowling go to La Bolera Bowling Center Valencia. Exploring unique El Passatge dels Gats Cafe would be a gift for kids and cat lovers. Football fans will be pleased as well, after all, the best games of the season are held on Estadio De Mestalla. Well, those wishing to watch a stand-up show are recommended to visit Sala Girasol.
Ciutat de les arts i les ciencies Another must-see for tourists is Ateneo Mercantil - a place offering unimaginably beautiful views of the sun-flooded city. Well, people who prefer mystical stories to all other entertainments will be happy to visit Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, a sacred place where many believers make pilgrimages. It is believed that a physical healing can be found here, and this is associated with one legend. Local residents or guides will necessarily tell you this beautiful story at their earliest convenience.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valencia and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Valencia

Carmen Sui Generis
Where: Calle Caballeros 38, Valencia;
Johnny Maracas
Where: Calle Caballeros 39, Valencia;
Fox Congo
Where: Calle Caballeros 35, Valencia;
Café del Negrito
Where: Plaza del Negrito 1, Valencia;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Valencia
♥   Natural Park 'Turia' , 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'L`Albufera' , 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Sima de las Palomas' , 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Sima Blanca' , 21.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Sierra Calderona' , 30.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Valencia
♥   Amusement park 'DinoPark Algar' Callosa d’en Sarrià, 94.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parque Temático Dinópolis' Teruel, 113.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Pola Park' Santa Pola, 142.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Valencia
♥   Water park 'Aquopolis Cullera' Cullera, Valencia, 35.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquarama' Benicàssim, Castellón, 74 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Natura' Benidorm, Alicante, 102.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualandia' Benidorm, Alicante, 106 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Valencia
♥   Restaurant 'El Asador de Aranda' València. Type - Traditional cuisine|Barbecue. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Central Bar' València. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Canyar' València. Type - Seafood. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Sénia' València. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Habitual' València. Type - International. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Valencia

Guide to your best city break in Valencia - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Valencia - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Valencia?' disappears immediately.
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