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Top things to do with children in Valencia

Valencia sits on Spain’s southeastern coast, this beautiful city is known for its Arts and Science and lovely beaches. If you are looking for a vacation with warm pleasant weather, natural environments, tasty cuisine, and some outstanding beaches, then Valencia is the perfect place. Valencia is known for its family-friendly destinations that offer many diverse locations, exciting attractions, and outdoor activities. Valencia is absolutely an enchanting place to visit. Have a look at the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Here is a list of top things to do with children in Valencia

  • Science Museum
  • Bioparc – Valencia’s Zoo
  • Oceanografic
  • Gulliver Park
  • The Hemispheric
  • Torres De Serranos
  • Cycling through the Turia Park
  • Central De Carme

1. Science Museum

The Museu de les Ciencies Principe Felipe is located in the city of Arts and Science. It has different scientific areas specifically designed for children. The museum is a perfect place to visit as it offers a great experience for children with outstanding scientific innovations. It is the best way for kids to learn and understand science through experiments and exhibitions in a fun way. It is one of the top things to do with children in Valencia, for some ultimate fun and learning.

Opening hours- 10 am to 8 pm

2. Bioparc – Valencia’s Zoo

An interesting fact about this zoo is that animals here do not live within enclosures or cages. Instead, they live in natural habitats, open space, very similar to their own kind. This makes the zoo very unique from others. All the species are classified according to their origins. This helps the kids to enjoy a natural environment while getting to know the great diversity of fauna and many other animals. The zoo also offers a nice playground along with seating to rest and enjoy your meal. This beautiful surroundings and natural environment is definitely one of the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Opening Hours- 8 am to 6 pm

3. Oceanografic

The Oceanografic is one of the largest aquariums in Europe, located at the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Different marine habitats are represented here. You will be able to have a close up with dolphins, penguins, jellyfish, sharks, and many more. Another interesting and exciting fact is that, after viewing aquatic animals, you can have a delicious meal at the underwater restaurant. Imagine having a view of amazing numerous aquatic animals swim around you while having your meal. It is indeed one of the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Opening hours- 10 am to 6 pm

Oceanografic- top things to do with children in Valencia.
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4. Gulliver Park

This is the first park the locals suggest when asked where to visit with kids. The park is located in Turia gardens. This huge playground represents Gulliver tied to the floor in the country of Lilliput from the story “Gulliver’s Travels.” Kids can imagine themselves as tiny people like real lilliputians, climbing on the giant Gulliver. It would be really fun for the kids, huh? It is filled with slides, ramps, and many other things, making it just the perfect place for kids to have fun while the families can choose a spot for a picnic. Entry is completely free for this park. It is definitely one of the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Opening hours – 10 am – 1:30 pm & 5:30 – 9 pm

5. The Hemispheric

It is located in the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. This building is definitely worth a visit and is simply amazing. The entire structure is designed in such a way that it represents the imagery of an eye. The outside of the structure is surrounded by the pool. In the building, you can watch films and documentaries in an IMAX movie theatre and 3D technology. Kids can enjoy screening about dinosaurs and other fun themes in the cinema room after visiting the Oceanographic and Museum. You can find giant water walking balls in the pool surrounding the Hemispheric. Kids can get inside these balls and walk on water. It will be a very thrilling and exciting experience for the kids and they will simply love it. It gives them a very unique experience and indeed makes it one of the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Opening hours – NA

City of Arts and Science
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6. Torres De Serranos

It was built in the 14th century, representing the old Spanish architecture. It is worth a visit to see the piece of history. You can enjoy spectacular views of the Valencia city and the Turia River from the top of the building. After having seen some amazing views of the city, you can stop by the nearby restaurants to enjoy a meal or visit the playground.

Opening Hours – 10 am – 2 pm

7. Cycling through the Turia Park

If you are looking for a good relaxing day to enjoy a picnic spot, Turia gardens are the right place. You will find great trails to cycle with your kids. Spend some beautiful time with your family while cycling, exercising, and exploring the park. Once tired from cycling, choose a spot to just relax and enjoy in the garden, while kids can opt to go to the playground. It is indeed a great family time and the top things to do with children in Valencia.

Opening Hours – NA

Turia Park, Valencia
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8. Central De Carme

A visit to the Central De Carme is one of the top things to do with children in Valencia. Tired of exploring the city? This museum is a perfect place to take a break, and spend some time at the interesting art exhibition. The museum has beautiful paintings and sculptures at the display. It also has a private place for babies and toddlers to play and explore on their own called “ Espai de tells” You can enjoy your coffee and meal in a cosy place of cafe or library filled with books

Opening Hours – Doesn’t open from Monday and Tuesday until 5 pm. Don’t plan to visit in the morning. The rest of the week opens from 12 pm.

In short to conclude, Valencia is just the perfect place to visit with family. And a great fun place for kids to have a huge ball of entertainment. Do have a look at Pickyourtrail for some amazing offers and also check on the Spain travel packages for your Valencia vacation. Also, drop a Whatsapp Inquiry for any further queries or details.

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