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32 hrs in Valencia – Perfect guide to a weekend getaway!!

By Karthika Selvakumar - July 30, 2020
Valencia

To begin with, Valencia still belongs to the less frequented spots of Spain. However, it is the 3rd biggest city in the country. Subsequently, this city has developed into a vibrant place with an enormous variety of things to do. Looking to spend your weekend at a perfect spot? Valencia is said to serve the purpose with its distinctive sights, amazing Spanish food accompanied with a laid back atmosphere.

Valencia has a little something for everyone. From a historic city centre to the gorgeous sandy beach, great food to warm weather, marvellous culture to stunning nightlife, the city has got all elements of amusement.

If you’re planning to visit Valencia for a long weekend, here’s our guide for a perfect weekend in Valencia.

Valencia
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A long weekend to Valencia!

Historic Friday on foot

Visit the following :

  1. Plaza de la Virgen
  2. Plaza de la Reina 
  3. Central Market

Plaza de la Virgen

Mini gardens filled with orange trees, the buzz and excitement from visitors, sight of the Cathedral fro outside and within pretty much sums up Plaza de la Virgen.

Plaza de la Virgen
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Plaza de la Reina 

It is the city’s hotspot, located on the opposite side of Plaza de la Virgen. This place is crammed with lots of bars, cafes and Tapas restaurants. Entertainment is guaranteed while you enjoy the beautiful sunshine in one of these busy places.

Plaza de la Reina
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Central Market

Think about shopping, Central Market just has it all. Central Market has over 300 stalls making it an enormous market.

Central Market - Valencia
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Saturday city tour on wheels

Hire a cycle and get yourself a city map before you visit the following :

  1. Turia Gardens
  2. City of Arts and Science
  3. Beach

Turia Gardens

Get yourself to Spain’s largest urban park to experience the unique character of Valencia. From exercising to just enjoying the gorgeous outdoor space, Turia Gardens is one of the best relaxation spots.

Turia gardens
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City of Arts and Science

Take some time to admire the work of architect Santiago Calatrava on reaching the City of Arts and Science. Inside you will find everything from an aquarium to a multiplex cinema. You can even simply spend your whole day here.

City of Arts and Science
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Beach

Need some more relaxation? Visit the gorgeous golden sands of Las Arenas Beach, one of the best beaches in Spain. There are lots of bars and beach along the beach. Grab a cool drink from Las Arenas Hotel – a 5-star leading hotel enjoying the view of the beach.

Las Arenas Beach
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Glorious Sundays for more relaxation

Visit the following:

  1. Cafe de las Horas
  2. Ruzafa Area

Cafe de las Horas

Craving for a coffee or a freshly squeezed orange juice? Head to Cafe de las Horas to treat your tastebuds. The coffee is great here. But the main attraction is the grand and completely OTT decor. It’s gorgeous!

Cafe de las Horas
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Ruzafa Area

Ruzafa – the new hot spot of the city is often referred to as Valencia’s version of Shoreditch. This area is filled with creatives, artists, hipsters, and students. This place is now attracting more of youngsters who like stylish bars, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, galleries, markets. Perfect place to spend your Sunday afternoon!

Ruzafa area
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Can your weekend get any better than this? Spend your weekend with your family. From relaxation to discovering places, cafes to beach Valencia has got it all to spend your weekend in a perfect way. In fact, you might be surprised at how much there is to explore in a short break in this little city. Valencia is all about pure excitement!

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