Do you want to visit the city of The Falles? Valencia is your perfect destination whether you are looking to enjoy the beach, culture, science, fun activities or gastronomy. Organize your business trip or an unforgettable vacation and book with Sercotel Hotels at any of our hotels in Valencia. Prepare yourself to spend a great holiday while discovering this beautiful city full of history.
Valencia has a rich historical and monumental heritage, traditional festivals, modern architecture and a great climate and temperature guaranteed almost all year round. These are just a few of the things that will not be lacking in your adventure along the Mediterranean coast.
Valencia has many places to go and things to do to please everyone’s preferences. We recommend walking through its streets and discovering the charm that emerges from every corner of this city. One of our favourite places is the Barrio del Carmen located in the city centre; here you will go back to the Middle Ages with its cobbled streets and historical buildings. In this neighbourhood you can find the doors of the Torres de Quart, which are the remains of the ancient wall that existed. Near this area, you will find a group of monuments of great interest like the Cathedral of Valencia and the famous Torre del Miguelete. Do not miss the opportunity to go all the way up and take a picture of the spectacular panoramic view of the city. In addition, you can visit the Turia fountain or the Basilica de la Virgen and admire the frescos in its dome.
One of the most well-known monuments of Valencia is the Lonja de la Seda; located near the Plaza del Mercado and declared a World Heritage Site. In the central market, you can see lots of colours, activity and buy fresh traditional products from the Valencian orchard.
Whether you are traveling alone or with your family you must visit the City of Arts and Sciences. In this futuristic building designed by Calatrava you can find an IMAX cinema, the largest aquarium in Europe, an opera theatre and a planetarium. It will be impossible to get bored!
One of the most famous festivals in Spain and the most important in Valencia is Les Falles; celebrated in March in honour of San José. If you want to experience this tradition, book with Sercotel Hotels at any of our hotels near Valencia old town and you will have everything at your fingertips.
One of the most popular moments is when the statues of The Falles are placed throughout the town to be admired before they are burned. The floral decoration and the pyrotechnic show that takes place a few days later are also of great interest. Finally, on the night of March 19th, the Cremá is celebrated; a very emotional act when the figures of The Falles are lit and the tourists walk through the streets to observe this national tradition.
Book your room now with Sercotel Hotels at any of our hotels in Valencia and discover this fantastic city full of traditions, culture, and celebrations. We definitely recommend visiting this city and learning more about the culture in the South of Spain. Live an unforgettable experience with Sercotel Hotels.