Palacio De Valeriola (Chirivella Soriano Foundation)

Carrer de Valeriola, 13, 46001 - València

TOURISTIC AREA: Historical center

To discover the origins of this house/palace, we must travel back in time to no less than the 14th century.

For this was the Gothic style building that the influential gentleman Joan de Valeriola erected to serve as his residence.

It is important to note that this illustrious gentleman was a descendant of Arnau Valeriola, the city’s most important financier of the 14th century. And that the last Valeriola to inhabit the palace was Gaspar, who married Anna de Borja.

Leaving these personalities aside, Valeriola Palace is one of the oldest buildings in the city today. It is located in the historic district, very close to the Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange), the Central Market and Santos Juanes Church.

This stately mansion still maintains it cultural value and magnificent architecture. Highlights include the stone arches, mullioned windows and panelled ceilings, which proudly display their design.

The interior is spacious and not surprisingly, contains elements characteristic of the Gothic style (arches, windows, ashlar) and coffered ceiling of incalculable antiquity.

The palace has borne witness to the historic ups and downs of the city of València over many years. And in this time, it has been a noble home, a block of flats, and even housed shops and warehouses.


Valeriola Palace, city cultural centre

In 2005, the Chirivella Soriano Foundation set itself the task of refurbishing the building to create the first private contemporary art space in València.

The plan was clear: maintain the original lines of the space and highlight the most interesting elements.

This has made it possible to restore the wealth of space of its rooms, fitting out 1,000 square metres of exhibition space.

An ambitious project that represented a valuable contribution to the city's cultural offerings, with the goal of bringing art to the entire city.

Over its lifetime, the foundation has shown more than 4,000 works by individual artists and groups. It also frequently partners with other Spanish and European art spaces.

Intense activity that serves as yet another example of the city’s commitment to culture.

The foundation's holdings include pieces by such artists as Antonio Saura, Carmen Calvo, Fernando Zóbel, Luis Gordillo, El Paso and Equipo Crónica, among others.


  • Business schedule
  • Closing days: Monday
  • Schedule info

    Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

    Sundays from 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

  • Price

    Entry: 4€, 2€ for children under 14, pensioners and students.


Calle Valeriola, 31, 46001 Valencia, España

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