6 Days in Valencia
Discover Valencia in 6 days and don't miss out on a thing!
If you only have six days to spend in Valencia, you should organise your trip well to make the most of it. Here is a complete guide so you can squeeze a lot into your trip!
Before we begin, Download the Valencia Tour guide to discover recommendations on where to eat, what to see and what to do, maps of the city and some interesting tourist routes. You can also download a map of Valencia with tourist routes.
Some advice: In order to save time and money, buy a Valencia Tourist Card and enjoy free tickets and discounts, as well as tapas and drinks.
Valencia has one of the oldest historic centres in Europe. The city has over 2000 years of history and you will be able to discover so much, such as the Holy Chalice in the Cathedral, Lonja de la Seda (gothic-style civil treasure and UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Central Market (one of the largest markets with the richest, fresh produce in Europe), the spectacular frescoes in the San Nicolás Church, and a long etcetera.
La Lonja (The Silk Exchange) Unesco World Heritage
The Water Court (Tribunal de las Aguas)
Cathedral, Miguelete and Holy Grail
Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari y San Pedro Mártir de Valencia
Ceramics Museum. Marqués de Dos Aguas Palace
Norte Railway Station
Monument of the Patriarch
DON'T MISS OUT ON THE HISTORIC CENTRE
So you don't miss out on anything, book a guided visit to discover the centre of Valencia on foot or take the Tourist Bus to uncover more about the city.
Valencia city center walking tour
Valencia Tourist Bus Tour (red bus)
Guided tour to the Cathedral and Saint Nicholas church
CITY OF ARTS, OCEANOGRÀFIC AND FALLA MUSEUM
Travel to the future while visiting Valencia! Don't miss out on the avant-garde architecture at the City of Arts and Sciences, the inside of the Science Museum and the best IMAX films at l'Hemisfèric. Discover the ocean floor at Oceanogràfic, the largest aquarium in Europe.
Afterwards, you can visit the Falla Museum dedicated to the amazing falla tradition in the city, also declared an intangible heritage festivity by UNESCO since 2016.
FORGET LONG QUEUES
Buy your tickets for the City of Arts and Sciences beforehand and access the venue by showing your tickets on your mobile phone. Forget long queues!
Oceanogràfic Valencia Aquarium Ticket
Ticket to the Entire Complex of the City of Arts and Sciences
Oceanogràfic Valencia and Science Museum Combined Ticket
BIOPARC AND TURIA GARDENS
On your third day, immerse yourself in the African savannah at Bioparc. Stroll along Parque de Cabecera and the Turia Gardens. Discover it all by bike or on foot, and take in its 18 bridges that cross the gardens. Each one is unique and has a different style. On the way, the Museum of Fine Arts is an essential place to visit, with pieces by Joaquín Sorolla, Goya and Velázquez, as well as a collection of unique medieval reredos.
Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia
Monforte Garden (L'Hort de Romero)
Carme Contemporary Culture Centre
COMPLETE YOUR VISIT BY VISITING THE ALBUFERA
Hire a bicycle and discover the Turia Gardens from one end to the other! You can get a 20% discount when hiring a bicycle if you have the Valencia Tourist Card.
ALBUFERA AND NATURAL BEACHES
Visit a spectacular natural reserve, enjoy a ride in a typical fishing boat and try a Valencian paella right where it was invented. Afterwards, you can visit the area’s natural beaches, followed by enjoying every second of the best sunset in Valencia at l'Albufera natural park.
Albufera Natural Park
Valencia's beaches: within the city limits or wild, the choice is yours!
A DAY AT A NATURAL PARK
Ride in a boat around the Albufera natural park and enjoy Valencian cuisine in pure nature. If you do not have a vehicle, catch bus number 25 with the Valencia Tourist Card or the Albufera Bus Turistic.
Boat trip and Paella in the Albufera
Albufera Experience: Guided tour of Albufera Nature Reserve in Jeeps. Boat trip included
Albufera Tourist Bus with boat trip and paella lunch in Albufera Nature Park
SEAFARING NEIGHBOURHOODS, BEACHES AND THE MARINA
Feel the Mediterranean breeze and relax. Take a walk along the Cabañal and Malvarrosa beaches. Stroll along the promenade and up the side streets, discover the wonderful seafaring neighbourhoods, stop off for some tapas in one of the popular bars and keep walking until you reach the Marina, the perfect end to your walk.
DISCOVER THE CITY'S BEACHES
Paella next to the beach, the coolest and most relaxing night near the sea. The most fun plans are waiting for you.
Maritime Bike Tour
Sailing trip in catamaran with Mundomarino
Stand up Paddle Surf initiation course (SUP)
Jet Ski Rental | Fun & Quads
SHOPPING IN THE CITY CENTRE, RUZAFA AND ENSANCHE
Save a day to go shopping in the Valencian shopping area. Colón, Poeta Querol, Don Juan de Austria, Jorge Juan, Cirilo Amorós and La Paz streets are by far the best places to go shopping. Take a break at the Colon Market and enjoy its restaurants and cafés. In the afternoon, don't miss out on the cuisine and leisure offer in the Ruzafa neighbourhood.
DISCOVER ENSANCHE AND RUZAFA
If you like shopping, then you will have a ball in Valencia