3 days in Valencia
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If you only have three days in which to visit València, you can take a basic tour without missing any of the most important sights. We’ll tell you where to go, so you can get the most out of your visit.
Before we start, it’s a good idea to organise your visit using all of the city information and practical documentation available. Download the València Tourist Guide in order to get recommendations on where to eat, what to see and what to do. It’ll also give you unbeatable maps of the city and suggest a number of interesting sightseeing routes. You can also download a map of València, sightseeing routes in València, and the València Tourism app for Android and iPhone. Having a tourist guide on your phone means you won’t miss a thing!
Discover the historic city centre and its rich artistic heritage. You can visit the genuine Holy Grail at Valencia Cathedral; the Silk Exchange, a jewel of Gothic civil architecture; the Central Market, one of the largest and finest purveyors of fresh produce in Europe; the spectacular frescoes at the Church of San Nicolás; and many other breathtaking sites.
What to visit
DO NOT MISS ANYTHING OF THE HISTORICAL CENTER
So that you don't miss anything, book a guided walking tour through the center of Valencia or take a panoramic tour of the city on the Valencia Tourist Bus.
MARINA, BEACH, OCEANOGRÀFIC AND CIUTAT DE LES ARTS I LES CIÈNCIES
Take advantage of your visit to València to experience the city’s beaches at Las Arenas and La Malvarrosa, explore the Marina, and enjoy an authentic paella beside the sea. In the afternoon, head to the City of Arts and Sciences, where you can discover the secrets of science at the Science Museum, explore the seabed at the Oceanogràfic, or take in a film at the Hemisfèric. If you have any time left over, you can enjoy a pleasant stroll through the Turia Gardens, which stretch for 8.5 kilometres along the bed of the diverted river.
What to visit
FORGET ABOUT QUEUES
Buy your tickets for the City of Arts and Sciences in advance and enter the venue by showing the tickets on your mobile. Forget queues!
ALBUFERA AND BIOPARC
In the morning, escape to València’s Albufera: an ecological paradise just 10 kilometres from the city. You can enjoy a trip in a traditional fishing boat and savour a Valencian paella in its genuine place of origin.
In the afternoon, transport yourself to the African savannah with a trip to València’s Bioparc! If you're visiting in summer, the park is open until 21:00. In winter, it’s open until 18:00.
What to visit
COMPLETE YOUR VISIT TO L'ALBUFERA
Take a boat ride through l'Albufera natural park and enjoy the best Valencian cuisine in the middle of nature. And if you don't have a vehicle, you can go by bus with the València Tourist Card or the Albufera Bus Turistic.