Dec 03 2013
This is a wonderful article with plenty of reasons why you should visit Valencia. This article was written from one of our several partners, and we simply needed to share it with you! Read it and enjoy!
Why should I visit Valencia?
In Spain there are a lot of stunning cities, and It´s impossible visit all of them. Then, Why should I visit Valencia?
First of all, Valencia enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate, Valencia’s weather is characterized by mild short winters and hot, humid summers. During the year, the sunshine days are almost 320 and this is one of the reasons why most of the tourists go to Valencia in order to spend their vacation lying on the beach.
The hottest months of the year are June, July and August when the temperature reaches 30 ° C , during these two months recreational activities for travelers are mainly held on the beach or in the shaded areas.
The weather allows to enjoy the fantastic outdoors areas of Valencia, the famous sandy Malvarrosa beach and the river bed Turia.
The river bed was converted in 1986 into the beautiful garden and leisure area. The Turia is a park that straddles the river bed in the centre of the city, from the marvellous Bioparc to the stunning City of Arts and Sciences. The river bed gardens connect many attractions from the Palau de la Musica to the Bioparc. If you enjoy biking, jogging or walking, the park also connects to La Albufera lagoon & nature reserve and a dedicated cycle & pedestrian path, parque Fluvial.
And if you want to live the mediterrraean way of life and having a lot of fun, you have to visit "los barrios de Valencia". From the beach to the west of the city is plenty of areas as Malvarrosa, Cabañal, Juan LLorens…but you enjoy a short stay in Valencia we recommend three areas: Carmen/Seu, Canovas and Ruzafa area.
Most tourists who make a trip to Valencia just visit the “Carmen´ and “la Seu” areas, but if you visit Valencia for several days, you should try to visit the area of Ruzafa & It is understandable that travelers get lost in only visiting Carmen and la Seu areas, because the Carmen area is full of restaurants, bars, pubs, cool small shops…. It´s absolutely vibrant. La Seu area have a number of stunning places to see, such as the ancient Cathedral or Palau Generalitat.
Ruzafa & Canovas will allow you to get to know areas where locals use to meet up with friends. Getting lost in these areas you can also eat an authentic paella or delicious tapas. The funniest areas of Valencia.
And if you have the time, visit the City of Arts and Science. The projection of Valencia towards the future is realized in the eyes of visitors: the City of Arts and Sciences. The ideal would be two days, the surface extends in about 35 hectares. From the architectural point of view, the City of Arts and Sciences has become now the symbol of the city, and includes other four main areas connected by The Puente de l'Assut de l'Or: El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía , The Hemisfèric , El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe and The Oceanogràfic. Inside are continually held events and art exhibitions of international standing.
More reasons? Visit Valencia. If you are looking for accommodation in Valencia we collaborate with Living Valencia, offering fully equipped apartments in the most interesting areas. (LINK a http://en.livingvalencia.com/ )