Valencia is one of the most famous cities in Spain for its attractiveness and cuisine it also boasts having several blue-flag beaches. Book your accommodation in Valencia on Likibu and browse through our selection of holiday rentals on TripAdvisor or Airbnb.
Come to Valencia, the City of Science!
If you are a science lover, book a holiday to Valencia, and choose a holiday rental in the heart of the City of Sciences. Valencia has plenty of cheap accommodation close to its Cathedral, which is 5 minutes away on foot to the biggest market of Europe, called the Central Market. If this weren't enough, much more can be found in Valencia. Get the most out of your trip and rent an apartment next to the beach, it will not leave you indifferent! You can also find bed and breakfast in Valencia through Likibu.
Best time to visit Valencia:
The weather of Valencia is manageable all year long and the sun is mostly shining. Despite this, if you want to avoid the busiest time, we don't recommend going in March due to the Fallas festival.
How to get there:
If you arrive by plane, the Valencia Airport is 8km away from the city and receives flights from Spain's main cities as well as most important European cities. The airport both works with Spanish national airlines and other international budget airlines such as Easyjet, Ryanair or Vueling.
If you prefer to take the train, the RENFE national transport train service takes you directly to Valencia without any stopover. There are three stations in Valencia, two of them are the Nord Station and Joaquín Sorolla Station which are located in the centre, whereas the Train Station of Cabanyal, is next to the beach in one of the most expensive and fancy areas of Valencia called the Malvarrosa.
Where to stay in Valencia:
This is the old part and surrounds emblematic tourist attractions such as the Cathedral, the Central Market or the governmental Palace of the Generalitat of Valencia. Around the Ciutat Vella you can book your holiday rentals in Valencia among more than one hundred options. There's a wide selection for short term apartment rentals cheaper than hotels. Book a hotel room in Ciutat Vella and embrace the most monumental part of the Turia River's city.
Situated in the west part of Ciutat Vella, Extramurs is part of Valencia's medieval history. This area is ideal for those wanting to stay in a B&B with Airbnb as it is a useful area if you don't have a car. Don't miss visiting the Botanic Garden and the Quart Towers as they are a must see for their beauty and history.
This district belongs to the Ensanche area, which was marginal a long time ago. Nowadays this area is a trendy and fashionable place for tourists thanks to its urban and cosmopolitan character. Book a holiday rental in Ruzafa to be within close proximity to the buzzing atmosphere and hip bars in the evenings. If you would to prefer to save money on your trip then book a self-catered apartment.
Ciudad de las artes (The City of Science)
This neighborhood located in the southwest of Valencia, owes its name to probably the most appealing tourist attraction: The City of Science. This tourist complex was designed by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava, and modern buildings dominate over other classic ones. Whether you want to stay in a luxury apartment or cheaper holiday rentals in the City of Science, browse through Likibu and book your accommodation among hundreds of possibilities.
Zaidía is the southeast part of the city and boasts a lot of garden areas. This district involves traditional commerce and tourist attractions such as the Trinity Monastery. When it comes to plan your accommodation in Valencia, Zaidia is the most economical place if you are on a budget. Book a hostel or bed and breakfast in Zaidía and get away from the hustle and bustle.
What activities to do:
First and foremost, you have to try the typical Valencian paella. More particularly, do it in any of the restaurants located by the sea of Malvarrosa as they are best-regarded by Valencian people. Try a seafood paella as the fish and seafood will have been caught that day so extremely fresh and delicious!
Gardens of Turia
Don't miss the opportunity to hop onto a bike and cycle through the Gardens of Turia. It extends through the city for 9km and is the perfect place for biking and running or just relaxing with your family. Filled with lots of fun activities for the children to enjoy as well as being close to cities museums and monuments, the Gardens of Turia have a lot to offer.
Lake L'Albufera stands out for its spectacular sights. This lake, is by far the best place to admire the twilight of Valencia. Come here on a summers night and cross the lake in a small rowing boat, it makes for a romantic evening activity.
If you are looking for a 360-degree view of Valenica then go up the Miguelete Tower, in Ciutat Vella. This gothic bell tower was made in the fourteenth century and now offers tourists a chance to see the city from above by climbing up the 207 steps!
If you plan to travel to Valencia in March, you will experience its yearly festival called Fallas. The festival lasts all day long and is famous for creating figures larger than life size out of Styrofoam or any material that works. The figures depict people or events relating to current news at that time. They parade around the city before they are burnt at the end in a huge fireworks display! It really is a spectacle and not one to be missed!