Top 10 Things To Do on Holiday in Valencia

Spain maybe suffering from an impending economic crisis, but that doesn’t prevent the people of Valencia from rejoicing and welcoming tourists with open arms. One of the largest cities in the country, Valencia has a rich history that has made it a favoured destination for Europeans looking to escape the cold conditions and enjoying the warmth of the Spanish sea.


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    Mercado central:

    Build along modernist fashion lines in 1928, this ancient market is not only a spectacular place to visit because of the architecture but a range of items are also available and that too at discerning prices.

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    Looking to pick up some gifts for people back home? Or just want to check out some local souvenirs and piñatas, then this is the place you want to be.


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    Books and Spain are not really world-renowned together in the same field, but if you have the time, travel to this cozy bookstore that also has a genuinely appeasing second-hand section from which you can pick up real gems, if you’re lucky that is!

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    A small but highly priced restaurant, Appetite has caused a lot of stir with an exquisite take on Mediterranean, Australian, Asian fusion and Pan-Asian cuisine that has left the locals ravenous for more.

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    Alma del temple:

    Another good option is this Mediterranean place, which is not only well-priced but also has something for everyone on the menu. Do try the Lamb with all the courses and end with a festive spirit by trying some of the locally produced wines.

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    Tinto Fino Ultramarino:

    Spanish cuisine is always a must try in Valencia, where they add a bit of local touch to it. And what better place than Tinto Fino Ultramarino, where the food is fresh and cost low.

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    Valencia Street Circuit:

    For Formula 1 lovers, Valencia will be heaven. With a world-class track now added to the famous International series, one can experience the likes of Lewis Hamilton at their best if a visit coincides with the racing season.

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    Valencia CF:

    The Mestalla is a major Spanish football hub and as such a must-visit for Football enthusiasts, especially when the Orange are playing a top side like Barcelona or Real Madrid during the League campaign.

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    Levante UD:

    Unlike Valencia, Levante may not have an illustrious European history, but they remain a Liga BBVA outfit and a local derby might be just the tonic if you wish to watch some quality football during your trip.

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    Huracán Valencia CF:

    Struggling for tickets? Huracán Valencia don’t have the allure of top flight Spanish football, but they give their best on the pitch and an attacking game can always be seen at the small but popular Municipal de Manises Stadium.

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