Do & See


Bioparc

With no visible barriers, visitors to this animal park can immerse themselves in the amazing wild habitats where lions, elephants, hippos, gorillas and many more species live. The emphasis is on the preservation of endangered species and protectin...


Botanical Garden

This botanical garden was founded in 1567 and restored in 2000. It contains an impressive collection of more than three thousand species of trees, palm trees and plants.


Cathedral and Miguelete

Valencia’s Cathedral is a beautiful example of Gothic architecture, and the home of the Holy Grail – the only one certified by the Vatican. Its tower, the Miguelete, is a true icon of Valencia. Climb up to the top for great views of the city.


Central Market

Opposite La Lonja, you will find the oldest food market in Europe, located in a fantastic building in a true Valencian style. The market is just as lively now as it was a hundred years ago, as if time stood still. This is a great place to buy some...

Events


Day of the Valencian Community (9 October)

Día de la Comunidad Valenciana, which commemorates the liberation of the city from the Moors, brings along one of the most peculiar and charming Valencian traditions. In a kind of “alternative Valentine’s day”, men give their loved ones a special ...


Great Valencia Fair (July)

The whole month of July is a fiesta in Valencia. Concerts, al fresco cinema, stand-up comedy, fireworks displays, folk dances, parades, street markets… the programme of the Gran Fira (Great Valencia Fair) features more than 100 events at different...


Las Fallas (March)

Valencia welcomes spring with its most colourful and famous festival. Gigantic papier mache monuments, known as fallas, with effigies usually representing celebrities or politicians in a satirical way, are set up on streets and squares throughout ...


Moto GP Valencia

The Gran Premio de la Comunidad Valenciana is a key annual fixture in the Moto GP calendar. Thousands of motorcycling fans head to the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Cheste, about an hour from the city, to cheer on their national and international heroe...