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Introduction to Valencia

València is a destination known for attractions like Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, The Central Market of Valencia, and L'Oceanogràfic. Travelers who visit this municipality in Spain, capital of the Valencian Community are often fascinated by the rich history and interesting culture it offers. We recommend taking the time to explore this town in Spain on foot and walk alongside the 792,492 locals who live in València. You’ll quickly discover you’re surrounded by endless numbers of things to see and do.

Easily accessible from Valencia airport, València is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Spain any time of the year.

You'll learn more fascinating facts about València as you explore this spectacular town.

Traveling to València is especially rewarding for anyone eager to connect with locals and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the town of València below!

Top services in València

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in València, Spain. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 348 airlines that fly to Spain. Browse the 261 top-rated tours available to you in València. Compare the rates and services of the 7 types of places to stay in València and the 15 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in València.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to València, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of València on your vacation in Spain.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in València from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the town of València!

Learn more about Spain

There are many reasons to visit the town of València, but a trip to Spain needs no explanation.

Exploring Spain, which spans 505,990 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Spain offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, The Central Market of Valencia, and the L'Oceanogràfic, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Spain.

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What to see in València

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València has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the town.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the town of València.

Top attractions in València

Home to plenty of top attractions, València is more than just a wonderful town in Spain. València is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Spain.

One fascinating sight in València is the unforgettable Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the town, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to València. This remarkable attraction is located at Av. Del Professor López Piñero, 7, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain and is open for visitors Monday - Sunday, between 10:00-19:00.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Spain, check out our list of top attractions in València below. Discover the best places to visit in València, including the fascinating Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, The Central Market of Valencia, L'Oceanogràfic, Bioparc Valencia, and Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria.

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Things to do in València

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Enrich your travel experience in València by joining tours and activities. València offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the town.

Discover the most popular experiences in València below.

Most popular experiences in València

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the town of València.

València offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Walking Tours, and Half-day Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Spain.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in València by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in València

Travelers in València can choose from 17 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Cultural Tours is the answer.

The most popular tour in València is the fantastic Valencia Port Private Segway Tour. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes València one of the best travel destinations in Spain.

València also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable 360 Virtual tour of Ancient Valencia is the cheapest tour in the town, and is a popular Archaeology Tour. This experience costs around 6 EUR and allows travelers a great time in València. This Archaeology Tour is available in 12 languages: Arabic, Hindi, Russian, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese.

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Discover the best things to do in València. Choose from 261 fantastic tours and activities available in the town.

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Vacation packages in València

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The best and easiest way to visit València is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Spain.

Booking a vacation package to València means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in València to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to València is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 37 unique vacation packages to València, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the town of València.

Popular types of vacations in València

The most popular way to experience València is by visiting the town as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Spain. However, it is also common for travelers to go to València on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Spain, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Spain, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring València, there is a vacation package for you.

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Top vacation packages in València

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Spain. In fact, you can choose from as many as 37 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to València, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Spain.

To help narrow your choices down, here are some of the best vacation packages for exploring the town of València.

For an epic vacation, discover València and other top destinations in Spain on a top-rated holiday like the 10-Day Spain Road Trip from Valencia to Barcelona, Zaragoza, and Madrid. This vacation package provides travelers with tons of opportunities to experience not only the most popular attractions in València, but also in other top places to visit in Spain. If Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria, The Central Market of Valencia, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Bioparc Valencia, and Casa Milà are on your bucket list, this is the perfect vacation package for you.

If you would like to go on a budget vacation in València, book the popular Cheap 3-Day Spain City Break in Valencia and spend as little as 230 EUR. This vacation will take you on a journey to experience some of the most incredible attractions and sights in València, including the fantastic Mercat de Colón, The Central Market of Valencia, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Torres de Serranos, and Instal·lacions dels Jardins del Túria.

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Discover and compare 37 vacation packages that take you to the wonderful town of València.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in València get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in Spain. Your customized holiday package to València is only a few clicks away!

How to get to València

To get to the town of València the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Spain can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to València by booking flights with any of the 46 airlines that offer direct flights to Valencia airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Valencia airport are Ryanair, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Turkish Airlines, and Air China. Go to this page to compare all flights to València.

To reach the town of València, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Valencia airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to València, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Valencia airport and València below.

Find cheap flights to València

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to València, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Spain. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to València, Spain, in May.

The cheapest one-way flight to València costs around 15 EUR and is offered by the airline Ryanair.

The cheapest round-trip flights to València cost approximately 83 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on October 25 and the return flight is scheduled on October 25. The flight time is around 4 hours per way.

The return flight is operated by Almería.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Spain and the town of València from your city of departure.

Popular flights to València

Travelers visiting València in Spain can fly to Valencia airport directly from 1830 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Valencia airport and the town of València in Spain depart from Arturo Michelena International airport in Valencia, Venezuela, Greenville–Spartanburg International airport in Greenville, the United States, and Norman Manley International airport in Kingston, Jamaica.

Travelers can fly to Spain by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Valencia; from 2 weekly flight(s) from Greenville; and from 4 weekly flight(s) from Kingston.

The airline that operates most flights to Spain is Cambodia Airways. Cambodia Airways offers 6 scheduled flight routes to Spain.

Discover the most popular flights to València below. Click to view flights to València, Spain from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in València

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a town as fantastic as València is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in València usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown València offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the town allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in València and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in València planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In València, you'll find 7 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Spain can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in València. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the town, allowing access to many of the top attractions in València.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in València in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in València

A trip to the fascinating València, Spain, means opportunities to relax at any of the 7 different types of places to stay in the town. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 973 vacation rental apartments, 569 hotels, 26 cottages, 5 bed & breakfasts, 5 guesthouses, 4 hostels and 1 resort. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that València provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the town, Venecia Plaza Centro is one of the top picks of travelers in València.

The hotel is located at Plaza del Ayuntamiento 3 and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Bar, and Family rooms.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in València. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In València, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Urban Youth Hostel. For approximately 17 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Unknown at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 7 different types of places to stay in València. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in València

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in València for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the town is home to around 1,583 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in València provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in València are created equal, finding the best in the town often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in València.

If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out ILUNION Aqua 4, the top 4-star hotel in the town. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in València, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Hotel Malcom & Barret, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the València. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

Click the arrows or swipe the list to see each hotel's ratings, reviews, locations, rates, and more. You can read detailed descriptions of each hotel by clicking the cards.


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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the town of València on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the town of València that match the information provided.

Car rental in València

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in València. València has 15 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in València start from 12.8 EUR per day or 89.6 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Smart Forfour Automatic.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in València, starting from 7.45 EUR per day or 52.14 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Ford Ka.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in València, Spain, below.

Popular types of car rental in València

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the town of València to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in València can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Spain at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in València is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in València is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the town of València.

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Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful town of València. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in València, Spain, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

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Popular destinations to visit after València

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The town of València is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Spain. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Spain has it all.

Spain is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Spain that are as magical as the town of València. The most popular travel destinations in Spain are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

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When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Spain. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from València

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A taste of Spain through a visit to València can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from València to another remarkable destination in Spain.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the town of València to other spectacular locations in Spain, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

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Traveling to another city or region in Spain? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from València to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Spain on the selected dates.

Popular domestic flights from València

Travelers in Spain can catch flights to domestic airports in Seville, Santiago de Compostela, Santander, Tenerife, and Palma de Mallorca. Domestic flights in Spain are operated by 10 airlines: Ryanair, Vueling, Air Europa, Iberia Airlines, and Transavia France. There are around 41 scheduled flight routes operating to València on a weekly basis.

From València, travelers can book scheduled flights to 22 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from València depart to many top-rated destinations in Spain and are offered by Ryanair, Vueling, and Air Europa.

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