Thanks to its pleasant climate, Valencia is worth a city trip all year round.
Valencia is reachable by direct flight up to 3x daily from Zurich in about 2 hours.
Valencia has an eventful history. The Roman consul Dezimus Junius Brutus founded "Valentia Edetanorum" in 138 BC, which served as a settlement for retired legionaries. Thanks to the favourable location of two important trade routes, the town developed into an important trading centre.
Attractions in and around Valencia
Do you appreciate modern architecture? Then you must visit the Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias (City of Art and Science). Here you can see the futuristic Valenzia. For example, the planetarium, the gigantic opera, or the oceanarium - the largest aquarium in Europe.
But also the city centre has a lot to offer. For example the town hall square (Plaza Ayuntamiento) with the impressive town hall, the cathedral of Valencia - the most visited church of the city, or the main post office building worth seeing.
Are you only 1-2 days in Valencia and still want to see as much as possible? No problem, Valencia offers Hop-On-Hop-Off sightseeing tours. So you can get on and off wherever you like and visit the numerous sights in a comfortable way.
Mercado Central - the impressive market hall in Art Nouveau style
This masterpiece of modernist architecture was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII after 10 years of construction (1916 - 1926). With an area of more than 8'000 m2 you will find almost everything in the more than 1000 market stalls. Fresh fish, vegetables, meat, fruit ... Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the market and be enchanted by the smells and colours.
From Paella Valenciana to Tortilla espanola
Valencia offers a variety of culinary delights. Be it the Paella Valenciana - with chicken, beans and saffron, or the Tortilla espanola - an omelette with pieces of potato... There is something for every taste. Or enjoy one of the numerous culinary delicacies in one of the small restaurants in the old town.
Accommodation in Valencia
Valencia has something for every budget from first class to middle class hotels. We will be happy to help you find the right hotel for you and make your city break unforgettable.