Find your ideal holiday homes in Valencia
A city next to the sea, Valencia can be used for a city break in Spain, with the luxury of being a beach holiday at the same time. With 2.8km of sandy beaches, all within minutes of the centre by bus, there is always something to do during your stay in holiday homes in Valencia.
Holidays in Valencia - Sightseeing in combination with beach holidays
Valencia apartments offer plenty of historical attractions, such as the city's cathedral with its Gothic architecture, or Barrio del Carmen, an ancient district which used to divide the Christian and Muslim parts of the area. Though the city is a great starting point for your holiday, while you're here be sure to see the other small towns on the outskirts of Valencia, each with their own history such as the Castillo de Segunto, just south of La Vall d'Uixó, which dominates the town, and Roman ruins of a theatre. For modern entertainment during your stay in a holiday home in Spain, you will be amazed by the striking architecture of the City of Arts and Sciences, which includes an IMAX cinema and science museum that the children will love on your family holiday in Valencia. Other activities for your holiday is the Ocenografico, an underwater world of sea life and dolphin shows. After all this activity, why not grab something to eat along the coast in El Saler in Costa del Ayahar - packed with tasty, local restaurants, you should definitely get a taste of the paella here, as Valencia is where the famous Spanish dish originates from.
Holiday rentals in Valencia – the starting point for a lot of family activities
If you love animals then you should head to the new Bioparc Valencia, a zoo where you will be fully immersed with the animals, who are only separated by natural barriers, and where you can learn about protecting animals and the environment. From your holiday rental property you could visit the beautiful parks here in Valencia such as Jardín del Turia or on the outskirts you will find natural parks; Albufera Natural Park has the largest lake in Spain, and amazing wildlife to view. Valencia is also famous for Las Fellas, a local festival held in March, and you may have heard of La Tomatina – the tomato throwing festival where thousands of people come to Buñol in August to take part. With all this activity you will need villas Valencia to relax in after a long day site seeing, playing games on the beach or taking part in a tomato fight! Here there are Valencia apartments for everyone and you will find the perfect villa, holiday home or apartment for a holiday in Valencia that you will never forget. For a nice beach break book flights to Spain early and fly from London to Alicante in Costa Blanca or Manises Airport, just 8km from the city.
Apartments and vacation rentals in Valencia
The beautiful, majestic and historic Valencia is an absolute must-see for anyone visiting Spain. The city is the capital of the Valencia region and is the country's third largest city. It is among Spain's most lively and atmospheric cities and is very well known for its great nightlife, making Valencia a very popular tourist destination in the country. Valencia is known for the wide range of sporting activities on offer in the city such as golf, diving, tennis and cycling. You can also find some fantastic beaches on the Mediterranean coast and the area around the city offers a beautiful and natural landscape. Valencia is best known for 'Paella', a rice dish made from saffron rice, fresh seafood and vegetables. Valencia is also known for its 'City of Arts and Science' center - a huge cultural complex that includes cinemas, an opera house, art exhibitions and other events. Valencia certainly has a lot to offer its visitors, and does so with open arms. With one of the many vacation rentals from HomeToGo, you can meet the city's diverse population up close and make your next city break in this amazing city a world-class experience!
Things you probably didn't know about Valencia
Valencia is famous for the drink 'Horchata', which is served frozen and made from ground almonds.Paella originated in Valencia! The famous writer Blasco Ibanez based many of his books on Valencia.
Things to see in Valencia
There is a lot to see and do in Valencia, and you can discover many impressive sights just by walking around the city. A good place to start would be Valencia's Old Town. Dating back to the 13th century, Valencia Cathedral is a good example of early Gothic architecture. Throughout history, restorations and additions have also given the cathedral aspects of Romanesque and Baroque architecture, making it an interesting building. Perhaps the most famous feature of the cathedral is the octagonal bell tower - this is one of Valencia's most famous landmarks and from the top you can enjoy fantastic views of the city! Not far from the cathedral, the Turia River runs through the city and the riverside area is incredibly beautiful. There are three magnificent bridges worth visiting - Puente del Real, Puente de la Trinidad and Puente de Serrano. Puente de Serrano has two stunning towers that were once part of the city walls!
As mentioned above, Valencia is set in lush surroundings with the perfect conditions for rich plant life, and there are many parks and gardens in the city. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, visit the Jardines de la Alameda or the Jardines de Monforte - both dating back to the 18th century.
Food and nightlife in Valencia
Paella originated in Valencia and the city's inhabitants take great pride in this dish. The Barrio del Carmen is one of the places in the city where you can find the best and most authentic paella. Here you can get a real insight into what it's like to live in Valencia, and you'll find plenty of charming cafés, authentic restaurants and bars, as well as beautiful flowerbeds and squares - this is where you can really feel the true Spanish atmosphere of the city!
If there's one thing the people of Valencia are good at, it's partying! Every spring, the huge city festival, Los Fallas, is held. Different districts of the city build huge sculptures of famous people or fictional characters, and then parade through the city. On the final day, the huge sculptures are then burned in equally huge bonfires! All this, along with music, good food and fireworks, makes this one of the country's most famous celebrations - this festivity lasts four days!
Transportation to and from Valencia
Manises Airport is the main airport in the city and is located about eight and a half kilometers north of the city center. The city does not have a direct flight connection with Copenhagen, but it is possible to stopover in cities such as Oslo and Madrid. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city center is by bus, which takes about 20 minutes. Once in the city center, getting around is very straightforward - both bus and metro are easily accessible and manageable. Cycling has become increasingly popular in Valencia, and the city is well planned to make sightseeing by bike a real pleasure! Valencia has a public bike rental service called Valenbisi, which has more than 250 locations around the city and can be used at a reasonable price. Most of the city can be explored on foot and a walk in the old town is a pleasant experience. The City of Arts and Science is located at the Alameda Metro station, and several bus routes connect downtown with the city's many beaches.
What are the most popular accommodations in Valencia?
The most booked accommodations in Valencia are apartment rental and camping. We search from more than 229 accommodations in Valencia to help you find the perfect place to stay during your trip.
What does it cost to rent a holiday home in Valencia?
With Casamundo you can find rentals in Valencia starting at £56. On average, you will stay in a 50 m² (Camping) or a 68 m² (Apartment rental).
Do you offer pet-friendly apartment rental in Valencia?
If you are travelling with your pet, we have the perfect solution: Apartment rental are the most pet-friendly accommodation types in Valencia. On average a pet-friendly rental costs £160 per night.
Do you also offer accommodations that are suitable for groups in Valencia ?
We have a great range of accommodations for groups in Valencia. On average, the apartment rental has space for 5 guests.