Spend your holidays in Spain with self catering Valencia apartments, luxury beach side villas with a pool, or a homely country cottage in the outskirts of the region - there are many options for your holiday in Spain's third largest city. Valencia is on the east side of this Mediterranean country, and gets very hot between May and September. 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.