Districts of Valencia
Districts of Valencia - Ciutat Vella, Extramurs, L'Eixample, Quatre Carreres, Benicalap, Poblats del Sud, La Saidia, Algiros, L'Olivereta, Poblats del Nord and others There are 19 large districts in Valencia, which are divided into smaller.
Names and descriptions of major areas
- Ciutat Vella: travelers should visit the Museum of Ceramics and the Central Market (you can get interesting goods and high-quality souvenirs), go to see the Church of San Juan del Mercado (it is worth admiring the interior decoration and beautiful frescoes), the Cathedral (visitors will be able to admire paintings of the Renaissance and several works by Goya), the Serranos gate (decorated with bas-reliefs, interesting patterns and ornaments; the top of which there are observation platforms), the Government Palace (you should see the painted ceilings, as well as the "Golden Hall" and "Hall of the Cortes"), the buildings of the former "Silk Exchange" Lonja de la Seda (the Trading Hall is available for inspection, the Main Tower , Consular pavilion, courtyard with an orange garden).
- Campanar: in this green area, it is worth looking into the Valencia Zoo (visiting it involves observing animals, and they are not kept in cages and aviaries) and relax in Cabesera Park (guests are invited to stand on a panoramic hill, take a leisurely walk along any of the winding alleys, take a ride on the pond in a rented swan-shaped boat).
It is worth paying attention to the valley of the former Turia River - visit the City of Arts and Sciences (has an IMAX cinema, a planetarium, a hall for laser shows, an aquarium, an interactive science museum), the Botanical Garden (viewing 3000 plant species + rest in gazebos + walks along conveniently laid paths), the Royal Gardens (in addition to trees and shrubs, including rare species, there is a bio garden with animals, colonnades and artificial lakes, against which it is worth taking colorful photos) and the Museum of Fine Arts (recommended for visiting fans of El Greco's works, Velazquez, Goya, Sorolla).
Where to stay for tourists
The ideal place to stay for travelers is the Ciutat Vella area - it is famous for a wide selection of hotels, bars and restaurants, and in addition, important sights are within walking distance from here..
Are you one of those who are not used to saving money on vacation? Take a closer look at accommodation facilities in the elite L'Eixample district (all its sub-districts have no shortage of shops, public transport, or food outlets).
Looking to explore the city and pamper yourself with a beach holiday? Pay attention to the Las Arenas area (famous for the beach, where they go not only to swim, but also to walk along the coast, and sit by the sea; in addition, beach sports competitions are often held here) - there, along the promenade, there are hotels of different price categories.