Valencia is among the largest and most vibrant cities in Spain, with Mediterranean beaches at the very heart of the city. There are a surprising number of things to do in Valencia aside from the sort of entertainment you would usually associate with even the most active of cities. Valencia has an amazing ability to combine ancient architecture and modern, luxurious Valencia accommodation and a wealth of museums, theatrical productions and concerts.
You would need an entire Valencia guide book to be able to list all the entertainment options and things to do in Valencia. If you were to single out a single attraction to see from a Valencia holiday property, the City of Arts and Sciences would come close to the top of the list. Attracting over 4 million visitors every year, the centre delights both adults and children alike.
The city beaches of Malvarrosa and Levante are hugely popular assets to take advantage of from Valencia accommodation, especially as the promenades which runs along the back of the beaches are filled with excellent restaurants and small boutiques. Despite being located in the centre of a city, the beaches are remarkably clean, and the waters of the Mediterranean amazingly clear and clean. However, there is a noticeable change into rural scenery as you reach Saler Beach to the south, which boarders the famous L’Albufera Nature Reserve. Water sports are hugely popular from the beach too, including sailing, scuba diving and windsurfing.
If you are looking to take a villa or apartment in Valencia for a family holiday, rest assured, there is plenty to keep children entertained. The Gulliver Park playground offers swimming pools and water slides, crazy-golf and endless games, whilst Valencia Zoo has exotic animals on show.
There are also four golf courses on the outskirts of Valencia. Villas here have access to all four courses in El Saler, Escorpion, Oliva Nova and El Bosque, and if you travel slightly beyond the golf courses, you will discover a land that could have been designed specifically for walking, mountain biking, horse riding and mountaineering; the Valencia Mountains.
There are many centuries of history surrounding the holiday rentals in Valencia. Many days can be spent quietly strolling through the streets taking in the extraordinary beauty and learning about the fascinating and diverse history of the city. The Cathedral of Valencia is a great place to start your exploration from a Valencia property, and the Miguelete tower is an essential monument for visitors to see, although there are many sights which ought to be seen whilst on a Valencia holiday.
Temperatures in Valencia during the summer can reach up to 40?C, during which times the whole city revolves around the sandy beaches. Average temperatures are around 32?C during July and August, and during the surprisingly warm winters, temperatures remain in the region of 15?C, making Valencia villas the perfect base for exploration during the British winter.
Reaching a Valencia holiday property or rental accommodation in Valencia could not be easier. Eleven British airports have cheap flights to Valencia direct, provided by five separate airlines. If you are looking for cheap flights to Valencia, try easyJet, Thomsonfly or Ryanair.