Best tourist attractions in Valencia

Spain is a popular holiday destination with many British tourists. Valencia is just one of the cities situated in Spain which is popular with the holiday makers, and this is due to the fact that tourist attractions in Valencia are in abundance.

Right in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline lies Valencia. It is surrounded by medium sized mountains and fields which lead on to Aragon and Castile-La Mancha. Valencia is also very closely situated to the Balearic Islands comprising of Mallorca and Minorca and Ibiza. So there is no shortage of places to visit whilst here. Once you are here you are also within close proximity to Barcelona and Madrid, so you may want to consider taking a trip to one of the major football grounds out here, especially if you are a fan.

attractions in Valencia

Sightseeing in Valencia

There is much to see and do whilst out here, so whether you prefer to visit art museums or just experience a little culture, then this is certainly the place to be.

Some of the main tourist attractions out here are as follows:

· Three building of interest are situated in the Plaza del Mercado and these are the silk market, the central market and Santos Juanes Church.

· La Catedral – this is a very popular tourist attraction and well worth seeing to experience some amazing views.

· Torres de Serranos – These towers are thought within Europe to be the biggest Gothic city gateway. They were constructed towards the end of the 14th century.

· One of the oldest churches situated in Valencia is San Juan del Hospital and was thought to be built around 1261.

· Another popular tourist destination is the recently renovated Museo de Bellas Artes San Pio V.

· Wanting to experience something a little different then you could try visiting the National Ceramics Museum.

Plus if you are just wanting to chill, then you could take a trip to the beach, which is easily accessible as there is much in the way of transportation, ie, tram, bus and metro.