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Although it’s the 3rd largest city in Spain (and the birthplace of paella), Valencia is still quite an underrated city. Thanks to its perfect weather and beaches, astonishing old and modern architecture, exquisite food, and vibrant atmosphere 24/7, it’s gradually gaining the attention it deserves.
Strolling around Valencia’s old town is a must. From historical landmarks to beautiful streets and squares to traditional restaurants and bars, this part of the city has it all!
How to Get to Valencia
Valencia Airport is the closest International Airport. Both Joaquin Sorolla Train Station and Estacio del Nord Railway Station are connected to train station in several cities in Spain.
Buses and Metro are the best way to get around Valencia.
Where to Eat in Valencia at Night
La Pepica // Beloved by Hemingway and dating back to 1898, La Pepica is one of the best places to eat authentic paella in Valencia.
La Riua // With traditional food, decor, and vibe, La Riua is another visit-worthy spot serving some of the most incredible paella and other Valencian rice dishes.
La Petite Brioche // This trendy cafe is perfect for an afternoon coffee break. Enjoy one of their mouthwatering cakes or go for a brunch-like dinner.
Horchateria Santa Catalina // For a cold and sweet horchata (a drink made of tiger nuts) and fartons (sweet Valencian pastries), you have to check out Horchateria Santa Catalina!
Cafe Museu // Situated in the colorful El Carmen neighborhood, Cafe Museu is a perfect spot to have Coffee, beer, or tapas.
Tourists Places to See in Valencia at Night
Cathedral of Valencia // A 13th-century building, 15th-century paintings, and the Holy Grail itself? If you love historical landmarks, this iconic Valencian cathedral is a must-visit.
La Lonja de la Seda // This gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site was the old silk exchange and a major commercial center.
The City of Arts and Sciences // Want to be transported to the future? This outstanding cultural complex is not only about museums. It is a true modern architectural masterpiece and a must-see gem.
Turia River Gardens // The most extensive urban gardens in Spain. Whether you love walking or biking, this is where you can spend a relaxing afternoon or evening.
Quart Towers and Serranos Towers // For scenic views over the city, climb these towers that were gateways in the ancient wall around the old city of Valencia.
Casa Judia // This colorful and mesmerizing art deco house from 1930 is one of the best hidden gems in Valencia.
Also check out:
- Valencia, Spain After 5:00 pm
- Freiburg, Germany After 5:00 pm
- Glasgow, Scotland After 5:00 pm
- Dublin, Ireland After 5:00 pm
- Paris, France After 5:00 pm
- Madrid After Five: Spain’s Capital City