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Explore Valencia, the European Green Capital 2024

Green tones that decorate your trip, breathing fresh air in the middle of the city, relaxing with the sound of the sea waves, magical sunsets in natural parks… All this and much more is Valencia, the European Green Capital 2024.

An award that rewards all the advances in sustainability promoted by the city to turn your trip into a sensory experience totally friendly with the planet. Do you already know what you will discover in Valencia?

 

Inspiring green areas

In the heart of Valencia awaits you the beautiful Turia Garden, the lungs of the city. A green area with more than 9 kilometers for the enjoyment of everyone. The perfect place to take a walk, play a variety of sports and have fun with friends and family. Open your eyes wide because in your tour you will find: the large Cabecera Park, 18 bridges with different architectural styles, the historic Serranos Towers, the wonderful Music Palace, the fun Gulliver Park or the iconic City of Arts and Sciences.

If you move a little from the city center, just 10 km away, you will reach the immense Albufera. A natural park that combines beaches, forests, rice fields, lots of water and a rich biodiversity. Nature at its purest! Its sunsets are impressive, its boat rides are relaxing and its gastronomy is exquisite.

Want more? Take a look at all the Unique gardens you can visit in Valencia, they will surely inspire you.

 

Proximity products

This information is going to be irresistible! Valencia is much more than paella and oranges. We are experts in getting the most out of local products flavor to make succulent recipes: All i pebre, esgarraet, titaina, horchata, clòtxina and a variety of tasty rice dishes such as oven-baked rice.

These fresh and local products come directly from the important Valencian orchard, the Mediterranean Sea and the Albufera Natural Park. You can find them in the numerous municipal markets of the city, but the gastronomic temple for excellence is the Central Market. A must in your trip!

 

Sustainable routes

Did you know that Valencia is completely plain? This means that you can easily move around the city walking or cycling. Come to check the great feeling of being able to visit the main tourist sites of the city such as the Virgin Square or the Quart Towers with no rush, just walking or pedaling calmly. Check out these 4 proposed itineraries for you to live the spirit of the European Green Capital!

Of course, you also have a fantastic public transport network to move around the city: bus, metro and tram. And connections with the main cities in Spain by AVE or train, and with the main international cities by plane.

 

Experiences in the European Green Capital 2024

Your trip to Valencia will be perfect, but if you want to enjoy the European Green Capital 2024 to the maximum, there are 2 Unique experiences that you cannot miss: the Sustainable Route of the Barracas to discover the traditional houses, boats and gastronomy of l’Albufera and the Experience in the valencian orchard where you will discover all the secrets of the products that make up the paella and learn how to cook it.

 

Are you already convinced that you are coming to Valencia? If you need more reasons, you can visit the Visit Valencia website to discover all the reasons and the whole agenda of the European Green Capital 2024.

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