In the previous blog article we discussed some great plans to enjoy a summer holiday in Valencia, whether you come as a family, as a couple or with a group of friends. Valencia has a wide range of sports, cultural and family activities.
5) Enjoying a great paella in Malvarrosa or El Saler
On the promenade that goes from the port to La Patacona, through La Malvarrosa and Las Arenas beaches area, you will find several restaurants that offer Valencian paellas. Also, in villages surrounding the Albufera Natural Park area, such as Pinedo, El Palmar or El Saler, you will also find restaurants with a great paella making tradition.
In both places you will be able to enjoy the Valencian gastronomy during your holidays, surrounded by a peaceful and beautiful landscape, near the sea or in the Albufera Natural Park.
6) Discover the Albufera Natural Park in Valencia
The Albufera Natural Park surrounds the lake that holds the same name and reaches the sea. In its extension, it offers a great wealth of flora, fauna and beautiful landscapes. Some of the typical ways of discovering this beautiful place are through a boat ride, gazing its sunset, doing some bird watching… Definitely, it is a natural spot just 14 km from Valencia city that is worth visiting during your summer holidays.
7) Summer holidays cycling in Valencia
The old bed of the Turia river has become Jardines del Turia, a long park that runs through the city from end to end, which has a bike lane. Also, throughout the city of Valencia there are several km of bike lanes that will allow you to discover the city while cycling, from Parque de la Cabecera to the sea. There are even guided Bike Tours!
8) Strolling around Ruzafa hanging out at night in Valencia
Summer holidays nights in Valencia move to its fashionable neighbourhoods, such as Ruzafa, and towards the beach: terraces, beach bars and nightclubs in the port, such as Las Ánimas. If you had dinner downtown or in Ruzafa, you can also head to the old town or the Cánovas area and have a drink in an Irish pub or in one of its charming terraces.
9) Escape Rooms
Escapism games in themed rooms or escape rooms are very successful in Valencia. There are dozens of them scattered throughout the city and in constant expansion and remodelling. Some of the best known and acclaimed are Clue Hunter or The X Door, but there are many more.
Without hesitation, it is a fun plan, for adults and children, and thanks to which you will be able to escape from the heat on a summer holidays afternoon.
10) Accommodation for summer holidays in Valencia: Travel Habitat
In Travel Habitat we have a broad experience in holiday accommodation, for short term and long term stays. Whether you are looking for a villa near the beach or an apartment downtown Valencia, with us you will find your home in Valencia: great locations, comfort and charm, and everything you need for a perfect stay.