Wondering what to see, visit and do in Valencia? Look no further, our Valencia MICE guide has got you covered!
València is a top travel destination for both holidays and MICE events because of its diversity and ability to strike a balance. It is a vibrant Mediterranean city known for its beautiful beaches, charming walking trails, peculiar museums, quirky festivals and idyllic sunny weather. Whilst also rich in history, culture and heritage, it is home to some of the most beautiful traditional venues with contrasting and spectacular avant-garde locations such as the City of Arts and Sciences and the Veles e Vents Building, making any event unique and incomparable.
Experience Famous Valencian Festivals
Valencia is a city that knows how to party! It offers a vibrant cultural events calendar all year round. It is famous for the many fantastic festivals that are put on throughout the year.
Las Fallas is a 5 day long street festival celebrating the coming of Spring that attracts over a million tourists each year!
its celebrated by burning huge statue made from papier-mache, cardboard, wood, or plaster, along with street parties, parades and 18th Century costumes.
Alongside Las Fallas, which takes place from the 15th to the 19th of March, the accompanying ‘Mascletà’ – a concert of firecrackers and firework displays – lights up everyday from the 1st to 19th of March!
Relax on the Mediteranian Beaches
The Malvarrosa Beach is a stunning fine golden sand beach that is always lively with locals and tourists. It is lined by a paved seaside walk, restaurants and cafés. It is the most famous beach in Valencia.
Active Green Tourism Destination
A mild year-round climate and a commitment to sustainability and accessibility in recent years add the perfect ingredients to position València among the top 50 conference destinations.
The city, which lies on the river Turia, is committed to being a carbon-neutral tourist destination by 2025. And it is on the right path, joining the GDS Index; focusing on sustainable mobility, with more than 150 kilometres of bike lanes throughout the city and an increasing number of pedestrian precincts on its streets; promoting locally sourced catering providers supplied by the vast agricultural area surrounding the city; and offering cutting-edge venues in terms of energy efficiency, including the València Conference Centre.
New Hotels and Event Venues.
El Coso Hotel is located in the centre of the new expansion area of Valencia and combines a colonial style with modern design.
2022 will be València’s year as World Design Capital, with new hotels opening their doors, along with a new headquarters for the CaixaForum cultural centres.
2023 will bring the opening of the Hortensia Herrero Art Centre, in the heart of the historic district, and the Casal España Arena, a multipurpose venue with a maximum capacity of over 18,000 people.
A Taste of Valencia – La Pepica
You can’t go to Spain and not try their traditional Paella! ‘Restaurante La Pepica’ has been around since the 19th century! Get an authentic taste of Valencia whilst soaking up some sun and overlooking the Mediterranean sea on their terrace.
Get a Taste of the Local Lifestyle – Shahla’s Bistro & Cocktail Bar
Looking for a true insight into how the locals live? This lively family run restaurant/bar serves the most delicious fusion of Persian and Valencian food. They also offer a range of international and local beers and wines. They have a pool table and regular live music in the evening (Dancing is encouraged!) It really is the full experience!
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