Highlights in Valencia

Highlights in Valencia during a Mediterranean cruise

Turia riverbed

  • former riverbed of the Turia river
  • converted into a park
  • recreation areas, hiking and biking trails

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

  • modern cultural-scientific complex built in 1996
  • located in the Jardín del Turia
  • designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava

Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe

  • Museum of Science
  • part of the Ciutat de les Arts and Sciences
  • designed by Santiago Calatrava
  • opened on November 13, 2000
  • 3 floors

La Lonja de la Seda

  • silk market in Gothic style
  • built between 1482 and 1548
  • with large square tower
  • located at Plaza del Mercado

Iglesia Mayor

  • Valencia Cathedral
  • dating from the 12th century
  • 58 meters high tower with a belfry

Mercado Central

  • covered market in the center of town
  • built in 1928
  • designed by architect Francesc Guàrdia i Vial
  • with 30 meter high dome