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Valencia Self-Guided City Walks

Valencia, where the vibrant pulse of Spain’s past meets the lively beat of its present along the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The city boasts a rich tapestry of history, culture, and modern flair.

Founded by the Romans in 138 BC, Valencia flourished as a hub of trade and commerce under Moorish rule in the Middle Ages. Its strategic location made it a coveted prize for kingdoms vying for power, resulting in a captivating blend of architectural styles from Romanesque to Gothic to Baroque.

Today, Valencia is renowned for its stunning City of Arts and Sciences, a futuristic complex of museums, theaters, and aquariums. But beyond its modern marvels, Valencia enchants visitors with its charming old town, bustling markets, and world-famous cuisine, including the iconic dish, paella.

Walk Distance approx. 5 km / 3 miles.