What to see in Valencia in one day. A quick tour of the city

If you are going to be here for a short time and you only have one day to see Valencia, we will take a tour to see the most important parts of the city, although of course you will miss some things in a city with the charm of Valencia.

In terms of population and importance, it is the third largest city in Spain, which means that it has the attractions of a thriving city in terms of economy and tourism.

In this walk we are going to show you the main points to take into account in Valencia. You will not be able to stop much in almost any place and of course not in museums or other monuments, but yes, you will have an idea of ​​Valencia.

What can we see in Valencia in 1 day

Valencia - North StationIf we get up early we can walk along the promenade towards the port of Valencia. You will be able to see it calmly and from there in a short walk you will go to the “Maritim” stop of the Valencian metro.

Just a few stops away is the Colón station, in the heart of the city. As you leave it, there is Cristóbal Colón Street, which is the favorite street for the city’s department stores.

Along this street you will come to a point where the road becomes Calle de Xàtiva, where you can see the Plaza de Toros de Valencia, which has the Estación del Norte next to it, which is the main train station, although the Estación de Sorolla, who is very close, is taking away the limelight.

Valencia - CathedralOn the other side if you cross you will see how you get to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, where the Palace of Communications stands out, which is the headquarters of the Post Office.

Now we are going to visit the old center of the city. It is best to start with the Central Market, north of the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. In front of it is the Valencia Silk Exchange of great historical value. Nearby is another of the city’s great attractions, the Cathedral and the famous Miguelete.

When it’s time to eat, you’ll be in the Barrio del Carmen, the most famous neighborhood in the city, so you won’t have a problem finding a place to stock up.

Valencia - HemisphereThe visit to the city now moves to the Turia Gardens, where the Serranos Towers and their beautiful views are located.

This walk through the Turia Gardens ends at the City of Arts and Sciences, where you can see at sunset one of the most photographed places in Valencia and a marvel of modern architecture.

As you have seen, Valencia is a city that can be visited in a single day. Although it is an important walk, being a flat city and the large number of avenues that dot it, make it possible to cover the most typical in a single day, although if you want to get to know it more thoroughly you will have to repeat it.

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