València. Setting a course for modernity

Valencia has made the leap to modernity without turning its back on its roots. This is one of the secrets that make the Region of Valencia a point of reference in global tourismValència Turisme is an area of contrasts that invites you to discover its natural beauty spots by the coast or the mountains. A special kind of light enhances colourful towns such as Xàtiva, Requena, Cullera, Gandia and Sagunto, which will seduce you with exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. Miles and miles of beaches and magical coves where you can enjoy brilliant sunshine and an endless range of recreational activities. And if you still haven’t had your fill, don’t miss out on the major events going on in the city of Valencia, a cosmopolitan capital that invites you to embark on a unique and surprising journey to discover the Príncipe Felipe Museum, the music of the Opera House (Palau de les Arts) and the marine species of the l'Ocèanografic in the City of Arts and Sciences, as well as the fascinating wildlife of the Bioparc.

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