This splendid building, a Unesco World Heritage site, was originally Valencia’s silk and commodity exchange, built in the late 15th...
This friendly multilingual operator offers three tours: a three-hour city tour (€25), a longer trip to La Albufera (€40), and a night...
Iglesia de Santa Catalina
This church, badly knocked about in the civil war, is starkly impressive inside. It’s dwarfed by the striking late-17th-century...
Tyris on Tap
White-painted industrial brick, long-drop pendant lights and no-frills decor lend an air of warehouse chic to this bar. It's an outlet...
La Casa di Sophia
Reassuringly chunky and colourful, the retro-nostalgic furniture here creates a comfortably informal atmosphere that is more than...
Plaza del Mercado · interesting places nearby
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Valencia’s vast Modernista covered market, constructed in 1928, is a swirl of smells, movement and colour. Spectacular seafood counters display cephalopods galore and numerous fish species, while the fruit and vegetables, many produced locally in Valencia's huerta (area of market gardens), are of special quality. A tapas bar lets you sip a wine and enjoy the atmosphere.