Northern & Eastern Valencia attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Museo de Bellas Artes

Bright and spacious, this gallery ranks among Spain’s best. Highlights include a collection of magnificent late-medieval altarpieces, and works by several Spanish masters, including some great Goya portraits, a haun…
Top Choice Park in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Jardines del Turia

Stretching the length of Río Turia’s former course, this 9km-long lung of green is a fabulous mix of playing fields, cycling, jogging and walking paths, lawns and playgrounds. As it curves around the eastern part of…
Gallery in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Bombas Gens

This conversion of a handsome art deco factory that once made hydraulic pumps has created an intriguing space for modern art. There's a particularly good photography collection, displayed to great advantage in the h…
Gardens in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Monforte Gardens

These under-the-radar ornamental gardens designed in the mid-19th century are a peaceful spot to escape the city. Marble statues, sculpted hedges and a goldfish-filled pond complete the neoclassical style, and walkw…
Bridge in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Puente de las Flores

In a city full of impressive bridges, Puente de las Flores is one of Valenicia's most spectacular – and undoubtedly its sweetest smelling. Designed by home-grown architect Santiago Calatrava, responsible for the fut…
Stadium in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Valencia CF Stadium

The guided visit to Valencia's famous Mestalla stadium takes you to the press room, the changing rooms and out onto the hallowed turf. Hours change by season and according to fixtures, so check the website in advanc…
Park in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Jardines del Real

Reaching down to the riverbed are the Royal Gardens, a lovely spot for a stroll, with plenty of palms and orange trees as well as a small aviary. Once the grounds of a palace, they’re often called Los Viveros.
Architecture in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Espai Vert

An astonishing sight, this '80s architectural project looks like the mothership has landed on the edge of Benimaclet. A riot of unusual angles, protruding green spaces and quirky shapes, it also (depending on who yo…
Arts Centre in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Centro Instructivo Musical

This centenarian institution in the heart of the Benimaclet barrio doesn't look much with its big, bare interior, but in many ways it's the soul of the community and has been a generating force for the area's wave o…
Bridge in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Puente del Mar

One of the most attractive of the Turia's old bridges, this elegant stone Renaissance span was commissioned in 1591 to replace a wooden bridge that had been swept away by flooding. Pride of place goes to the little …