Near your hotel in Valencia you will find the Cathedral of Valencia / Metropolitan Basilica Cathedral, commonly known as the Seu, which was built between the 13th and 15th century from the ruins of a mosque.
Its portals and the Gothic church tower, Valencia’s landmark, are especially beautiful.
If you are staying at a hotel in Valencia on a Thursday you should join the curious event Tribunal de las Aguas de la Vega de Valencia (the Water Court) with eight judges meeting at the cathedral to pronounce judgement.
Another masterpiece of Gothic design is the silk exchange (La Lonja de la Seda), which UNESCO has declared a World Heritage Site. During your stay at a hotel in Valencia you should see its inner courtyard, which is lined by orange trees, and the gorgeous Hall of Columns.
While staying at a hotel in Valencia you should make sure to see the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències), which contains an opera house/performing arts centre, a science museum, an IMAX cinema/planetarium, an oceanographic park and other structures such as a long covered walkway and restaurants.
The “City” was built by world-renowned (and city-born) architect Santiago Calatrava.
The hotels in Valencia will be frequently fully booked while the yearly event Las Fallas, a Valencian traditional celebration in praise of Saint Joseph, is taking place.
Valencia hotel guests will be able to experience the Spanish temperament and see colourful parades and fireworks. Valencia’s most vital employers are the power plant Cofrentes and the company Ford, with a total of ca. 7,000 people working for them. You will reach your hotel quickly and comfortably by metro or bus. Manises airport is located ca. 10 km/6.2 miles away from your hotel in Valencia.
Total population: 805,304 (2007)
Postal codes: 46000-099