Take a city trip to Valencia, a charming city on the east coast of Spain and the third largest after Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia is a popular holiday destinations and every year thousands of tourists visit this coastal city and its attractive beaches. Purchase the Valencia Card and you are sure of a hassle-free city trip. This card allows you skip-the-line entry to popular attractions because you need not buy separate tickets for each museum or sight. What’s more, free public transport is also included in the card.
Valencia has a long history. The Romans founded the city in 138 BC and many Roman remnants can still be seen in Valencia. Valencia Cathedral and the Plaza del Ayuntamiento are both interesting places to visit. Did you know that Valencia is the birthplace of paella? Be sure to taste this culinary delicacy in one of the many paella restaurants in the city. Tapas are also very popular. They range from a simple bowl of olives to sophisticated shrimps in garlic or slow-cooked meat dish. Read on to see what is included in the Valencia Card.
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Citytrip with the Valencia Card
With the Valencia Card in your pocket, you will not miss any of important sights in Valencia. This card is a sightseeing pass that has only advantages! The Valencia Card allows you to travel free on public transport: buses, metro and trams in zones ABCD and also L3 and L5 to and from the Valencia Airport. What’s more, this card allows free entry to municipal museums and monuments and discounts on another 20 museums, monuments and attractions such as the Almudín, the Casa Museo Blasco Ibánez, the Lonja de la Seda, the Tossal Galeria and the Rice Museum.
How to use the Valencia Card?
Purchase your Valencia Tourist Card online. After payment you will receive a voucher by e-mail. When in Valencia you exchange this voucher for a physical card which allows you to visit various attractions and sights. The pass is automatically validated when you use public transport or when you visit a museum or an attraction in Valencia. Select a pass that suits your needs: valid for 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours.
7 days Valencia Tourist Card
In addition to the 24, 48 or 72 hours Valencia Card you can opt for a 7-day Valencia Tourist Card. This card makes a longer stay in Valencia even more comfortable because you will have time to explore the city at leisure. Public transport is not included but this is not a disadvantage because a 90-minute bus tour of the sights of Valencia is included. Moreover, this card is cheaper than the other cards and still allows you free entry to more than 20 museums, sights and attraction.
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Benefits of the Valencia Card
A city trip to Valencia has never been so relaxed! The advantages the Valencia Card offer and numerous. You no longer need to buy single tickets at popular museums, monuments and other attractions in Valencia and you travel quickly from one attraction to the other by public transport. The list below shows all advantages and benefits of the Valencia Tourist Card. Valid at Almudin, Tossal Galeria, Lonja de la Sede, Museo del Arroz (Museum of Rice), Museo de Historia, Museo Fallero (Fallas-museum), Torres de Quart en Torres de Serranos.
Free public transport is included in your Valencia Card. This way you make the most of your city trip to Valencia. Free unlimited travel on bus, metro and tram ABCD as well as on L3 and L5 to and from Valencia Airport. Transport on regional buses is not included but a discount is offered. What’s more, you will get a discount on renting an electric bicycle and on taxi fares!
Entry to museums en attractions
With this card in your pocket you enjoy free entrance to more than 20 municipal museums, monuments and attractions, such as Almudín, Tossal Galeria, Lonja de la Seda, Museo Historico, Fallas Museum, Torres de Quart and Museo del Arroz (Rice Museum). In addition to these museums and monuments, there are many other places of interest that you can visit with the Valencia Card. This card ensures that your city trip to Valencia is a hassle-free experience!
Map and guide of Valencia
Your Valencia Card includes a map and guidebook. The map helps you to find your way in Valencia. The guidebook shows you the whole range of tourist services, restaurants and shops that offer discounts when presenting your Valencia Card.
Your Valencia Card not only includes free entry to national museums and monuments it also allows discounts up to 50% on participating museum, attractions, shops and restaurants. Simply show your Valencia card and enjoy discounts on the entrance fees: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias (15% discount), Bioparc (15% discount), Bus Turístico (12% discount), the palace of the Marqués de Dos Aguas (50% discount) and the Cathedral (10% discount) and more. You also get discounts in selected restaurants and bars in Valencia.
The City of Valencia highlights
Valencia is steeped in history which is reflected in the imposing buildings and the historic centre. Valencia’s landmark is the Ciutat de les Arts and les Ciències, City of Arts and Sciences, a cultural entertainment complex composed of elegant modern buildings, designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Valencia has so much to offer and it is difficult to know where to start especially when your stay in Valencia is relatively short. Be sure to use public transport which whisks you effortlessly from one major sight to the next.
Musea in Valencia
Famous museums in Valencia include Galeria de la Plaza del Tossal, Museo del Arroz (Rice Museum), Museo de Historia and Fallas Museum (Museo Fallero). It depends on your personal interests which of these museums in Valencia you are going to visit. Some focus on the history of Valencia and Spain, others display paintings. Your Valencia Card includes free entry to the National museums.
Parks and Gardens in Valencia
Be sure to spend some time on the beaches on the Costa del Azahar and swim in the Mediterranean Sea. During the high seasons these beaches are crowded and hot but pleasant enough to while away a hot morning or afternoon. Come back in the evening, when the sun is down to enjoy the night life. If the beaches are too hot for you, spend some time in one of the parks or gardens in the centre of Valencia. Turia Park (Jardin del Turia) is 9 km long and situated in a dried-up river bed. Here you will find Bioparc, a zoo populated by African animals. Jardin Botánico is a 200-year old park and botanical garden with rare tropical vegetation. Jardines del Real is Valencia’s largest park and used to be part of the Royal Palace. Its continuation is Jardin de Montforte. A leisure walk through the parks is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.