Cosy Penthouse in the center of Valencia
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Nice and bright two bedroom last floor apartment located in city center Valencia, 5 minutes walking distance to the city of science and art and the district of Ruzafa and others. Nice and quiet area with all amenities nearby. Amazing community terrace with great views to the city and park.
Newly renovated apartment with new furnished and fully equipped.
Ideal acommodation for families, business people, travellers in particular and all type of tourists in general.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Playa de la Malvarrosa 6 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Aeropuerto de Manises, Valencia 15 km, Nearest railway: Estación de Joaquín Sorolla- Valencia 1.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Valenciana region
Travel around the towns and cities of the Region of Valencia and discover the area's most attractive and evocative geographical features. Close to 500 destinations that offer countless possibilities: traditional fishing towns, charming picturesque villages and modern cosmopolitan cities, on the coast or further inland, to relax in the midst of natural surroundings and enjoy its cuisine, fiestas, celebrations and lively nightlife. Brimming with culture and history, these towns and cities guard invaluable historic and artistic heritage, from Morella to Orihuela.
The Region of Valencia lives side by side in perfect harmony with nature. The provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón are home to diverse ecosystems, with unique flora and fauna in the Mediterranean. A landscape dotted with hills and mountains, forests, islands and wetlands, offering incredible contrasts. Over twenty protected spaces to enjoy nature in its different expressions, from the fascinating marine reserve in the Columbretes Islands, to the verdant peaks of the Sierra Calderona, and not forgetting the charming imprint left by the rice fields and fishermen in La Albufera Natural Park in Valencia. Prepare for the adventure of rural tourism, try your hand at a number of thrilling activities and discover routes that will lead you to some surprising accommodation. Experience nature in its purest form.
Beauty's on the inside, so the popular saying goes… The same is true in the Region of Valencia, which although it is better known for its extensive coastline, beautiful beaches and its wide range of recreational activities, its inland areas also offer some real treasures to be discovered. Delightful villages, unexpected landscapes, cultural and historic itineraries… if you like adventure, peace and quiet, or are simply looking to discover new and attractive places, visit the Region's inland areas and choose from 17 different proposals. Experience the adventure of feeling all the charm of the Region of Valencia from a different perspective, through the traditional flavours of its gastronomy, the cultural and artistic legacy left by ancient civilisations, and the serene beauty of its natural parks, which will make your visit here quite an experience.
Beaches in the Region of Valencia
Magical coves, idyllic beaches
Having fun at the beach
The coastline of the Region of Valencia is an exceptional stretch of the Mediterranean with countless wonderful beaches famous throughout Europe for being unspoilt, beautiful and unsurpassed in terms of quality. Characteristics that, in conjunction with the warm climate and unbeatable range of services, make the beaches of Alicante, Benidorm, Valencia and Castellón top holiday destinations all year round. In the Region of Valencia, you'll find the beach you've always dreamed of: from long stretches of sandy beach to hidden coves, as well as a variety of accessible, natural beaches which also offer the very best accommodation and restaurants. Crystal clear waters and immaculate sandy beaches, along with ideal conditions for sailing and sporting activities. And if you still don't believe it, come along and see for yourself.
An ideal place for business
Throughout the year, the Region of Valencia plays host to many national and international trade fairs, congresses, seminars, meetings and business appointments which attract many visitors. Professionals can indeed mix business with pleasure thanks to the many attractions this Region has to offer for enjoying your free time. The Region of Valencia's modern installations make this an ideal place to stage international Trade Fairs and Congresses. The new centres in Valencia and Castellón and the future Palacio de Congresos de Alicante on the Costa Blanca as well Benidorm's experience and services in the hotel industry make the Region of Valencia an ideal meeting point for thousands of professionals.
Food and wine tourism in the Region of Valencia
Region of Valencia, Mediterranean flavour
Food in the Region of Valencia is devotion to the palate, traditional flavours and culinary innovation. A leading exponent of Mediterranean cuisine, Valencia's kitchens are characterised by a plethora of delicious healthy recipes, based on fresh fish, seafood, fruit and vegetables, such as artichokes from Benicarló, medlars from Callosa and oranges from Valencia. Paella and rice dishes are the most emblematic choices, but Valencian cuisine offers as many dishes as it has towns, from the southernmost tip of the Costa Blanca to Castellón Costa Azahar, through Benidorm and Valencia Terra i Mar. Savour the delicious stews typical of inland areas and the flavours of the sea along the coastline. Give your palate a real treat by following the wine tourism route, sampling exquisite local white, red and sweet wines with Denomination of Origin quality labels from Alicante, Utiel-Requena and Valencia.
Who said learning a language was boring? In the Region of Valencia you can improve your level of Spanish whilst discovering its rich artistic and cultural heritage, delicious food and drink and its outstanding beaches. Choose from a number of destinations around the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón and enjoy learning Spanish in a wonderful climate all year round.
Valencia Terra i Mar 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 tourism. Valencia Terra i Mar 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.
Ruzafa (or Russafa) is one of Valencia's most famous neighborhoods, and probably its most hip (no offense, Carmen!) It occupies the southeast side of the city, in the district of L'Eixample. We've already written a little about the history of this historic and lively area, and here's our guide to its top sights.
Start your tour at Ruzafa's northern tip — the Plaza de Toros de Valencia. Regardless of your views on bullfighting, the arena is pretty awesome. Built in 1850, it was modeled on the Roman Colosseum and is one of the largest in Spain. Besides the corridas, the arena hosts concerts (Julio Iglesias on August 21st, WOO!) and political events. Make sure to check out the Museo Taurino while you're there — it's free and won't take more than 30 minutes of your time.
After the museum, stroll down the Avenida del Reino de Valencia (Avenue of the Kingdom of Valencia), which demarcates the north-eastern boundary of Ruzafa. The street itself is currently under frantic construction, preparing for the new Metro line, but this won't detract from your enjoyment of the boulevard's wonderful buildings and facades.
If you're not looking for the Convento Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles on C/ General Prim, you're likely to walk right by it. Completely unassuming from the outside, this convent was originally run by an order of Clarissa nuns, but is today kept by Franciscans. It's got a beautiful courtyard and interesting history… the convent sits on the site where King James I of Aragon installed his troops for his successful siege of the city. It was destroyed during the civil war and completely rebuilt. Don't be shy about buzzing the doorbell and asking to see the grounds — that's what we did!
A short distance from the convent is the Iglesia Parroquial de San Valero y San Vicente Mártir — more commonly known as the Cathedral of Ruzafa. This huge and extremely impressive church was constructed in the early 15th century and serves as the popular heart of the neighborhood. It, too, was destroyed during Spanish Civil War and rebuilt shortly thereafter.
Adjacent to the the Cathedral is the Ruzafa Market — a large and bustling foods market in the center of the neighborhood. It's not quite as lovely as the Mercado Central, but there is just as much activity, less tourists and a greater sense of community. It's a great place to finish your tour and grab some fresh fruit to snack on. The market was built in 1957 and the utilitarian, no-frills architecture perhaps reflects the spirit of the day.
Once you're done with the market, you'll have seen the guidebook highlights of Ruzafa, but not yet experienced the true charm of the neighborhood. Ruzafa is probably Valencia's most multi-cultural area, and there is an abundance of excellent restaurants, bars and ethnic shops. The best way to enjoy Ruzafa is aimless wandering about — get your head out of the map and walk down the fun streets like C/ Ruzafa, Cadiz, Dr. Sumsi and Centelles. You'll not have any problem finding great deals on tapas and cañas.
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