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Valencia is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city packed with exciting things to see and do. From world-class cultural attractions, World Heritage sites and spectacular beaches, to a vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene, Spain’s third largest city is a delight to visit.
Without a doubt, hiring a car at Valencia Manises Airport is the best way to make the most out of your visit to the city and its surrounding areas. The Avis rental counter is located in the Arrivals area inside the terminal building. The moment you arrive at airport, our friendly team will be waiting with the keys to your pre-booked hire car.
From there you’ll have the freedom to explore the city of Valencia and beyond at your own pace.
From Valencia Manises Airport it’s just a 20-minute drive (via the A-3 and Avenue del Cid) to Valencia – Spain’s third largest city. Vibrant, cosmopolitan and chic, Valencia has plenty to offer – from culture to gastronomy.
With a long list of attractions, visitors may find it hard to know where to start, but most head straight to the cathedral. With both gothic and neoclassical influences, it’s a spectacular building and boasts ornate frescoes and a chalice that is said to be the Holy Grail.
Families are spoilt for choice too, as there are plenty of child-friendly attractions. The Oceanografic at the City of Arts and Sciences is a great option. The largest aquarium in Europe, it has two underwater tunnels and a ‘dolphinarium’ which is sure to be a hit with the kids.
Art lovers won’t be disappointed either with the Museu de Belles Arts de València, considered to be one of Spain’s finest museums. Highlights include works by Goya and El Greco.
For those in need of some retail therapy, there are numerous shopping opportunities throughout the city including several markets. Central Market is one of the most popular and a great place to pick up fresh, local produce.
Hire an Avis car and explore Valencia and southeast Spain from the comfort of your rental.
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Surrounding the city of Valencia is the Communidad of Valencia – a region in southeast Spain divided into the provinces of Castellon, Valencia and Alicante. With an appealing combination of vibrant towns and cities, sleepy villages and dazzling coastlines, it’s not hard to see why thousands of tourists visit this part of Spain each year. Pick up your Avis hire car in Valencia Airport and discover the best road trips to take in order to uncover this region’s highlights.
El Puig and Monastery
Around a 20-minute drive from Valencia Manises Airport (via the AP-7) is El Puig- a small village nestled between two wooded hills. It’s a charming place to explore and boasts an impressive 13th century monastery built in gothic style. Its Sanctuary is its oldest section and a statue of the virgin stands in its chapel.
Albufera Natural Park
About a 40-minute drive from Valencia Manises Airport is Albufera Natural Park. This nature reserve is just 15km south of Valencia city centre and offers beautiful natural surroundings, wildlife (including numerous bird species) and the chance to take a relaxing boat ride on the Albufera Lake (the largest lake in Spain).
Just under a two-hour drive from Valencia Manises Airport (via the AP-7) is the village of Guadalest. With its impressive mountaintop position, it boasts truly spectacular views of the valley below. A day here provides plenty of photo opportunities. The old town has a castle to explore, a handful of craft shops and a few restaurants and cafes serving traditional Spanish cuisine.
Explore the delights of Valencia at your own pace by hiring your car at Valencia Manises Airport. Take a drive through the region and enjoy the scenery along the way.
- Is Valencia a safe city?
Valencia is a very safe and peaceful city to visit. You can walk around the city with no problems, day or night. Just be aware there may be pickpockets at major festivals or places where there are a lot of people.
- Is Valencia a good holiday destination?
With some of the best urban beaches in Spain and a vibrant mix of cultural sights, a bustling food market and nightlife hot spots, Valencia is an exciting and interesting holiday destination.
- What is Valencia famous for?
Valencia is mostly known for being the birthplace of paella, and worldwide it is also known for its oranges. It is also home to an impressive collection of Spanish Modernist architecture, a charming old town and the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences complex. The city is also known for its dazzling festival Las Fallas, where the streets come alive with giant papier-mâché sculptures, fireworks, music and traditional processions.
- What is Valencia like to visit?
Valencia is a bustling coastal city with a great mix of culture and beach, palate-pleasing gastronomy and pleasant year-round temperatures.