Valencia Tourist information
The airport is eight kilometres west of Valencia in the neighbourhood town of Manises, is the 8th busiest airport of Spain.
Valencia airport is nearby Autovía A-3 highway which connects by car Valencia with Madrid and is close to the Autovía A-7 highway route to Barcelona.
The connections with Valencia is well served thanks to numerous services available directly at the airport: like a direct line with the subway number 3 and number 5 that connects also the railway station and the port recently reformed for the 32nd Americas cup
There is also a regular bus line(Metrobus) that cross all the suburbs of Valencia and it takes approximately 45-50 minutes to arrive in the city center.
Valencia airport is a modern structure with all the facilities that passengers need including a car park in front of it with more than 2000 site where to leave the car for long or short terms.
Thanks to the strategic position of the airport you can reach easily many locations on the coast south or north of Valencia like the natural park of Albufera, Cullera, Gandia, Javea, Moraira, calpe, Benidorm and many other towards south, up north you can reach the coast of the historic city of Sagunto known for the Roman theater,the city of Vilareal or discover little villages in the interior part of the Comunita Valenciana.
If you have rented a car, during the winter season until easter you can easily reach the village of Teruel, approximately 1h and 30 minutes from Valencia, where you can ski and at the same time enjoying the pleasure to be on the coast.
Phone: 902 18 08 08
Valencia is the third Spanish city in terms of importance and population, and has 810,064 inhabitants in the city neighbourhood and 1,832,270 in the Metropolitan Area. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea approximately four hours south of Barcelona and three hours east of Madrid and south approximately 2 hours from Alicante .
Valencia is famous for its Fallas Festival in March a tipical local festivity dedicated to Saint Joseph, for the exquisite paella typical rice dish, for hosting the 32nd Americas Cup, and for the city of art and science a massive architectural project by Santiago Calatrava.
The City of Arts and Sciences is a unique complex devoted to scientific and cultural aim which is made up of five main elements: the Hemisfèric (IMAX cinema and digital projections), the Umbracle a futuristic car park with a beautiful palm tree garden on the top, the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum an innovative centre of interactive science, the Oceanográfico the 2nd largest aquarium in Europe and the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía wich used as a theatre, the Ágora, that give the complex a multifunctional space that can be used as an exposition area or like sport venue.
Valencia has many interesting museums. The San Pio Fine Art Museum; the Beneficiencia Cultural Centre houses the Prehistoric Museum, the Museum of Ethnology and the Sala Parpallo where exhibitions of contemporary art can be seen; the aim of the Valencian Institute of Modern Ar (IVAM) is to exhibit and interpret contemporary art; the City Museum houses archaeological collections from pre-Roman times; the Almudin, a Gothic building built over a grain warehouse, is now used for itinerant exhibitions; and the Fallero Museum, gives the tourist a real impression about the Fallas.
Port of Valencia,beside to be an important commercial port, is one of the main starting point for Cruisers and for ferries to visit the Balearic islands like Ibiza Mallorca or Mahon.
Beside the airport the main arriving point Valencia is the train station Called Estacion del Norte is an historic and artistic station .During the years this station is passed through many refurbishment but has always kept his historic fashion .
The station is equipped with all the services that a passenger can need in a train station like banks, pharmacy, shops bars restaurants tourist information and offices where you can rent a car and start to discover the beautiful cost of Valencia .