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Valencia is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. With a privileged location by the Mediterranean sea, it offers a perfect combination of beaches and culture, past and present. The birthplace of paella, it boasts a thriving food scene featuring Michelin-starred restaurants as well as quirky tapas bars. Its neighbourhoods come to life during traditional festivals like Las Fallas, and every night is lively in trendy districts like Ruzafa or El Carmen.

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Colon Market

One of the most beautiful examples of Modernist architecture in the city, the Colon Market is home to several cafes and restaurants, and a good place to pick up interesting crafts and gifts, particularly at the Christmas market.

San Juan del Hospital Church

Constructed around 1261, this Gothic church is one of the oldest in the city and is believed to be the first church to be built following the Christian conquest. It has a single nave with a pointed barrel vault ceiling. Visitors can appreciate the beautiful Santa Barbara chapel and other chapels adorned with Gothic-era painted murals while inside.

Plaza de la Reina and Plaza de la Virgen

The two squares that surround the Cathedral are at the heart of Valencian life. The many bars and restaurants lining the squares are always buzzing and their terraces are great places to relax in the sun and watch the world go by.

Botanical Garden

The University of Valencia's Botanical Garden has its roots in the orchard that was established in the 16th century to facilitate the teaching of botany. The garden boasts an impressive collection of over 3,000 species of trees and plants from various regions of the world. Its collection of palm trees, tropical shrubs, cacti, and desert flora is particularly noteworthy.

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