Valencia, also known as the Capital of the Turia river and bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, is considered the third most important city of Spain. When it comes to ‘gram-worthy places, there are endless spots in Valencia, from cute cafés to natural reserves. In this article, we have gathered the top 10 places where you won’t be able to resist a shot!
Only 10 minutes away from the city, you’ll find this gem, a natural reserve, which extends over 21 hectares and has the largest natural lake in Spain. There, you’ll find a wide range of endangered species and a bird observatory. A great plan is to visit the park during the day and hop on a boat to enjoy a magic sunset. How to get there? Check here!
2. El Saler
Located right next to L’Albufera, you’ll find the seaside town of El Saler. It’s home to the best beaches in Valencia, not so crowded and surrounded by nature. It is also an ideal place for biking, strolling, jogging and skating, as there’s a wide path all along the beach. There is also a picnic area, which turns this place into the perfect plan for a sunny weekend. How to get there? Check here!
3. Jardín Botánico
If you love plants and trees you have to visit the Jardín Botánico of the Universitat de Valencia. It has a big collection of Palm trees and tropical plants, which will make your feed look incredible! It is also a very peaceful place and you get free entrance if you’re a student! How to get there? Check here!
4. La Marina de Valencia
It is one of the newest hot spots in town. This place is perfect for a stroll, a drink and an incredible shot! If you’re into the blue colours, go during the day and a love a sunset palette, do not hesitate to visit this area during sunrise or sunset. You’ll be amazed by the colours and its reflection into the water! How to get there? Check here!
5. La Fábrica de Hielo
Who doesn’t love a beautiful café? If you’re into charming and unique spaces, this is your place! Not only it has an incredible atmosphere but also a great social and event calendar, with heaps of exhibitions, live music, markets, etc. It can also be a place to meet up with your classmates to work on group projects of study sessions. How to get there? Check here!
6. Patacona Beach
If you don’t feel like going to El Saler, Patacona Beach is your go-to, as it is the most beautiful beach in the city. It has a broad walkway and when the weather starts to get better, the beach is filled with the so-called chiringuitos! How to get there? Check here!
7. La más bonita
Right in this beach, you’ll find another incredible café called La más bonita, which in Spanish means” the most beautiful”. This place is definitely for the foodies! With a Mediterranean vibe and a white and blue decoration, you can order a piece of cake and get the perfect picture!
How to get there? Check here!
8. Port Saplaya
If you’re looking for somewhere special, head to Port Saplaya, a.k.a the small Venezia. This small fisherman’s town, which is only 5 minutes away from the city, is known for its cute colourful houses and its water channels. We recommend you go there thing time in the morning, to get the first light, the breeze and the empty streets. How to get there? Check here!
9. El Carmen
If you stroll around Valencia’s old town, you’ll discover many beautiful spots, old houses and street art, which will look incredible in your Instagram feed. One of the most interesting places in the second narrowest building of Europe: the “Finca Estrecha”. How to get there? Check here!
10. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
And, of course, last but not least, we cannot end this post without mentioning probably the most popular attraction of Valencia: the City of Arts and Sciences, where you’ll get amazing bluish and modern shots! How to get there? Check here!
These are our 10 favourite places in Valencia to take an amazing pictures, but we encourage you to stroll around the city and discover some more unique spots the city hides. For more inspiration about what to do in Valencia, you can find many articles on the blog where we cover everything from what to eat, where to live, and top insider tips.
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