5 Days In Valencia – A Thrilling Travel Guide

Dive deep into the history, culture, and gastronomy during your 5 days in Valencia. From 800-year-old churches to the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences – there are plenty of things to see. Pack your bags and get ready for an adventurous Valencia 5-day itinerary (local secrets included)!

Valencia 5-Day Itinerary

Spending 5 days in Valencia is a fantastic way to really get to know the city. The Mediterranean paradise is the 3rd largest city in Spain. There are plenty of historical landmarks, natural marvels, and modern wonders to check out. 

This Valencia 5-day itinerary is meant to give you an in-depth look at the city and its culture. After living in the city since 2018, I can tell you there are endless things to do. And even though you won’t see absolutely everything in 5 days, it’s still enough time to explore the most important parts and to fall in love with the city.

Make sure to head to the end of the article to find some alternative plans so you can customize this guide to suite your tastes!

So pack comfy shoes, come hungry, and get ready to explore the Cap i Casal.

Day 1

Photo of the Valencia City Hall Square with the fountain and palm trees in front.

On Day 1, we’ll be exploring the Old Town. The historical center includes impressive landmarks, cultural sites, and a lively ambiance to enjoy. 

So we’ll start our adventure strong in the medieval center – La Ciutat Vella.  

La Plaça de l’Ajuntament

I always recommend starting your 5 days in Valencia at the City Hall Square, La Plaça de l’Ajuntament

It’s the largest square in the city and gives you some impressive sights to start off your day. From the fanciest post office building (Correos) you’ll ever see to the neoclassical City Hall – it’s a strong start to the day. 

The lively square will often be full of people and have plenty of events, especially in the evening. So if you start your day here, you might be able to skip some of the later crowds. 

Wander around the square and snap some photos of the architecture, then make your way inside the City Hall. While it might look like it’s only for officials – there’s a visitable museum in it. Check out the palace-like interior and historical artifacts, some up to 800-years-old! Then head out onto the balcony and take a selfie overlooking the City Hall Square. What better way to start your Valencia 5-day itinerary? 

Note: The City Hall is open M-F from 8-3. 

El Mercat Central

One of my favorite spots in the city is up next – El Mercat Central. The Central Market is the largest covered market in Europe and the best way to make any foodie’s heart melt. Step inside this Valencian Art Nouveau masterpiece to see hundreds of fresh food stands. 

Valencia has a deep agricultural tradition, which means you’ll be able to get tasty farm-to-table produce. You can also try some authentic pastries and snacks or head over to the tapas bar owned by Michelin-star chef Ricard Camarena. 

Whether you’re looking to get some snacks or just enjoy the scenery, this absolutely worth the trip inside. Once you’re in the center, take a look up at the ceiling. You’ll see Valencian motifs dotting the decoration as well as a guide to seasonality. There are giant banners on the ceiling that tell you exactly which foods are in season during different parts of the year. 

Note: While the official name is in Valencian, you might also see it referred to as El Mercado Central in Spanish. 

La Llotja de La Seda

The pedestrian-friendly street in front of the Mercat Central has another major landmark for you to check out. 

La Llotja de la Seda is one of the most emblematic buildings in Valencia. The symbol of the Valencian Golden Age, this 15th-century silk marketplace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The exterior has a castle-like vibe with Valencian and satirical design elements. Head inside to check out the orange tree garden and the stunning market. With twisting columns and enormous vaulted ceilings, this is one of the most mesmerizing spots during our 5 days in Valencia. 

Then if you head upstairs, you can check out the room with gold-adorned ceilings that used to be the seat of commerce for the Old Kingdom of Valencia. Sometimes unofficially referred to as La Lonja de la Seda in Spanish, this Valencian landmark was the center of The Silk Road for the peninsula in the 15th century. 

The entrance fee is only a couple of euros, so it’s definitely worth turning back the clocks and diving deep into its medieval history. 

La Seu

La Seu is the natural next stop on our Valencia 5-day itinerary. Also known as the Catedral de València, it’s one of the most historically significant landmarks in the city. 

The old town’s cathedral has its main entrance located on La Plaça de la Reina. Walk through the enormous Baroque gate to explore its interior, where you’ll find:

  • The Uncorrupt Arm of Saint Vincent
  • The archeological and anthropological museum
  • The humbling altar and famous artworks
  • The Holy Grail

Like I said – your 5 days in Valencia are going to be full of surprises and hidden gems. Many believe the Valencia Cathedral to be the home to the true Holy Chalice. 

So grab a ticket to head inside and enjoy taking a look at the art, architecture, and some surprising religious relics. 

Once you finish going through the museum, go up El Micalet. Sometimes referred to as El Miguelete, this is the famous Bell Tower connected to the cathedral. Climb up the 206 stairs for stunning view of the city center. It’s by far one of the best viewpoints to check out. 

And by the time you finish here, it’s probably going to be a good moment to take a break from your Valencia 5-day itinerary and head over to get some lunch. 

L’Almoina

After enjoying some lunch, I suggest heading over to see L’Almoina. La Seu sits between La Plaça de la Reina, La Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, and La Plaça de l’Arquebisbe. Each one of these squares are absolutely gorgeous and you should check them out on your way to the museum. 

L’Almoina Archeological Museum is right behind the basilica and the cathedral and is the perfect next stop on your 5-day Valencia trip. Since it’s usually quite hot after lunch, I tend to recommend a museum so you can stay out of the sun. 

And L’Almoina is both close by and a great spot to visit. You can head inside to see ruins from as far back as the pre-Roman civilizations in Valencia. 

Valencia is a city with a mix of cultures over the millennia – the Iberians, The Romans, The Visigoths, the Moors, and the Catholics. And L’Almoina does a great job at giving you a speed run through all of those different eras. 

El Palau del Marqués de Dosaigües

Next up on our list is a jaw-dropping nobleman’s palace. El Palau del Marqués de Dosaigües (sometimes referred to as El Palacio de Dos Aguas in Spanish) was renovated in the 18th century to have the stunning decorations you’ll see today. 

The exterior is the most impressive part. While you can go inside, it’s currently a ceramics museum and I don’t personally think it’s worth the time to go in. Although there are some traditional plates and decorations if you’d like to imagine what a Valencian grandma’s kitchen would look like! 

Head over to the palace to take a picture of the towering marble entrance. The Baroque façade is absolutely full of details and makes for an unexpected gem in the middle of the old town

El Carme

To finish off the first of your 5 days in Valencia, I recommend taking some time to explore and enjoy El Carme. This is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Valencia

With tons of restaurants, bars, street art, and a constantly lively ambiance – it’s a great way to spend your evening. 

Sometimes referred to as El Carmen in Spanish, this quirky neighborhood has a bustling and care-free vibe. And if you’re exploring this area, there’s a good chance you’ll find me here on my evening walks. 

Here are some recommendations of places to check out within El Carme

El Portal de Valldigna

This gate used to separate the Muslim and Christian neighborhoods of the city. 

La Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats

Right behind the Valencia Cathedral. I highly recommend seeing this both during the day and at night. 

You’ll get a view of the emblematic fountain, the basilica, the cathedral, and the Valencian seat of government. This square is one of my personal favorites thanks to all the lively ambiance and all the views. 

Side note: You might find some different names for this square on signs and on Google. The only official name is in Valencian – La Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats (The Square of Our Lady of the Forsaken). But in Spanish, you’ll also see La Plaza de la Virgen (The Virgin’s Square). 

La Plaça de Manises

Less than a block away is La Plaça de Manises. This square faces El Palau de la Generalitat (The executive government building) and the La Diputació (A provincial administrative building). 

Both of these buildings are beautiful and historical landmarks that you should check out. 

La Plaça del Tossal

Head down Carrer de Cavallers until you get to La Plaça de Tossal. This square has a lively atmosphere with plenty of bars, restaurants, and people about. It’s a large, open square in the heart of El Carme

Most of the restaurants at this square are a bit touristy, so I wouldn’t eat dinner here. But if you’d like to stop for a drink, this is a nice spot. 

Day 2

On the second day of our 5-day Valencia itinerary, we’ll be heading over to some of the most famous sections of the city. 

Yesterday, you spent the day wandering through the old city, but today we’ll be heading over to the most modern and trendy areas. 

Though before you dive into the new and modern, we’ll be taking a quick detour to the last remaining section of the medieval city walls. 

Torres dels Serrans

To start this second part of our 5 days in Valencia, step back in time and discover the captivating Torres dels Serrans. These iconic towers stand proudly as a testament to the city’s medieval past and are a must-visit for anyone seeking a blend of history and panoramic views.

Climbing up the staircases to the tower’s summit reveals a breathtaking reward – a 360-degree vista of historic center, and the verdant expanse of Turia Gardens. 

You’ll also be able to check out our next destination – the City of Arts and Sciences in the distance.

Standing atop the Torres dels Serrans, you’ll be transported through time, getting to see first-hand the intricate blend of past and present that defines Valencia. It’s one of the best ways to get a birds-eye view of the city’s evolution.

Plus, there is a bus stop conveniently located in front of the towers. So once you’re done admiring the views, jump on to Bus Line 95 and relax your feet on your way to the next destination. 

La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències

Time for a futuristic adventure at the City of Arts and Sciences! This mind-blowing complex, designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, brings a taste of tomorrow to Valencia.

Imagine a place where creativity and technology collide. La Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències mixes traditional Valencian Mosaics (el trencadís) with daring, modern architecture styles.

You could spend hours exploring this section of the city. With enormous museums and family-friendly adventures, there is plenty to enjoy here. 

Here’s a list of the buildings you’ll find in the City of Arts and Sciences:

  1. El Palau de la Música Reina Sofia: This opera house is a masterpiece of design and sound. Luckily, you don’t need a ticket to admire its stunning exterior.
  2. L’Hemisfèric: An IMAX theater that’s as stunning inside as it is out.
  3. El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe: A science museum that’s a blast for kids and curious adults. But sciences museums aren’t your thing, the outside is a masterpiece on its own.
  4. L’Umbracle: A vibrant garden filled with indigenous Mediterranean plants. Swing by at night to check out the nightclub!
  5. L’Oceanogràfic: Dive into Europe’s largest aquarium. You’ll be surrounded by marine wonders that’ll make you feel like a kid again.

Soak in the sea-themed architecture, snap some selfies, and let your inner explorer run wild. 

If you’re here in the summer, you’ll also see lots of events and music festivals. So this lively area never disappoints. 

Feel free to visit as many destinations as you’d like, but on the second part of your 5 days in Valencia, we’re heading over to the can’t-miss building – L’Oceanogràfic.

Pro Tip: Don’t forget to head over to the North side of the City of Arts and Sciences to snap a picture with the VALENCIA sign. 

L’Oceanogràfic

If you’re able to spend 5 days in Valencia, then it’s definitely worth taking some time to explore Europe’s largest aquarium. 

L’Oceanogràfic is an exciting way to spend the rest of your morning. Filled with marine life from local Mediterranean flora and fauna, plus exotic animals like penguins – this is one aquatic wonderland you don’t want to miss. 

Make sure to check the official site for the dolphin shows, as they’re usually only scheduled every 2 hours. 

It should take you around 3-4 hours to completely explore l’Oceanogràfic. So either bring some sandwiches to have a picnic or get some snacks once you’re inside. 

Museu Faller

After lunch, you’ll want to head over to the Museu Faller

Unless you’re coming to Valencia in March, this is going to be your best opportunity to get to learn more about the UNESCO World Heritage Festivity – Les Falles

Each year, the city builds hundreds of gigantic works of art celebrating (and satirizing) life, society, and culture. Then, after 5 days of festivities, they’re all burnt to the ground. 

All of them, except for one small piece – el ninot indultat

The Museu Faller holds all of ninots indultats from the last century. You’ll get to walk back in time and see first-hand how Valencian society evolved over the last hundred years. 

This is one of my favorite stops on our 5 days in Valencia. You get to learn more about an intricate and rich festival, while also getting a visualization of how Valencia (and the world) has changed over the last century. 

So walk through the museum and when you’re ready, we’ll head out into the epithetical Lungs of Valencia. 

Jardí del Túria

The Turia Gardens stretch throughout the entire length of the city. What was once the riverbed has been transformed into a refreshing greenspace that splits the city in two. 

The Jardins del Túria are filled with sports fields, jogging and biking lanes, picnic areas, and plenty of changing green spaces. Each section of the gardens is a bit different from the last, giving you an evolving and beautiful space to breathe deep and relax. 

The City of Arts and Sciences sits at one end of the Turia Gardens. You can follow them all the way past the exit of the city, meaning it’s a great spot for athletic tourists to get in their morning jog. 

I recommend following the path through the gardens to enjoy a bit of nature. Then when you’re ready, we’ll head to our next destination on our Valencia 5-day itinerary. 

Russafa

The next spot on our itinerary is going to make you wish you had more than just five days in Valencia. 

Russafa (unofficially spelled Ruzafa in Spanish) used to be its own town. But now, the city has absorbed it, bringing a charming old-town vibe to the big city. 

With colorful buildings and a growing number of bars and restaurants, Russafa is one of the trendiest areas of the city. So if you’re looking for a hipster neighborhood to stay in, Russafa is definitely one of the top choices. 

Come here to walk through the back streets and admire the architecture. Then when you’re tired of walking, head over to get some food and drinks in its lively restaurant scene

Day 3

Next up on our 5 days in Valencia – we’re spending the morning at the beach! So make sure to grab your sun lotion and a towel. 

This section of the city is a bit farther away. I recommend either taking the Metro or grabbing a taxi/Cabify. You can also take the bus, as it’s the cheapest (but longest) option. 

El Cabanyal

El Cabanyal is a cute maritime neighborhood. It also used to be its own fishing town, so it has a chic small-town charm that you’ll want to check out. With shorter, two-story buildings decorated with brightly-colored tiles, it’s a quaint detour that’s definitely worth seeing. 

The neighborhood is just a few minutes away from the beach and should take you less than 30 minutes to explore, so I highly recommend it. 

This is also the perfect neighborhood to try out a Valencian esmorzaret – a hearty mid-morning meal. 

La Malva-rosa

Once you’re done walking through El Cabanyal, the next stop is the Malva-rosa, the main beach in Valencia. 

The city’s coast is known for its long sandy beaches and lively boardwalk. La Malva-rosa (sometimes written Malvarrosa in Spanish) is likely the first beach you’ll get to. It connects to the Platja de les Arenes, which is right next to La Marina and some other famous landmarks like the Veles e Vents building.

This is the perfect place to relax, get a tan, and go for a swim in the summer.

You can’t spend 5 days in Valencia without enjoying some time at the beach. So relax your feet and soak up the Mediterranean sun. 

And if you’re feeling up for some paella, head over to La Pepica for lunch. It’s one of the best places in the city to get an authentic meal. There are a lot of tourist traps when it comes to paella – but this restaurant still sticks to traditional recipes. 

Sant Nicolau

After you’ve spent the morning at the beach and enjoyed lunch, we’re going to head back to the historic center. 

This evening, we’re going to check out some of the things you’re still missing. Because there are a lot of things to do in Valencia, especially in the center. 

Sant Nicolau (sometimes referred to as San Nicolás de Bari y San Pedro Mártir in Spanish) is revered as the Valencian Sistine Chapel. 

This Baroque parish church has absolutely every inch of the interior decorated with lavish designs and art. Head inside and get an audio tour to fully immerse yourself. The guide goes through all the details and helps you understand what you’re actually looking at, so it’s highly recommended. 

It’s an unexpected gem during your five days in Valencia. You’ll find the entrance on Carrer de Cavallers, squeezed in a corner between two buildings. If you’re coming from La Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, it’s easier to see on your left. But if you’re coming from La Plaça del Tossal, you might walk past it. 

Sant Joan de l’Hospital

The next stop on our 5-day Valencia itinerary is Sant Joan de l’Hospital (San Juan del Hospital in Spanish). This is actually the oldest church in the city and is completely different from any of the others you’ve seen so far. 

The style is a mix between Romanesque and Gothic with Arabic influences in the design. Which basically means that it has beautiful, giant arches and a simple, but humbling structure. Built in the 13th century, the church is incredibly austere an solemn. 

Walk through the main entrance and head all the way down the patio to visit the church. They also have a museum, but you don’t need to pay anything to see the interior of the church (which is the interesting part, in my opinion). 

I always recommend seeing this church on your five days in Valencia because it’s so different. There’s a stark contrast between La Seu, Sant Nicolau, and Sant Joan. So if you only visit these 3 churches, it gives you a great idea of how different they can be. 

Plaça del Patriarca

The next spot on our trip is the Plaça del Patriarca. This giant square is surrounded by the original Universitat de València campus and the Església del Patriarca

Both of these landmarks are visitable, and the square itself is a relaxing area with public benches and restaurants. 

If the church is open, I recommend taking a quick peek inside. There’s a secret treasure that not a lot of people know about. 

As soon as you walk in on your left, you’ll see the Drac del Patriarca – the “Dragon”. 

In reality, it’s just a alligator. But it makes for a great story to scare kids and tell them to be respectful. During the Corpus Christi celebration, they’d say “Si parleu, a la panxa vindreu” (If you speak, into its belly you’ll go).

Plaça Redona

Now we’re going to head over to the last square on our 5 day Valencia trip. And ironically, this square is round. 

This cute plaza connects multiple streets in the historic center and is filled with little stores, restaurants, and a fountain. 

There’s also some signs that detail the restoration process of the Plaça Redona and how it’s changed over the years. 

It’s a small spot to check out, but it’s one of the most interesting and hidden “squares” in the city. 

Carrer de la Pau

To end Day 3 of our Valencia 5-day itinerary, we’re heading down Carrer de la Pau. It’s one of the most opulent streets in the historic center. Full of shops and a bakery that sells the best croissants in the city (Manolitos), it’s a great way to end the day. 

Walk down the street admiring the decorated façades and the view of the Santa Caterina tower in the distance. 

You can also walk down this street and end up at the Parterre Park with the Porta de la Mar. Both of those are fantastic landmarks and a great way to end the day. 

Feel free to do a bit of shopping here, then get ready for a big adventure tomorrow. 

Day 4

On the 4th part of our 5 days in Valencia, we’ll be going on a day trip. Because while the city has plenty of things to do and see, I think it’s worth taking a day trip to see the town that used to be one of the most important cities in the medieval ages. 

So put on your comfy shoes and bring a bottle of water. Because today you’re going up to see a medieval castle. 

Estació del Nord

To start our day trip, we’ll need to head over to the Estació del Nord

Not only is this a convenient spot to begin our trip, there’s also a hidden gem to check out before hopping on board. 

Enter through the doors on the right, then look directly to your right. You’ll see a room with a glass door. There are often temporary exhibitions here, but what we’re actually interested in is the walls. 

You’ll see all 3 walls filled with Valencian mosaics (trencadís) depicting agricultural and maritime scenes. It’s an absolutely stunning piece of art that pays tribute the deep connection between Valencian culture and agriculture. You’ll see pictures of oranges, rice, traditional dresses, and the famous triangular barraques houses. 

It’s just a quick detour, and since we’re heading onto the train anyway – it’s a great excuse for another culture lesson. 

So take some time to admire the mosaic, then head over to grab your ticket to Xàtiva

Note: The Estació de Nord is located in front of the Xàtiva Metro Station because it’s on Xàtiva Street. But we’re not going to the metro station or the street. Take the local train to the city of Xàtiva. The street in Valencia in named after the town of Xàtiva. 

Day Trip to Xàtiva

Xàtiva is an ancient city with huge historical significance. There’s evidence of Neanderthal civilizations living here as far back as 100,000 years ago. 

It used to be the major city during Muslim rule and remained a provincial capital well into the 16th century. These days, Xàtiva isn’t as big as Valencia, but it’s still a fantastic city worth visiting.

Once you get to Xàtiva, you’ll want to spend the day exploring its medieval streets, ample squares, and towering cathedral. 

But most importantly – get ready to go up to see the Castell de Xàtiva. At the very top of the city, you’ll get an excellent view of the town and the surrounding farmlands. 

It’s an impressive castle with some amazing views, making it a top choice for your 5 days in Valencia. The city is also well connected to Valencia, making it an affordable and close destination for a day trip. 

So spend several hours enjoying the castle and the town, then whenever you’re ready, take the train back to Valencia to finish off the day. 

Carrer de Colom

Once you’re back in the capital we’ll round off the day with some shopping. 

Carrer de Colom (unofficially Calle de Colón in Spanish) is the primary shopping street in the city. You’ll see big-name brands from Zara to Apple. And if you head down the perpendicular streets, you’ll find boutique shops and quiet fashion brands. 

So whether you need to do some shopping for yourself or grab some souvenirs for your friends and family, this is the spot to do it. 

Then once you’ve got your arms full of shopping bags, it’s time to head over to our last destination of this part of your five days in Valencia. 

Mercat de Colom

Towards the end of Carrer de Colom, make your way over to the Mercat de Colom. This giant Valencian Art Nouveau marketplace is a great spot to stop in for a sweet snack or enjoy dinner. 

Inside the Columbus Market is Daniel’s, a famous shop that sells orxata and fartons. The famous sweet drink is made of tiger nuts and fartons are a type of sweetbread. It’s a classic treat that Valencians will have for their berenar (an evening snack). 

The market also has plenty of bars and restaurants. So relax, get your energy back up, and get rested for the last of your 5 days in Valencia. 

Day 5

On day 5, we’re going to be heading into one of the most ecologically important areas of Valencia. Then you’re going to get a real gastronomic treat with a traditional meal. 

So pack your sunscreen and get ready to finish off your Valencia 5-day itinerary. 

L’Albufera

The Albufera Natural Park is a freshwater lake just a stone’s throw away from the Mediterranean Sea. It’s incredibly rich in biodiversity and has played a crucial part in Valencian culture, gastronomy, and commerce for centuries. 

The lake itself is used for fishing, while the surrounding marshlands are crucial to the Valencian rice industry. 

The easiest way to get to L’Albufera is by bus, but you can also rent a car if you’d prefer to have more freedom. 

I highly recommend renting a boat tour to get out into the middle of nature and to learn more about this ecological treasure. Take a look at the unique landscape, the traditional barraques houses, and the vela llatina – Valencian boats (lateens) that can sail against the wind. 

And once you finish your tour through the lake, it’s time for your last adventure of your Valencian holiday: 

Dine in a Barraca

Since L’Albufera is so closely connected to Valencian cuisine, it’s only natural that you’ll want to get some traditional food while you’re here. 

Many of the barraques have been transformed into family-style restaurants. You’ll find plenty of these near where you jump on a boat ride and throughout El Palmar

You could also head over to Bon Aire – one of the most famous paella restaurants in Valencia that was awarded the World Paella Prize in 2018. 

From paella to all i pebre, regardless of where you eat in this area, you’ll be eating well. That makes this the best way to end your 5 days in Valencia. 

Free Time

I’m purposefully leaving some free time here on your itinerary. 

In case you missed your bus, some mishap occurred, or you were just too tired of walking – here’s your chance to make it up. 

So I highly recommend filling this spot with one of the other events on our 5-day Valencia itinerary. Anything that you weren’t able to check off earlier can be visited here. 

But in case there’s something you purposefully skipped and would like some extra ideas, let’s dig into some other options:

Alternative Ways to Spend 5 Days in Valencia

The view of the Quart Towers from the Extramurs (Botànic) neighborhood

Valencia has a ton of activities, landmarks, and places to see. And since people have different travel styles, I like to include a variety of options. 

So here’s some suggestions for other things to see and do for your 5 days in Valencia:

Paella Cooking Class

Falling in love with the birthplace of paella? Learn how to make it yourself (and the right way)!

Walking Tours

Want some more details to help you understand every nook and cranny of the city and its culture? Book a guided tour through the city center to learn more. 

Mestalla Stadium

Big soccer (sorry, football) fan? Head over to the Mestalla Stadium to catch a match or visit the museum. 

Bioparc

Coming with kids? The Valencia Zoo is a great place for some family fun. 

Museu de Belles Arts

Lover of the arts and culture? The Museu de Belles Arts de València is one of the best art museums in the city. 

Bike Ride to El Saler

Feeling adventurous? Head on a bike ride to El Saler. There’s a dedicated bike line and you can even make it out on bike to some great paella restaurants. 

La Plaça de Bous

Need more landmarks? Head over to take a picture of the bullfighting ring. 

Museo Nacional de Cerámica

Can’t get enough museums? Head over to the Palau de Dosaigües to check out the palace and the ceramic museum hidden within. 

Is 5 Days in Valencia Enough?

5 Days in Valencia is definitely enough time to see the majority of landmarks and sights. You’ll have enough time to see the most important areas, plus enjoy a day trip. 

You still won’t see absolutely everything in the city. But if you want to do that, you’ll just have to move here. And that’s not a bad option – it’s what I did! 

Go Enjoy Your Valencia 5-Day Itinerary

Spend 5 days in Valencia seeing medieval history, natural wonders, ancient castles, and futuristic marvels. 

Valencia is an exciting city that’s perfect for families and partygoers alike. There’s something in the Cap i Casal for just about everyone. 

So follow this Valencia 5-day itinerary and have an unforgettable experience.

Comment below with any questions or let me know if you think I’ve missed anything!

And don’t forget to check out my other Valencia Itinerary Guides if you plan on coming for a different amount of time or need more tips

Bon viatge! 

FAQs

Can I see everything in Valencia in 5 days?

Yes, and more! Of course, Valencia is a never-ending city and you won’t be able to see absolutely everything, even if you had a full month! But you’ll have enough time to visit the most famous museums, monuments, natural wonders, and even a day-trip to a castle!

How many days do you need in Valencia?

I find that 3 days tend to be the perfect number for many travelers, especially if you are planning to visit other places in Spain and Europe. But if you want to have time to explore more in-depth and enjoy a day trip, 5 days is great.

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