This Mediterranean city is probably one of the cities which better blend old and modern architecture. The ancient mansion houses, churches and cathedral of the old quarter perfectly coexist with the avant garde design of the city of the Arts and the Science by Calatrava.
It’s the place of origin of paella, and the right place to taste it and to learn how to cook it!
And Albufera (Spanish for “lagoon”), the wetlands where rice for paella is grown. is just a few miles away. It’s an oasis surrounded by rice fields and forests, where you will be able to enjoy hiking, boat rides and dream sunsets, while you discover a natural paradise, above all for thousands of birds which migrate from northern Europe to Africa or vice versa every season.