Old City

La Lonja

Valencia has a rich and interesting history, and the architecture in the City Centre reflects that. In the , you can find a Baroque Church, the Gothic , and the Modernist building, all standing within 50m of each other.

Don’t miss the Cathedral, with the Miguelete clock tower – if you have the energy, climb to the top for a stunning view of the , then head around the side of the Cathedral to reach the , with the equally impressive .  There are some nice (but slightly overpriced) cafés around the square, where you can sip a and watch the world go by.

The whole of the City Centre is dotted with interesting churches and buildings – don’t be afraid to just head off and explore!


In our Information Pack at the Villa, we have a suggested Walking Tour that takes in many of the sights in the Historic Centre of the City.

Market Square
Silk Exchange
Central Market
Queen’s Square
Virgin’s Square
Basilica of our Lady of the Forgotten Ones
Coffee with Milk