Destination guide

Cricket and beaches in Valencia

The Spanish city of Valencia perches like a colorful bird on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, a beautiful place filled with striking architecture, exciting museums and a lively nightlife that keeps visitors dancing until the small hours. While Valencia can proudly boast of its fine infrastructure, gorgeous beaches and delicious food, its greatest claim to fame is as the home of what is said to be the real Holy Grail, which resides in the cathedral. Valencia vacation rentals provide respite after fun-filled hours in the sun, wandering through the exquisite Royal Gardens and Botanical Garden, cheering on the local cricket team or lounging on the beach and watching the sunset.

Things to do

Marine park and market in Valencia

The spectacular and futuristic City of Arts and Sciences is a must-see while in Valencia. The complex houses an IMAX cinema and planetarium, opera house, science museum and marine park. The Turia Gardens sit on land that was once a riverbed for the Turia River. Now it's an excellent place to cycle and skateboard. Valencia vacation rentals are near to the art nouveau Central Market, which showcases the best produce of the region. Food lovers will enjoy a Valencia tapas tour, where your guide will take you to the best tapas bars while regaling you with stories of the city's past.


Paella and tapas in Valencia

Valencia is an exciting blend of ancient tradition and modern design, from lavish gardens and expansive parks to medieval cathedrals and futuristic museums. Good food is a matter of pride in Valencia and the local markets dazzle, their stalls overflowing with smoked meats, fresh vegetables and bottles of local wine. Valencia vacation rentals are close to myriad museums in Valencia, and you'll be spoiled for choice as you decide between modern art, history and prehistory. You can also take a Valencian cooking class and learn to make paella, take a wine-tasting tour through local wineries or a tapas tour through local bars.


Hot summers and mild winters in Valencia

The port city of Valencia sits on the eastern coast of Spain and enjoys a beautiful Mediterranean climate. Summers are piping hot and sunny, with temperatures inching up into the high 80s during July and August. It is nearly always sunny in summer – the rainy season doesn't begin until fall – so keep hydrated. Winter is quite mild, but you can expect bouts of stormy weather, with brisk winds and steady rain, so be sure to carry waterproof gear with you. Snow is very rare there, but it's been known to fall on the inland mountains near the city.

Natural features

Birds and beaches in Valencia

The gorgeous seaside city of Valencia sits on the eastern coast of Spain, looking out to the Mediterranean Sea. It is about a 2-hour drive south-east from Madrid, 3.5 hours south along the coast from Barcelona and about 4 hours north-east from Seville. It looks south across the Balearic Sea towards Algiers, and its nearest European neighbors are Portugal, to the west and France, to the north. Valencia is a lovely city to go birdwatching in, thanks to its numerous parks and beaches. You may spot bearded vultures, Bonelli's eagles and ospreys soaring in the clear blue skies.

Where to stay around Province of Valencia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,390 vacation rentals near Province of Valencia. From 802 Villas to 1,020 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Province of Valencia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Province of Valencia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Province of Valencia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Valencia: 1,595 vacation rentals
  • Valencia (YJV-Valencia-Joaquin Sorolla Train Station): 1,576 vacation rentals
  • Valencia City Centre: 889 vacation rentals
  • Oliva: 3,722 vacation rentals
  • Poblados Marítimos: 298 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Province of Valencia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Province of Valencia?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Province of Valencia:

  • Valencia: 1,595 rentals
  • Oliva: 3,722 rentals
  • Cullera: 779 rentals
  • Gandia: 1,369 rentals
  • Sagunto: 392 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Province of Valencia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Province of Valencia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Valencia (YJV-Valencia-Joaquin Sorolla Train Station): 1,576 rentals
  • Valencia Cathedral: 1,588 rentals
  • Ruzafa Market: 1,572 rentals
  • City of Arts and Sciences: 1,560 rentals
  • Valencia's Institute of Modern Art: 1,594 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Province of Valencia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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