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Parks & nature in Valencia

Beach
“The beach! Beautiful, only 20 minutes by bus from the city center! Take a bike ride down the coast.”
110 locals recommend
Park
“This 5 km long park was built in the old river bed of the Turia river, which was diverted around valencia in the 70's. This strip of exuberance definitely is the green backbone to the city. The "city of arts and science" at one end, and the "eco park" zoo at the other it has many sections, from sport fields to forest secluded areas. Big for family use.”
77 locals recommend
Garden
“JARDINES DEL REAL - JARDINES DE VIVEROS DIRECCION SAN PÍO V, s/n 46010 VALENCIA HORARIO: De noviembre a marzo: 7:30 a 20:30 horas. De abril a octubre: 7:30 a 21:30 horas. Entrada gratuita. The historical category of this garden, its extension and careful gardening, and the same abundance of sculptural or other monuments that enhance its environment, make it the green heart of the city of Valencia. Currently, this representative garden of the city of Valencia, given the characteristics of the space, has been proposed for its cataloging as "Singular Arboreal Set of Local Interest", for the purposes of article 6 of Law 4/2006, of May 19 , of the Generalitat, of Monumental Arboreal Heritage of the Valencian Community. It can be considered the most emblematic garden of the city for its history, cultural, ecological and landscape value, extension and botanical diversity. Its layout responds to different styles of gardening, the result of the different remodeling carried out, with parterres of romantic style in its southern area, areas that imitate natural landscapes in its northern part, or the well-known "Rosaleda". Besides being notable for its large number and diversity of arboreal specimens, 2,769 specimens and 167 different botanical species, it contains exceptional individuals such as the filiation of Washingtonias filiferas and robust in the entrance walk from the Llano del Real, one of the longest walks in those who walk inside Viveros, the great Jacaranda mimosifolia and the striking Podocarpus macrophyllus in front of the Alquería de Canet, very representative construction”
64 locals recommend
Park
“Whimsical park where children climb & slide on a massive play structure of the character Gulliver.”
80 locals recommend
Park
“Best place to start strolling through the dry river course. You can end in the City of Arts and Sciences!”
66 locals recommend
Park
“The Albufera, or L'Albufera de València, is a freshwater lagoon and estuary on the Gulf of Valencia coast of the Valencian Community in eastern Spain. It is the main portion of the Parc Natural de l'Albufera de València, with a surface area of 21,120 hectares. ”
68 locals recommend
Plaza
“Lively square bordered by cafes, bars, shops & historic buildings, with a fountain & shaded benches.”
24 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Really nice botanic gardens in the city. Lots of shade and perfect with a book!”
19 locals recommend
Historic Site
“One of the most emblematic towers of the city, the gateway to the old town along with the Torres de Quart.”
50 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Cathedral with a Gothic-style octagonal bell tower & a spiral staircase open for city views.”
42 locals recommend
Park
“8 km de zonas verdes que recorren la ciudad. Se trata del antiguo cauce del Río Turia que, tras la Riada de 1957, se desvió a un cauce artificial. Jardines, campos de fútbol, pistas , zonas de ocio y edificios emblemáticos/ 8 km of green areas that run through the city. It's the old channel of the river Turia that, after the flood of 1957, was diverted to an artificial channel. Gardens, football fields, leisure areas and emblematic buildings. Free”
42 locals recommend
Garden
“Compact city garden in an elegant setting with fountains, statues, fruit trees & flora.”
29 locals recommend
Park
“Anything green in a city deserves credit. This is a haven, even though you never completely loose urban acoustic reference, you can't go wrong with Earth's flora. My favorites: the cats and the cati.”
39 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“If you want to experience nightlife right by the beach there are lots of bars restaurants and places to dance in this amazing setting overlooking Valencia's marina! This is the high life! ”
13 locals recommend
Beach
“Playa ubicada en el Parque Natural de la Albufera. Nudista. Bus 25. Beach located in the Albufera Natural Park. Nudist. Bus 25.”
13 locals recommend
Hotel
“The restaurant at the Parador de El Saler is a magnificent viewpoint overlooking the Mediterranean from inside La Albufera Nature Reserve. You can admire the sea and golf course. ”
9 locals recommend