On the plus side, Valencia is well worth visiting though it may have been better if we'd read up a bit more for where to go before the trip as the time flew by and there's so much to see. Various excursions were offered while...More
Get collected by coach at your chosen start point. Once everyone is onboard, take the motorway to Valencia, with a journey time of approximately two hours, accompanied by a representative. Make a short “comfort break” en-route. Once in Valencia, have a stop at the Torres de Serrano which is right in the heart of the City, walking distance from the Cathedral, Central Market, and shops that Valencia is famous for. For those wishing to explore the city at their own leisure, you’ll have ample free time to do so.
The City was founded as a Roman colony in 138BC. It was later occupied by Moroccan and Arab Moors before being conquered by the Christian King James I of Aragon. Valencia has been Spain’s capital city twice and its long history means it’s steeped in art and culture, which is reflected in its popular traditions, such as the Fallas fiestas which were declared Fiestas of National Tourist Interest in 1965.
Whatever way you want to spend your day, you’ll not be disappointed. Arrive back in Benidorm around 7:30pm
Optional extras include the Oceanografic sea-life center, Mestalla Forever, which is a guided tour of Valencia’s premier league football club’s stadium, and the open-top bus tour with audio-guide.