Valencia is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community. It is the third largest city in Spain. It is integrated into an industrial area on the Costa del Azahar.
The main festival of Valencia, the Falles, is known worldwide. The city contains a dense monumental heritage, such as the Llotja de la Seda but its landmark is undoubtedly the City of Arts and Sciences.
Valencia is a place identified with the Mediterranean Sea because its culture deriving from the old Mare Nostrum is shown in its patterns of social behaviour.
The most outstanding artistic heritage is the one found in the districts of Seu and Xerea, where the marks left by the Romans lie hidden beneath Arab ruins and modern churches and palaces.
If you are traveling to Valencia via Barcelona, you should not forget to spend some time in the Catalan capital. Although both are situated on the Mediterranean Coast, each city has a very different cultural appeal.
Valencia Yacht charter holidays have become increasingly popular since the city became the venue for the 2007 and 2010 America’s Cup events. At Valencia you can have the world’s yachting community. Valencia not only has a long history in sailing but is also one of the most historic cities in Spain.
Anyone wishing to begin a Yacht Charter in Valencia will be sure to find the exact package for which they are searching. Whether it is a two-person ‘bareboat’ charter in a monohull or a fully crewed family vacation in a luxurious catamaran, Valencia is a great place to begin your yacht charter experience.
The yacht club at Valencia, with nautical installations covering more than 400,000 square meters, houses an impressive sports complex, Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, children’s playgrounds and a host of other social attractions. There is, additionally, a sailing school, open throughout the year and it offers courses at varying levels for people with sailing or cruising ambitions.
The most popular beaches of Valencia are Malvarrosa, Cabañal and Las Arenas which lie to the north along a large promenade, where you will find a wide range of bars, restaurants and leisure activities.
The beaches of Valencia are hidden and sometimes hard to find. They are, however, also large and majestic and amongst the best beaches in Spain. A yacht charter can enjoy hundreds of kilometers of Mediterranean coastline and unforgettable holidays on the beaches of Alicante on the Costa Blanca and Valencia.