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Discover Valencia

Where: Valencia

Delve proposes a tour with a guide specialized in Valencia, a city that offers immense works of art and architecture as well as entertainment and education unprecedented in Europe.

Apart from mesmerizing modern architecture, Valencia has many historic monuments that are worth visiting such as The Mercat Central or Gastro Market at Mercado del Colòn, North Station (Estacion del Norde), bullring at Plaza de Toros, Cathedral in its gothic-roman style, the Silk Exchange ‘La Lonja de la Seta’.

Just a little outside Valencia, in the suburbs, there are different places of architectural interest to visit such as the The Espai Vert Cooperative by Antonio Cortes, an unusual green complex that houses 300 residents

From the port, after seeing the America’s Cup Pavillion by David Chipperfield, Balcòn al Mar by Josè Maria Tomàs Llavador, Estaciòn Martima, you can reach the beaches at Malvarrosa and enjoy a nice ‘paella’.

HIGHLIGHTS

Alameda Bridge by Calatrava
La Palau de la Musica by José María García de Paredes
Bioparc, a natural habitat as possible as it can be in the 21st century
National Ceramic Museum, a 18th century palace with an opulent façade
Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) with permanent displays by Julio González and Ignacio Pinazo


City of Arts and Sciences by Calatrava that is composed of 5 elements:
The Opera Hall (Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia), with 4 distinct auditoriums amongst most prestigious in Europe
The Marine Park (L’Oceanografic) biggest marine park in Europe.
The Museum of Science, an enormous long structure with 3 floors of ultra-interactive science
The Imax cinema (L’Hemispheric ), where everyone lies on the floor watching on the hemispheric screen above
The Greenhouse (L’Umbracle), a luxurious green promenade with plants from all over the world