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Valencia, Spain

Old world charm meets modern architectural wonders in this eclectic city that is steeped in art and culture. Wander through bustling Gothic plazas and explore the awe-inspiring City of Arts and Sciences, a museum and cinema complex designed by world famous architect Santiago Calatrava. Whether you choose to shop, sightsee, or people-watch, Spain's third largest city offers visitors a truly authentic European experience.


  • Port Name & Location
    Valencia Port; Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time) UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "good morning" in Spanish: "buenos dias."
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR) Leather, native crafts, perfume, jewellery and ceramic.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxi ride to anything around town is very affordable; yet, organised shore excursions are probably the best option!
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Serranos Towers are considered to be the largest Gothic city gateway in all of Europe, and were constructed at the end of the 14th century by Pere Balaguer as part of the city's fortification.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Foodies can rejoice at Mercado Central. Spanning 8,000 square metres, this impressive market is filled with locals selling fresh fish, vegetables, olives, herbs, hams, sweets and more.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Valencia is the birthplace of paella, a traditional Spanish dish made with saffron-coloured rice, fresh seafood or meat and a variety of vegetables.


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