Valencia Photos

(Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain)

Aerial view of the cityscape, showing the many different buildings and styles of architecture.

Further aerial view of the spreading city.

Historic arches in the city centre, contrasting with the modern buildings nearby.

Marina in Avinguda area, a popular spot with many attractions, shops and restaurants within easy reach.

Sandy beachfront along Valencia's eastern coastline, next to the Mediterranean Sea, offering boardwalks, promenades and terraces.

The city's popular beaches are ideal for sunbathing, swimming and a range of water sports.

Miguelete Tower, the striking belltower of the city's Conjunto Cathedral, built in the early 17th century and measuring around 60 metres / 197 feet.

Valencia City Hall (Ayuntamiento), a historic building dating back, to the 18th century, known for hosting many of the city's most prominent events and fireworks displays.

Many buildings in the city centre are floodlit and illuminated at night.

Mercado Central building, home to a vast indoor market, with a host of bargains and local produce available.

View of the Palacio de la Música (Music Palace), dating back to the late 1980s and hosting many notable concerts and events throughout the year.

Puerto de Valencia, the city's bustling port, featuring an important passenger terminal and regular ferries to a number of nearby islands.

Historic bridge spanning the Turia River.