Casco Antiguo, Valencia

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Casco Antiguo, a charming place to get a little lost, fits within the 14th-century city walls. While exploring it on foot, keep an eye out for such sites as the central market, two modern art and design museums, the university library, and the more famous gateways through the walls, such as the Torres de Serranos and the Valldigna portal. Consider taking the time for a planned walking tour. Using our custom trip planner, Valencia attractions like Casco Antiguo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Our one-day route went through Torres de Quart, Museo de Bellas Artes, Porta de Serrans, Portal De La Valldigna, Palau de la Generalitat, Catedral de Santa María with Torre del Miguelete, Real Basílic...  more »
  • Perfect for walking and strolling. Lose yourself in the streets of the Casco Antiguo; It's the best way to enjoy it.
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  • Old town founded by the Arabs. Narrow streets and never pricked. Well maintained and with typical buildings. To see
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The Valencia city center is hugged by a river bed-turned park that leads down to the City of Arts and Sciences and harbor area. Stay along the river to be no more than a pleasant stroll away from some of the main neighborhoods and attractions. The popular El Carmen neighborhood, one of the oldest in the city, is known for its bohemian atmosphere and historical architecture, making it a popular area for daytime tourism and lively nightlife. For a selection of newer hotels and well-known shops, you can opt to stay in the city's commercial district of Colon Street, only a short walk from the old center and well-connected by the metro. For a laid-back, sun-filled retreat, El Cabanyal is a quiet residential neighborhood near the city's main beach.
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