You can explore so much of Spain when on holiday in Benidorm. Benefitting from cheap accommodation in the popular resort town such as the Fiesta Park Hotel Benidorm, you can easily get out and about and explore the magnificent sites of Spain without having to worry about expensive costs.
Many places can be easily reached from Benidorm using Spain’s efficient public transport; there also are a number of tour operators in Benidorm who offer day excursions to many of the popular sites. The Costa Blanca’s most Vibrant City is Valencia and it’s a popular day trip for many.
When you take a full day trip to Valencia, be prepared to be packed full of sights, sounds and tastes of Spain. Valencia is the Capital city of the province and it easily mixes it rich history with modern touches. The city dates back to 138BC and has been both a Muslim city and more recently a Christian City, both of which have shaped it.
A must visit on your day trip is the museum of “Marqués de dos Aguas” and the museum of “Fallas”, both celebrate the unique Fallas fiesta held in Valencia which is the largest in the Costas. For children and teenagers the City of the Arts and Sciences will keep them interested. The museum was designed by Santiago Calatrava, a native of Valencia and offers a wide range of activities. The building houses an Opera House, an IMAX theatre as well as a science building and aquarium.
A bus tour of the city is advisable if it’s your first trip to Valencia. Join the red hop on, hop off buses as they take you around this fascinating city with routes around the Historical areas of Valencia, or its Maritime route. Another popular route is the Albufera bus route, out of the city to the Albufera nature reserve. For those who like some history with their trips, must see sights include Valencia Cathedral, Chapel of the Holy Grail and the neighbourhood of Casco Antiguo.
A day trip to Valencia will no doubt inspire you to come back to this fantastic region again, holidays in Costa Blanca are affordable and there is so much to explore you can guarantee you won’t be bored on your holiday.