Valencia is the 3rd largest city of Spain after Madrid and Barcelona.
Founded by the Romans, Valencia has been the home of many cultures throughout history: Romans, Visigoths, Moors and the Aragonese all made this city an important cultural and financial center.
Valencia was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC. The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, its historical center is one of the largest in Spain.
Its Cathedral was built on a former mosque which began in 13th century and continued to undergo a serious of changes until the 17th century. The structure features different styles but appears in the Gothic style.
Valencia is trade, art, history, museum, theater and business, it is the center of avant grade design and one of the most active cities in Europe regarding fairs and conferences.
Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Town Hall Square is the main square in Valencia. This beautiful plaza has a fountain and patch of grass in the center and its flanked by some of Valencia’s most beautiful and important buildings.
The famous Paella is a Valencia rice dish. There are usually several types of paella, with meat (chicken/rabbit), fish or seafood and mixed ones. An authentic Paella is made only with fresh ingredients in a special iron pan and the girls totally loved it.
With its unique setting, Valencia has been Spain’s mediterranean port, the vastness of the sea against the coastal mountains make Valencian coast attractive.