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Playa Marvillosa

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Beaches, Free Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
3.9scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 0.0Food Scene
  • 3.5Atmosphere

If you're looking for a bit of R&R, the Valencian beaches are not to be missed. Bring your towel and beach book, and lay out on the khaki-colored sand. You also might want to bring some euros in case you get hungry for a dish of paella or a glass of Spanish wine at one of the many restaurants and cafés that line the shore. 

Valencia's beaches, especially the Arenas and Malvarrosa beaches, are situated just minutes from the city center. You can get there by walking eastward on Avenida del Puerto, taking the tram (#4 or 6), bus (# 2, 19, 31, 32 or N1) or the metro (to Marítim Serrería).

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#1 Central Market (Mercado Central)

This is where local Valencians gather to do their shopping, though you'll find the atmosphere a bit different than your local supermarket. One of the oldest food markets in Europe, Mercado Central (Central Market) is adorned with Valencian-style mosaics and filled with Valencians purchasing local foods from trusted vendors. Open Monday through Saturday, the Mercado Central is open early morning through early afternoon.

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