About Valencia

Valencia is a traditional Mediterranean city located on the east coast of Spain of average size with a population of 800.000. Attendees visiting the city can enjoy an historic city that is a fascinating mixture of different cultures and religions that still remains alive in the numerous city's monuments and typical streets, combined with the most absolute modernity exemplified by the modern architectural area "Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias". Valencia is a city for encounters and contrasts. The legacy left by the cultures and civilisations which have reached these shores in the past still remains alive in the city´s monuments and streets, not to mention in its people´s hearts. Valencia offers a rich cultural heritage of music, art, gastronomy, architecture and folklore, and reaching the city from any part of the globe is easy and convenient, thaks to a modern network of links with the most important European cities. For further information about the tourism and conference facilities in Valencia, please consult Turisvalencia.

How to reach Valencia

By Plane The Valencia International Airport in Manises (IATA: VLC, ICAO: LEVC), also known as Manises Airport, is the 8th busiest Spanish airport in terms of passenger and second in the region after Alicante. It is situated 8 km west of the city of Valencia. Arrivals to Valencia Departures from Valencia
By Train Most railways are operated by RENFE, a high speed rail line (AVE) from many cities of Spain to Valencia could be found easly. The high-speed trains (AVE – 300 Km/h) connect the city to Madrid, with 17 daily departures The journey time is 1 hour 38 minutes Also, the Alaris and Euromed long-distance trains connect Valencia to Barcelona, Alicante and other main cities.

How to reach the city center from the airport (8 km)

By Taxi There is a fare of approximately 25 Euros to travel from or to the Valencia International Airport by taxi. By Underground Line 5 ”Maritim Serreria” and Line 3 ”Rafelbunyol” or ”Alboraya” could be used to reach the city center from the airport. Here there is a list of the underground timetables. Fare to/from city centre: 4,90 Euros. Both lines are in the same railway, you can distinguish them depending on the destination. A map of the Valencia underground is available here. By Car Take the A-3 motorway (Direction to Valencia), once you reach the city, follows Av. Del Cid.

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For information about tourism in Valencia, please consult:   Turisvalencia  Valencia Tourism Foundation Map of Valencia A free virtual tourist guide can be downloaded here. Information about tourist cards can be found here. A free APP VLC Valencia can be download here.