Valenciait’s a stunning coastal city that offers great beaches, rich culture, inspiring architecture, and amazing food! Hábitat Valencia is the most important interior design showcase event in Spain. The event will be held at Fira Valencia between the 17th and the 20th of September. Join My Design Agenda and discover the most luxurious hotels and restaurants in Valencia that will make your experience there even more excited! Take a look:
WHERE TO STAY
THE WESTIN VALENCIA
Perfectly located for enjoying Valencia’shistoric heartland without being in the thick of it. It’s one block to walk across the pretty flower-lined Puente de las Flores bridge over the Turia Gardens and you’re in the center, putting many landmark attractions within a mile. Alternatively, the Aragón metro station is less than 0.2 miles away.
The hotel is on a lovely, narrow street in Valencia’s historic Old Town, with the pretty Túria gardens just a few hundred yards from the door. Many of Valencia’s top landmarks are just a few minutes’ strolls away, such as the 13th-century cathedral, La Seu de València. The modernist El Mercat Central, one of the largest markets in Europe, is half a mile and the Plaza del Ayuntamiento square a little further.
HOSPES PALAU DE LA MAR
It’s certainly a top location for enjoying Valencia’s main sights. Plus its one street from the pretty Puente de las Flores floral bridge over the Turia park providing a green lung from the old city to the modern City of Arts and Sciences. You can walk to the iconic Plaza del Ayuntamiento square in 10 minutes which is just over half a mile (1 km) away, but it’s sure to take longer with so many boutiques, historic buildings, and cafés to stop you in your tracks. The hotel is called Palau De La Mar because it used to have views of the sea before the city developed.
WHERE TO EAT
One of Spain’s most innovative chefs, Camarena swiftly acquired a Michelin star when he opened his restaurant in the trendy Ruzafa neighborhood. Expect the very best Mediterranean ingredients prepared in highly creative ways. Adjoining the restaurant, Camarena also opened the buzzy Canalla Bistro and he has a superb tapas bar in the Central Market too, called Central Bar.
From the large windows of the VerticalRestaurant, you can enjoy one of the best views of the city of Valencia. It is a must to visit its SkyBar, located on the roof of the restaurant itself, where you can enjoy the spectacular 360ºviewsofValencia and in this way complete an unforgettable experience any time of the year.
Quique Dacosta holds three Michelin stars at his eponymous restaurant in Denia and had an instant success of his hands with this Valencia gastro bar, which serves great tapas and rice dishes. No booking, but worth queueing. Dacosta also runs another gastro bar, Vuelve Carolina with El Poblet restaurant upstairs, which has a Michelin star.
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