36 hours in...Valencia
Hotel Hospes Palau de la Mar***** is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

1. Hotel Hospes Palau de la Mar*****

8.4
C/ Navarro Reverter 14, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Hotel · L'Eixample · 20 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: The Hospes Palau de la Mar has a beautifully-designed, modern Mediterranean style in a 19th century building. Doubles from £100. Read a full review here http://bit.ly/XI8TJA.

Hotel Palacio Marqués de Caro is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

2. Hotel Palacio Marqués de Caro

8.8
Almirante 14, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Hotel · Ciutat Vella · 7 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: Also try the elegant Caro hotel in an old palace. Doubles from £122, including breakfast. Read a full review here http://bit.ly/11aAb2N.

Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

3. Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace

7.7
Plaza Rodrigo Botet, 5, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Hotel · Ciutat Vella · 25 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: The Ayre Astoria Palace is in the centre with comfortable rooms and great views across the city from the top floor. Doubles from £58. Read a full review here http://bit.ly/T5OlOJ

Cathedral of Valencia is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

4. Cathedral of Valencia

9.1
(Catedral de Valencia)
Plaza de la Reina, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Church · La Seu · 53 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The Cathedral is a riotous hotchpotch of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque extravagance, worth climbing the Micalet bell-tower for great city views (0034 963 918127; catedraldevalencia.es; €4.50/£3.70).

Café Negrito is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

5. Café Negrito

7.9
Pl. del Negret, 1 (C. Calatrava), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Pub · La Seu · 34 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Soak up the scene at one of the pavement cafés in the Plaza de La Vírgen and get a beer or a gin and tonic at Café Negrito (Plaza del Negrito 1; 0034 963 914233).

Barri del Cabanyal is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

6. Barri del Cabanyal

8.5
Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Neighborhood · 15 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Jump in a taxi to Bodega Casa Montaña in the Cabanyal, the old fishermen’s quarter, for some of the best tapas you’ll ever taste.

IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

7. IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern

8.0
C. Guillem de Castro, 118 (C. Na Jordana), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Museum · El Carme · 57 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: There are always a few exhibitions worth seeing at the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (Guillem de Castro 118; ivam.es; €2/£1.70), where there is also a good bookshop.

Llotja de la Seda is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

8. Llotja de la Seda

8.6
Pl. del Mercat 30 (Vella de la Palla), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Historic Site · El Mercat · 36 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Wander the streets of the old town to La Lonja, the 15th-century silk exchange, one of the best examples of Gothic civil architecture in Europe which has World Heritage status (Admission €2/£1.70).

Mercat Central is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

9. Mercat Central

9.3
Pl. del Mercat (Av. Baró de Càrcer), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Market · El Mercat · 154 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Opposite La Lonja, pick up a freshly-squeezed orange juice outside the art nouveau Central Market, where the fabulous local produce is sold at more than 1,000 stalls.

Ricard Camarena Restaurant is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

10. Ricard Camarena Restaurant

8.6
C. Doctor Sumsi, 4, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Modern European Restaurant · Russafa · 15 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Grab a stool at Ricard Camarena’s Central Bar in the market for a quick lunch of tapas made with the freshest ingredients.

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

11. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

9.2
Av. del Professor López Piñero, s/n, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Museum · 200 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Head down to the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences, which comprises a science museum, planetarium, opera house and marine park.

Vuelve Carolina is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

12. Vuelve Carolina

8.6
C. Correos, 8, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Spanish Restaurant · Ciutat Vella · 93 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Vuelve Carolina is run by top chef Quique Dacosta. Downstairs is a gastrobar while upstairs is the more formal El Poblet (vuelvecarolina.com; €25/£21 in the gastrobar and €50/£42 in El Poblet) .

Bioparc is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

13. Bioparc

8.8
Av. Pio Baroja 3 (Av. Vall de la Ballestera), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Zoo · Campanar · 118 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Explore the Bioparc (0034 902 250340; bioparcvalencia.es; admission €23.80/£20), Valencia’s very 21st-century version zoo. You might even get to see Ebo, the gorilla born there last October.

Museu Sant Pius V de Belles Arts is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

14. Museu Sant Pius V de Belles Arts

8.5
Carrer Sant Pius V 9 (Carrer Alboraia), Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Museum · Trinitat · 22 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Or visit the Museo de Bellas Artes (San Pío V; 0034 963 870300; museobellasartesvalencia.gva.es; free), which is one of the most important art museums in Spain.

Restaurante Casa Ripoll is one of 36 hours in...Valencia.

15. Restaurante Casa Ripoll

5.3
Paseo Maritimo, Modulo 7, Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
Paella Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The family-run Casa Ripoll (Módulo 7, Paseo Marítimo, Playa de Malvarrosa; 0034 963 550022; casaripoll.com; around €20/£17) is popular with locals and is right on the beach.