Citytrip València, Spain
June 2017

June 13, 2017

València is located near the Costa del Azahar where the Turia river ends into the Mediterranean sea. The city was founded in the year 138 BC by the Romans. It is considerd the birthplace of the Paella, THE signature dish from Spain. València is also known by its nickname: the City-of-Oranges.

How did València in Spain got linked with the oranges? Well, William Wolfskill, an American citizen living in California in the early 1800's hybridized the València orange, a sweet orange and named it for València, Spain, which at the time had a reputation for its sweet orange trees. These trees had originally been imported from India.

Day 1
Tuesday, June 13th

Today we begin our visit to the city of Valencia in Spain. We take the train to Schiphol from where our flight leaves, and spend a little time in the shops and around the airport until it is ......


Day 2
Wednesday, June 14th

Having rested well we go out for our breakfast. Yes, go out! This small hotel only has sleeping arrangements and does not have a dining room or a kitchen. Breakfast is outsourced......


Day 3
Thursday, June 15th

After our València style breakfast we go sightseeing again. This time we follow the Turia park to the Marina. There are already lots of people in the park. They are either jogging or cycling......


Day 4
Friday, June 16th

Having enjoyed a complementary coffee in the hotel, and an outdoors Valèncian breakfast, we head for the city centre again for some sightseeing. Again we follow the Avenida......


Day 5
Friday, June 17th

Today is our last day in Valencia, and because our flight leaves already at hrs. 15:25, we hardly have time enough to visit the city. So we stay nearby the hotel where we left the packed suitcase......


and welcome!