There are plenty of exciting activities for you to enjoy whilst on family holidays abroad renting villas in Valencia - below we have outline just a few of our favourites.

Jardines de Viveros

Throughout the year, the park host different events, so be sure to catch one on your villa holidays in Spain. During the popular “Feria de Julio”, concerts are performed on the Esplanada. Whilst in spring, the park hosts various cultural events like book fairs. Between spring and late autumn, there is a lively atmosphere as local bars and restaurants are buzzing with activity whilst people enjoy the mild climate and sublime local cuisine.

Parque Gulliver

This is an amazing play area without entrance fee based on the story of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, where you can find a giant replica of Gulliver tied to the ground by the inhabitants of Lilliput. Size-wise both children and adults playing on this enormous figure look like tiny Lilliputians. Explore the gigantic chess board, slides chutes and pipes for skaters. Parque Gulliver is located centrally in Valencia near your Spanish villas holiday lettings and is surrounded by beautiful gardens.

Zoo Valencia

Another child-friendly attraction and a must on your villa holidays Spain where visitors can watch orang-utans, wild cats, giraffes, exotic birds and many other animal species. The zoo is located in Jardines del Real.

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

The city of arts and science consists of a 37,000 square metre building with four venues for opera, music, ballet, theatre, receptions and conferences. If you are on villa holidays in Spain with children, they will also a 3D cinema, a planetarium, the green areas of L’Umbracle, the science museum and the largest aquarium in Europe. Enjoy exciting architecture and immerse yourself in new worlds of discovery on the doorstep of your Spanish villas!

Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Alicante (MARQ)

The Provincial Archaeological Museum of Alicante is divided into various thematic sections, sending you on a fascinating guided journey through local Spanish history. Enjoy galleries dedicated to Prehistory, the Iberians, the Romans, the Medieval Age and the Modern and Contemporary Historical Periods. The museum is open all year round apart from Mondays, so pay a visit on your villa holidays Spain.

Castillo de Peñíscola

The Peñíscola Castle was built by the Knights Templar in the period of 1294-1307. From 1415-1423 it was the home of the Pope, Benedict XIII (Pedro de Luna). Peñíscola is a fortified seaport built on a rocky headland joined to the mainland only by a narrow strip of land, but this is accessible from your holiday homes Spain and villas in Valencia.

Spain villas - Climate

Due to its shape and location, the stunning coastline of Valencia is 466 km, whereas Murcia’s coastline is only 250 km. Together, these regions boast some of the most beautiful and sunny beaches of the eastern coast. Take a guided tour of some of the best scenery on the Costa Blanca, with a visit to Guadalest for example. Both regions are characterised by a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Valencia is the perfect destination for a relaxing and varied stay, and one of our holiday lettings Spain is sure to provide the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday. Spanish villas in mainland Spain are a perfect starting point for your next holiday in the sun. Relax by the pool, taking a refreshing dip at your leisure, or choose from a whole variety of stunning beaches where you can top up your tan.

Villas in Valencia - Beautiful active adventures in nature

'Valencia' means mountains and sea, the region boasting amazing peaks, found on the mainland and coming to its greatest height at Penyagolosa, which reaches 1,813 metres above sea level. By the coast you’ll find long and sandy beaches with some of the things to do on the Costa Blanca. Explore the area along the Turia River from your villas in Valencia and see the sights along the way at your own pace, with cultural displays, museums, fantastic restaurants and some of Spain’s top beaches. Wonderful beaches, fantastic coastal landscapes, fertile river valleys with almond trees in bloom, lush orange, lemon, and olive groves, and verdant sweet muscatel vineyards. Trek fantastic mountain areas stopping at the breathtaking Algar waterfalls, to relax or enjoy the rejuvenating waters.

From landscape to cityscape – Spain villas

Valencia is divided into three sub-regions: Alicante, Valencia and Castellón. Book your holiday lettings in Spain in Valencia and explore one of the best places for self-catering holidays. You will be doubtlessly enchanted by the idyllic and historic villages and towns of these sub-regions like Buñol, Requena and Xátiva. The capital dates back to 138 BC and is home to beautiful monuments and archaeological ruins. Yet this is a modern city with unmissable attractions and events which hosts international designers, concerts, big fairs and congresses. Sightsee around the old quarter of Valencia. Until the mid-nineteenth century it was defended by a wall, parts of which are still standing. Visit Seu and Xerea, where Roman ruins lie beneath Arab ruins and modern churches and palaces.

Spanish cuisine to try at your villas

“Paella Valenciana” was born here! This region is well known for its gastronomy and you should not miss the world famous heavenly paella and fantastic calamari. Rent Spanish villas or apartments in Valencia to discover some of the best restaurants in Spain serving typical fare such as paella, orxata, fartons, buñuelos, Spanish omelettes, rosquilletas and calamari. Take a break from visiting world class museums, historic churches and stunning beaches and let your hair down at a bar serving tapas and local wine, right in the vicinity of your direct holiday homes on the Costa Blanca.

Service - Why NOVASOL?

NOVASOL began in 1968 as a small holiday rental company selling holidays to Norway. Today the company stands as one of the giants of the industry with Europe's largest portfolio of holiday homes in Europe. However, our core values haven't changed and at the heart of the business is customer service. NOVASOL is unique in that we have local offices across Europe there to ensure you are having the best possible self-catering holiday. Whether it is an idyllic white washed row house with a terrace and ocean view, or an ochre coloured villas a stone’s throw from the beach—the option is there, and all have the same high quality and comfort. Find everything you need with our Spanish villas in Costa Blanca.