What to Do on a Rainy Day in Valencia

Valencia in the rain
Valencia in the rain | © Adolfo Senabre - fito.com.es/Flickr

Valencia, on Spain’s east coast, is famous for having 300 days of sunshine a year. But rainy days can happen, especially if you visit in the winter months, or during March for the city’s huge Las Fallas festival. And when it rains in Valencia, it pours. Luckily the city has plenty of great indoor activities to keep everyone entertained, whatever the weather. Here are some of our favourites.

1. Explore the City of Arts and Sciences

Building, Cinema, Museum, Opera House, Aquarium, Concert Hall, Architectural Landmark

City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia
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This collection of futuristic buildings is one of Valencia’s most famous landmarks, and the buildings themselves, the work of architect Santiago Calatrava, are worth seeing. But inside the buildings that make up the City of Arts and Sciences you’ll find a seemingly endless array of things to keep the whole family amused on a rainy day, from interactive science exhibits to a vast aquarium.

Relax at the Spa

The vast stretch of sandy beach isn’t the only place you can go to relax in Valencia. The city also has plenty of spas, from thermal pools to pampering retreats. If you feel like splashing out, the seafront Hotel Las Arenas houses the most luxurious of them all.

Las Arenas Spa, Valencia

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