Festive Events

Spain will be in full flow of festive activities. One of the most popular activities for families is the Nativity Scene. 

If delegates are interested we can arrange an out of city tour to a nearby medieval town, Xativa where you can view a life size nativity scene, complete with live animals (mules, camels, oxen..).

Dine in a truly Spanish local restaurant visit the Castle, the home of 2 Popes (The Borgias) and ancient churches.

Business Events

If you are travelling internationally it makes sense that you would want to maximise the return on your investment of travelling all the way to Valencia Spain.

The Valencia Association of Startups have a Spanish Conference and Expo occurring during our event, if there is interest from delegates we will organise an optional tour of the Expo with translator. 

Gastro Options

Restaurants and Dining

Valencia is the the citrus basket for Europe and much of the rest of the world. They are also some of the biggest producers of rice. There are 3 types of Valencia rice – Bomba, Senia and Bahía. 

That combined with its on the coast location makes it an amazing location for some of the very best seafood. One of the local prawns is valued the world over by gastronomes the world over, the ‘Denia Prawn’.

A selection of dining recommendations will be provided.

Central Market

If you love food, then you will enjoy the fresh produce, colour and flavours you can find at Cetral Market. The largest fresh produce market in all of Europe.

A literal foodies paradise that you should not miss. A great place to visit and filled with fresh produce from the Valencia orchard and all the flavour and aromas of the Mediterranean. 

Learn more:

https://www.mercadocentralvalencia.es/

Shopping

Whether you like the high street, small boutiques or massive department stores, market or shopping centres. Thrift shops or designer brands you can be sure Valencia has you covered. 

Many of your favorite brands will source fabric and finished garments from the abundant factories in the Valencia region.

Particularly good value and high quality footwear can be found throughout Valencia.

Plaza Redonda – or the Round Square is an enchanting spot to purchase souvenirs and ceramics as well as other artesan works like lace.

Spain is famous for handmade wicker and leather goods, the Calle de las Cestas – Street of the Baskets is where you want to go for some of the best examples.

Looking for Louis Vuitton and other exclusive European designers then make your way to Poeta Querol Street.

Ruzafa is an eclectic neighbourhood with a mix of boho and upcoming Spanish designers.

There will be more traditional Festive markets and displays. We will be sure to keep delegates in the loop.

Sorolla’s finest

Sorolla’s finest drawings in Valencia.

The Bancaja Foundation brings Sorolla back to its exhibition space. This time the show features more than 100 drawings by Valencia’s most internationally acclaimed painter. 

The exhibition is held not far from our event venue. The entry is a very reasonable 5 euros.

Find out more about the exhibition at the official gallery website below.

https://www.fundacionbancaja.es/exposicion/sorolla-dibujante-sin-descanso/

Abstracte Exhibition

The city’s most international garden, Turia Garden, has begun a transformation into an outdoor urban art museum. Under the name ‘Abstracte, a River of Art’, spaces such as bridges, sport facilities and gardening sheds located along the garden’s almost 10 kilometres are being converted into open-air canvases for street art.

A total of 11 artists from the world of graffiti and abstract art are taking part in this project .

Are you a fan of urban art? Discover the route recommended by Visit València, taking you to key spots around the city.

City Tours

If you love food, then you will enjoy the fresh produce, colour and flavours you can find at Cetral Market. The largest fresh produce market in all of Europe.

A literal foodies paradise that you should not miss. A great place to visit and filled with fresh produce from the Valencia orchard and all the flavour and aromas of the Mediterranean. 

Learn more:

https://www.mercadocentralvalencia.es/

City of Science

City of Arts and Sciences is a must see when in Valencia. We will be organising a group tour for those interested, it is. asight to behold. Originally budgeted at €300 million in 1991 for three structures, actual production costs ran closer to €1 billion.

Work of the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, several of its buildings have become icons in the city. It is a scientific and cultural leisure complex which can be enjoyed with family or friends, covering around two kilometres of the former riverbed of the River Turia. 

You will need tickets to enter the Hemisfèric, the Science Museum and the Oceanogràfic. We can help pre-arrange these as part of delegate+ excursions. 

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