9 days in Valencia & Alicante Itinerary

9 days in Valencia & Alicante Itinerary

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9 days in Valencia & Alicante Itinerary

Start: Valencia
1
Valencia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Alicante
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Valencia

5
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Parque Natural de la Albufera has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Valencia Cathedral and Plaza de la Virgen are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at City of the Arts and Sciences and La Lonja de la Seda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valencia: Casco Antiguo (in Vilafames), Playa Gandia (in Playa de Gandia) and Peniscola (Peniscola Castle & Sala de Arte Tiziano). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia, learn about winemaking at Baron d'Alba Bodegas y Vinedos, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja La Malvarrosa, and wander the streets of Casco Antiguo.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valencia trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Valencia Airport, Alicante International Airport and Ibiza Airport. In September, daytime highs in Valencia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alicante.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Peniscola, Playa Gandia, Casco Antiguo, Baron d'Alba Bodegas y Vinedos
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle

3
nights
Alicante

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
On the 23rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion Sobre Los Refugios Antiaereoos, appreciate the views at Guadalest Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Nicolas de Bari Procathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Santa Barbara. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo The Ocean Race, get engrossed in the history at MARQ Archaeological Museum of Alicante, and then kick back and relax at Playa de San Juan.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alicante trip planner.

Drive from Valencia to Alicante in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Alicante sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Alicante

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante

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