The Romans founded Valencia originally as a kind of retirement home for their bravest warriors. And it’s not hard to see why plenty of people would have fought hard to try and end up here.
It’s a beautiful, historic city and one of the oldest on the Iberian continent. It is also often unfairly overlooked, thanks to its noisy Catalan neighbour, Barcelona. So, here is Quingo Scooters’ take on the best things to do in the city of Valencia.
Gaze in awe at some incredible Gothic architecture
Valencia is a city built on trade and La Lonja, the silk exchange building from the late 1400s, is an excellent illustration of how wealthy it has been over the years.