Valencia's constant ambition to thrive and innovate makes it an engaging and exciting destination for a Science and Design trip. Of course the key visit here is the City of Art and Sciences, home to the interactive Science Museum and a collection of futuristic buildings.
The city's contemporary architecture continues into the centre, which is also home to the Valencia Museum of Fine Arts and Valencia's Museum of Modern Art. The contrasts and connections between these art collections, as well as the old and new of Valencian architecture, are sure to inspire your students when they are next in the classroom.
Our Suggested Itinerary
3 days by Air, from £305pp.
Flight from the UK to Valencia, transfer to accommodation.
Visit the breathtaking City of Arts and Sciences, the largest urban complex in Europe. While you're here, visit the Science Museum, which has a philosophy of "Not touching is prohibited"! Then visit Oceanografic, Europe's biggest aquarium.
Visit the Valencia Museum of Fine Arts, which takes you on a journey of Valencian painting from the 14th century to the present day.
Stroll along the cobbled streets of Valencia's oldest neighbourhood, the Barrio del Carmen.
Visit Valencia's Museum of Modern Art, which takes a look at the artistic avant-garde of the 20th century, from Abstract and Pop Art, through to European Informalism and the New Figurative movement.
Learn about Valencia's most famous celebration, Las Fallas, at the Los Falleros Museum.
Optional extra: Paella evening! A trip to Valencia wouldn't be complete without sampling the region's most famous dish.
Visit the Valencia Cathedral and climb the steps of the "Miguelete" tower to experience spectacular views of the whole city!
Enjoy some free time at The Gardens of Turia, one of Spain's biggest urban parks. It runs through the city along nine kilometres of green space, surrounding the former River Turia.
Walk down Valencia's central avenue, Calle de Cólon, and admire the beautiful train station and Plaza de Toros.
Return flight to the UK.
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