What to Expect from Your Hen Party in Valencia?
The beautiful port city of Spain is a brilliant place to head if you want a hen weekend that is full of sea, sun and sangria! A hen party in Valencia is a paradise for hens everywhere. A unique city full of amazing activities, fabulous weather and stunning beaches waiting for you to explore. No matter what hen party activities and packages that you decide to book you will have an incredible weekend full of celebrating with the girls.
Dating back over 2000 years, this Spanish city is a hotbed of historical landmarks and significance. From Roman occupation to the city’s “Golden Age” of influence during the 15th century, Valencia is now a massive tourist destination since transitioning from a predominantly industrial city. The city also maintains a vast amount of historic landmarks such as the Torres de Serranos, a set of medieval gates built during the 14th century that remain well-preserved even today.
Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and therefore obviously attracts millions of tourists each year – which is why it makes such an amazing hen weekend location. Most of the sights are within walking distance and as you make your way around the city you will be able to take in all of its beauty. Valencia is situated near Ibiza and is lively all year round so it doesn’t matter when you are going to this city you are bound to have an incredible time.
During your Valencia hen weekend you will see how picturesque the port and the coast is, making a perfect backdrop for all of your hen weekend photos. As soon as you get to Valencia you and the girls will fall in love with the unique and amazingly fresh atmosphere it holds within. Along with all of the sunning architecture like it’s Planetarium for example. Honestly, there isn’t any reason why this location will not end up being your new favourite place.
- Country: Spain
- Language: Spanish & Valencian
- Currency: Euros
- Cost of a pint: €5-7
- Airport: Valencia Airport VLC
- Flight duration: 2h 30
Top 10 Hen Do Activities in Valencia
Make the whole hen night out an experience to remember with a hen fiesta! Enjoy a 3 course meal with unlimited drinks along with a private striptease exclusively for your group!
Treat the girls to a totally unique experience that all the girls will love. A cheeky addition of a butler in the buff who will wait on all your needs throughout the experience.
Get the girls together and start shaking together your own cocktails in an experience like no other. Shake and stir together a cosmopolitan, an expresso martini and more.
Add something a little bit different into the hen weekend with an escape room. Work together to find clues, workout riddles and puzzles to try and escape.
Channel your inner artist and start drawing your nude life model in a cheeky experience that everyone will love. Use pencils, paper, charcoal and more.
Feel like ultimate VIP’s in the Spanish sunshine with a private yacht hire experience. Sail the seas and soak up the sun with the girls during the weekend.
Dance the day away as you learn how to salsa dance in a fun and unique way. You will have a dance instructor who will give you a fun warmup and then teach you some moves.
Explore the foodie side of Valencia with a tapas tour. Find all the best spots in Valencia as you go on a guided tour and enjoy some tapas dishes.
Sometimes a dance class is the best way to have some fun during the day right? With the flamenco dance class, you will be able to learn all the famous moves thanks to your dance instructor.
Enjoy a stress free start and end to the hen party with a return airport transfer. It’s a great addition where you can hop on and hop off your plane with no hassles.
Top Places to Eat in Valencia?
Of course whilst on your Valencia hen weekend we are sure you will be exploring the city but make sure you don’t forget about exploring all of the food Valencia has to offer. There are so many amazing restaurants and cafes for you to try out all the food in during your hen weekend. For some high end Italian food try out La Favole. An Italian restaurant right in the centre of the city that serves food until late.
If you want to enjoy some Mediterranean cuisine during your hen party in Valencia head over to Navarro. A restaurant that serves traditional dishes from Valencia and the Mediterranean that all the girls will love. Or for your fine dining experience during the hen weekend head to Ricard Camarena Restaurant. You’ll be able to enjoy an amazing variety of dishes in an extremely luxurious venue.
One of the most well-known dishes in Spain is the paella and its roots actually come from Valencia! A traditional Valencian paella usually includes chicken, rabbit and a local white bean called garrafó. But seafood, vegetarian and mixed paella is also very popular. But there is lots of other food to explore as well, especially if you are a tapas lover. And for you sweet toothed hens out there you are probably wondering what Valencia has for you right? Well something you must try is their bunyols, they are fried doughnuts which are usually served with a sweet topping like melted chocolate or sugar.
Where to Shop in Valencia?
Valencia is one of the main cities in Spain that is known for its incredible shops. And if shopping is what you love then you’ll be in your element during your hen party in Valencia. There are so many amazing places where you can enjoy some retail therapy around Valencia.
You can find a number of different areas around the Historical Centre that are perfect for shopping. Plaza Redonda is a great place for all your souvenirs and traditional shops that you would usually find in a city centre. Along with a market that is on Sundays in the streets next to the Plaza. Another great street is Calle de las Cestas which is a street full of shops where people sell handmade items such as leather goods. And if you want to take in the culture of Valencia head to Mercado Central. Here you can find some incredible foodie bits that all the girls will love.
Poeta Querol Street in Valencia
Feel like VIP’s with a spot of luxury shopping with some extremely exclusive brands. Poeta Querol Street is where you will find all your designer brands like Louis Vuitton. So if you are really after treating yourself during a hen do in Valencia then this is definitely the place to be girls.
Colón and Eixample
Of course we all can’t just splash the cash on some new designer bits which is why Colón and Eixample is the perfect place to head. Get the girls and get ready for a real shopping experience as you find all the well-known high street brands. You will also find some jewellery and interior design shops dotted all around the area and the surrounding streets.
Guide to Valencia Nightlife for Hen Weekends
We are pretty sure that at some point during your hen weekend you will be having more than one night out right? And it all depends on what type of night out you want to where you end up going, firstly we would advise not heading into a club anywhere before 12am to ensure that you have the best experience. Luckily for you there are so many amazing places to head to ensure the hen night out in Valencia is one to remember.
Bars are always a great place to start the hen night out and luckily for you and the girls there are so many amazing ones to choose from! One of the most known and extremely popular bars is Radio City. A vintage venue that is known for its great cocktails, live flamenco dancers and jazz music. It’s a great way to experience some fun Spanish traditions. For your cocktails try out HAWAIKA a cocktail bar with a Hawaiian theme throughout the whole venue. Sit on bamboo furniture as you sip on your exotic cocktails.
Try out somewhere that everyone goes and head to Barcode in Valencia. It’s the perfect way to start the hen night out. Enjoy some amazing cocktails and sit together in their outdoor seating. If you are wanting a bar that’s reasonably priced with a relaxed atmosphere you may want to head to GONG. It’s the perfect experience for all the girls to enjoy.
Sometimes a trip to a pub is a great place to start the evening or end a busy day before getting ready for the night out. And a home away from home is always a good old Irish pub right? Head to St Patricks Pub in Valencia and enjoy a drink with the girls in a pub with an amazing and welcoming vibe. Another great Irish pub is Mulligan’s! A welcoming venue that can offer you a great selection of drinks.
What better way to end the hen night out than with a trip to one of Valencia’s impressive nightclubs? First up on our list is Mya Nightclub. A contemporary venue that is integrated into the City of Arts and Sciences building. Inside you will find a terrace, VIP areas and an amazing dancefloor where you can dance the night away.
Another great club to head to is Discoteca Indiana, a club that is right in the middle of all the best places to head for your hen night out. There are 3 different rooms inside with some amazing DJ’s playing throughout the week. Whatever type of night you’re after you can enjoy here.
And sometimes when you’re in the sunshine, you just want a beach club to head to. Luckily for you on Valencia’s coast you will be able to find some amazing ones to head to. One of the most popular is the Marina Beach Club. Here you can dance until the evenings with your own VIP area, enjoy a bite to eat and most importantly soak up all the Spanish sun. In the summer this club is open until the early morning so if you’re planning a summer hen party this is the place to be.
What Are the Reasons to Visit Valencia?
Valencia has miles of beautiful sandy beaches for all its visitors to enjoy. If you want some time away from the city heading to the beach is a great way to relax.
Throughout Valencia you will find some stunning and truly amazing architecture. The mix of the old and the new buildings are an amazing sight to see.
Most of Valencia’s famous attractions and sights can be found in the Old Town. As well as this there are also some amazing streets to wander through.
Valencia is lucky enough to get around 300 days of sunshine every year! So whenever you head on your hen weekend you will be graced with the beautiful sunshine.
Although this isn’t a shock to anyone, Valencia has some incredible hen party activities that will be perfect for your hen group!
Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Valencia Hen Party
In between all of your amazing hen party activities in Valencia we are sure you will want to add some ways of getting the most out of your hen party. Luckily for you there are so many amazing things to see and do in Valencia you will be spoilt for choice. Explore around the City of the Arts and Sciences, a huge building that has a cinema, planetarium, aquarium, botanical collection and so much more. You could spend hours here and still not see everything!
Or you could explore around Valencia Cathedral, a gothic cathedral that dates back to the 13th century. This beautiful structure is an incredible sight to see and whilst you’re in the area head to El Miguelete. The Cathedral’s bell tower and gardens. Head up the 207 steps and see some amazing views of the city.
How to Get Around Valencia?
Valencia is quite a small city and you can probably get to most places on foot but if you do want to get public transport there are plenty of options available for you. The buses in Valencia are a great way to get from A to B whilst seeing all the amazing sights. A single bus ticket will only set you back about a euro.
There is also an underground subway system which is definitely one of the quickest and easiest ways to get around the city. If you want to hire some bikes you will find it extremely easy to get around the city. There are plenty of bike lanes throughout the city and you can get from the Old Town to the port on a bike which means you don’t have to rely on the timings of public transport.
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