The city of Valencia has many green spaces within the city: the Turia Gardens in the old riverbed offer 9 kilometers of parks ideal for walking or cycling. The river bed connects the Parque de Cabecera with the impressive City of Arts and Sciences. In addition, there is a natural park very close to the city well worth a visita: La Albufera.
In this article we encourage your to discover the city of Valencia and the Albufera Natural Park with your family, while staying at a family friendly camping resort.
The Devesa Gardens Resort: nature near the city
If you want to discover Valencia and the Albufera Natural Park with your family, we recommend booking a bungalow at the Devesa Garden Resort just 10 minutes by car from the city of Valencia. A camping resort with all the facilities for your family vacations.
It is open all year round and has a restaurant with delicious rice dishes, an entertainment team, a dinosaur-themed mini-golf course, you can go horse riding, there is a mini club, a children's playground and a swimming pool.
You can choose to pitch your tent or stay in one of the comfortable wooden bungalows.
Albufera Natural Park
The Region of Valencia has 22 natural parks and wetlands of international importance, being the Albufera Natural Park the oldest and largest protected wetland area. The Devesa Garden Resort is located right in the heart of this magnificent Natural Park.
The towns of El Saler and El Palmar offer boat rides, bike rides and guided family Birding tours.
You will see that the Albufera has many rice fields. This rice is used in the traditional dishes like paella that you can try in the many restaurants and at the Devesa Gardens Camping resort.
We also recommend a visit to the Interpretation Center of the Albufer Natural Park where you can climb the panoramic tower, learn more about the natural and cultural heritage of this Valencian landscape and watch birds from the observatory.