Valencia is found on the eastern coast of Spain, resting on a plain next to the Mediterranean Sea. The coast where the city is situated is known as for its orange trees.
Maps of Valencia
Grids of the city streets and motorways, parks and rivers are marked on city maps of Valencia. Viewing topographical, regional maps lets travellers see the narrow coastal plain and the surrounding hills. Even those following a travel guide will find keeping an accurate Valencia area map with them for reference is useful as they tour the sites.
Geographic Features of Valencia’s Landscape
Albufera – A nature reserve to the south of the city centre, this lagoon is a saltwater wetlands area with nearby sand dunes and a wooded area with pine trees. The site has clean water for fishing and provides a place for birds.
Cap de la Nau – On the banks of the Gulf of Valencia, the cape has an underwater cave. Most of the rocks along the shoreline are limestone.
Costa del Azahar – The coast known for its oranges, Valencia is the city in this fertile coastal plain where orange trees have grown for so many years.
Mountains – The greater community of Valencia has significant mountains enclosing its landscape. The Alicante Mountains south of the city are popular for outdoor sports.
Rivers – The main rivers into the Valencia coastal region are the Turia and the Segura south of the metropolis. The Senia is to the north from the city.