Valencia is an important tourist destination both for its heritage and picturesque charm, and its location in one of Spain’s loveliest provinces. Valencia International Airport is its main arrivals hub, and its location on the A3 highway and A7 coastal road makes touring the region by campervan rental easy.
Hiring a motorhome is an increasingly popular means of getting about as the mood takes you, without having to stick to a set itinerary by booking accommodation in advance. Spain is friendly as regards campingvan sites, and its national parks contain dedicated, serviced sites for motorhomes and campers.
Recommended campervan drives in Valencia Airport
Valencia to Madrid:
a three-hour, 359km drive from the full-facility Kiko Park Oliva beachside campsite gets you to Spain’s capital city, Madrid, and the El Canto La Gallina campervanning park in Madrid’s Valdemaqueda district. Madrid is crammed with historic architectural glories as well as buzzing nightlife haunts and seemingly endless shopping options.
Valencia to Zaragoza:
heading inland from Valencia on the A23, you’ll arrive in Zaragoza’s mountainous location within a three-hour scenic drive. It’s a gem of a city, with Roman, Moorish and Christian landmarks, thermal baths and 16th century palaces. Camping Lake Caspe and Caravan Site Lago Park are attractive overnight stops.
Valencia to Barcelona:
the scenic drive of 350kms from Valencia to the iconic city of Barcelona runs along Spain’s spectacular coastline, past Tarragona and on to the outskirts of the city with its varied choice of campsites including Camping El Vedado and Campervan Site Del Mar. Barcelona’s medieval Cuidad Vella boasts palaces and picturesque alleyways.
About the airport
With only a single runway and terminal, Valencia International Airport still manages to deal with over four million passengers a year and routes to 15 European countries. It’s conveniently connected to the city and its port by metro, and Ryanair is its main low-cost carrier, offering flights to European cities including London (Stansted).
EasyJet flies to London-Gatwick, Iberia covers domestic destinations and Alitalia flies to Rome. If you’re planning to rent a motorhome for your Spanish holiday, several companies in Valencia can deliver pre-booked hire vehicles to the airport.