While most visitors to Spain throng to Barcelona and Madrid, Valencia, the third largest Spanish city is often ignored. However, some of the best attractions of Spain are tucked in Valencia. This vibrant Spanish city is famous for its lovely beaches, cultural attractions and scrumptious cuisine. It is in Valencia where you will get the best paella in Spain. It is worth exploring the Turia River bed gardens and the port. And if you plan to visit the city on the ides of March, you will watch one of the best Spanish fiestas. For visitors planning a short vacation in Valencia, the Huffington Post has compiled a list of the top five things to do in the city.