Valencia is one of Spain's largest and busiest cities. Valencia is also known as the land of festive lights and flowers. The climate is the warmest and mildest in Europe. The average temperature never drops below 18 degrees centigrade. Summers are very warm and winters are mild. The sun is almost always shining in Valencia. The most favourable time for a holiday is from late autumn to early spring. Family holidays in Valencia are not only a great variety of inexpensive and comfortable hotels, apartments (including cottages), but also an incredible variety of amusement parks.