Oceanografic in Valencia
The Oceanografic in Valencia is situated in the spectacular surroundings of the City of Arts and Sciences.
The largest aquarium in Europe boasts its own collection of beautiful architecture and stunning spaces to view marine environments.
Unique aquatic environments include the Mediterranean, Wetlands, Temperate and Tropical Seas, Oceans, the Antarctic, the Arctic, Islands and the Red Sea.
The expansive Dolphinarium reveals an expansive pool where performances delight excited children and adults alike.
The Oceanografic in Valencia excites with surprising insights. Situated in the spectacular surroundings of the City of Arts and Sciences it is the largest aquarium in Europe.
Its avant-garde architecture creates a magnificent environment where the most important marine ecosystems have been faithfully reproduced.
Each iconic building of the Oceanogràfic in the City of Arts and Sciences presents a unique aquatic environment. There are the Mediterranean, Wetlands, Temperate and Tropical Seas, Oceans, the Antarctic, the Arctic, Islands and the Red Sea as well as the Dolphinarium.
The Oceanogràfic is the largest marine complex in the whole of Europe. It is an inimitable space in the form of a journey through the seas and oceans of our planet.
The Oceanogràfic is dedicated to turtles. It may come as a surprise that turtles swim the Mediterranean. These iconic creatures possess the ability to touch our hearts. Occasionally one may need our assistance too.
Experts from the Oceanogràfic cooperate effectively with other specialists from different conservation centres on both the Atlantic and Mediterranean shores.
A brief history of Valencia
A story with repeated periods of flourish and decline intersperses the history of Valencia. Roman soldiers were prevalent in Europe for several centuries before and after the birth of Christ. Just over a hundred years BC they settled in the area of today’s old city.