Valencia Travel Tips
Spain's third-largest city, and capital of the province of Valencia, comes as a pleasant surprise to many. Home to paella and the Holy Grail, it is also blessed with great weather and the spring festival of Las Fallas, one of the wildest parties in the country.
The aesthetically stunning Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias (City of Arts & Sciences) occupies a massive 350,000 sq m (3,767,400 sq ft) of the old Turia riverbed. Attracting over four million visitors annually, the ultra-modern complex contains a planetarium, an IMAX cinema, an interactive science museum and Oceanogràfic, the largest aquarium in Europe.
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Packed your vitamins? You’ll need them – in a country full of fun-loving cities, Valencia goes that extra mile. Cultural attractions and beach-bumming during the day, followed by paella feasts and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
There are two good reasons to go to Valencia in March. One is the sunshine – escaping the lengthy northern winter is often why people hop on a cheap flight to the reliably warm south of Spain . ...
People often recommend cycling around small, historic European towns
as a great way to see the place and it is; you can cover more distance
than on foot but can still look at the sights on the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
is small enough that visitors are able to see it all and big enough to
have that depth and breadth of life and culture that makes a visit truly
memorable. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, November 2011
Take a trip along newly opened Yecla Wine Trail to discover the revitalized taste of the famed local 100 year old monastrell vines, now said to yield fleshy, concentrated complex wines. The Yecla ...
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