• Editorial
    THE CATHEDRAL TOWER…EL MIGUELETE

    ##It houses the oldest and largest musical instrument in the Comunidad Valencia. Juana la Loca, the Borgias and Blasco Ibañez have climbed its steps. The inventor Juan de la Cierva flew his Autogiro (a sort of prototype helicopter) off its terrace in 1924. Zeppelins flew over it and later bomber aircraft threw their dark shadow […]

  • Editorial
    THE CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES IN AUGUST 2019

    ##’La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias’ is holding some special exhibitions and events right now! Here are some things to pick and choose that are fun for the whole family: The Hemisferic is holding a Neil Armstrong exhibition for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Along with this there is a film “Apollo […]

  • Editorial
    THE VALENCIAN DRINK HORCHATA

    ##The warm days are upon us so it’s time for a long, cool drink. Valencia has two of its very own. Well, ‘Horchata’ was invented in the Sudan and ‘Agua de Valencia’ is really just Buck’s Fizz with a twist.  These days they are both considered as Valencian as paella, fireworks and construction companies. Horchata […]

  • Food
    GINEBRE…SUPERB CUISINE IN VALENCIA (PLEASE NOTE THAT GINEBRE IS CLOSED for holidays FROM 10th August-10th September)

    ##Established in 2008, ‘Ginebre’ has built up a very well-deserved reputation amongst diners who appreciate its excellent dishes and the warm, dynamic chef owner Javier Puchades. Based in the upmarket Avenida Aragón area, this is a creative fusion restaurant that has truly earned its stripes over the last decade. The menu changes everyday, which they […]

  • Food
    EVERY WEDNESDAY…TAPAS & VERMOUTH BY THE BEACH!

    ##Beginning to think Wednesdays were getting boring? Us too. Luckily for us, the barrios ‘El Cabanyal’ & ‘Grao’ & ‘Canyelamar’ are  trying to change this. Every week on Wednesday, twenty one restaurants around the neighbourhood are participating in “Ruta de La Tapa Marinera + Vermut”. Visit any of the restaurants/tapas bars on the list and […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC… TONI COTOLI (MEDITERRANEAN GUITARIST)

    ##24/7 VALENCIA: Tell us something about your background  and musical education … TONI COTOLI: I was born in Valencia in 1974. At nine years of age I started my musical studies at the ‘Unión de Pescadores del Cabanyal’ Musical Society, where I played the clarinet. At sixteen, I exchanged the clarinet for the guitar, beginning […]

  • Editorial
    CHILL OUT AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CAFÉ SANT JAUME’

    ##Without doubt, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ is one of the most emblematic coffee bars in the whole of Valencia. It was originally a pharmacy that began its trade in around 1900 so it has a very rich history! In 1984, it was acquired by current owner Vicente Mas, a kindly presence here & who you will […]

  • Editorial
    RED CROSS REFUGEES IN VALENCIA

    ##This week Levante Cricket Club welcomed some of the Red Cross Refugees to try their hand out with Batting , Bowling and Fielding Drills, followed by lunch and refreshments at the VCG. LCC Members Orville Senhouse , Rhys Morgan, Sharad Brambhatt, Peter West, Faiz Bhat and Furqan Sahi put them through their paces on a hot […]

  • Editorial
    SERGENT GARCIA INTERVIEW

    ##24/7 Valencia: Tell us about your  experience of travelling from the port of Valencia to the Caribbean in a sailing boat. Was it for musical reasons? SERGENT GARCIA: I have been travelling for more than 20 years to Latin America and the Caribbean to work and investigate Afro-Caribbean music. I have worked in Mexico, Cuba, […]

BLOG CATEGORIES
24/7 Valencia

ed@247valencia.com

24/7 Valencia is the definitive English Speaking guide to Valencia. Extensive Listings, up-to-date and informed articles on restaurants, chill out, clubland, football, culture, arts, books, woman and much more.
Translate »