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    MY RUZAFA (ONE OF VALENCIA’S HIPPEST BARRIOS)

    ##Ruzafa or Russafa (Valenciano) means something similar to “scented garden” in Arabic. The Valencian barrio is known for being an upbeat and progressive area and home to many artists, local families and immigrants. Located on the southern side of the city, historically, it used to be seen as somewhat apart from the centre of action […]

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    PEÑISCOLA…CITY IN THE SEA

    ##On the Costa del Azahar, the ‘orange blossom coast’ in the north of the Valencia region between Castellón and the Ebro, you’ll find the seaside town of Peñiscola. It’s a Spanish coastal town much like any other, built around the remnants of a quaint old fishing village with its five kilometres of beaches, its EU […]

  • Art
    CONVENT CARMEN IN VALENCIA!

    ##24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about Convent Carmen? Convent Carmen: “For more than 400 years, what is now Convent Carmen was a place that was inaccessible to the public. Now, the old convent of San José and Santa Teresa has been transformed into a cultural leisure centre and a gastronomic market and will […]

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    BIOPARC VALENCIA

     ##Built as part of the Cabacera park development at the Mislata end of the Turia river bed, the Bioparc opened in 2008. It is a new-generation zoo where the idea was to move away completely from the bad old days of the ‘Viveros Gardens’ enclosed zoo, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with other […]

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    VALENCIA CATHEDRAL

    ##Built at the city’s highest point, Valencia Cathedral – or to give it its full name, the Santa Iglesia Catedral Basilica Metropolitana de Santa María – does not quite dominate the skyline as much as its grand title might suggest. If it wasn’t for the great Miguelete bell tower you’d hardly know it was a […]

  • Art
    LA FABRICA DE HIELO IN CABANYAL BY THE BEACH

    “La Fábrica de Hielo easily claimed its name as one of our new favourite “chill-out” spots. This artistic and diverse space hides in the barrio of ‘El Cabanyal’, just next to the beach. Revamped from an abandoned ice factory; on the inside there is natural light that pours from the ceilings to illuminate a playful, […]

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    ‘CABANYAL ANY ZERO’ …AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR FREDERIQUE PRESSMANN

    24/7 Valencia:What does the title “Cabanyal Year Zero” refer to? FREDERIQUE PRESSMANN: The title is in reference to the restoration of ‘El Cabanyal’, which refers to the time after  the “war” between the local government and the residents, so to speak. People started using that phrase in 2015, after the monumental elections, referring to it […]

  • Art
    OPEN-AIR CINEMA IN THE SUMMER WITH ‘FILMOTECA D’ESTIU’

    ## 24/7 Valencia: 1. What is the history of Filmoteca D’Estiu?  Áurea Ortiz of Filmoteca: “The ‘Filmoteca D’Estiu’ started 20 years ago. The regular programming of the Filmoteca at its headquarters in Rialto ends in mid-July and returns in mid-September. The idea arose to organize a “summer terrace”, so typical of this region, with outdoor […]

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    ‘MALVARROSA’ BEACH OF VALENCIA

    ##Valencia has always had a strange relationship with the sea. The city’s port has been a great source of wealth over the centuries but Valencia doesn’t feel like a maritime city and as people round here will tell you, the city was built with its back to the sea. People have been making sandcastles and […]

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