• Editorial
    La Tomatina 2018

    History of La Tomatina   La Tomatina is one of those annual world events that attract enormous amounts and ever increasing amounts of travellers to Valencia. La Tomatina takes place in the normally sleepy village of Buñol about an hour from the city and is a magnet, not just for backpackers and young people taking […]

  • History
    FERIA DE JULIO VALENCIA 2018…ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR

    Valencia’s Feria de Julio will be 147 years old this year. Once again, for the whole month of July, the Viveros gardens will be rocking to music you only usually find on a second-hand record stall, people will be glugging down horchata and throwing flowers, and kids will be eating candy floss and having their […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SUMMER FESTIVALS IN THE VALENCIA REGION 2018

    This year Valencia has not only taken the national lead in the sheer amount of talent and variety of its festival offerings. After many years of looking in awe and a touch of jealousy at Barcelona, Bilbao and Madrid when we wanted to look for the big names on the international music scene…we now need […]

  • Popular Festivals
    FIB 2018 PREVIEW

    As far as sheer star power is concerned, FIB, Festival Internacional de Benicassim, held from 19-22 July, just a hour´s ride up north from Valencia, will again deliver with theme-based nights. Headliners include Killers, Liam Gallagher, Travis Scott and Pet Shop Boys, with some of the regular favorites from the overwhelmingly English-speaking campers, Bastille, The […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SAN JUAN IN VALENCIA

    The start of something new… More than 400 years ago Lope de Vega wrote “Salen de Valencia, Noche de San Juan, Cien coches de damas, Al fresco de la mar”. On the night of the 23rd June, Valencians all over the region will be celebrating San Juan. The biggest parties are a day later down […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SAN VICENTE AND EASTER IN VALENCIA

    With the city all partied out and out of puff after Fallas, Valencia has never been big on Holy Week. Easter is a quiet affair around these parts. Some opt for a tentative pre-Summer trip to the beach in the patchy April weather. Others decide to get away to the mountains for fresh air and […]

  • Editorial
    24/7 Valencia guide to Fallas 2018

    Are you interested in folklore? Tradition? Big dresses? If you are, stick around. Valencia has all that and more, during the celebration known as Fallas . Read this and consider yourself armed for the festivities. LAS FALLAS During the second week of March, you’ll see these large sculptures being set up at practically every street […]

  • Popular Festivals
    THE MARCHING BANDS OF FALLAS: UNION MUSICAL

    They play in the pasacalles, the ofrenda and even at half time at Mestalla… The marching bands that make Fallas what it is The first time you experience Fallas, amongst the sensory overload of the thunderous fireworks, the colourfully crazy fallas monuments and the crowded streets, one of the things that stays with you is […]

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