• Food
    From La Safor to La Marina Alta (Gandía to Dénia)

      We leave Gandía by the main road over the last bridge that crosses the Serpis River, and just after crossing it we turn to the left to follow the Serpis in the direction of the sea. On that road, we can find a really good place to enjoy one of the best paellas in […]

  • Art
    Valencia Cathedral

    Built at the city’s highest point, 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 […]

  • Editorial
    From Valencia to Calpe, Part 2

    Cullera and its surroundings are full of interesting places to visit. To get there, you can take the lighthouse road, which cuts through the prettiest area of the town, around the lighthouse, with amazing houses and beautiful landscape. You can also reach the area from inland, on a road that runs alongside rice fields, which […]

  • Editorial
    La Tomatina: Soaked to the Skin

    Buñol… Soaked to the skin La Tomatina (Probably the worlds biggest and certainly the messiest food fight). So when I heard that 24/7 Valencia were organizing a coach trip, I jumped at the chance to go. I have never experienced anything like it in my life, up to 40,000 people crammed into tiny streets. Mental! I […]

  • Editorial
    From Valencia to Calpe, Part 1

    This is the beginning of a long journey covering the southern part of the Valencia coast towards Calpe. Because of its length, we’ll divide it into sections so that you’ll get a more detailed account of how to do it yourselves… The first part of the route, leading from the city of Valencia to El […]

  • Editorial
    Benidorm

    Benidorm Summer is here and people from all over Europe and the rest of Spain flock to the Valencia coast. Towns like Cullera, Gandia, Calpe and Dénia increase their populations tenfold in the summer months. Valencia prides itself on its wealth of history, architecture and art but it is sun, sea and sand, a formula […]

  • Art
    Discovering La Valldigna

    Discovering La Valldigna The starting point of this amazing route is in Cullera. To get there you can either cycle (as we explained before in other articles… you can cycle down to El Palmar and then just follow the road to Cullera), or take a local (cercanía) RENFE train. As long as you respect regulations […]

  • Editorial
    MUSLIM VALENCIA

    MUSLIM VALENCIA Valencia was a Muslim town for well over 500 years. The Moors ruled over a prosperous expanding city, but 750 years on how much of their legacy remains? David Rhead and Jose Marin try to find out, ‘‘What did the Moors ever do for us?’’ The great Moorish general Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a […]

  • Editorial
    Safe Cycling (and Please, Wear a Helmet)

    Safe Cycling (and Please, Wear a Helmet)   The last days of May brought us some ‘bad’ news for the cyclists in Valencia. Finally, the local government has banned the circulation of bicycles in the pavements of our city… without offering to cyclists a good and safe alternative. They just said we have to cycle […]

  • Editorial
    Cánovas

    A Monument to itself Building started on what we now call Cánovas in 1912. It was part of the turn of the century ‘Ensanche’ or suburban expansion of the city propelled by the profits and needs of the newly rich upper middle class industrialists and traders in rice and oranges who wished to make their […]

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