• Places
    ‘JARDÍN DEL TURIA’ OF VALENCIA (SPAIN’S LONGEST URBAN GARDEN)

    ##Paloma Ceballos (https://tuguiaenvalencia.com/)  refers to the ‘Jardín del Turia’ as a river (rio in Spanish), which used to cross through the city. The river that is now a garden was diverted south of the city, in 1957, because of the big flood. “When we go to the Gardens, we start in the city centre to […]

  • Food
    QUALITY TAPAS & WINE AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CASA MONTAÑA’

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH OWNER ALEJANDRO GARCÍA In the heart of the historic Cabanyal district you will find Casa Montaña, a family run bodega and tapas bar. It was founded in 1836, and was run by the Montaña family for over 100 years. Despite the name ‘Montaña’ meaning ‘mountain’, this traditional place is near the sea, […]

  • Music
    VALENCIA MUSIC…TROMBONIST TONI BELENGUER (1975 -2020)

    ##’IN HIS OWN WORDS’ MUSICAL INFLUENCES Since I was eight years old, when I started rehearsing in my father’s orchestra, I started to learn other musical styles. I was in a brass band, which here in Valencia is very typical. I was also in a Heavy Metal band. Later, I formed a ‘Metal’ trio and […]

  • Places
    THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA…

    ##Intrigue and murder. Love and conquest. Not every city centre can boast such risqué history and then rise up to become beloved by residents and visitors alike. The City Centre of Valencia could, and she did. Rewind the clock to 138 B.C. to discover how the heart of Valencia morphed from a swampy island on […]

  • Food
    ‘ARROZ AL HORNO’ (OVEN BAKED RICE)

    BY HELEN WESTWATER OF ‘LA OLA FRESCA’ “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland, is meant to have told his troops that… shortly before walloping the English at Bannockburn in 1314. Apt advice for this recipe, ‘Arroz al horno’ (‘Arrós al forn’ in Valenciano) that has thwarted […]

  • Food
    LALOLA 4 EXPERIENCES? 1 TEAM IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

    24/7 VALENCIA:COULD YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT LALOLA 4 EXPERIENCES? ##LALOLA RESTAURANTE:     We are a team that has been in the centre of the city of Valencia for over 20 years. We serve Mediterranean cuisine in our restaurant, with rice and paellas made on-the-spot. It is a special enclave with a relaxing terrace. Located at […]

  • Health
    ‘CENTRO OBLIVIUM’ IN THE CENTRE OF VALENCIA IS OPEN…

    #24/7 VALENCIA: CAN YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT OBLIVIUM? OBLIVIUM: “Floatation: the ultimate experience in relaxation. Floating is a method of attaining the deepest relaxation one can experience. Essentially, floatation is spending 50 minutes lying quietly in the dark (or with a soft light if you prefer), suspended in a warm solution of Epsom salt, […]

  • Places
    Artesanía Yuste (Valencia Ceramics)

    #Finding ‘Artesanía Yuste’ in itself feels like stepping back in time, tiny winding streets crowned with balconies overflowing with potted plants. Small, independent shops and restaurants hidden away from the eyes of tourists. A place that does not exist online, Artesanía Yuste does not have a website, it does not use social media but instead […]

  • Music
    ‘LOCO CLUB’…LIVE MUSIC IN VALENCIA

    The ‘Loco Club’ sala is specialized in concert programming and live music, so it has a complete sound system and excellent acoustics. It has a capacity for 300 people and is located right in the centre of the city of Valencia, on Calle Erudito Orellana number 12, next to the Fernando El Católico / Ángel […]

  • Places
    VISITING L’ALBUFERA (24/7 VALENCIA)

    #A trip worth taking to enjoy the most stunning sunset! Are you seeking the perfect location to enjoy the sunset in Valencia? If so, take a trip to L’Albufera just 20 minutes outside of the city. You can book a local riverboat cruise which takes you to the lake in Albufera where you can stop […]

  • Places
    EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE DYNAMIC BARRIO OF BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    #The city of Valencia can be split into sub-divisions or neighbourhoods often known as “barrios”. One of these barrios is called Benimaclet, a name with Arabic origins meaning “sons of Majlad.” This barrio is located to the northeast of Valencia’s city centre. Before 1970, this barrio practiced local sovereignty; therefore Benimaclet was its own town […]

  • Nightlife
    ‘FUSIONART’ IN BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    #24/7 VALENCIA: WHAT IS FUSIONART? FUSIONART: “It is an association of artists for all audiences where all kinds of arts can be expressed and merged: concerts, theatre, dance, theme nights, exhibitions, workshops, courses, juggling and much more. We are always open to new proposals!” FUSIONART C/ JUAN GINER ,5 46020 Valencia BENIMACLET Valencia, Spain Tel: […]

  • Places
    TURIA GARDEN OF VALENCIA (JARDÍN DEL TURIA)

    ##Valencia’s Turia Garden is a stretch of nine kilometres of lush green park space open to the public for walking, biking, and exploring. There are many main attractions like museums and monuments in and around this area for tourists and locals to visit. In fact, there are more than three million visitors annually, and for […]

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