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    VALENCIA HISTORY…TWO MEN CALLED LUIS

    ##Despite the prejudices of the time, two Valencians of Jewish origin ended up playing a key role in renaissance Europe. One of them, Luis Vives, a true Renaissance man and fifteenth century Zelig (the bloke got everywhere) helped to develop the ideas that formed modern Europe. The other, Luis de Santangel, was instrumental in the […]

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    ALL ABOUT ‘AGUA DE VALENCIA’ (VALENCIAN COCKTAIL)

    ##Agua de Valencia was first concocted by erstwhile artist and barman Constante Gil, who started serving it in his bar, the now sadly defunct ‘Cerveceria Madrid’ in C/ Abadia San Martin in 1959 in Valencia. The bar with its live piano music and its alcoves and poky corners was a classic of Valencian nightlife, especially […]

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    THE BULLF***T

    ##Many an article did I read whilst researching this piece on the part that all those bloody tourists play in funding the modern Spanish bullfight. Three rows back from us at one fight were a family of  tourists complete with beef burger meals to enjoy the show with. In fact, they paid more attention to […]

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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 […]

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    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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    VALENCIA GINS, WHITE & ROSADO WINES

    ##This last month has seen VÍ Vid ‘on tour’ in the Ribera del Duero, tasting white wines from the Rias Baixas in Galicia and tasting monovarietal wines from Monastrell, Moscatel and Bobal in the next phase of the ‘Concurso de Vinos Valencianos Proava.’ The first two elements have taken us out of our normal comfort […]

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    NEW IN VALENCIA

    ##New country, new life, healthy living, new resolutions! Get fit, eat vegetables and salad all the time and maybe drink a little bit of red wine. That’s the plan and it was going very well until we arrived. This place has just tooo many distractions. Valencia, famed for its nightlife just sucks you in and […]

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    ART IN VALENCIA… LUIS DUBÓN EXHIBITION AT MuVIM UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1

    ##24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about the exhibition of Valencian designer & painter Luis Dubón? MuVIM: “This is a retrospective exhibition of Luis Dubón’s work, a painter and artist closely linked to the Second Spanish Republic and who was ostracized during Franco’s regime. The MuVIM enhances for the first time the artistic career […]

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    WHY ALBORAYA COULD BE THE PERFECT PLACE FOR YOUR VALENCIA PROPERTY

    ##If you have been thinking about moving to the city of Valencia you may have heard about the increasingly fashionable areas like Ruzafa, El Carmen, Ensanche, Malvarrosa, Cabanyal and more. We have written about these areas a lot on our blog www.valencia-Property.com/new. What you may overlook though is Alboraya as it is not officially a […]

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