• History
    VALENCIA: THE HISTORIC CENTRE, THEN AND NOW

    ##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 […]

  • Editorial
    BIOPARC VALENCIA 2020

     ##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 […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA…STATION TO STATION

    ##There is something magnificent and Jules Verne-like about old mainline railway stations that their clean-lined, concrete & glass modern counterparts can never quite recapture…however beautifully designed. The ultra-fast AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) train arrived in Valencia at a purpose-built station in 2010. As Valencia advances into a new age of high-speed rail links, underground tunnels […]

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

    ##Paloma Ceballos (https://tuguiaenvalencia.com/) misses giving tours, her job before the Coronavirus pandemic struck the world. Ceballos 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. […]

  • Art
    ‘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: […]

  • Editorial
    ‘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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