• Editorial
    CHILL OUT AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CAFÉ SANT JAUME’

    ##Without doubt, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ is one of the most emblematic coffee bars in the whole of Valencia. It was originally a pharmacy that began its trade in around 1900 so it has a very rich history! In 1984, it was acquired by current owner Vicente Mas, a kindly presence here & who you will […]

  • Editorial
    WHEN RAY GELATO (THE GODFATHER OF SWING) PLAYED VALENCIA!

    RAY GELATO WITH ENRIC PEIDRO Cafe Mercedes Jazz:“Throughout the album, Gelato and Peidro musically bring out the best in these compositions that, without exception, come from the pen of some of the brightest saxophonists and “Swingantes” that Jazz has known. This includes Gene Ammons, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Flip Phillips, “Lockjaw” Davis, Charlie Ventura, Jacquet […]

  • 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 […]

  • Editorial
    SHOPPING IN VALENCIA…LUXURY BRANDS @ ‘THE ARMARIO STORE’

    24/7 Valencia:What is ‘The Armario Store’? The Armario Store is a collection of men’s luxury clothes, shoes & accessories that we have curated over the years from across the world. Our store is a concept offering men and women too, the opportunity to dress in the most luxury brands in the world at a fraction […]

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

    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, about 8″ deep and so dense that you float effortlessly. […]

  • History
    AMY WINEHOUSE…THE VALENCIA CONNECTION

    “SWEET REUNION …SPAIN”  Based near Javea in the Valencia Community, ‘Francisco Bros’ guitars take about 2 months to make, using the finest materials from around the world. These family artisans work step-by-step taking care of even the smallest details, as their grandparents taught them more than 60 years ago. All of this to achieve 100% […]

  • Food
    CORNISH PASTY AT ‘LA OLA FRESCA’ IN VALENCIA

    By Helen Westwater of La Ola Fresca As some of you may know, ‘La Ola Fresca’ was born after I surfed into Valencia on a fresh wave (!), having previously lived on a farm in Cornwall for many years. Apart from surfing, a breathtaking Atlantic coastline and plenty of cider, Cornwall is most famous for […]

  • Places
    CHURCH OF SAN NICOLÁS…BAROQUE TREASURES IN THE HEART OF THE CARMEN 

    Hidden at the end of a little passageway marked “Parroquia de San Nicolás”, about halfway down C/ Caballeros amongst the tourist trap bars and ‘authentic’ bodegas, is one of the city’s greatest art treasures. The dazzling Baroque frescoes at the Church of San Nicolás have recently been restored to their former glory and are now […]

BLOG CATEGORIES
24/7 Valencia

ed@247valencia.com

24/7 Valencia is the definitive English Speaking guide to Valencia. Extensive Listings, up-to-date and informed articles on restaurants, chill out, clubland, football, culture, arts, books, woman and much more.
Translate »