• Editorial
    MUSLIM VALENCIA

    ##Valencia was a Muslim town for well over 500 years. The Moors ruled over a prosperous, expanding city but how much of their legacy remains? The great Moorish General, Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a former slave who had risen through the ranks and had already conquered most of Southern and central Spain with a small but […]

  • Editorial
    JEWISH VALENCIA

    #There is a long and tragic history associated with the presence of Judaism in Valencia. At its height, during the Medieval period, Valencia had one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in the Iberian Peninsula. Under Moorish reign, the Jews that resided here were held under restrictions and laws that forbade them from […]

  • Music
    ‘LA VITTI’ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

    ##24/7 Valencia: Can you tell us something about the philosophy of ‘La Vitti’?  Manager Marcos of La Vitti: “La Vitti is a bar from back in the day, like those seen in the movies where you end up wanting to stay and where things happen. Our books, warm & wooden interior and retro furniture make […]

  • Editorial
    CALLE CABALLEROS IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##Like most of the Barrio Carmen, Calle Caballeros has a chameleon-like quality which allows it to adapt to whatever is going on around it. By day it is an ancient & rather dusty thoroughfare but by night it’s the noisy & happening main artery of Valencia’s nightlife. The street, while crying out for pedestrianization, is […]

  • THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##Founded by the Romans in the year 138 BC, under Visigoth control in 476 AD, and rebuilt under Moorish rule in 714 AD; Valencia has an incredibly long and tumultuous history. There are few places where this history is more visible than in the Barrio del Carmen, located in the historic centre of Valencia. The […]

  • Food
    EVERY WEDNESDAY…TAPAS & VERMOUTH BY THE BEACH!

    ##Beginning to think Wednesdays were getting boring? Us too. Luckily for us, the barrios ‘El Cabanyal’ & ‘Grao’ & ‘Canyelamar’ are  trying to change this. Every week on Wednesday, twenty one restaurants around the neighbourhood are participating in “Ruta de La Tapa Marinera + Vermut”. Visit any of the restaurants/tapas bars on the list and […]

  • Editorial
    FROM SWANSEA TO VALENCIA…VETERANS FOOTBALL CLUB ON TOUR!

    ##24/7 Valencia: Can you tell us about your background and upbringing? Geoff Stockton of Swansea University Veterans Football Club: I was brought up in the coastal village of Mumbles on the Gower Peninsular. Gower was the first area of outstanding natural beauty in the UK. My grandfather was a coal miner from the Welsh valleys […]

  • Editorial
    ‘BEERS & TRAVELS BAR’ IN THE CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##‘Beers & Travels’ is set in the heart of the old town and is just a stone’s throw from the legendary Torres de Serranos. At the pub, you will find 20 different drinks on tap, which includes ‘O’Hara’s stout from Ireland and ‘Maeloc’ dry cider from Galicia. Check out their Red, Pale Ale and Black […]

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