• Health
    HIKING AND SWIMMING IN ‘MONTANEJOS’

    ##Want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a weekend surrounded by nature? The hot springs and beautiful mountains of ‘Montanejos’ offer an oasis of calm just north of Valencia city centre: a must-visit this spring! Around a one-and-a-quarter hour drive from Valencia, the town of Montanejos, located in the province […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA CUISINE… DOUBLE MICHELIN STAR CHEF RICARD CAMARENA

    ##Legendary Valencia Chef Ricard Camarena is the winner of the national prize for gastronomy, a Double Michelin star chef and Michelin Green star chef too. This expert proposes together with Amstel a surprising combination of flavours… Turron and Amstel Oro are part of Ricard Camarena’s recipe. Artichokes with nougat, anchovy vinaigrette and truffle slices, paired […]

  • History
    ‘SAN VICENTE FERRER DAY’ (PRE-COVID) 24/7 VALENCIA

    ##The weekend following Easter is known as the Pascua de San Vicente. The first Monday after Easter Monday is San Vicente Ferrer day, which means we all get a second consecutive long weekend. San Vicente Ferrer, along with his luckless namesake San Vicente the martyr ( who was tortured and executed by the Romans and […]

  • Art
    ‘Les Arts’ fuses opera and gastronomy at ‘Contrapunto’

    Les Arts fuses opera and gastronomy with the help of chef Pablo Ministro at ‘Contrapunto’ – The arts centre and the chef of ‘Contrapunto’ restaurant prepare a gastronomic proposal inspired by the main opera and zarzuela titles. – The mezzo-soprano Sandra Ferrández and the baritone Borja Quiza starred in the first session of ‘Maridajes’ about […]

  • Places
    Valencia Port Area (Poblados Marítimos)

    ##Valencia’s Poblados Marítimos have been through a lot. Over the years they have been destroyed by fire, suffered the worst of the city’s floods, and been flattened by bombs. Not so long ago, the area’s residents had the America’s Cup crowd strolling about and Formula One cars careering around their once peaceful streets and crumbling […]

  • Editorial
    Easter at the Beach in Valencia (Pre-Covid)

    ##All that remains of the old Barcelona railway tracks, which used to cut off the Cabanyal and the other sea front areas from the rest of the city, are a few spaghetti western style stations in Boulevard de la Serreria. The lines now go underground but the years of separation have meant that the “Poblados […]

  • Food
    SWEET HOME SUPERMERCADO

    ‘Sweet Home’ is a British and international supermarket in Lliria where you can find all your favourite British food brands. They sell many products, including Branston Pickle, Bisto Gravy, Colman’s Mustard, Patak’s Curry, Heritage, Blue Dragon Oriental food, Amoy Food, all types of biscuits, chocolates, and, of course, traditional pies, tea, cakes, sausages and bacon. […]

  • Food
    MERCADO CENTRAL OF VALENCIA

    Valencia’s Central Market is one of the largest markets in Europe Perched high above the ornate iron and glass dome, it’s feet resting on a golden ball, is the Cotorra del Mercat, the big green parrot that is the symbol of the Mercado Central in Valencia. Cotorra means parrot in Spanish, but it also means […]

  • History
    VICENTE BLASCO IBÁÑEZ…VALENCIA’S MOST UNIVERSAL CITIZEN

    ##Novelist, journalist, politician, war correspondent, founder of Utopian communes, publisher of books and newspapers, voluntary exile, tireless traveller, political prisoner, anti-cleric, duellist and womaniser, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez was born in Valencia in 1867. His novels have made him one of Valencia’s most celebrated literary sons but just like so many Valencia Football Club managers, he […]

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