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Paella restaurants in Valencia

Paella restaurants in Valencia

There’s a common conception that paella is Spain’s national dish, and we’ve already written about where to eat paella in Barcelona, but what many visitors don’t realise is that paella’s homeland is actually the region of Valencia. Although the most popular area for eating paella here is by the sea, this is not necessarily where the best restaurants are found. In fact, the best place to eat paella in Valencia is in more far-flung, rural areas. So, without further ado, allow us to take you on a culinary tour of the best paella restaurants in Valencia.more ...

Valencia travel guide

Valencia travel guide

Valencia: classic, modern, daring, with an incredible climate and beautiful beaches. The place the Valencian writer Azorín described in his days as “the city of flowers, of silk and of poetry” is also a city of contrasts where the most futuristic architecture has flourished, where nights out go on for hours and where large sporting events such as motorboating and sailboating have found their home.more ...

Best beaches in Valencia

Best beaches in Valencia

The beaches in Valencia city are ever so slightly out of the town centre, meaning that travellers to the region might neglect to pay them a visit. The beaches in Valencia, however, are a great spot to relax, lie back and break up some of the more cultural aspects of visiting the city – as well as being renowned for being arguably the best place in the world to try a paella!more ...

Benicàssim 2012

Benicàssim 2012

The Festival International de Benicàssim 2012 (also known as ‘FIB 2012’ or simply Benicàssim 2012’ is once again taking place between the dates of the 12th and 15th of July. Sure to be as full of national and international party-goers as ever, this rock/indie/electropop music festival has gone from big to bigger each year.more ...

Motorcycle Grand Prix in Valencia 2011

Motorcycle Grand Prix in Valencia 2011

Valencia is preparing for the exciting finale of the Motorcycle Grand Prix. The last race will take place on the 4th, 5th and 6th of November at the Ricardo Tormo de Cheste Circuit (Circuit de Valencia). more ...

The best orxata (horchata) parlours in Valencia

The best orxata (horchata) parlours in Valencia

Valencia Orxata de Chufa (Tiger Nut Milk) is one of the region’s gastronomic treasures. Refreshing and nutritious, during the hot summer months there is no better drink. It is made with water, tiger nuts and sugar for a very original, sweet and slightly creamy taste, truly a pleasure for the palate. Horchata is traditionally accompanied by “fartons”, a sweet Valencia biscuit, similar to a sponge finger. more ...

The Oceanogràfic in Valencia, Europe's largest Aquarium

The Oceanogràfic in Valencia, Europe's largest Aquarium

Located in Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences, the Oceanogràfic is Europe's largest aquarium and home to 500 species ranging from Artic beluga whales to all kinds of Mediterranean fish, a representative of the world's main marine ecosystems. Oceanogràfic, which is open daily, uses all kinds of modern technology to recreate underwater conditions from around the world to make our slippery friends feel at home and as comfortable as possible. more ...

Apartment of the week in Valencia, the Schubert I

Apartment of the week in Valencia, the Schubert I

Although the Fallas will officially be kicking off on the 15th of March, the truth is the festivities and deafening noises are already starting. Therefore, a festive spirit should be reigning over Valencia and affecting everything in this event that is a must on the locals and students' agendas. more ...

Unusual Jasper Johns pop-art  exhibition in the IVAM,  Valencia

Unusual Jasper Johns pop-art exhibition in the IVAM, Valencia

Jasper Johns is one of the most recognised contemporary artists in the world. His use of familiar icons such as American flags, maps, targets, letters and numbers was influenced by his unique “Take an object” perspective which came to have a powerful influence on subsequent sculptures and paintings. Together with Rauschenberg, this American artist is considered to be one of the forerunners of American pop-art, and is also famous for his paintings, sculptures, drawings and stage sets for choreographer Merce Cunningham.more ...

The 75th anniversary of DC Comics: the superheroes conquer Valencia

The 75th anniversary of DC Comics: the superheroes conquer Valencia

From the 15th to the 23rd of October, fanatics and fans of the exciting adventures of DC Comics superheroes will be able to admire the suits and various pieces in Valencia that have characterised each one of the most charismatic of superheroes such as Batman, Superwoman, and Catwoman, in celebration of their 75th anniversary. more ...

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