What is something you love most about Valencia? I’ve asked almost everyone I’ve met here and they usually gave the same answer: “the fact that there’s a beach, vibrant city life, and a huge park.” I couldn’t agree more! I hear you thinking, though: “aren’t there plenty of parks?” Yes, but the mother of all parks is called Turia. With its 9 kilometers, it’s the largest urban park in Spain. There’s a lot to discover about this old riverbed, so stick with me!
Are you and your furry friend about to get some vitamin sea? Then we want to remind you of a couple of things before you head to the beach. You may have noticed that Valencia is a very dog-friendly city, but unfortunately, our little friends aren’t allowed to dip their paws in the sand wherever they want. That’s why we’ve made a list of 6 dog-friendly beaches in Valencia. If you need an excuse to explore some new, interesting playas, here it is ;-)
Did you know that valencia has its own famous Central Park? The Valencianos had to wait for 30 years to see this old railway station turn into a unique, gorgeous urban park. But after years of hard work, it was finally there: Parque Central. And boy, was it worth the wait.
If you like food truck festivals and gastronomic markets, then you’ve just found your treasure of the year. It gets even better because this isn’t just a temporary event. Mercabanyal is basically a never-ending food truck festival in one of the most authentic neighborhoods of Valencia. Yeah, it’s clear, you have to visit this unique outdoor space at least once in your life.
There’s no denying that remote work has become very popular since the pandemic.
There are more digital nomads than ever and lots of people realize they don’t wanna go back to their offices. Well, why would you if you can also work from a bunch of lovely cafes in Valencia? You just have to know where to find them. To make the search a little easier, we’ve listed 15 work-friendly cafes for you, from popular places to insider secrets. Let’s work it, amigos!
Did you know there’s a whole empanada world in Valencia? No? Well, in that case, you might have a serious case of empanada deprivation. We’ve found one of the best solutions, though. Trust me, you need to discover Dempanadas’ homemade, Argentinian pieces of art.
Today in our series of frequently visited places, we introduce to you: Blackbird Café. This artisan bakery-cafe was one of our first loves (not to confuse with doves) in Valencia. In fact, we’ve been here so many times that we became friends with the owners. If you’re looking for an awesome brunch spot and great specialty coffee, you’re gonna want to stick around.
Do you feel like you need to take a little time for yourself? What that looks like is different for everyone, but if you’re interested in holistic health, Centro Semilla is definitely worth visiting. Recharge your battery and find your center. How? Read ahead…