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.
One of my life mottos is: make life easy again. Now, tell me, what’s easier than checking out some categorized Google Maps lists when you have no idea where to go and what to do in Valencia? Yeah, buddy, we did the dirty work for you - de nada. Keep reading if you wanna save tons of time and simply enjoy the city.
The owners of Malafama Canyamelar must be into reverse psychology. Why? Mala fama is Spanish for bad reputation, but this restaurant (which is one of my top favorites) has anything but that. It’s famous for its super tasty, homemade pinchos and tapas. Now, let’s be real: we all know eating typical Spanish snacks is an essential part of Valencian life. Vamos, friends!
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!
“Ooh, la la!” That was the first phrase that came out of my mouth when I was making this list. Okay, we already knew that Valencia has a lot to offer, but what we didn’t know, was the fact that our beloved city is full of unique accommodations.
So, I went on a search for 5 cozy hotels and apartments with rooftop terraces and it’s safe to say that my mission has been accomplished ;-) Whether you’re a visitor or not (hey, staycations are awesome too), it’s definitely worth checking out this list.
Take a morning stroll around the city and its outskirts, and you’ll be sure to find a bunch of Valencianos looking for hidden gems on the streets. There are so many different kinds of street markets in Valencia, so today we’re gonna focus on rastros (also known as flea markets). If you wanna know when and where they take place, this guide is for you!
If you say Fábrica de Hielo, I say one of the most unique and artistic chill-out spots next to the beach of Valencia’s El Cabanyal. Friends, this old ice factory is a must-visit. Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is call… and I’ll be there ;-)
This is one of my go-to healthy cafes in Ruzafa. It’s the perfect place to grab something healthy, have some downtime on their patio, listen to live music and follow a workshop while enjoying the laid-back atmosphere. But it doesn’t stop there, Artysana offers even more goodness. Artists and art enthusiasts of Valencia, stay tuned…