If someone told you they saw a monkey in the old riverbed of Valencia, would you believe them? The fact of the matter is: it’s absolutely possible. Told you, Valencia is a box full of surprises. Wanna open it with me?
Whether you’ve planned a short-term stay in Valencia or want to become a fully integrated citizen, it’s good to know a thing or two about the national and regional holidays. Not just for practical reasons but also to get a taste of the culture. As you might have guessed, Valencianos sure know how to make the best of their public holidays. Viva la vida!
We totally dig botanical gardens (not in the literal sense of the word) and oh, lucky us… Valencia has a gorgeous one. When you visit Jardí Botànic, you might see two girls hugging a tree, I wonder why ...
I grew up by the beach, so it’s probably no surprise that I can’t live without it. Guess what else I can’t live without? Valencia’s iconic Chiringuitos. We’ve only recently discovered Chiringuito Tres14Beach, but it’s already our favorite dog-friendly beach bar. The fact that we can bring our furry friends is not the only reason we love it. So, keep on reading, amigxs…
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.
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.
If you’re going to spend your Summers in Valencia, you’re gonna need a survival guide. Trust me, even just thinking about the heat makes my sweat glands work overtime. But don’t sweat it, we’re here to make your Summer days a little easier - and cooler - for you.
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!