Category Leisure

The Fallas Festival

From March 1st to 19th, Valencia is filled with joy and celebrations for Las Fallas, a traditional festival featuring fireworks, food, music, and fallas (large allegorical monuments). The origins The first confirmed date referring to the festival is 1794. One…

The three drinks you have to try when you visit Valencia

Although Valencia is internationally recognized for its Mediterranean cuisine, specifically its paella (here are our suggestions: Where to get: The best paella in Valencia) there are several beverages that have made this wonderful city famous for its uniqueness or its…

Feria de Julio – The July Fair

Valencia, famous for its lively festivals, hosts an amazing celebration every year in the month of July: Feria de Julio. It is bursting with loads of different festivities including food, music, fireworks, dance, and it is a must attend event…

The San Juan festival in Valencia

The night of San Juan – or St. John’s Eve – is celebrated on the 23 June every year, marking the arrival of the summer. The reason it is held on the 23rd is because it is the longest day…

The markets in Valencia

Valencia, a charming city on the southeastern coast of Spain, is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and delectable cuisine. One of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture is by exploring the bustling markets…

The best places to get tapas in Valencia

Tapas is traditionally considered a small snack or starter that people would eat in bars alongside beer or sangria before their dinner or lunch. As Spainards eat later than most other European countries – around 9 or 10 pm, this…

Where to get: The best paella in Valencia

Valencia is the birthplace of paella, so of course if you are travelling to Valencia you must try some and discover the infamous dish for yourself. Originally made by farmers, the workers would cook this dish for lunch and share…