Friday, February 3, 2023

Travel: Valencia Region

TRAVEL SPAIN: Five destinations to explore inland from Spain’s Costa Blanca this summer

Inland areas offer visitors historic and artistic wonders, nature walks and incredible food away from the crowds.

A summer of education and fun at Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences

VALENCIA’s City of Arts and Sciences (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) is a must visit at any time of year and even...

TRAVEL SPAIN: Five really good reasons why Valencia deserves to be World Design Capital 2022

SPANISH architecture usually makes one think of a Gaudi building melting into itself. Either that or an intricate archway at the Alhambra, a honey-coloured farmhouse,...

Where to eat: Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca is a culinary delight

Javea is one of the true culinary capitals of the Costa Blanca, writes Jon Clarke

SLEEP EASY: Where to stay in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOR a town that has had a Parador for five decades, Javea has a surprisingly small amount of good places to stay. It was back...

Explore Spain: Walking the Mirador Challenge around Javea on Costa Blanca

The Mirador challenge may be gruelling at 30kms long, but the views more than make up for it, writes Joshua Parfitt.

Top 20 of the most exciting and luxurious places to spoil yourself in Spain this year

LOOKING for somewhere out of this world for the perfect escape in Spain this year? Want a place to really luxuriate and properly treat a...

How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.

Iconic tourist attraction on Spain’s Costa Blanca offers guided tours in English to boost visitor numbers

ONE of Alicante's biggest tourist attractions, Santa Barbara castle, has made a good start in a new bid to double visitor numbers. New free guided...

Spectacular Benidorm area path offers new and unique gorge views for walkers visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new elevated wooden walkway through a gorge is now part of an extended path that's not for the faint-hearted in Alicante Province It's based...

Valencia’s HUNDRED wins best hamburger in Spain for 2nd year running

A VALENCIAN restaurant has won the title of Spain's best hamburger for the second year running. The chain of two restaurants in Valencia city only...

Spain by train: Tickets now on sale for new low-cost high speed rail journeys between Madrid and Valencia

TICKETS are now on sale for a new high-speed 'low-cost' rail service between Valencia and Madrid. The Avlo service, starting on February 21, is being...

Travel Spain: Valencia breathes new life into dying villages with Camino de Santiago style tourism route

THE Valencian Community has announced its very own 'Camino de Santiago' where travellers win stamps of recognition through 24 villages. But rather than leading towards...

PICS: Why the UN named tiny Valencian town one of 44 top tourism destinations in the world

SHOULD you really trust the beer-soaked recommendations of your neighbour's sister's man-friend about where to visit in Spain? The answer is simple: No. But when...

VILASIRA: A haven in Spain’s Valencia region to enjoy fine wines, the best local food and pampering treatments

THE 10-hectare estate of vineyards, olives and almond groves sits on the edge of the Hoces del Cabriel Natural Park at Venta del Moro...

Valencia restaurants shine with six new Michelin stars out of 31 awarded across Spain

THE Michelin Guide has awarded six new restaurants across the Valencia region with coveted stars confirming its place as one of the culinary hotspots...

Spanish city of Valencia chosen as Europe’s Capital for Smart Tourism 2022

A EUROPEAN COMMISSION jury has named València as next year’s European Capital for Smart Tourism.  The European Union will promote the city’s status as a...

Six new hiking routes for trekking enthusiasts in Spain’s Alicante

SIX new trails have opened up for hiking enthusiasts in Alicante. As of this Sunday, September 26, the Hiking Programme 'Walking with the Provincial Council'...

Stratospheric: How Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences put the city on Spain’s design map

Despite costing €1.2 billion, Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences is a world wonder, believes Jon Clarke

WELCOME TO CASTELLON: Why you should visit the northern province of Spain’s Valencia region this summer

CASTELLON is considered by many to be the hidden jewel in the Valencia region. While Alicante and Valencia are widely hailed as top tourist destinations...





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