The Comunitat Valenciana is also one of the most loved destinations by the little ones of the house, with Fun On Ice skating rinks, Terra Natura, the Museo de las Artes y las Ciencias museum and boat tours of La Albufera, it’s no surprise why – These amongst many others give a more family friendly touch to the Levantine coasts when compared to the hustle and bustle of tourism. If you wish to discover some of the best activities for children in Valencia, these activities are sure to both impress and surprise – You cannot miss out on them!
Are you tired of celebrating New Year’s Eve watching the same TV program, attending the same city square event or practicing the same customs year after year? Travelling abroad is a perfect way to enjoy a very special and unique 2017, even more so if you decide to spend it in Spain. Walking alongside dinosaurs in Soria, snowboarding on the Argoneese Pirenees, touring the Guadalquivir on a cruise ship and exploring the wonders of Terra Natura in Benidorm are just some of the entertaining proposals on offer – Come and discover what Spain has on offer!
Entertainment, fantasy and charm all come together at the Parque Gulliver de Valencia; Found in the Jardines de Turia, this children’s kingdom absorbs directly from sources of literature and combines them with nets, ropes, stairs, passageways, ramps and much much more providing a perfect entertainment center for children. The Gulliver is neither the biggest, oldest nor most complex park on Spanish territory, but is proud to be the only one in the world. Gulliver’s travels inspired the designers to come up with its unique design – A giant Gulliver tangled up in ropes, whose clothes and hair provide for gigantic slides where children can feel like genuine Lilliputians. If you wish to dive in to one of the more unusual corners of Europe, you cannot miss out on learning about some surprising facts about the Parque Gulliver.
Talking about Terra Mitica theme park situated in Benidorm is much more than just exposing one of the most important leisure centers in Europe; Being one of the most important attractions in Valencia, this theme park has managed to unite entertainment, exciting attractions and history with whole entire sections of the park being dedicated to historical periods of time, ranging from Greece to Rome, the mysteries of Iberia and of course Egypt, whose re-creation has been done to perfection – Something you can’t miss out on!
Tourism in Valencia has expanded immensely during the last few years, as shown by the increase of active tourism, hotel tourism and of course the success of wine tasting in Alicante. Nature parks are considered one of its most unsuspecting successes; Ever since the US Congress created the first nature reserve (Yellowstone) in 1872, hundreds of forests, valleys, and mountains have followed in its footsteps whilst bringing their own charm to the tourist industry. The Comunitat Valenciana has nothing to envy the USA for, with beautiful natural parks such as L’Albufera, Sierra Mariola, Chera and Sot de Chera and Sierra Calderona which receive more than 8,000 million visits per year – Do you dare to discover them?
Tourism in Valencia is something to be envied – Over 24 million tourists visited its shores in 2015; Alicante’s contribution to this is remarkable with 71% of tourists making it their place of destination; Impressive figures which helps us understand why thousands of students from all over the world discover the Costa Blanca and its surrounding areas annually. The mysterious Isla de Tabarca Island, the medieval castle of Santa Barbara and Aqualandia and Mundomar theme parks are just some of the places that must be visited on a school trip to Alicante – Do you want to miss out on them?
Who doesn’t dream of broadening their horizons and exploring the wonders this vast planet has on offer? That irresistible desire, intensely present in the youth, that pushes us to travel thousands of kilometers for no apparent reason to places such as the remote location of Tuscany, the Norwegian Fjords and the Costa Blanca found on the Spanish Levante. Beyond the pleasure we experience in the face of the unknown, travelling increases our self-confidence, reduces our usual day-to-day anxieties and increases our well-being, amongst many others which we will now explore.
The Costa Blanca is home to many costal destinations that are sure to please eager tourists, however the natural corners of this holiday spot are often overlooked by tourist guides even though many of them are guaranteed to be the envy of its European counterparts/competitors – Something we will delve into now.
The Comunitat Valenciana, is home to some of the best places to have fun, train and practice sports on the European content; The coves of Jabea and Denia, the exciting routes of the Sierra de Malacara or the white-water rivers of Cabriel are, amongst others, the cream of the crop, and some of the most bold and risky of sports – If you are a thrill-seeker, then you must visit these five locations within the Valenciana.
Despite Halloween becoming a recent phenomenon in Spain, all of its provinces host similar festivities, events and activities all of which are rooted in Celtic traditions; The Comunitat Valenciana is proud to host over 300 different festivals for All Saint’s Eve all of which are enhanced by the lands history and ancient traditions. If you plan on celebrating Halloween in Spain, prepare yourself for zombie invasions, dark crypts and medieval villages surrounded by legends of witchcraft – Come and discover some of these terrifying ideas!