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.
6,000 milometers of excitement, challenge and epic battles, is the perfect way to describe the Tour de Francia, the most prestigious and award-winning World Tour, without forgetting about the epic Giro d’Italia or the Vuelta de España. Since it began in 1903, being followed by local newspapers, the popularity of this event has only increased and all TV networks broadcast all of its exciting moments to viewers on over five different continents. Belgian, British, Italian, Columbian amongst other cyclists of all nationalities amongst locals, know just what it means to win in this event. As always the case, Spain has had a strong influence on this competition, with more than one Spaniard donning the Yellow Jersey such as Indurain and Contador – A unique competition in many ways that is full of secrets to discover.
In the last two decades Valencia has surprisingly evolved, acquiring a dynamic, cosmopolitan, modern image that it’s known for today, however, the XXI century has not had any problems in conserving it’s patrimonial heritage, which dates back almost 2,000 years. Valencia prides itself in being a region bursting with history, tradition, sport, gastronomy and culture, all of which can be found in the capital Turia – What are you waiting for to discover them?
Last October, during the ‘Unesco Paris’, it was decided that Valencia would become the ‘Silk City’ in 2016, truly an honour which will show the world the silk traditions of Valencia in its capital Turia. “This initiative, backed by the citizens and Valencian institutes, hopes to bring together cities through both culture and marketing.” as stated by its organizers. But what does silk represent for the Comunitat Valenciana? It is true this material has been present in Spain far before being discovered by Marco Polo? Continue reading
For art, science and animal kingdom lovers, Valencia is proud to boast a range of museums that will suite everyone’s desires; Gothic paintings, grand inventions of the XXI century and African and marine ecosystems are just some of which can be discovered in the city capital Turia. Come with us now as we discover 5 famous Valencian museums where you will have fun whilst learning at the same time. Continue reading
Beauty and charm mixed with a medieval vibe is the perfect way to describe some of the attractions that are to be found within the cities of Valencia; dream like places, where ancient castles, coastal scenery and the always delicious Valencian cuisine make for an unforgettable experience – And since we love adventure, we invite you to come and discover some of the most beautiful villages the Comunitat Valencia has to offer. Continue reading
The Bioparc de Valencia, is home to some of the most attractive, entertaining, educational and natural environments on the Levantine Coast, being named as one of the five best zoos in Europe. Despite only being open less than ten years, the thousands of animals that inhabit it’s excellent facilities, have for the 5th year running earned it the Tripadvisor Certification of Excellence. It’s safe to say that this is a place of unending fun for the whole family, which needs to be experienced at least once. Continue reading
Entertainment, adventure and nature in its purest of forms all unite at the Parque Natural de La Albufera, one of the biggest Mediterranean paradises, which is home to the largest lake on Spanish territory. Visitors will discover marshes, springs, dense forests and the most captivating of wildlife, accompanied by a superb climate with an average temperature of 17ºC – Come and discover it with us! Continue reading
Around 5 kilometers from the Levantine coast and just 22 from the municipal of Alicante, sits the majestic Isla de Tabarca, a wonderful archipelago composed of the islands: La Galera, La Nao and La Cantera and of course Tabarca itself. Heritage, nature and great opportunities for fun are all to be discovered on this island paradise. Continue reading
La Comunitat Valencina holds some of the most valued and visited monuments, not only within Spanish territory, but within Europe itself, where culture and patriotism are represented in their best form with buildings enriched by centuries of history. Millions each year traverse the continents and oceans just to visit these wonders – An unforgettable experience in all aspects of the word. Continue reading