Category: Valencian Community

How to visit the Fallero museum and learn about the tradition of Las Fallas de Valencia

Museo Fallero in Valencia This is one of the most popular museums in Valencia, and you can see how one of the most important expressions of Valencian popular culture has evolved over the years. We refer to the Fallero Museum, which every year is increasing its heritage with the ninots indultats, in addition to other objects related to the celebration of this festival so popular in Valencia.
Las Palmas Desert, natural park, monastery and spiritual retreat in Benicássim
Las Palmas Desert, natural park, monastery and spiritual retreat in Benicássim
Carmelite Monastery of the Las Palmas Desert near Benicàssim In your stay or on a trip to the holiday village of Benicàssim, in the province of Castellón, you have an essential excursion: climb to the Las Palmas Desert. Contrary to what you might assume by name, the denomination of Las Palmas Desert does not dry out as a desert area, as we understand it, but rather it is a natural park.
How to see the Misteri de Elche in the Basilica of Santa Maria
How to see the Misteri de Elche in the Basilica of Santa Maria
Basilica of Santa Maria in Elche in Alicante Every August, the Alicante population of Elche acquires a leading role in the panorama of festivals in Spain for the celebration of the Mystery. Also known as the Festa, the Mystery of Elche is a celebration that has its origins in the medieval era, which takes place in the main church of that town, the Basilica of Santa Maria.
Lonja de la Seda, Gothic jewel World Heritage Site in Valencia
Lonja de la Seda, Gothic jewel World Heritage Site in Valencia
Columnario Hall of the Lonja de la Seda in Valencia The Lonja de la Seda is not a monument more than you can visit in the historic center of Valencia. It is an amazing Gothic building that puts the Levantine city on the list of World Heritage sites. It is not easy to see large civil buildings of Gothic architecture, which in our imagination we have more linked to the great cathedrals of central and southern Europe.
Discover curiosities of the history of the Palm Grove of Elche in Alicante
Discover curiosities of the history of the Palm Grove of Elche in Alicante
Municipal Park of the Palmeral of Elche You may not know that the town of Elche, very close to the city of Alicante, is doubly considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco. This double role is due, on the one hand, to the ancestral representation of the Misteri and, on the other, to its imposing palm grove of Arab origin.
How to visit the Fallero museum and learn about the tradition of Las Fallas de Valencia
How to visit the Fallero museum and learn about the tradition of Las Fallas de Valencia
Museo Fallero in Valencia This is one of the most popular museums in Valencia, and you can see how one of the most important expressions of Valencian popular culture has evolved over the years. We refer to the Fallero Museum, which every year is increasing its heritage with the ninots indultats, in addition to other objects related to the celebration of this festival so popular in Valencia.
How to climb the castle of Santa Barbara to see the panoramic views of Alicante
How to climb the castle of Santa Barbara to see the panoramic views of Alicante
Alicante from the castle of Santa Barbara Making memory, to my own surprise I had never climbed to the castle of Bárbara, the great fortification that rises above the city of Alicante. Indeed, although I have always been a regular visitor to this Mediterranean city in whose vicinity my best friends reside, I had never had the curiosity to go to visit the castle of Alicante.
This is how the Alcoy Three Kings Cavalcade is lived in Alicante
This is how the Alcoy Three Kings Cavalcade is lived in Alicante
Cavalcade of the Magi in Alcoy in Alicante One of the great traditions in Spain when Christmas arrives is the cavalcade of the Magi, as almost all populations have theirs, from large cities to small towns. But last year we had the great luck of knowing the oldest in Spain, the Three Kings Cavalcade of Alcoy.
Culla, return to the Middle Ages in the Alto Maestrazgo de Castellón
Culla, return to the Middle Ages in the Alto Maestrazgo de Castellón
Culla in Alto Maestrazgo de Castellón I keep surprising myself with the beautiful little-known corners that you can discover when traveling inside the Spanish geography. And I mean not only rural tourism breaks, during a weekend or a bridge, but also excursions that you can do from the place of stay on a holiday on the coast.
Castellón - This is the popular festival of Paellas Day in Benicàssim
Castellón - This is the popular festival of Paellas Day in Benicàssim
Paellas Day in Benicássim in Castellón That paella is the iconic dish of Levantine cuisine is something well known to all. Therefore it will not surprise you that many events, competitions and parties in the Valencian Community take place around the paella. From the popular point of view, the Paella Day of Benicàssim, in the province of Castellón, is one of the main references.
Valencia - This is the modernist building of the North Station
Valencia - This is the modernist building of the North Station
Modernist building of the North Station in Valencia Surely you agree with me that the best way to travel to Valencia from Madrid is by AVE train, which offers you speed and comfort, as well as taking you to the center of the Levantine city. But also, arriving by train to Valencia gives you the opportunity to start your visit to the city in one of the best possible ways.
A walk discovering monuments and corners of the Old City of Valencia
A walk discovering monuments and corners of the Old City of Valencia
Plaza de la Virgen in the historic center of Valencia For many years I had not taken a walk through the historic center of Valencia. Being very young, on my first trip to Valencia I met those who are still great friends, and from there I traveled many times to the Levantine capital. It was at that time when I met the historic center, of which I barely had vague images, specifically, of a trip coinciding with the Fallas festival.
Alicante - What to see in Alcoy, in addition to the Moors and Christians
Alicante - What to see in Alcoy, in addition to the Moors and Christians
Bridge in Alcoy in the province of Alicante Whenever I think of Alicante its Mediterranean climate of warm temperatures comes to mind all year long. But in Alicante not everything is sun and beach, but also inland that we wanted to know, and what better way to visit the city of Alcoy, a town surrounded by natural parks.
Castellón - Benassal, walk through the Muslim neighborhood of La Mola in Maestrazgo
Castellón - Benassal, walk through the Muslim neighborhood of La Mola in Maestrazgo
Old Muslim neighborhood of La Mola in Benassal in Maestrazgo de Castellón On your route by car through the Alto Maestrazgo it is worth stopping in Benassal for a walk through its old neighborhood of La Mola, of Muslim origin. The excursion through the interior of Castellón will take you through medieval villages where you will discover corners of its long history, such as Culla or Catí.
Castellón - This is the Museum of Millenary Olives of La Jana, near Vinaroz
Castellón - This is the Museum of Millenary Olives of La Jana, near Vinaroz
Museum of Millenary Olives of La Jana in Castellón One of the great surprises I had during one of my last trips through the Valencian Community has been to discover the existence of a very original natural museum. Specifically, the Museum of Millenary Olives in La Jana, in the province of Castellón.
Valencia - This is a traditional Valencian barrack in Albufera
Valencia - This is a traditional Valencian barrack in Albufera
Traditional Valencian fishermen's barracks in Albufera A trip to Valencia opens up the possibility of visiting the Albufera natural park, which is only 10 kilometers south of the city. And the center of this visit is in the town of El Palmar, a very popular enclave to go to taste a paella in one of the various restaurants that are in it.
Elche - This is the Basilica of Santa Maria, the church of Misteri d'Elx
Elche - This is the Basilica of Santa Maria, the church of Misteri d'Elx
Minor Basilica of Santa Maria in Elche Do you know that the representation of the Mystery of Elche (Misteri d'Elx) is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco? Moreover, this Alicante town brings together two World Heritage Sites, as the Palm Grove of Elche also has this recognition.
Castellón - This is the search for the black truffle with truffle dog in Alto Maestrazgo
Castellón - This is the search for the black truffle with truffle dog in Alto Maestrazgo
Search for black truffles with dogs in the Alto Maestrazgo de Castellón Do you know that the black truffle, this mushroom that is considered a jewel of gastronomy, is "cultivated"? That is, regardless of whether the truffle can develop naturally if the land has the right conditions, nowadays farmers prepare large areas of land that they properly care to facilitate their collection.
Castellón - 2014 Truffle gastronomic days in the Alto Maestrazgo
Castellón - 2014 Truffle gastronomic days in the Alto Maestrazgo
Montaditos cheese and truffle in rest Novella de Benassal Black truffle is the main protagonist of gastronomy in the Alto Maestrazgo de Castellón. Therefore it may not surprise you that between January and March in this region of Castellón, a gastronomic conference is held that has this fungus as the main ingredient of the elaborations made by the participating restaurants.
Castellón - Suggestions and gastronomic activities for your visit to Vinaroz
Castellón - Suggestions and gastronomic activities for your visit to Vinaroz
Prawns of Vinaroz in Castellón Vinaroz has earned a reputation as an ideal place for family vacations during the summer thanks to the extension of its beaches that extend alongside this town of Castellón. But from the tourist point of view, a primary attraction of a visit to Vinaroz is gastronomy, both for its specialties and for the wide range of tourist activities that allow it to be enjoyed.
Elche - Photo Gallery of the MAHE Archaeological and History Museum
Elche - Photo Gallery of the MAHE Archaeological and History Museum
Anfora at the MAHE Archeological Museum of Elche If on your visit to Elche, in Alicante, you want to deepen the history of this town, you have the option to see the MAHE, which is how the Archeological and History Museum of Elche is known. Completely remodeled in 2006, a new building has been added to the museum facilities of the Altamira Palace, which has allowed the exhibition to be completely remodeled.