Tag Archive: Eastern Spain

A festival of color: Valencia’s Battle of Flowers

A festival of color: Valencia’s Battle of Flowers Spain’s calendar is filled with unique festivals, and each year in late July, the city of Valencia hosts one of the most beautiful. More than a million marigolds decorate streets and floats – and fly through the air – at the Battle of Flowers. Worth a visit […]

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City Portrait: Murcia

Murcia is a city in southeastern Spain that is often overlooked by tourists – hard to believe considering all it has to offer. Besides a rich cultural heritage and many excellent museums, this region boasts over 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, which can be enjoyed in the city itself or on the nearby coastline. […]

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Murcia: A new destination for wine tourism

The region of Murcia in eastern Spain is most often visited for its golden beaches and perfect-all-year climate, but that’s not its only attraction. It also boasts beautiful nature parks, charming traditional villages, excellent cuisine based on locally grown products…and some of Spain’s finest wine. As Murcian wines gain popularity, so does the region’s enotourism. […]

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Valencia: Cradle of culture, cuisine and fiestas

Famed for paella, Las Falles festival and its impressive museums and art galleries, Valencia is Spain’s third largest city. Strikingly futuristic buildings of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias contrast with Art Nouveau architecture and a rich cultural and gastronomic scene. An oasis of green and blue Valencia is located on the dried […]

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Alicante’s tribute to fire

Spain’s long hot summers are a force to be reckoned with, and each year the summer solstice is greeted with a festival to match. The festival of San Juan, culminating on the night of June 23rd, is a spectacular display of music, colour and fireworks, when thousands of people – especially in Alicante – take […]

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Valencia: The perfect incentive-destination on the Mediterranean Coast

Why not plan your client’s next incentive trip… to Valencia? Spain’s third-biggest city was declared Best Weather Capital of Europe in 2014 and awarded the first European Weather-Award for city trips by Meteovista! Valencia boasts perfect weather conditions for a city break pretty much year-round. Average temperatures of 26 degrees in summer and 20 degrees […]

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History comes to life in Alicante

History comes to life in Alicante Spain celebrates many, many festivals – but one of the most spectacular are the historic Moors and Christians Festivals. The popularity and grandeur of these festivities means that they take place in many parts of Spain, but the event is of special importance in the province of Alicante. There,in […]

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Las Fallas: Valencia’s most fiery festival

Every March, while many people around the world eagerly await chirping birds, budding trees and other signs of spring, Valencians are putting the finishing touches on their fallas. These highly flammable papier-mache sculptures of celebrities, politicians and historical figures can reach up to 60 feet in height, and embody the essence of the Valencian community. […]

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Spain’s culinary masterpiece

When travelling through Spain, you’ll be delighted by the endless variety within the cuisine. The country makes creative use of its fresh seafood, wild game and livestock, and a rainbow of fresh produce. If only there were a dish that could combine all of these wonderful flavors…Wait, there is! Paella: a bite of Valencian history […]

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