All the Great Reasons to Love VALENCIA

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Prepare to feel chilled, entertained and obsessed with

VALENCIA

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In the old town, you can be in  the present day and Valencia’s history at the same time

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The train station looks like this

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SOURCE: wikipedia

If you need something to eat, the market is right here

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Valencia has its own drink, Agua de Valencia – cava (champagne), orange juice, vodka, and gin. Steady yourself

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SOURCE: piccavey.com

But they also have horchata, made of tiger nuts

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The beaches are amazing whether you’re looking to swim …

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… or just looking for a stroll

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There are not enough adjectives to describe the City of Arts and Sciences…

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…or the accompanying aquarium…

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 The paella was invented and refined in Valencia

SOURCE: wikipedia

Want a coffee? Enjoy the view

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You could get this guy’s job

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It’s easy to get the mood of Valencia

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Even simple streets are beautiful

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Shop with the locals

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Churros cannot be missed

SOURCE: wikipedia

Transport is easy

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Valencia’s such a green city

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Wine? There is plenty from the region to try 

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But if you had a big night, beer for breakfast is fine

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SOURCE: www.reddit.com

The views are unmissable from the cathedral bell tower

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Beauty is everywhere

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Las Fallas in March is essential, when crazy things are built…

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… and then burned!

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Valencians love their fireworks

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Old is mixed with new

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If it ever rains, it’s exciting news

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SOURCE: http://schmetterlingsgefluester.tumblr.com

Need to go to the post office?

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And check out the town hall behind you…

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Sunrise is gorgeous

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Just wandering past the cathedral is amazing

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Valencia is great place to have an affair

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or even fall in love

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SOURCE: http://m0rtality.tumblr.com/

Coming to Valencia? Remember to party at the city gates

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Even Valencia’s flag is cool

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You never know what you’ll see in the Turia riverbed (Thanks, Graham!)

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They love to light up the streets during fiestas

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Sometimes, you need to slow down and just breath in Valencia

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Join then of thousands of others and learn why Valencia has a 7km park in an old riverbed – The Flood That Changed Valencia Forever

Need to know more? Check out the Valencia Photo of the Month series, all about weird and wonderful sights in Valencia

Want to read about Valencia and Spain? Try Blood in the Valencian Soil and Vengeance in the Valencian Water

Also try The Top Ten things I Re-Discovered about Valencia

All gifs and photos are author’s own unless otherwise stated 
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