The Valencian

Green Days: University of Valencia Hosts New Eco-Market

A new ecological market on a University of Valencia campus puts the spotlight on sustainable, healthy…

Hidden Gems in Valencia: The Gonzales Marti National Museum of Ceramics and Sumptuary Arts, Free Admission

Claudia Jackson had always been a little meh about the prospect of visiting the Ceramics Museum…

Supermarket Sweep: Valencia versus UK

It’s common to hear immigrants to Valencia (our editor has banned the word expats!) discussing supermarket…

Valencia Finalist For Smart Tourism Capital In Europe

Valencia is one of seven cities selected to become Europe’s Smart Tourism Capital for 2022. This …

Valencia To Host The European Skate Open

In the first event of its kind, Valencia is set to host internationally renowned professional skaters,…

Medieval Market Makes A Comeback For Valencia Day

As regulations relax festivities pick up again, and Valencia retakes some of its original colour with…

Autumn in Valencia: Five Cute And Cosy Bars For Coffee Or Cocktails

As the nights draw in, the weather cools and long, hot summer nights fade to a…

Citadel to Be Filmed in Valencia

Directors Anthony and Joseph Russo from films such as Marvel Studios’ Infinity War and Endgame to…

Get Ready For Valencia Day: The Day Of Love

Next weekend offers a double dose of ‘reasons to be cheerful’, says Eugene Costello  A campaign…

Photography Competition – Fighting Exclusion And Xenophobia In Valencia

Your mission – should you choose to accept it – is to submit a photo showing…

Valencia Local Heroes: Culturas Unidas Valencia

Valencia has been voted the best city in the world to move to for wealthy “digital…

World Paella Day Cup Winner Revealed Today

At 13:45 today in La Marineta, the winner of the World Paella Day Cup will be…

Abierto València: Galleries open to the public in a weeklong celebration of Contemporary Art

Challenging the myth that Valencia's contemporary art sector is obscure and elitist, the Association of Contemporary…

Indian Summer in Valencia: Night Market In Benimaclet

A little bit of India is making its way to Valencia with a bazaar and market…

Art In Valencia: Spotlight On Artists… Francesca Ricci

In her series showcasing and spotlighting artists living and working in Valencia, this week Tina McCallan…

Valencia Fallas: A Terrible Beauty Is Born

Writer Claudia Jackson was not always a huge fan of Fallas with petardos and fireworks being…

This Weekend: Don’t Miss the Fallas Market Mercado Artesano in Ruzafa

Fallas Market Mercado Artesano to be held in Ruzafa by local artists. Saturday, September 4th be…

And Still They Came: The Italian Battalion’s Postwar Influx In Valencia

By the end of World War II, Italians came to Valencia in ever greater numbers, looking…

Parr For The Course: The Photographer’s Unflinching Eye

A wonderful retrospective of the famous British photographer Martin Parr, bringing together some of his most…

Las Bodegas: The Hills Are Alive

In the hills above Valencia, Las Bodegas is a temple of fine-dining at affordable prices. Daniel…

Repsol Recognises Restaurants in the Comunidad Valenciana

The restaurants that have achieved a Repsol Sol are Arrels in Sagunt; Entrevins, La Sastrería y…

Spread The Love: Love Fest Comes To Nazaret In Valencia

Food is not only food, but an experience; that is where Love Fest comes alive. The…

The Incredible Journey – Captured By Valencia’s Cuban Cubist

Paul Sidorov, 64, and wife Viktoriya Kozlova left their native Ukraine in the 1980s under an…

The Horror, The Horror: An Unmissable One-Night Event In Ruzafa

These two phenomena come together in a unique experience on the evening of Saturday 12 June…

PAINT A PART OF MASTERPIECE FOR INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2021

To celebrate International Museum Day 2021, Tina will turn the museum into an artist’s studio and…

Call That A Party? Five Of The Foulest Fiestas In The Community Of Valencia 

Now that Fallas 2021 will go ahead in September, one does well to remember that every…

Eels For Meals? What To Eat And Drink In Valencia And Where To Find It

Spain has a rich and diverse landscape, from the Picos de Europa mountain range in the…

Victims Of War – a poem by The Disenchanted Believer

The Disenchanted Believer is a long-retired schoolteacher who moved to the Valencian Community long before –…

Valencia – No Longer Pretty In Pink.

Tina McCallan presents a new exhibition she is curating here in Ruzafa, Valencia. The title Dirty…

The Long Read: A Potted History Of Italian Migration To Valencia

We’ve had nearly a thousand years of Italian migration to Valencia until the point today they…