Valencia Off The Beaten Path

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    Travel away from the city!

    by Conflictrealms Written Jan 7, 2005
    Mountain view

    For most of the time i was in Valencia, I was away from the city. As you can see from the photo, the rural areas are just as beautiful as the city itself. The photo here was taken from my uncles new house on a mountain close to a small town called Casinos.

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  • We went to a town called Piles...

    by germanyamy Written Aug 24, 2002

    We went to a town called Piles (pee-les) near Gandia, not far from Valencia. A fantastic resort town on the beach, but it doesn't open until the summer!!!! Which we found out the hard way. The youth hostel is cheap and on the beach, but it's best to book ahead. We didn't and had to stay at the Bar Siesta! Still a fun place though.

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    L'Albufera de Valencia

    by lichinga Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This is a peaceful and nice natural area some 20 km South of the city. Worth the visit!! You may very easy catch the touristic buis from Plaza de la Reina - face of the Cathedral - at 10.30 - 13 - 16, with hearphones and text read in 8 languages, including very rare "valenciano".
    "Albufera" means "artificial lake", as a matter of fact it originated by the residues left by two parallele rivers flowing on the North and South borders of the area.
    The place is a natural park, amid the rice fileds and the sea dunes, and a boat ride is included in the 10 Euro trip. For those who love a quite relax in a natural environment contecxt; for readers, it is worth remembering that area inspirated Blasco Ibanez for his world-famous "Canas y barro".

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    • Eco-Tourism

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    Wander arround the sorroundings

    by pginer Updated May 30, 2004

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    Just rent a bike and cycle arround the city. I live near Alboraya, Meliana, and other little villae where you will find treasures like this one.

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    L'Umbracle

    by SirRichard Written Mar 12, 2003

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    one of the sides of the garden

    This large tunnel houses a green house above the main car park. The archs are supposed to be covered soon with plants (as soon as they grow!)

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    Give peace a chance

    by SirRichard Written Mar 14, 2003

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    A sign at the Lonja's walls

    In this uncertain times, it is always rewarding to see signs like this dedicated to Peace.
    It says: "From the Valencia traders to Peace" and is dated back in... 1876!!!

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    See how the other half live at Moraira

    by rachel_sun Written Feb 25, 2003

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    MORAIRA IS A TROPICAL PARADISE

    See how the other half live at Moraira harbour.Beautiful boats:)
    Here is my dad enjoying Moraira harbour.

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    Valencia Playa

    by chbuchie Written Jan 2, 2007

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    Nice beach, also for horseriding

    although Spain and Italy had to cope with lots of seaweed this year

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    El parque natural de la Albufera (2)

    by Beach_dog Written Apr 6, 2003

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    Fishermans house

    The local fishermen live in these quaint thatched cottages, their live from fishing for the eels in the lagoons and the many rice paddy fields that surround the lagoon area.

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    • Birdwatching
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    Valencia Congress Centre

    by DanielF Written Mar 24, 2003

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    Placed on Avenue of the Valencian Parliament, one of the development areas of the city, the modern architecture of this congress hall is very attractive and ethereal.

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    visit El Saler - small village...

    by matcrazy1 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    visit El Saler - small village at the seaside just south of Valencia , admire the beauty of residences of rather rich (I suppose) Valencians.

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    America's Cup

    by tuff Written Apr 2, 2008
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    Port America's Cup, Valencia was the first non-English speaking country to be chosen to host the 32nd America's Cup yacht race

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