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Valencia Day 4

We visited  the Cervellon Palace. Fernando VII signed the Constitution here in 1812, as did María Cristina her abdication. Isabel II also lodged here, and it has been the centre of many important events. Then on to the Beaux Arts … Continue reading

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Valencia Day 3

We visited the Ceramic Museum today. The exterior is adorned with rococco putti and alabaster statues. The museum is within the former Palace Marques de Dos Aguas which dates from the 15th Century but was ‘refurbished’ in 1740. La Lonja or Silk … Continue reading

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Valencia Day 2

Today we rented bikes from the hotel and cycled the length of the Turia Gardens that was formed in the former riverbed of the river Turia which was drained and rerouted after a catastrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed … Continue reading

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Christmas Trip to Spain – Day 1 Valencia, 17th December

Five nights in Valencia at the Hotel Dimar. Perfect location for bars and restarants but still easy walking to the main sights. Hotel close to Mercado Colon, recently renovated and now full of restaurants. Best meal of the trip was … Continue reading

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