Valencia’s extensive farming belt which surrounds the city is due to an ingenious ancient irrigation system built by the Moors 1200 years ago. This agricultural area is known as La Huerta in Spanish and spans 28 square kilometres. There are eight main water channels which stem from the river Turia and separate into smaller channels … Read more A river runs through it
It´s good news for the residents of Valencia as money.co.uk has wisely decided that Valencia is the most healthy city in the world in 2022, after also gaining top spot in 2021. The study ranked Valencia as number one out of 96 cities and analysed parameters such as life expectancy, air pollution, obesity rates, safety … Read more Valencia ranked as world´s healthiest city again!
My last post was written just before the world changed. Well after two years the tourist industry is now beginning to recover and you can see the visitors are back touring the dry river on their hire bikes, walking around El Carmen and taking photos of the City of Arts and Sciences. A place as … Read more Tourism returns to Valencia
Different Valencia has developed tours to meet the needs of the visitors, to connect them to the special places which would normally be inaccessible when staying in the city. It is active, rural tourism focusing on walking, hiking and swimming in the mountains. The routes are popular with locals but certainly off the tourist map. … Read more Why start up Different Valencia?