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Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital
Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital

Manises – Valencia’s Ceramics Capital

Manises is a small town on the northwestern edge of Valencia, just a stone’s throw from the airport. Don’t go throwing too many stones though, as you are bound to damage some ceramics or tilework because the streets are just…

A History of Tourism in Alicante
A History of Tourism in Alicante

A History of Tourism in Alicante

I’m sure most people think that tourism in Alicante began with the package holiday boom in the 1970s. That is so far from the truth it is unbelievable. In fact, tourism has been alive and well in the city and…

El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja
El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja

El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja

Everyone needs a wonderful wine bar within walking distance, right? Well, now we have one. Thanks to Rafa Vives and his team at El Almacén Wine Bar, we can stroll out for a glass of top quality vino at very…

El Fondo and the end of the Civil War
El Fondo and the end of the Civil War

El Fondo and the end of the Civil War

The tiny village of El Fondó (El Hondón – not to be confused with other nearby towns with similar names) is located around 50km inland from the city of Alicante. Don’t be fooled by its size, a huge part of…

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