Sheyla Alonso Pérez
One of the most important British newspapers in the country, highlights the Marina, the Fallas and the 20th anniversary of the City of Arts among the Valencian peculiarities to know.
The British newspaper " The Guardian " has highlighted Valencia among the 40 best tourist destinations worldwide in its list " Where to go on vacation in 2018: the hot list" .
This is the translated article with which the newspaper refers to our city and recommends your visit:
"2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences complex of Santiago Calatrava, whose opening did almost as much for Valencia as did the Guggenheim for Bilbao: putting the city on the map, raising its cultural profile and attracting foreign visitors The colossal site includes a planetarium, the largest aquarium in Europe and a state-of-the-art opera, while other high-profile projects followed ... including a Formula One circuit and the America´s Cup 2007 (and the subsequent development of the marina) The "floating" Veles e Vents building that hosted the race is now a gastrointestinal center, with three restaurants, including La Sucursal, with Michelin stars.
The 125th anniversary of the birth of one of the most important artists in Spain, Joan Miró, will be held in an exhibition (from February 15 to June 17) at the Institut Valencià d´Art Modern, which will gather more than 100 of its works and the newest artistic center of the city, Bombas Gens, will add an outdoor sculpture exhibition in its gardens. The fireworks festival Fallas de Valencia (March 15-19, 2018) was added to the list of intangible cultural heritage of Unesco last year and now there is a Fallas tour that involves local artists and visits the Fallas Museum. Last year saw new flight routes from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Luton; Ryanair will add a new Bristol service in March. "
The capital of the Turia shares ranking with other places like Amsterdam, Paris, Russia, Mongolia or Cairo . For The Guardian, Valencia offers an extensive and very remarkable proposal of leisure, culture and gastronomy and really they are not mistaken, because the same Valencians, in many cases, enjoy more our vacations in our land than in other neighbors and those who visit us, they always repeat .
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