What to do in Valencia in summer

Published on Europe Up Close on 22nd July 2016:

If you can stand the heat, Valencia is one of the best European cities to visit in the summer.

As the third biggest city in Spain, the centre of Valencia has a real neighbourhood feel and almost everything is within walking distance.

And thanks to its array of attractions, restaurants and nightlife, there’s really something for everyone.

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Gourmet Valencia, where to stop for a bite

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 22nd July 2014:

La Pepica, Valencia

The national dish of Spain is often considered to be the paella, but did you know it comes from Valencia?

Or more precisely, the area around the Albufera Natural Park to the south of the city, where rice is grown using water from the lake.

Traditionally, the paella would be made in a flat pan with rice, spices and any other ingredients local to the region; this could include chicken, rabbit, fish and even rats! Thankfully, rats have long since disappeared from this popular dish.

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