The city: Valencia
Today, Valencia is one of the most important industrial centres on the Mediterranean. Similarly, it has become a renowned centre for European conferences and a major meeting point for anyone seeking to develop their business or take part in its exhibitions.
Valencia is a cosmopolitan city, the ideal place to do business and engage in cultural exchange. Valencia was chosen as the venue for the 32nd America's Cup.This international event, which took place in spring 2007, turned the city into a wonderful Mediterranean viewpoint, one which attracted many prestigious spectators.
This attractive city, lapped by Mediterranean waters, enjoys mild temperatures, truly gourmet cuisine, festivals and traditions which remain as lively as ever, plenty of culture and leisure…
Other festivals of interest
Semana Santa Marinera takes place in the districts of El Grao, El Cabanyal, El Canyamelar and La Malvarrosa. The Las Palmas, Santo Entierro and La Cabalgata de la Resurrección processions form the climax of the festivities.
Other examples of the most traditional festivals include: Sant Vicent Ferrer's Day, the procession of the Mare de Déu from the Basilica to the Cathedral, “La Geperudeta”, the "Corpus", the “Convit”, the "Feria de Julio" and the "Diada de la Comunitat Valenciana", a festivity which reminds us of the conquest of the Ciutat de València by the Monarch Jaume I's troops in 1238.