Areas with great nightlife, must-see attractions, some of our favourite bars and more - all in one nifty little map. Click the image to go to the interactive map.
Bous al carrer in Picassent last year was probably one of the most bizarre experiences of my life. For two weeks of the year the normally sleepy village of Picassent transforms itself into party central; a hub of dancing, drinking, sweating and trotting... The pueblo, which lies 17km south of Valencia city and is surrounded by orange groves, welcomes hundreds of visitors, various peñas taurinas and, you guessed it, about a dozen bulls ready to freely roam around the town centre. Let's go back to last July when, of course, I had no idea what was about to happen. "Wear old clothes", they … [Read more...]
Wau y Los Arrrghs!!! stormed through a raucous hour-long set last Saturday night, reducing the bursting-at-the-rafters El Loco gig space in Valencia to a sweaty, dancing beer-soaked mess. Firm favourites in the underground Valencia rock scene, WyLA!!! never fail to impress. I’ve been aware of this ever since I was dragged to a gig of theirs at Overbooking festival, set in an isolated building in the middle of the Albufera, in 2011. When it was clear that they were not going to make their 1am slot, the guiri in me nearly gave up and went home. In retrospect I’m glad I stayed because a couple … [Read more...]