A trip to Valencia won’t be complete without a traditional pre-lunch snack of horchata and fartons (haha, right?). Horchata, a deliciously sweet Valencian drink made from tigernuts, has found its way into every corner of the Spanish-speaking world (including your local Mexican restaurant). Fartons are decidedly less familiar to the average traveler, but they are the perfect accompaniment to your cold horchata. At El Siglo, sit on the sunny terrace and dip the spongy, sugar-glazed treats into your drink—it’s the Spanish answer to oreos and milk.
Canovas is the mainstream hub of Valencia. This area is normally packed with students, locals who... Read more