With its roots in a celebration to St. Joseph (Patron Saint of both carpenters and Valencia), this five day, citywide festival culminates on the 19th of March every year as all of the fallas (giant satirical statues made by different neighborhoods of the city) are burned in the street. And yes, there's fireworks, too. So while you'll be able to see these amazing creations on display throughout the city before they're burned to ashes—all in the name of patron saints and citywide festivities, of course. So if you want to catch glimpse of the fiery action, head out with the rest of town and celebrate!
Visitors to Valencia can shop as the locals do at the Mercado de Ruzafa. This covered market offers... Read more