Moto GP enthusiasts Nick & Suzanne from the UK here to to take in the sights and sound of Valencia and the Final of The Moto GP championships. Nick and Suzanne arrived on Thursday for a couple of nights, with the main purpose of their trip to Spain being a visit to the Moto GP in Valencia on Sunday. They landed at Alicante airport on Thursday afternoon and then drove up to us, arriving in [...]
Out latest guests from Germany on the Spanish walking Holiday in the Lasafor Mountains, around Gandia. A group of friends from near Munich arrived in the early hours of Tuesday night/Wednesday morning to stay with us for 4 nights and to use Villa Florencia as a base for hill walking and hiking expeditions. They had chosen to come to this part of Spain, rather than the Sierra Nevada for their walking, because it is a [...]
This week has seen the arrival of guests from the UK, Paul and Patricia, accompanied by their Aunt Beryl, arrived on the same day as Christian and Jacqui, and coincidentally are also looking for property in the area. In fact they had come to look at a house that they had seen in the past but when they arrived, they found to their disappointment that it had already been sold. However, undeterred, they set off [...]
This week has seen the arrival of guests from the UK and France. Christian is French and Jacqui is English, and they decided to take a break from running their B & B in south-west France and at the same time have a look in our area with a view possibly to relocating and retiring here in the future. They have been in the Bed & Breakfast business for ten years and it has been [...]
Web Designers Vincent Verbruggen & Herwig Claeys , taking some time out to brainstorm away from the office. Another Z-webdesign offers modern and functional webdesign, with a clear layout, attractive design and efficient navigation. Apart from ‘static’ websites they also offer ‘dynamic’ websites in cooperation with TSE-Web Design. This makes it possible for clients to maintain their own website, and to develop online shops, database systems, webapplications, etc.
Other interesting places to visit on your Spanish holiday,… El Caminito del Rey (English: The King’s little pathway) is a walkway or via ferrata, now fallen into disrepair, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Álora in the district of Málaga, Spain. The name is often shortened to Camino del Rey.In 1901 it became obvious that workers at the hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls needed [...]
A Paradise on Earth for carnivores and seafood lovers, Valencia does not cater so well for vegetarians, although the wealth of fresh fruit and vegetables available in this sun-kissed part of the world mean that hearty vegetable soups and stews are always an option. Wine lovers are bound to be ecstatic during a trip to Valencia, meanwhile – among other choices, the region is a prime producer of the Cava sparkling wine that is increasingly giving Champagne a run for its money.
We have always said that we offer pet-friendly accommodation, and on Saturday two girls arrived from Madrid with their beautiful greyhound to stay for the weekend. The dog had come from a rescue association, and had lived with the girls for about six months, but was still very scared of strangers, especially men! However, he realised that he was in a safe environment and was in no danger, and soon got to know our own [...]
The end of September and the beginning of October is when one of Gandía’s most celebrated fiestas takes place – Fira i Festes – which basically celebrates the way life in Gandía was back in the early 17th century at the time of Frances de Borja, the town’s most famous son. This year is the 500th anniversary of his birth, so there is a further time of celebration in a month’s time to coincide with [...]