Nov 062010
 
German Hill-walkers take on Costa Blanca Mountains

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 […]

B&B in October

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Oct 062010
 
B&B in October

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 […]

Jun 202010
 
Alvarito's Despedida de Soltero

Early on Friday afternoon the first two cars of the expedition drew up in the car park…..this was the advance party of 2 guys (one being the groom), who were being terribly organised and dropping off the first delivery of drinks (to go in the fridges asap!) as well as the first of the food!  They had driven from their hometown of Cuenca, between Valencia and Madrid, which is famous for its so-called “Hanging Houses”. […]

Apr 192010
 

La Drova is situated at the base of Mt. Monduver (841m). If you climb to the top there is a panoramic view of the La Safor region, and on a clear day it is possible to see the island of Ibiza. The area is mountainous with numerous walks of all degrees of difficulty, but well worth the effort for the views alone. This natural environment is a refuge for a variety of flora and fauna. […]