Valencia k 8 km (5 miles) SW £ @ g n Plaza del Ayuntamiento 1; www.visitvalencia.com

Spain’s third-largest city is sited in the middle of the huerta: a fertile plain of orange groves and market gardens, and one of Europe’s most intensively farmed regions. With its warm coastal climate, Valencia is known for its exuberant outdoor living. In March the city stages one of Spain’s most spectacular fiestas, Las Fallas, in which papier-mâché sculptures are burned in the streets.

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t An aerial view of Valencia, taken from the Miguelete

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