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'''Valencia''' (Spanish: ''Comunidad Valenciana'', Valencian: ''Comunitat Valenciana'') is on the South-Eastern coast of [[Spain]].
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'''Valencia''' (Spanish: ''Comunidad Valenciana'', Catalan: ''Comunitat Valenciana'') is on the South-Eastern coast of [[Spain]].
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
  
It is divided into three provinces (from north to south):  
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The Valencian region can be divided into two regions:
* [[Castellón (province) | Castellón]].
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* [[Valencia (province)| Valencia]].
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* [[Costa del Azahar]] {{-}} the orange blossom coast with cute villages
* [[Alicante (province) | Alicante]].
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* [[Costa Blanca]] {{-}} the white coast that draws millions of visitors from all over Europe each year
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
[[Alicante]]
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* [[Valencia]]
 
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* [[Alicante]]
[[Valencia_(city)|Valencia (City)]]
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* [[Benidorm]]
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* [[Castellón]]
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* [[Javea]]
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* [[Peñiscola]]
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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==Talk==
 
==Talk==
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The first official language is [[Catalan phrasebook|Catalan/Valencian]], which aside from a few minor differences, is the same language as Catalan spoken in neighbouring [[Catalonia]]. As with other parts of Spain, [[Spanish phrasebook|Spanish]] is co-official with the local language. While nationalist sentiments in Valencia are not as strong as in Catalonia, locals are proud of their language and appreciate any attempts by outsiders to speak it.
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English is spoken by staff at major hotels and the main tourist attractions, but otherwise, it is not widely spoken.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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==See==
 
==See==
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===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*<do name="inVLC magazine" alt="" address="Various locations" directions="" phone="639 740 746" url="www.issuu.com/invlceditor" hours="All" price="" lat="" long="">inVLC is a '''free''' magazine for visitors, expats and anyone learning English. It can be found in lots of locations in the city and the Community.
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It contains independently written articles about local facilities, such as restaurants, bars, shops etc, essential local holidays and fiestas information, guides to local towns within the local community, and language sections for anyone learning English.
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All back copies of the magazine are held on www.issuu.com/invlceditor</do>
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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Agua de Valencia, the water of Valencia, containing Champagne, Vodka and Orange Juice. One can find it at most restaurants or bars.
  
 
==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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Revision as of 01:37, 5 February 2012

Valencia (Spanish: Comunidad Valenciana, Catalan: Comunitat Valenciana) is on the South-Eastern coast of Spain.

Contents

Regions

The Valencian region can be divided into two regions:

  • Costa del Azahar — the orange blossom coast with cute villages
  • Costa Blanca — the white coast that draws millions of visitors from all over Europe each year

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Talk

The first official language is Catalan/Valencian, which aside from a few minor differences, is the same language as Catalan spoken in neighbouring Catalonia. As with other parts of Spain, Spanish is co-official with the local language. While nationalist sentiments in Valencia are not as strong as in Catalonia, locals are proud of their language and appreciate any attempts by outsiders to speak it.

English is spoken by staff at major hotels and the main tourist attractions, but otherwise, it is not widely spoken.

Get in

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

  • inVLC magazine, Various locations, 639 740 746, [1]. All. inVLC is a free magazine for visitors, expats and anyone learning English. It can be found in lots of locations in the city and the Community. It contains independently written articles about local facilities, such as restaurants, bars, shops etc, essential local holidays and fiestas information, guides to local towns within the local community, and language sections for anyone learning English. All back copies of the magazine are held on www.issuu.com/invlceditor

Eat

Drink

Agua de Valencia, the water of Valencia, containing Champagne, Vodka and Orange Juice. One can find it at most restaurants or bars.

Stay safe

Get out

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