Eating Your Way Through The Turia Garden

This is my favorite Valencia blogger. Always great info about dining, history and more! Can’t wait to try her recommendations and perhaps go on a food adventure together. 21 days to Valencia!

Jill's Urban Food Crawls

We love living in the city but I must admit that, now and again, it is nice to escape the noise and the crowds and get back to nature. Fortunately, here in Valencia we can immerse ourselves among the trees, lakes, flora and fauna only a few blocks away in the Jardin del Turia.Jardines-Turia-Sun-Lounging

The Jardin del Turia (Turia Garden) is a nine-kilometer linear green space that runs through the city. Affectionately referred to as “El Rio” by locals, the park was built on the former riverbed of the Turia river, which was diverted to the south of the city after a devastating flood in 1957.Separate paths designated for pedestrians, runners, or bikes pass through wooded areas and manicured gardens.

Jardines-Turia-Rose-garden-playground

Throughout the park you will find fountains, sculptures, playgrounds, dog parks, skate parks, athletic fields and sport facilities of all kinds. Monuments and museums of the city line the edges…

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