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Best of July still to come

It's the main event of Valencia's July Festival this Saturday: La Gran Noche.

Known in the Valencian language as La Gran Nit de Juliol, there will be more than 50 fantastic activities at some 20 locations around the city.

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Take splat! Join in the red fun

275,000 pounds (125,000kg) of tomatoes are the ammunition in the spectacular battle at the Tomatina Tomato Festival in Buñol, near Valencia.

The fun will begin when the first soft red bomb is thrown on 27 August 2014 at 11am and you can join in with one of our tours from Valencia.

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Discover hidden Valencia

Interested in curious anecdotes and tales from hidden parts of cities you visit? Then we have a treat of themed Valencia summer tours just for you!

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Valencia represented In Brazil

Valencian football and the World Cup (Credit: raulalbiol33.com)

An impressive 12 Valencian natives and club players are representing the region in Brazil, this month, for the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

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New challenges from the wind and sea

The sea and wind will be centre stage at two events at the end of the month. The second Valencia Boat Show and the 17th Valencia Wind Festival will host exciting activities at the marina and city beaches with new challenges and fun for everyone to enjoy.

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Historic football match in Valencia

The cheers of fans will be heard from far away, this Wednesday, when Valencia's Mestalla football stadium hosts the historic final of the Spanish Copa del Rey - or King's Cup. This will be the fourth time it is held here, the last time being 3 years ago in 2011.

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Experience a seaside Easter tradition

With exciting biblical processions and more than 500 years of tradition, the Semana Santa Marinera - or Maritime Holy Week - offers a fascinating perspective on Valencia, not seen by the majority of visitors to the city.

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Just the ticket!

After your first metro journey in Valencia, keep the ticket! You can recharge it to use on more journeys, otherwise you have to pay €1 for a new cardboard card each time.

If you're staying in Valencia for a while then ask for a plastic ticket, they cost €3 and are much more durable.

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Yummy cheap eats

To save a little money at breakfast, brunch and lunch, look for set menus which are usually advertised on boards outside bars and restaurants.

The hours can vary, but breakfast menus are usually available from 8am to 9.30am and brunch from 9am to 10.30am.

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