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Posts Tagged ‘Travel to Valencia and Xativa’

The Valencia Trip

TripOn Friday we dropped off friends at Murcia airport and took the opportunity as we were in that part of the country to take a trip up to the area around Valencia.

After several hours drive, we arrived in our destination town called Xativa which is in the province of Valencia. Back in the day, the Arabs brought paper manufacturing to the area and Xativa was known for it’s schools, education and learning circles. The area is also famous for linen fabric manufacture.

We stopped in a little place up a side street in the middle of town – near the theatre and again within walking distance of a very nice park.

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