The city of Valencia, also known as Valencia's Autonomous Community on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, overlooks the Gulf of Valencia and is surrounded by rolling mountains and vast plains of orange groves.
The beaches in Valencia are of high quality and offer excellent facilities as well as water sports facilities for rent. Valencia is an attractive destination for families, for this reason.
Paella is Spain's most famous and typical Valencian dish.
The typical paella is made with fresh, local ingredients from rice or rabbit, chicken and vegetables.
Each village in the Community offers a distinctive variation.
Meat paella (with chicken or rabbit), seafood and a combination of paella that combines meat and fish are among the most common varieties. The Arroz banda, made of rice from fish stock served with seafood and aioli is a different dish in the Valencian region.