Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAyre Hotel Astoria Palace Valencia
reallly amaging location. Servies very good, breakfast included in the rate really nice, awesome wifi connection. Gym was not as expected, but not a big issue.
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... to the Science museum. When we got there the buildings towered over us. They were huge! There were amazing interactive things that were really fun. Some didn't work but most of them did. There was one that looked like there was a spring there but it was a projection.
We also saw, in the kids area, a baby chicken hatching. It came out of its shell and did a little chirp. It was so cute. The museum was like a Spanish Scitech.
... towns in the rural areas of Spain like this one. The result of the economic crisis, perhaps. However, the man I met did not seem to be upset at the current state that his town ended up in. His attitude matched other residents of Spain, those in Valencia. No one seems to be that concerned with the state of their economy or finances, choosing to live life one day at a time.
Another place I visited in Spain was Denia, a small beach city. Here still, things moved ...
I would say without a doubt that this is would be our pick of places to visit so far on this cruise.
The pace of life is slow and relaxed and it is a charming mix of old and new which blends comfortably. In the old part of the city the streets are narrow and in some cases very narrow, and in the more modern part there are lovely wide modern streets and pretty tree lined avenues. After about three quarters of an ...
... couple of white wines and Alhambra beers, we walked further through the old streets and came across another square with lots of restaurants. We picked a restaurant and tried a proper 'Valencia' paella which was very tasty and surprisingly, didn't have any pork or shellfish!
The next day, we came back to the market for our breakfast. We walked through all the fresh fruit and vegetables, salamis, ...
... on full display, as thousands of people tried to get on buses and only one was coming in the first hour. We waited over two hours (including being kicked off a bus for apparently not being on the right one), before we got on one.
We finally got home about 4pm, when I finally got a long, warm shower. The rest o the afternoon we just relaxed, before buying some grog and heading over to the boys for pre-drinks at about 7pm.
We sat and drank there for a couple of hours ...