2018-09-13 Marina de Denia, Costa Blanca to Marina Real Juan Carlos 1, Valencia, Costa del Azahar, Spain

This morning we make a 7.30 am start from Marina de Denia
Heading north up the Spanish coast we pass a few seaside towns
Less than five hours later we approach the port of Valencia
Arriving at the Port of Valencia
We once again book a berth at Marina Real Juan Carlos 1
The protocol prior to making your way to one of the marinas, is to check into the main port office
Once we had checked into the port we made our way towards our allocated berth
After we had berthed the Tangaroa we set off on our bikes and headed into the town
We ride through Jardín del Turia by the Science and Culture Park
Here we find beautiful clothing for our granddaughters
The fountain by the Palau de la Musica
We ride through the Jardin de Valencia
There are some amazing buildings in Valencia
Heading back to the marina we pass one of the very old churches of Valencia called
Parròquia Santa Maria del Mar
The Monumento at the end of Avinguda del Port
Riding back to the marina we head towards Veles e Vents a well recognised modern building which was used during the 2007 America’s Cup
There is some very interesting artwork on display along the foreshore

Veles e Vents, a focal point for the 2007 America’s cup
Racing yachts lined up preparing for a sailing championship out of Valencia
Continuing on we approach the marina where we have berthed the Tangaroa for the night
By the marina is the very crowded beach called
Platja del cabanyal
Back to the Tangaroa
Sunset
Interesting sky after sunset
In the evening on our way to dinner we pass a typical vendor of the famous Iberian hams of Spain
Tonight we dine in a Japanese Brazilian Fusion Restaurant called Kaikaya in Valencia
We had an interesting evening with quite tasty food at Kaikaya

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