The Valencian Community is an autonomous area located in the east of the Iberian Peninsula comprising of three provinces, Alicante, Castellón and Valencia. The community enjoys incredible weather bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and conveniently accessible in different ways: sea, air and land. These enviable conditions allow both locals and tourists to enjoy many different kinds of outdoor activities. The Port of Valencia is one of busiest seaports in Europe. In addition, Manises Airport is a hub for flight connections that facilitate international and domestic mobility in addition to land connections supported by strong and stable highways and the Autopista del Mediterráneo (limited – access highway).
Known for its rich cuisine, incomparable beaches and its various tourist attractions: many high quality hotels, museums, amusement parks, rural areas with spectacular mountain landscapes, protected areas as the "Albufera Valencia" a large and diverse ecosystem, the City of Arts and Sciences, the Biopark, landmarks like the Lonja of Valencia, Sagunto Roman Theatre, "the Miguelete" ports of Valencia and Sagunto, pictorial and cultural heritage of Joaquín Sorolla, festivals of international interest as the "Fallas" in Valencia or the "Tomatina" of Buñol, the large number of bars and shops that give life to the streets of our cities, sports centers, universities are in the top of rankings international, and endless possibilities for anyone who wants an unforgettable holiday summery.
Numerous major sporting events such as the Valencia Open 500, MotoGP at Valencia Circuit of Cheste, cultural events, theaters, international exhibitions hosted by the innovative Feria Valencia.
Valencia Open 500 | The Tennis Party of the Community
The Valencia Open 500, is the icing on the cake. It is yet another reason as to why tennis is more than just a sport in the Valencian Community. After more than 10 years of ongoing tournaments, the Open 500 is profiled as one of the best in the calendar. As the date nears the lock of the rankings, it has now become the meeting spot for world star tennis players.
More than 50,000 spectators come each year to the tennis courts to not only enjoy the ATP World Tour circuit, but also the parallel tournaments:
- The National Masters wheelchair, who gathers the greatest in the country
- The Young Pioneers, the first Spanish circuit linked to an ATP tournament, in which the future of the Valencian Community can compete at the end of a circuit and brings together more than 500 children throughout the year
- Tennis on the street. A movement which began in 2013 where more than 2,000 people from different regions of Valencian come together.
More Info: www.valenciaopen500.com
The Valencian Community is unique, enjoy it!