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Why Go?

Emerging as Spain's most vibrant city (and an alternative to crowded Barcelona)—just in time for the 2007 America's Cup

Cutting-edge architecture from local son Santiago Calatrava

Paella: You haven't really tasted it until you've had it in the city of its birth

What To Skip

Hitting the city museums on Mondays—when all of them are closed

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Food + Wine, Nightlife

When To Go:

April, May, September, October


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