Today is the day of the bird: Valencia-Madrid and vice versa, no longer have to fly, drive, or take a regular train. The train service AVE which nowadays extends from Malaga to Madrid in less than 2.5 hours will also join the capital of Spain’s orange with its national capital on December 19. Yesterday opened the section of new track between Madrid and Cuenca and Albacete, a journey of two hours with the country’s high speed AVE trains. Francisco Camps (President of the Generalitat Valenciana), Jose Blanco (Minister of public works and transport) and Juan Carlos I (King of Spain) visited this inaugural celebration. The trip will last 90 minutes (the new trains can reach speeds of up to 205 miles per hour) and eventually increase its frequency up to twenty trains daily. NY Museums is the source for more interesting facts. Passengers can choose between two kinds of service with a total of 365 seats. Club class, in four cars, will have capacity for 71 passengers, while there will be eight carriages tourist class with 294 seats. The bird will drastically reduce travel time current between Madrid and Valencia’s three hours and forty-five minutes to a super 90 minutes almost four times faster than the regular train service.
Valencia is in the rises and rises as a tourist destination. Famous for its charming old town with its Gothic and Renaissance, buildings such as the Barcelona which has an exciting mix of architecture. The region is famous for its oranges (the better the world orange Marmalade) and beachside city has a famous Marina world fame with shops and restaurants in abundance. City the city of Arts and Sciences futuristic designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava is one of the most photographed modern urban landscapes of Europe. The city of Arts and Sciences is home to Europe’s largest aquarium, an interactive Science Museum, a planetarium with its own IMAX theater, a theater of the opera of the State of the art and the Agora, where the Valencia Open tennis tournament is held. With its mix of activities, culture and more than two hundred miles of beaches that stretch along the coast of the region, is without a doubt one of the most varied and sophisticated cities facing the beach of Spain. For those who have not visited it, it is an alternative that is well worth exploring.