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Address: Autovia Sue de Valenci, Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 96 1620066
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Home of Paella and boat trips

Town consist of mainly restaurants serving rice and boat trips around the lake. We made a trip just to try the paella and have been in the past for walk around the town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Valencia, Spain
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Town consist of mainly restaurants serving rice and boat trips around the lake. We made a trip just to try the paella and have been in the past for walk around the town.

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Portoroz, Slovenia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you want to eat authentic paella you have to go to the town of El Palmar which is located 20 km from Valencia.The city has plenty of restaurants .The town is surrounded by a rice fields.The boat trip through the rice fields is very interesting. Bus rides Valencia-El Palmar cost one-way eur 2 Taxi rides cost one way about... More 

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Lviv
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81 reviews 81 reviews
53 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We ended our daytrip to Albufera here. I guess, you must come prepared if you want to chose a good place to eat - there are so many of them! We've got the mpression, howeverm that tourists are not always super-welcome here... It is obvious that many places cater for big (bussed?) groups, so we had a problem finding a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
58 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The town (or is it a big village?) of El Palmar is the starting point for visits to the excellent wildlife reserve of Albufera; and it’s well worth staying around and enjoying it in its own right. A haven of peace and quiet after the bustle of Valencia, its canals and the proximity of sea and lagoon give in the... More 

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Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I'm not sure if we went on the best possible day ever or what, but there were NO tourists in town, and it was early July. Beautiful quaint little town, happy helpful non-English speaking shop owners, and tons of little restaurants. We went all the way to the end of town, a small restaurant Tonica something.... But, 12€ each for... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Great Paella and people - My wife and I went to the small village where Paella originated from and had some fantastic food. Food took about an hour to prepare - which was enough time to relax and enjoy the people.

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worthing
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26 reviews 26 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

If you like eating and want something authentic This is a great little town. Lots and lots of choice with restaurants, really friendly people and don't miss a 4/5 euro boat trip around the lake it was very therapeutic.

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Murcia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Pretty, often crowded with coach trips of seniors on arranged luncheons. Narrow canals and boats. Herons everywhere.

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Belgium
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I always come here when i go to Valencia. A small town, only to be reached through one way, with lots of nice restaurants and small streets to stroll around in. Near the water different boats are headed to the Albufeira lake which takes about 45 min. but a splendid trip it is. Lots of waterlife and birds around you.... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

El Palmar is a small town that is filled with restaurants and is very popular with the people of Valencia, who go there to eat paella. There are many good restaurants and the main menu is the paella. They probably have the widest variety of paellas in Spain.

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