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A beginner’s Guide to Las Fallas – some basic terms you need to know

MascletàEspecially for those visiting Valencia for the first time, this glossary of basic terms will help you make your way around Las Fallas, the city’s spectacular springtime festival. Falla: This term refers to both the committee of falleros who build the figurines and scenes, as well as the monument itself, whether it be in large or miniatur...

Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Discover Valencia’s springtime festival ‘Las Fallas’

From 15 to 19 March Valencia welcomes thousands of visitors who flood the so-called 'capital del Turia', after the Turia river which once ran through the city, in search of a first-hand experience of one of the most popular festivals in the world; Las Fallas, declared as an International Tourist Interest of Spain. It is believed that the roots of L...

Friday, March 14th, 2014
View of the Mercado de Colón

Relax – The Mercado de Colón, Valencia

Once a bustling and vibrant market place selling all manner of fruit, vegetables and meat products, the Mercado de Colón has been magnificently transformed, now providing a relaxed yet vibrant meeting place for the elegant, well-dressed residents of Colón.A personal favourite of those of us in the office, it is perfectly nestled amongst the exclusi...

Friday, March 1st, 2013
Sean Scully artwork

Rimontgó’s link with Christie’s helps fine art sale

When your business involves selling some of Spain's most luxurious properties, you can never anticipate the myriad ways in which you might be called upon to assist a client. One recent request resulted in Rimontgó's José Ribes Bas organising the sale of a prized art work at an auction held by affiliate company, Christie's, in London.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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Rimontgó Director visits Christie’s Auction house on their record-setting week

José Ribes Bas, CEO of Valencia and Jávea-based Inmobiliaria Rimontgó, was recently on a business trip to London, where he visited one of the most exciting ever Christie’s sales, at which a total of three works sold for over £10 million. The week’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art secured the highest ever total for the category in London,...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Paramount Studios theme park to open in Murcia

Rimontgó’s Top Ten blogs make interesting reading

The development of the internet has had a profound effect on almost all of us, with search engines such as Google and Yahoo allowing us instantly to access information on any topic that captures our imagination, however obscure. While this has undoubtedly helped to make the lives of individuals more interesting, the changes wrought by constant co...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
American style modern villa, Cantabria, Spain

Fine example of American Modern Style in Spain

It is perhaps not so strange to find a property like this in this setting, for it is the preferred home of people with refined tastes. None more so than the owner, who felt inspired by the great masters of the 20th century to create a home that represents all of the finest characteristics of a Modern American villa. As an antiquarian specialising i...

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
Ancient Roman baths uncovered in La Vila Joiosa

Alicante’s inhabitants enjoyed the good life 2,000 years ago

Indulging in a few treatments at the nearest spa has become something of a habit for today’s stressed professionals, so much so that it is quite a shock to remember that a few hours at the spa was something that the Romans also took for granted. Diego Ruiz, who hails from La Vila Joiosa, just north of Alicante, has spent the past four years resear...

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011