First figure on the Holy Grail Route as it enters the Region of Valencia. Situated in Barracas, this sculpture entitled "Alfonso el Magnánimo trae el Grial a la Comunitat Valenciana" (Alphonse the Magnanimous brings the Grail to the Region of Valencia) is part of the "Obra Conmemorativa Ruta del Grial" (Holy Grail Route Commemorative Works) project by the artist Antonio Peris Carbonell.
The visit by acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang, who came to Valencia as a guest of Turisme Comunitat Valenciana. He had the opportunity to tour the city and visit its most iconic heritage and cultural attractions, including the chapel of the Holy Grail in Valencia Cathedral.
The kitchen at the convent at Santo Espíritu (Gilet) has an unusual cook, none other than Padre Ángel. Every day, Fray Ángel cooks whatever he finds in the market, which is where he decides on his menus. He makes everything on the menu himself, including bread and desserts. His home cooked stews, using tried and trusted old recipes, are simple and tasty.
A Polish religious tourism visited the Region of Valencia as guests of Turisme Comunitat Valenciana for a familiarisation trip to see the Route of the Holy Grail for themselves. The group of seven tour operators were very impressed by the tourist attractions along the route.
The Holy Grail is the most important known relic and has played a leading role in the Crusades and the secret of the Knights Templar, as well as inspiring legends like those of King Arthur and Parsifal.