The area was inhabited by the Carthaginians to become seafaring traders around the Mediterranean, followed by the Romans and Arabs. Ports contributed to the rise of some of Spain's biggest cities like Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante and Cartagena. There are wonderful beaches and charming towns. Enjoy the regional festivities, like the Fallas in Valencia or the Easter parade in Cartagena. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper and sophisticated spiral binding, ensuring easy turning of pages and flat hanging against the wall. A protective transparent plastic cover sheet provides added stability. Treat yourself to a Calvendo calendar and you get something that looks better all year round.