Valencia region of Mediterranean flavors

calpe-alicante-spainLocated on the east of the Iberian Peninsula and sprayed by the Mediterranean Sea, Valencia consists of the provinces of Castellón, Alicante and of course Valencia. This region had in 2016 with just over five million inhabitants. Today is a vital part of Spanish tourism and is known for its beaches, historical and cultural wealth and its gastronomy, among other things.

For travelers who love nature have vast options for recreation. The clear waters and sandy beaches offering Alicante, Castellón, Valencia and Benidorm mean a great opportunity to enjoy activities such as boating, ideal for the Mediterranean winds and warm temperatures, surfing, water skiing, windsurfing, rowing , kayaking, jet skiing and catamaran rides.

These areas are adequately equipped to ensure the welfare of the visitor. The hotels in Valencia are perfectly molded to the general needs, as well as the possibilities offered by the culinary side, faithful exponent of Mediterranean cuisine and flavors so characteristic. In Valencia and its surroundings, the dish is the paella. Other attractions revolve around various Leisure and theme parks, exhibitions, and a very interesting material relating to monuments, museums, theaters and cultural issues globally.

Benidorm is one of the most visited of all the Mediterranean coast. For many years gaining popularity thanks to its beautiful beaches and famous nightlife. The most populous city of the Community Valencia (about 800,000 in 2016), a nice fusion of architecture, culture and nature, a trend that emerges dramatically in these lands. Castellón and Alicante also look for its artistic and natural heritage.

The town of Elche, for example, has the “Mystery of Elche” as one of its greatest symbols of identity. This is a work divided into two acts staged Death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. Its uniqueness is that it is represented from the fifteenth century (the only of its kind). In 2001, “Mystery of Elche” was declared a “Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”. In this city, the third of that community in terms of population, also hosts the Medieval Festival, the International Independent Film Festival and various festivals.

With more than 80 thousand inhabitants, Gandia is conspicuous by its ancient architecture and its renowned fine cuisine: experts say that there originated the traditional fideuá a processing seafood dish similar to paella. In the same vein, Paterna is recognized by museums and cultural spaces. In the past, was one of the major sites of ceramic production in Spain.

Just 100 kilometers from Denia Valencia is a compendium of old neighborhoods, churches, museums and various regional typical festivals. Finally, other attractive options in the Peniscola Valencia are of great historical value, Albir, a pebble beach in the province of Alicante, Calpe, whose icon Ifach, a rock about 350 meters and has very close-to-high quality beaches, and La Eliana, a place marked by historical monuments and Mediterranean forests (one of them can be visited trenches of the Spanish Civil War).

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