When summer comes, the Valencian Community It is full of tourists eager to enjoy the Mediterranean climate of its immense coastal plains and the incredible tourist infrastructure of its coastline, where it is possible to find all kinds of services and a wide range of leisure and entertainment options. What many people do not know is that beyond its famous beaches, this autonomous community also hides an ancient culture, countless parties in its municipalities and charming towns that, due to the success of the coastal area, are sometimes relegated to the background. .
So that you know a little more about the Valencian Community, today we wanted to visit some of its towns more beautiful. Of course, we apologize in advance for all those who have had to leave in the pipeline. And there are so many municipalities that are worth knowing that it is very difficult to make a selection! Do you want to join us?
First of all, we want to talk about Peñíscola, which in recent months has become world famous for being one of the places where the sixth season of "Game of Thrones" was filmed. It is one of the main tourist centers of the autonomous community. The municipality highlights the castle, in which Papa Luna was confined.
Also in Castellón we find Morella, declared a Site of Cultural Interest because it is an extraordinary example of a city gothic. The town stands out for its castle and medieval walls, in addition to its arcaded streets, its manor houses and its rich cultural heritage.
From Castellón we moved to Alicante to visit Altea, a town located in a bay, between the sea and the mountains, offering a beautiful panorama. The parish church stands out, dedicated to the Virgen del Consuelo, with its white and blue dome. In addition, it is worth walking through its cobbled alleys adorned with viewpoints and gazebos, and take a walk through the lower part, where the fishermen's neighborhood, the port and six kilometers of beach are located.
We continue in Alicante to tell you about Guadalest, a town of Muslim origin whose old town has been declared a Historic-Artistic Site. Undoubtedly, its castle stands out, a Muslim fortress from the 11th century accessible by a natural rock tunnel.
Xátiva, declared a Historic-Artistic Site, could not be missing from this list. And it is that this place preserves a rich heritage: the Renaissance collegiate church, the hermitage of San Félix, the church of Sant Pere, the Royal Hospital, the palaces of the Marqués de Motortal and Alarcó ...
In the province of Valencia we also want to highlight Bocairent, a town that has an enviable environment, with the Sierra de Mariola right next to it. In addition, it is important to note that its centuries of history are noted in its streets, in addition to its respect for traditions.
We return to Alicante to tell you about Finestrat, a town located at the foot of the Puig Campana, a majestic rock that dominates the coastline. Here you will find an extraordinary lookout from which to enjoy beautiful views.
As it could not be otherwise, we also have to talk about Vilafamés, a town located between olive and almond trees that stands out for the beauty of its surroundings. In fact, throughout history many artists They have chosen this destination as a place of inspiration.
We also want to tell you about Jávea, one of the most important tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca. Of course, beyond its extensive coastline, we want to highlight its historic center, which hides beautiful samples of architecture local and famous monuments.
Finally, and knowing that we have left many beautiful towns in the pipeline, we want to talk about Segorbe, a villa located in a fertile plain surrounded by the waters of the upper Palancia. This medieval town hides some jewelry architectural, such as the cathedral and the vestiges of its old wall.
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