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Valencia (province)

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Valencia is a province in the Valencian Community, Spain, where the city of the same name is located. 70% of the population is located in the capital city, being the rest of municipalities relatively small.

Traditionally the coastline of Valencia has been included in the Costa del Azahar, but officially, as a tourist brand, Costa del Azahar refers now only to the Castellón coastline, being Valencia called instead Costa de Valencia. For practical purposes we cover Costa de Valencia in Costa del Azahar, as its still widely refered as part of it.

Cities[edit]

  • Valencia, third biggest city in Spain, with historical sights as well as the the modernist complex of the City of Arts and Science, being definetly worth a visit.
  • Buñol, host of La Tomatina, the popular festival where participants get involved in a tomato-throwing fight just for fun.
  • Cullera, coastal town with several beaches and cultural sights, like the Castle of Cullera or the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Castillo.
  • Gandía, known for its 11 Km long sand beach, it also offers sightseeing opportunities in the city and surroundings like the Ducal Palace and the Collegiate Basilica of Gandia
  • Sagunto, a 2.000 years old town, has a well conservated roman theatre and a fortress dating from Hannibal times.
  • Xàtiva, small historical town with its castle as its best landmark, and hosting around 180 bars.

Other regions[edit]

  • The Albufera, a lagoon and estuary just 11 Km from the city of Valencia, forming a natural park with great biodiversity.
  • Costa del Azahar, going all across the coastline, has numerous sand beaches and surprising small hidden coves.
  • Rincón de Ademuz, a valencian exclave between Cuenca and Teruel, popular as a rural tourism destination, opposed to the beach and sun usually ofered for the rest of the region.

Understand[edit]

The province of Valencia is the most populated one of the three that compose the Valencian Community. Led by its capital, Valencia has increased recently its number of visitors in the last years. As in the rest of the Valencian Community, beaches are the main tourist attraction, but aside from the capital, the province offers several cultural and natural spots for those looking for something more special.

Get in[edit]

See Valencia page for detailed information, as the city is the main entry point to the province.

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