Costa del Azahar Travel

Some informative Costa del Azahar travel articles describing the region.

Travel Articles - Costa del Azahar

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Valencia

Capital of the Comunidad de Valencia and the third largest city in Spain, Valencia has a population of around 1,500,000 and a municipal area of 134.65 square kilometres. Well known for its exuberant outdoor living, its spectacular fiesta - Las Fallas, and its 13th century cathedral Valencia stands on the course of the River Turia and is situated on the stretch of coast known as the Costa del Azahar (Orange Blossom Coast). Its original name was Valentia, which means “strength” or “valour”............read more: Valencia.

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Castellon de la Plana

Formerly an inland town, built on elevated ground for security, Castellón's capital, Castellon de la Plana, was moved closer to the coast during the 13th century. A busy commercial and university city, with a population of over 160,000, Castellon de la Plana has an interesting old town which is well worth a visit........read more: Castellon de la Plana.

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Peniscola

Probably the best known resort along the Costa del Azahar, the old fortified town of Peñíscola is built around the base of a medieval castle on a rocky promontory protruding into the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, connected to the mainland only by a narrow strip of land. The quaint white-walled houses line a maze of narrow winding streets and alleyways, forming the area known as the ‘old town’, this is enclosed.........read more: Peniscola.

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Benicassim

Benicàssim has a resident population of about 14,000 and relies mainly on tourism for its survival. Benicássim has two lovely sandy beaches (San Vicente and Playa Almadrava) and has some superb water sports facilities, it also has a popular water park, ‘Aquarama’...........read more: Benicassim.

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Morella

The principal town of the El Maestrat (the Masters) region of Valencia, Morella is a charismatic hilltop town, surrounded by a 2 kilometre wall, and crowned by a ruined castle. Behind its medieval walls lie a confused maze of narrow streets, alleyways and steep steps, which form part of one of the oldest...........read more: Morella.

Costa del Azahar Travel Articles - Onda

The inland town of Onda, located west of Castellon de la Plana in the Valencia region of Spain, has a population of around 25,000 and is home to a thriving ceramics industry. Founded by the Moors during the Arab occupation of Spain (8th to 13th centuries), Onda is overlooked by a ruined Moorish castle........read more: Onda.

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More Costa del Azahar Resorts: Vinaros - Benicarlo - Orpesa - Alcossebre - Burriana

Places to Visit: Sagunt (Sagunto) - Vilafames

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