Alcoi & Xativa
Alcoi is situated in the Comunidad Autónoma (autonomous community) of Valencia in southeastern Spain. This historic town is well-known for its fantastic Moors and Christians fiesta, cuisine, and areas of natural beauty.
It is known also as ‘the city of bridges’. From its many bridges, you can see the magnificent mountains and natural landscape surrounding Alcoi, including the Carrascal de la Font Roja natural park and the Sierra de Mariola mountain, known for its variety of aromatic plants.
The square of Plaza de España is the center of the city. In the medieval quarter, you can visit the old City Hall, the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of the Festivities of Moors and Christians. If you go in the opposite direction, up to San Nicolás street, you will discover the Modernist part of town.
Fun fact: Alcoi is also the hometown of the Serpis olives, which has to be the most famous tapas in the world.
Xátiva is a town full of history – reigned by different emperors it got famous for being the city of papermanufacturing in the 12th century. Xátiva had its most blooming time until the 18th century, but choosing the wrong side in one of Spains wars, Xátiva lost all its Privileges and even got an new name. Finally in 1811, it got its old name back and is called Xátiva ever since.
Castle of Xátiva
Ready to see one of the seven wonders of Valencia? The castle is on of the most famous attraction of Xátiva! It was the spectator of a lot of battles in the past – it forms the highest point of the massive walls you will see in Xátiva, they once surrounded the whole town in its early years. If you like to feel the history by yourself, you should definitely visit the castle. It is surely a very impressing sightseeing spot!
Food and drinks: You can bring from home and or eat at a restaurant there
Clothes: Bring confortable clothes because we will walk a lot, and don’t forget to bring a jacket because during evening it can get cold.
Groups of 5 people or more: 18 €
Includes: private bus, guide (if restrictions allow it), the best coordinators, insurance
The tickets for the Xativa Castle and the Bocairent Caves are to be paid directly at the place or in the bus.
Special 10% discount with a code “VALENCIAERASMUS”
The situation we are now, we prefer if you book it online.
But if you can’t, you can meet us at the office during the week from 9:00 to 14:00 (please send an E-Mail in advance so we can confirm the appointment).
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