Alcoi & Xativa

From 18€
Castle, History, City Sunday 14/11/2021

(Info in Spanish)


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!


9:00 Leaving Valencia
We meet at 8:45, Meeting point Avenida Aragon 31 (in front of Mestalla)
10:30 Arrival to Alcoi
When we arrive we will have a break to go to the toilet and to drink something quickly.
11:00 Tour in Alcoi
We will have guided tour of Alcoi in English.
12:30 Free time in Alcoi
Free time in the city and lunch.
14:30 Leaving to Xàtiva
We meet at the bus and go to Xàtiva.
15:15 Arrival to Xàtiva
We arrive at Xàtiva and we will have free time to visit this beautiful village, its surroundings, its steep streets and finally arrive to the castle.
18:30 Departure to Valencia
Meeting on the bus at 18:15 and at 18:30 departure to Valencia.

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. 

Solo: 20€ 

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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Protocolo Coronavirus VLE

In order to travel and enjoy safely we will have to follow these protocols to travel with VLE / CoAcad. First of all, if you feel some symptoms like fever / cough / respiratory problem you should not participate to the trip. Use of a mask will be mandatory at all times on the bus. The bus will be sanitized before and after each service. Before boarding the bus, temperature control will be done. We will give you a disinfecting wipe so you can safely clean your seat. Do not print a ticket to avoid handling paper, show us the QR code on your mobile or just tell us your name and surname. During the guided tour everybody will wear the mask.

Todos nuestro viajes están organizado por agencia de viaje Wexcursion, con numero de licencia. CV-m-1881-V

All our trips are organised by Travel agency, Wexcursion, under licence number CV-m-1881-V.

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