The Valencian Community – an autonomous community of Spain

The Valencian Community is an autonomous community of Spain. It is the fourth most populous autonomous community after Andalusia, Catalonia and Madrid with more than five million inhabitants. Its homonymous capital Valencia is the third largest city and metropolitan area in Spain. It is located along the Mediterranean coast on the east side of the Iberian peninsula. It borders with Catalonia to the north, Aragon and Castilla–La Mancha to the west, and Murcia to the south. The Valencian Community consists of three provinces which are Castellón, Valencia and Alicante.

Tourism and main attractions

Valencia – the capital

Requena has one of the largest areas of ​​vineyards in Spain

Cofrentes and its castle

Ayora and its castle

Almansa and its castle

Xàtiva and its castle

Elche and its Palm Grove

Orihuela and its attractions

The Monastery of Sant Jeroni de Cotalba

The Church of the Archangel Michael

The castle-palace of Alacuás

Buñol castle

 Jalance castle

The castle of Montesa

Guardamar Castle

Beautiful towns list 

Vilafamés

Morella

Culla

Guadalest

Sea resorts 

Costa del Azahar

Vinaròs

Benicarló

Peniscola

Alcossebre

Torreblanca

Oropesa del Mar

Benicàssim

Castellón de la Plana

Costa de Valencia

Sagunto

Valencia

Sueca

Cullera

Gandia 

Costa Blanca

 

Denia

Xàbia

Moraira

Calp

Altea

Benidorm

Villajoyosa

Alicante

Elche (inland)

Torrevieja

How to get to?

The Valencian Community is served by three international airports: Alicante Airport, Valencia Airport and Castellón–Costa Azahar Airport. Alicante Airport, located in the south, is mainly tourist-oriented and is currently the busiest airport in the Valencian Community. Valencia Airport is located in the capital and carries more business traffic. The third airport, Castellón–Costa Azahar Airport, is located in the north of the Valencian territory and has several international connections. This airport was opened in 2011 but its first commercial flight arrived in September 2015, so it has been considered as a white elephant due to its expensive construction and maintenance and relatively less usefulness.

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