Discover a corner of the Sierra de Aitana with authentic rural flavour and many hiking routes to enjoy. Come to Sella on your next getaway!
Sella is a fantastic place to see a meteor shower and enjoy the charm of the Sierra de Aitana, in inland Alicante. From its location on the slopes of the sierra, you'll be able to enjoy peaks with incredible views, rivers full of life and the Mediterranean flavour of its streets. Start preparing your getaway!
What to see in Sella
Different civilisations have enjoyed the mild weather and the privileged location of Sella, around the mountain, as well as the abundance of springs that you can now discover on different trails. The Water Route in Sella is a great option with little difficulty that starts in the town centre and takes you to visit the Font del Pi, the Font de l'Alcàntera, irrigation channels, old mills and dams and beautiful "tolls" or pools of fresh water that you will love to photograph.
If you are a fan of sports tourism you will find many options to enjoy in Sella, from paragliding to hiking along ravines such as those of l'Arc or Xarquer-Castellets, as well as climbing. And there are recreational areas such as Font Major, perfect for ending the day with a picnic or camping.
In Sella, at the beginning of summer, there is an exhibition of Mediterranean products and culture that you can't miss. If you come on a Sunday you may be lucky enough to witness a game of Valencian pilota, a deeply-rooted and very exciting game. Take the opportunity to visit the palace and tower of the Barony, the hermitage and castle of Santa Barbara, the municipal laundry or the "Pont Vell", you will love the town centre!
Sella is synonymous of party, especially in October with its patron saint's festivities, which include processions at dawn accompanied by rondallas. In December you can't miss its Santa Bárbara pilgrimage and, in summer, its interesting cultural week. And in any month of the year you have to try its gastronomy! “Arròs amb fesols i penques", "borra de melva", "fasedures" or delicious "cocas" are waiting for you. Start planning your visit to Sella!