Monuments

Monuments

The artistic-cultural heritage of the Region of Valencia is immense. As our land was a good host land for many of the civilizations that inhabited the Mediterranean for centuries (Romans, Phoenicians, Umayyads, Visigoths ...), the region has a wide artistic and monumental legacy.
From the archaeological sites of the Costa Blanca to the castles of the Vinalopó region that are part of one of the most representative cultural trails of the province. Municipalities such as Elche, a unique destination that has 3 sites awarded by UNESCO; Novelda or Alcoy, both included in the European route of modernist architecture, Orihuela and its many monuments or El Castell de Guadalest. In the province of Castellón, you will find medieval jewels such as the municipalities of Catí, Morella or Vilafamés. Benicàssim, Oropesa del Mar or Peñíscola line up with Castellón de la Plana to show a rich legacy in history and culture. Monumental buildings such as the Castillo del Papa Luna or the modernist villas on the beach of Voramar de Benicàssim. In València capital, there are centuries’ ancient buildings, such as the Tribunal de las Aguas, the Lonja de la Seda or Torres de Serranos or Torres de Quart, a vestige of the old walled city.

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Alacant/Alicante
Castelló/Castellón
València
Municipalities
Types
BIC Archaeological Zone
Historic garden
BIC File
BIC Monument
BIC Historical Set

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If you want to know El Campello in an original and fun way, we offer you the theatrical visits to Illeta dels Banyets, one of the most relevant archaeological sites in the Spanish Mediterranean.
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The caves were places of recollection and mysticism for the ancient man. They became dwellings, sanctuaries, and ritual settings with shamans in Prehistory. Possessors of an ancestral knowledge that keeps beating from its walls thousands of years later. One of the caves with more history of the Region of Valéncia is the Cueva de las Calaveras in Benidoleig, province of Alicante. A must visit to learn our past better.
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If you think of the Costa Blanca, an image full of light will surely come to mind. But when night falls and the sky dyes reddish, the Levantine coast becomes one of the most beautiful and memorable pictures of your passage through the Mediterranean.
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In the province of Alicante, we find a series of hydraulic constructions that are part of the region's history. In the quiet town of Relleu located in the inland areas of the province, are the hydraulic mills that once served to grind cereals and flour.

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