Discover what to see in Casinos
Casinos is a pretty municipality sitting in the top north-western corner of Llíria plain which soon rises up into an impressive mountainscape. The destination has a great deal to explore, from its traditional sweet treats to its trails through ravines and gorges. Come and explore.
What to do in Casinos
Casinos is a warm and welcoming village that is loved by both its inhabitants and everyone who visits. The municipality is encircled by mountains that you can spend time exploring on foot, breathing in the tranquillity and being at one with nature.
The Cerro de la Clocha is the highest hill in the municipality where you can enjoy far-reaching views to Ibiza on clear and sunny days. Located just 2km from the village, the Parque de la Torreseca is a wonderful place to spend a day enveloped in the natural world. The park is home to the remains of a fortified Iberian-Roman settlement dating from the 4th to 1st centuries BC. There are also areas equipped for cooking your own paella where you can spend a day in the great outdoors, enjoying delicious food and the company of your friends and family.
In the village of Casinos, there are a number of interesting buildings and sights for you to visit. Santa Bárbara parish church, for instance, which is dedicated to the patron saint of the village, Santa Bárbara, as well as San Roque chapel, which is located on Monte Chiner, at the entrance of the village.
There are also a large number of water tanks that speak of the Moorish legacy of the village. Some of the best known are the Nou, Blanc and Olmo water tanks.
And last but by no means least, Casinos has an incredible gastronomy. Its turrones (nougat) and peladillas (dragées) distil the taste of Christmas and are made in family-run factories following ancient and artisanal recipes. The village is also known for its tortas imperiales, cascas and marzipan figures.
Come to Casinos to relive an ancient past, immerse yourself in nature and indulge in some of the traditional treats that define the Region of Valencia.