What To See in Oliva
When you want to immerse yourself in a true Mediterranean destination, Oliva is just the place to go. With beautiful weather all year long (even in winter!), it’s a great place to experience beautiful beaches, infinite mountainous landscapes and an Old Town that is as cosy as it is charming. Don’t miss the chance to discover this gem of the Region of Valencia.
What to do in Oliva
To start your visit, head to the beach! Oliva has more than eight kilometres of fine sand beaches with clear, shallow waters. Here, you can spend time on the beaches of Terranova, Pau-Pi, Aigua Blanca, Rabdells, Aigua Morta or Les Deveses, all of which are characterized by their high quality and unmatched natural beauty. While there, catch Oliva’s dunes, the presence of which is only part of the reason Oliva’s beaches have been recognized with the distinctive "Blue Flag.”
If you want to see more nature, head to the Marjal Pego-Oliva Natural Park, where an old lagoon is only separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a wide stretch of dunes. This colourful, beautiful landscape is just a short distance from another of the destination’s natural sites, Font Salada, an idyllic spring that somehow manages to keep the same temperature all year long. Are you ready to see them both up close?
If you are a lover of sports, the different landscapes in Oliva will let you do what you love most, whether that’s horseback riding, golf, water sports, hiking, cycling, fishing, karting or something else.
Before ending your trip, we recommend that you take the time to explore Oliva’s historic centre. See the old Moorish Raval—it’s home to the well-known Calle de la Hoz and El Tosalet del Doix, where you’ll find a viewpoint with dreamy, panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes. Walk through the streets of Oliva and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time. There’s nothing not charming about adorable Oliva.
Every Wednesday at 10am, Oliva offers you the opportunity to throw yourself into the town’s history, heritage and architecture on a guided tour.
The tour will take you to Oliva’s points of interest. You will visit museums such as the ethnological museum, walk the winding Moorish streets of El Raval district, gaze at vistas from viewing points and marvel at noble houses such as Palacio de los señores Centelles and Riu Sech. You will also visit the fortress and Santa María and San Roque churches. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to get to know Oliva a little bit better. We’ll see you there.
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