Who said that the Mediterranean is only for Summer? In the Region of Valencia, you can enjoy splendid days of sun and beach but also a variety of traditional festivals and amazing plans to get the most out of your winter getaway. Fun and outdoor activities are guaranteed!

If you come in search of snow, you will find it. Firstly in the interior lands of Castellón: the historic Morella, Barracas and Penyagolosa. Secondly, in València, the landscapes with snow are in the region of Rincón de Ademuz, one of the most beautiful rural places, and in Bocairent. In the province of Alicante, we can find it in Vall de la Gallinera, Vall d’Alcalà, Vall d’Ebo, Vall de Laguar or Serra de Mariola. Ideal destinations if we want to enjoy mountain landscapes, snowy forests and rich gastronomy like stews and hotpots.

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Malvarrosa Beach is the most famous urban beach in Valéncia, where during the summer, thousands of tourists can enjoy its fine sand and pleasant weather. It should not only be appreciated in the summer but during the winter it is one of the pilgrimage places for Valéncians who take advantage of the excellent weather to unwind and relax by the sea. Here you will find some recreational activities on this beautiful beach beyond the summer season.
At Christmas, the streets and houses are dressed in lights and flowers, and in the Region of Valéncia, we go beyond adding a Valencian flavour to our Christmas recipes and celebrating these festivities with unique events.
The Carnival of Villar del Arzobispo is undoubtedly one of the most famous carnivals in the Region of Valencia celebrated on February 28 and March 1 to 3.
An unusual, atypical nativity scene — the arrival of Christmas in the town of Alcoy is revealed by the installation of the Betlem de Tirisiti. Declared an Asset of Cultural Interest, it is a sample of local folklore in the form of a favourite standing puppet and rod puppet theatre. A nativity scene for adults and children that shows traditional scenes of the Alcoy of yesteryear with the liturgy of this type of representations.