Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Valencia and Murcia with full reviews on Spain This Way...


Aguilas (Murcia Province)

A seaside town with an attractive port and a beach dominated by a 17th century castle.

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Albufera Nature Reserve

Albufera Nature Reserve (Valencia Province)

A beautiful wetland site to the south of Valencia. It is home to a large bird population.

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Alicante (Alicante Province)

With a medieval fortress above the town, a Boroque town hall, wide esplanades, sandy beaches, and lots more.

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Altea (Alicante Province)

A small resort set below the historic village which has views over the sea and coastline. The beach is a pebble beach

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Benidorm (Valencia Province)

Benidorm is the largest resort in Europe and has a lively night-life. It is popular with young tourists and with families.

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Calpe (Alicante Province)

Calpe is a popular resort on the Costa Blanca coast. It is recognisable for the huge rock just off the beach.

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Cartagena (Murcia Province)

The old town near the port has narrow medieval streets and a lively eating and drinking area.

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City of Arts and Sciences

City of Arts and Sciences (Valencia Province)

Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences is a spectacular collection of modern buildings housing arts and science exhibitions.

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Cullera (Valencia Province)

Cullera is a popular resort town with eleven beaches. It is about 40 kilometers south of Valencia.

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Denia (Alicante Province)

A resort town overlooked by a large castle. It is a cosmopolitan town that has retained its charm.

Visit Denia

Guadalest (Alicante Province)

Guadaleste is a very pretty mountain village with a belfry perched on top of a rocky outcrop. It also has a moorish castle.

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Morella (Castellon Province)

This dramatic town built on a high outcrop in the province of Castellon is surrounde by a medieval wall with six gateways leading into the old town.

Visit Morella
National Ceramics Museum

National Ceramics Museum (Valencia Province)

Spain's National Ceramics museum is housed in a beautiful Baroque building in the heart of Valencia's old town.

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Orihuela (Alicante Province)

An attractive town with a restored old quarter and a wealth of historic buildings to admire.

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Peniscola (Castellon Province)

A fortified, medieval town surrounded on three sides by the sea. With alleys and white houses the town has lots to explore.

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Puerto de Mazarron

Puerto de Mazarron (Murcia Province)

Puerto de Mazarron is a pleasant beach resort on the Costa Calida which has miles of long sandy beaches protected by the Sierra de la Almenera mountains.

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An attractive city with an historic centre but also a lively centre with trendy bars, restaurants and shops.

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Valencia Aquarium

Valencia Aquarium (Valencia Province)

The Oceanografic Aquarium of Valencia is the largest in Europe. It is located in the wonderfully modern City of Arts and Science on the edge of the city of Valencia.

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Valencia Fine Arts Museum

Valencia Fine Arts Museum (Valencia Province)

The Fine Arts Museum of Valencia has an excellent display of Valencian and Spanish artists. The display includes beautiful golden altarpieces from the 14th and 15th century.

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Valencia Silk Exchange

Valencia Silk Exchange (Valencia Province)

The Silk Exchange of Valencia is a magnificent example of civil Gothic architecture and UNESCO listed.

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Xativa (Valencia Province)

Xativa is a charming town and home to the splendid Xativa castle. It is an easy day trip from Valencia.

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Xativa Castle

Xativa Castle (Valencia Province)

Xativa Castle is a stunning castle whose Major and Minor castles spread out with their fortifications along the hilltop.

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