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Let yourself be surprised by the Cathars and follow their trail in the Region of Valencia.

Let yourself be surprised by the Cathars and follow their trail in the Region of Valencia.

Cathars were part of a Gnostic religious movement that spread about Western Europe halfway through the 10th century and thrived in France around the 12th century. Catharism believed in a duality of creation, God and Satan, and preached salvation through asceticism and the strict rejection of the material world.

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Enjoy the thrilling Ferrari Days in Cheste, the Ferrari Challenge Spanish event

It is already here! The Circuit Ricardo Tormo celebrates the only grand prix in Spain within the Ferrari Challenge 2017, one of the most emblematic events in the Spanish motor racing.

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Enjoy the thrilling Ferrari Days in Cheste, the Ferrari Challenge Spanish event

Discover the icon of the Sierra de Mariola: the Cava Gran de Agres

The Cava Gran de Agres is a snowfield, a place of perpetual snow that originated in 1773. It is situated at 1,120 metres (3,675 ft) of altitude in the Alicante village of Agres. It is 12 metres (40 ft) deep and 15 metres (50 ft) wide and it is considered the most exceptional example of the ancient snow commerce.

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Discover the icon of the Sierra de Mariola: the Cava Gran de Agres
 

Webcam

Webcam
 

Dozens of webcams have been installed throughout the Region of Valencia in order to allow you to learn more and admire the landscapes of this region from a distance and from the comfort of our webpage. Do you wish to know what a beach is like at any given moment? How many people there are in the town square? Come to us, we are your best set of eyes.

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Get to know us
 

La Nucia

A privileged place in a crossroads between the sea and mountains, only 9 kilometres (5.5 miles) away from the Benidorm and Altea beaches. La Nucía is the entry point to the outstanding mountain range of the Guadalest valley. You must visit the fleamarket, walk around the village, visit the Llavador, drink water in the Font de la Favara, visit the shrines and discover the gastronomy.

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Travel Proposals

 
Horse therapy in Alicante

Horse therapy in Alicante

Yeguada Salinas has been devoted to the horse breeding, training and boarding in the Alicante village of Salinas for more than 30 years. One of the most remarkable services is the hippotherapy, which is used for treating numerous physical, mental and sensorial disorders. Not only does it improve the agility and the movement capacity of patients significantly but also their self-esteem and their communication with others.

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Get lost among the vineyards in Mas de Rander

Get lost among the vineyards in Mas de Rander

In Benlloch, Castellón, a sober building plays with the plot's topography, whose volume is partially buried and covered by a mantle of vegetation. The environmentally friendly building uses the storm water and the air currents to keep the cellar temperature constant. This allows Mas de Rander produce natural wines with a unique personality.The visit to Mas de Rander winery will be a perfect moment to savour its wine while learning about its origin and processes. You will learn to distinguish the vineyard cultivation phases, from the pruning to the vegetal growth and the harvesting, as well as the different vine varieties. At the end, you will have the opportunity to attend a commented wine tasting in Mas de Rander.What else can we do in Benlloch? Located in the Plana Alta region, this village has lots to offer. Troughs, wells, pools and shrines belong to an architectural heritage whose visit is mandatory. In terms of gastronomy, Benlloch offers typical delicacies such as homemade nougat, cold meats and preparations such as the olla (stew), the coca de miel (honey cake), coca en pebreroig (paprika cake) or coca de higos (fig cake). Do not miss the thousand-year-old olive trees!An experience among mountain vineyards nearby the sea. A sensorial luxury.

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Wonderful sunsets overlooking Benicadell

Wonderful sunsets overlooking Benicadell

Benicadell's Terra Blanca Rural House is located in the village of Beniatjar. Its name refers to the land's colour in most of the region. The origin of its name, “Vall d’Albaida”, etymologically comes from the Arabic /al-baydà/ ¨white¨ and the mountain range at the feet of which it is located. This 150-year-old house is completely restored and features every service needed.

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