Costa del Azahar is one of the ideal holiday destinations in Spain with 330 days
of sunshine a year. Costa del Azahar has 120 km. coastline of fine sandy
beaches and beautiful coves, and on the inlands there is wonderful nature
carved in lush pine and oak forests and beautiful vast orange groves. Castellón
province is the second most mountainous region in Spain.
Castellón province has one of the most modern ports in Spain with seven marinas
and Yacht Club where over three hundred boats moor and wide range of water
sports can be found. The marinas are located in the towns of Vinaròs, Benicarló,
Peñíscola, Alcossebre, Oropesa del Mar, Castellón and Burriana. 30 miles along the Castellón coasts, there lie the
archipelago of the four groups of volcanic islands, the Columbrete Islands
worth to visit by a daily boat trip. L'Illa Grossa is the most popular one that
is a sea nature reserve.
Castellón de la Plana is the most popular and the capital city of the
region. The historical Castellón de la Plana is the most famous town of the
Peníscola, Benicàssim and Burriana are the other well
known towns of Costa del Azahar.
Benicàssim is a nice holiday resort in
Costa del Azahar
Peniscola is the leading beach holiday resort of the Castellón
del Mar is
calm beach holiday resort of the Castellón
Costa del Azahar
After Benicàssim, to the north comes the historical Maestrazgo region
where the shoreline is covered by the mountains and tranquil beaches. The towns
along this stretch of coastline is one of the most touristic destinations of
Costa del Azahar. Las Fuentes,
and Cap i Corb are the
popular holiday resorts here.
Besides the coastal towns, the inland towns are also remarkable and worth
to visit such as Sant Mateu capital of the Baix Maestrat district, Morella with
its walls covering the area with a monumental sight, Villafranca del Cid, Ares
del Maestre, Benassal and Catí with its health spas, Culla with its
well-preserved medieval quarter, Tirig with one of the most important networks
of rock paintings along the Mediterranean coast, Alcora that is a home and
birthplace of the tile industry, Llucena that is a town located on a rocky
promontory between the Pedreñera river and ravine, Montanejos with its great
canyons, Alto Palancia, Segorbe, Altura, Navajas, Jérica and Viver all with its
springs and beautiful nature.