The comarca of Vinalopó Medio valleys
Situation: The comarca of Vinalopó Medio is located in the province of Alicante, in the autonomous community of Valencia. Its main feature is that it has a peculiar terrain composed of four valleys that they transform it into a peculiar area in the landscape.
Municipalities: Formed by some twelve municipalities which include Elda and Petrel. The economy of the area focuses on industrial, footwear and vine plantations by what counts with a genuine and unique wine.
What to see? The large number of civilizations that have passed through its territory left some kind of monument that still on foot. It is the case of the Elda castle dating from the 12th century. You can also enjoy hiking trails that are scattered throughout the area.
What to eat? You can enjoy a variety of dishes ranging from those based on meat products to the famous paella with a "crust" that create delight of all visitors.
Where to stay? The majority of the accommodation are hotels of different categories ranging from the most luxurious to some more modest. You can also choose to rent some of the apartments that are offered.
How to reach? You can do so by road by any of the regional roads that exist in the comarca of Vinalopó Medio. If you arrive at the airport you must do so in the capital of the province, Alicante which has regular flights.
The province of Alicante/Alacant and its tourism brand
Location: The province of Alicante/Alacant is located within the autonomous community of Valencia and borders to the south with Murcia. The quality of their land has always been a magnet for many civilizations, and we can still see many remains that bear witness to time's passage.
Municipalities: Almost fifty municipalities, population density varies during the summer months. The climate of this region is very warm and Mediterranean, most winters are usually not very hard, which has attracted many foreigners.
What to see? You have many options to spend your free time in the province of Alicante/Alacant since you can choose a walk by the beach, a day of hiking or enjoy some of the sights that history has left. It is one of the most visited places in Spain.
What to eat? The culinary customs of this region are mainly based on local products, fish from the sea and farm's livestock meat.
Where to stay? You will have a wide range of possibilities according to your interests and how you want to spend your holiday. You have the option to stay in a hotel on the beach or find peace and calm in a farm house inland.
How to reach it? There are many flights from Europe to Alicante Airport, especially during the summer. It also has good roads, bus and train service.
The community of Valencia, a historic power in tourism
Location: The autonomous community of Valencia is located on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian peninsula, particularly in the East where it borders to the North with Catalonia, South with Murcia and in the inland area with Castilla La Mancha and Aragon. The current territory coincides largely with what was the old Kingdom of Valencia.
Municipalities: Consisting of more than 500 municipalities, including the Valencia capital which is one of the most important cities in Spain. The economic activity of the region is based on industry, tourism and a powerful agricultural sector that is important in the daily activity of the Valencians.
What to see? You will be able to spend holidays on the beach at any of its internationally known coastal municipalities or also spend free time in the inland municipalities. In almost all municipalities there are monuments of great value to the visitor.
What to eat? The paella is the star of the gastronomy of the region. Cooked differently in the various provinces, but keeping many of the elements that make it unique. Oranges are abundant the region.
Where to stay? You will have many options in the tourist cities along coast, while there are also some inland lodgings at your disposal.
How to reach? Valencia airport is the main routes of entry for tourists. The other is the road linking Madrid with the capital of the community. High speed trains also connects both capitals.