Castellón de la Plana's Top 5
Collected by Brandy Bell, AFAR Local Expert
Plaça Major, s/n, 12001 Castelló de la Plana, Castelló, Spain
Originally built in the 13th century and partially destroyed by a fire during the Spanish Civil War, this cathedral is a survivor. Its restoration was completed in 2001, but a few Gothic highlights remain untouched as a tribute to the tumultuous...
Avinguda de la Mar, 27, 12598 Peníscola, Castelló, Spain
Interrupting the jagged Costa Blanca shoreline with her castle and catacombs is the town of Peñíscola, often described as the “Gibraltar of Valencia.” Walk the cobbled streets and peer into quaint shops that sell artisan goods, then sit down for...
Plaza San Miguel, 12300 Morella, Castellón, Spain
Enter through Sant Miquel gate into the medieval walled village of Morella and you'll be transported to the magic of times past. Browse local shops selling products from rosemary honey to truffled wild mushrooms, often grown right in their...
Plaça Ajuntament, 2, 12192 Vilafamés, Castelló, Spain
Vilafames was named one of Spain’s most beautiful towns in 2015, and for good reason. The narrow streets feel like an outdoor museum of charm: whitewashed houses draped with bougainvillea, and friendly locals soaking up the sun on their balconies....
Carrer de Colón, 6, 46004 València, Valencia, Spain
Valencia’s anthem proclaims it to be the land of flowers, sunlight and colors. Spend just a few moments near the city's beach or walking its boulevards and you’ll understand why. Be sure to check out the Principe Felipe Science Museum, a modern...
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