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Travel Guide to your Holiday on the Costa Valencia:

The Costa de Valencia has an enviably mild climate, which makes it ideal as an all year round destination, boasting nearly 2,700 hours of sunshine; hot summers and mild winters are interspersed with stormy autumn and spring months.

The resort of Peniscola is a popular resort on the Costa Valencia and not only does it offer, great beaches, a selection of shops, bars and restaurants but there are also some historic buildings that are well worth a visit. With so many holiday resorts and so much to offer you will be sure to find exactly what you are looking for on holiday on the Costa Valencia.

Weather on holiday on the Costa Valencia:

Costa Valencia sees more than 320 days of sunshine a year, enjoying a typical Mediterranean climate it provides the ideal base for a summer holiday. Average high temperatures during the summer months on the Costa Valencia range from 79ºF (26ºC) in June and at least 86ºF (31ºC) in July and August.

Beaches on Holiday on the Costa Valencia:

The main beaches of the Costa Valencia offer miles of golden sands and a host of watersports are available including windsurfing and waterskiing, jet skiing and scuba diving.

Out and about on holiday on the Costa Valencia:

Lying between the Costa Blanca and Costa Dorada, the Costa Valencia boasts a coastline of golden beaches surrounded by a countryside filled with forests and fruit groves with a mountainous backdrop.

The Costa Valencia region also has a number of natural parks with opportunities for hiking, cycling and outdoor activities. Take a boat trip to the protected reserve of the Columbretes Islands which is perfect for scuba diving or; along the clear waters of the underground river, through the colourful ancient caves of St Joseph's Caverns.

There are a number of marinas along the Costa Valencia, with sailing, fishing and boat trips readily available and there are also 3 golf courses. The golf courses all offer additional sporting and practise facilities and you can find the Panoramica Golf at San Jordi and the Costa Azahar Golf Club and Club de Campo del Mediterraneo at Castellon.

For fun family days out whilst on holiday on the Costa Valencia there is the Aquarama Water Park in Benicassim and the Castellon Planetarium near Pinar Beach at Castellon de la Plana. Benikart Go Kart Track, also in Benicassim, has circuits and karts for kids, adults and experts.

The city of Valencia boasts long stretches of beach, colourful markets and modern shopping centres as well as a wealth of beautiful squares and historic attractions. Stroll along the Calle la Paz and around the Plaza de la Virgen, the Plaza de la Reina and Glorieta Square. Visit the historic Mercado Central food market and the buzzing street market in the fishing district of Cabanyal; browse the IVAM art gallery or tour the famous Lladro factory and see the spectacular Plaza de Toros Bull Ring.

Other towns with historic attractions worthy of a visit along the Costa Valencia include the walled hillside city of Morrella, its medieval castle and fortress and; the Peniscola Castle which affords spectacular views over the town and the Mediterranean coast.

Eating out on Holiday on the Costa Valencia:

The Costa Valencia has a long coastline, providing ample seafood and one of the main ingredients in the local cuisine. Common dishes to be found on most menus on a holiday on the Costa Valencia include red mullet, lobster, shrimp, mixed seafood platters, fish stew, grilled sardines and of course paella.

The Costa Valencia has plenty of eateries to choose from, ranging from traditional Spanish restaurants to Chinese, Italian, Swiss and German, there are also plenty of beach side café-bars and ice-cream parlours all along the Costa Valencia.

Costa Valencia Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to the Costa Valencia. From London 2 hrs 20 mins, From Manchester 2 hrs 30 mins

Currency: Euro

Best Time to Visit the Costa Valencia: May to October

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