CA OLIVARES is in a strategic location between Valencia and Alicante, very close to the natural beaches, nature reserves, and historical towns where you can enjoy the people, festivities and gastronomy

    Visit

    The City of Arts & Science with the Oceanographic (Aquarium), Hemispheric (IMAX cinema and digital projections) and “Príncipe Felipe Science Museum”, just as the “Bioparc” (a new generation zoo) in Valencia, “Terra Mítica” and “Terra Natura” theme parks in Benidorm, etc.

    Beaches

    Get to know the beaches in Gandia, Oliva, Miramar and Piles (3km) where you can enjoy water sports and natural beaches such as l’Ahuir and Terranova.

    Nature reserves

    In a 45-minute radius, you can find five Nature Reserves (Marjal de Pego-Oliva, Montgó de Denia, Penyal d’Ifach in Altea, l’Albufera and Serra Mariola), next to ecological landscapes of great importance (Racó del Duc, Serra del Montdúver, Circo de la Safor, Sierra del Benicadell, Vall de l’Aguar, etc.)

    Historical/Artistic Heritage

    Visit the Ducal Palace and Collegiate Church in Gandia, Xàtiva Castle and its old part of town, Santa Maria de la Valldigna Monastery in Simat and by all means Valencia City.

    Activities

    Go hiking through the different signposted routes that you will find in our region, bicycle touring on the old railway track Gandia-Alcoi, climbing the “Peña Roja” rock in Gandia, windsurfing at the “Mar I Vent” School in Piles, rent a boat at the yacht club (Club Náutico, Oliva) and go on horse riding excursions (Picadero Los Robles, Gandia).

    Gastronomy

    Ca Olivares recommends places where you can taste the authentic Valencian cuisine: fideuà (Spanish pasta with seafood), coques de dacsa (tortillas), rice dishes: arròs al forn (rice in the oven) and arròs amb fesols i naps (turnip and haricot bean rice; esgarraet (red peppers and filleted salt-cured tuna), gamba amb bleda (prawns with chard), pilotes de puxero (boiled meat balls), arrop i tallaetes (candied pumpkin dessert) …

    Festivities

    Throughout the year, “fiestas” are celebrated such as Fallas, in Valencia City and Gandia, or Easter as well as the many other celebrations taking place throughout the year in the thirty different local regions.