Costa Del Azahar
A 120 km coastline from Tarragona to Valencia along the Mediterranean Sea.
Castellon de la Palma is the northern province of Levante.
In the back of the coast you will find a beautiful landscape, the tableland of Maestrazgo with the peak Penalogosa. Vinaros, Benicarlo, Alcoceber, Torreblanca, Oropesa del Mar, Benicassim, Almazora, Nules and Monocofa are smaller villages with beautiful sand beaches.
Morella, Onda, Benasal, Eslida, Segorbe, Viver, Vilafames and Sant Mateu give you an impression of the beauty in the centre of this area. Castellon, the capitol of this province, is a quit, but modern city at the Mediterranean Sea.
In the province Castellon are located excellent touristcenters and the beautiful “Orange flower Coast “ called Costa del Azahar – a coastlines, which will give you unforgettable memories.The nearest airports are Barcelona, in the north about 200 km motorway, and Valencia, located in the south about 140 km motorway. In Peniscola / Benicarlo and Vinaros you find the next intercity railway stations.
The relative long distance to the airports keeps a lot of tourists away from this area.
A typical fishing-village surrounded by large plants
of orange. Vinaros got about 20.000 residents and is located directly at
the Mediterranean Sea between
Tarragona and Castellon.
A one kilometre long beach belongs to the village. Along the coastline you find a lot of romantic bays including several vacation resorts or flats in the back area.
There are excellent restaurants in Vinaros with typical dishes like: fish, Zarzuella, Paella, Langostinos and much more, even the lovers of steaks and beef will find a lot of rustically native places in the back land.
There is no mass tourism in Vinaros at all – that’s a rare exception at the Mediterranean coast.Carnival in February/March is a great event in Spain and the one in Vinaros is similar to carnival in Rio de Janeiro and also generally known all over the Spanish country.
Spain’s unique directly by the sea bullfighting arena is located in Vinaros. Climate and cost of livingIn the east of Spain the winter is soft ( about 17 degrees Celsius by day ) and the summer is warm.
You won’t find any central heating or radiators in the resident houses, but even in the vacation resorts, flats and houses more and more heatings will be installed for the comfort during the winter.
Comparing with England is the costs of living about 50-60 %.
You find several shopping malls in the city of Vinaros, with a complete European offer and typical Spanish food.The modern and newest hospital of the province Castellon is located in Vinaros. The ambulance could be used in any case of diseases and you can also use your health insurance chip card without any other payment or charge.