Cullera, Valencia. What to see and do in Cullera? - Tripkay guides

Bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean and sheltered by monte de les Raboses, Cullera offers visitors an exceptional environment, a wide cultural offer and a privileged climate.

Cullera is a lovely town of 21,000 inhabitants located just 35km south of Valencia and 56km from its international airport. Its good connections allow it to compete with other major tourist destinations like Denia, Jávea and Gandia.

The city has an enviable cultural heritage, such as Castillo Cullera and Santuario de la Virgen del Castillo, Torre de Santa Ana or Torre de la Reina, Ermita de la Virgen del Carmen or the Iglesia Parroquial de los Santos Juanes.

 

Panoramic view of the city of Cullera and the castle on the top of the mountain

Cullera Castle

 

The first thing that surprises the traveler when reaching Cullera is undoubtedly its fantastic castle towering over the city. A beautiful military architectural ensemble of Muslim origin located at the top of montaña de los zorros, controlling the entire valley and the Bay. From its vantage point, you have fantastic views of the city to the mouth of the river Júcar and the Bay. Strolling through the walls and visiting its most emblematic halls will make your imaginations fly and get you in the skin of those who lived, fought and died within these walls.

 

Cullera Castle photo collage

Cullera Castle panoramic view

The modern city of Valencia only 45 minutes by car

Its proximity to the city of Valencia makes Cullera ideal for those who want a quiet vacation away from the big city but at the same time is the perfect starting point for excursions and visits to different points of Valencia destination, such as; City of Arts and Sciences, the Oceanográfico, Turia Gardens or the Bioparc.

 

City-of-Arts-and-science-in-Valencia

City of Arts and Ciences of Valencia

Beaches of Cullera

Cullera has a privileged Coast as it offers 15km of coast with 11 magnificent beaches of all kinds. There you can sunbathe besides doing all kinds of water sports. Year after year, at least 6 of its beaches are often awarded the Blue Flag of the EU for the excellent quality of its waters and its services. Also for its prime temperature, Cullera has become a tourist destination of first order. Playas del Racó y San Antonio beaches are very crowded urban beaches with all kinds of services; there are other, quieter semi-urban beaches. Some of which are; the Escollera or Marenyet where you will find a surfing school, Playa del Faro o la Playa del Dosel which highlights their dune ridges and Playa naturista Mareny de Sant Llorenç.
If you also enjoy the pools and traveling with friends or family, Aquopolis de Cullera offers a hilarious alternative for hot summer days.

 

Cullera beach

Cullera beach

Nature lovers will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of l’Albufera

Parque Natural de la Albufera has 21,000 hectares and adjoins the municipality of Cullera. This park is one of the most important wetlands of the Iberian Peninsula, where its rich waters are an area of great ecological wealth and where thousands of species of birds inhabit. There are also different eco-tourist routes well marked for the whole family, which can be made on foot or by bicycle, for example la senda de l’Estany o la senda la Lloma.

 

Photo Collage Albufera Natural Park in Cullera

L’Albufera Natural Park

 

 

Enjoy this fantastic video of Cullera and Gandía

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