17 days in Alicante & Province of Castellon Itinerary

17 days in Alicante & Province of Castellon Itinerary

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Castellon de la Plana
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Alicante

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Alicante day trip planning tool.

Edinburgh, UK to Alicante is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in December, expect Alicante to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 8°C. You'll set off for Castellon de la Plana on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Tours

Castellon de la Plana

— 15 nights
Castellón de la Plana, Castelló de la Plana, or simply Castellón / Castelló, is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea. Attractions like Strandpromenade San Agustin and Fundacion Amantes de Teruel make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Castellon de la Plana's surroundings by going to Acueducto de Segorbe (in Segorbe), Benicasim (The Via Verde Green Route & Parque Natural del Desierto de las Palmas) and Teruel (Torre Mudéjar de El Salvador, Dinopolis, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Municipal de San Vicente, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Parc Miner del Maestrat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Monasterio De Santa Maria Del Puig, and explore the world behind art at Museo Del Azulejo de Onda.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Castellon de la Plana road trip planner.

You can drive from Alicante to Castellon de la Plana in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Castellon de la Plana are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Castellon de la Plana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Province of Castellon travel guide

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Famous for its 112 km (70 mi) stretch of Mediterranean coastline, the Castellón Province attracts travelers with an enticing mix of pristine beaches, mountainous terrain, and unspoiled countryside. As the second most-mountainous province in the country, Castellón offers many scenic hiking trails through lush landscape that boast views of the coastline. The region is home to Castellón de la Plana, a modernized city with architecture dating back to the 13th century, and the beautiful volcanic Columbretes Islands.