Orihuela is known for its rich cultural heritage, with historic buildings and beautiful monuments. That’s not all, though, because depending on the time of year, you can enjoy its traditional fiestas, such as the celebrations for Easter Holy Week. Still need more convincing that a holiday in Orihuela is your best bet? You might be interested to learn that it has more than 11 miles of coastline.
Orihuela is a municipality in the province of Alicante, in Valencia. Divided in two by the River Segura, this beautiful tourist destination enjoys a long and complex history where Iberians and Romans all left their mark. Thanks to this past, the historic centre is quite exquisite, and has lots to see. Some highlights are the religious buildings, including the Colegio Diocesano de Santo Domingo convent, the Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol, the Palacio Episcopal, the Catedral del Salvador y Santa María and the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Monserrate.
With our cheap trips to Orihuela, you can enjoy these wonders all year round, but there are others that can only be enjoyed in certain months. The Holy Week of Orihuela, for example, was declared of International Tourist Interest. What could be better than a trip in the springtime to enjoy this festivity as well as the nature of the local area in all its splendour. This time of year also sees the arrival of the medieval market, a quaint attraction that fits in perfectly with the town.
Poetry lovers will also enjoy our package deals to Orihuela, as it is the birthplace of the famous poet of the generación del 36 group of writers, Miguel Hernández. His home has now been converted into a museum, and is a tourist attraction well worth visiting.
Also, if you’re a nature lover, you’re definitely in luck. You’ll be able to enjoy more than 11 miles of the Orihuela coastline, with its beautiful beaches and pristine waters that are like a piece of heaven on Earth.
As you can see, you don’t need to go far to enjoy a holiday with something for everyone, and entertainment options to suit all tastes. Want to know more? Check out our deals for trips to Orihuela.