Things to Do in Cullera

Things to Do in Cullera

Cullera is a highly popular summer destination in Spain with long sandy beaches, a bustling town center and numerous attractions, both old and new. Here are a few of the places that are worth visiting:

  1. Award winning San Antonio beach:. Of the 11 beaches in Cullera this beach is the most popular and is full of bars, restaurants, kids play areas and a wide array of water sports. Beach beds and umbrellas can be rented.
  2. Castle of Cullera: The ancient castle of Cullera was built in the 15th Century by Moorish forces to provide security and control for the town of Cullera and the surrounding areas.
  3. Bioparc Valencia: An animal park that is an innovative project that offers visitors the opportunity to delve into habitats of wilderness where animals live in social groups of their own kind and with other compatible species, as occur in nature.
  4.  Circuit Ricardo Tormo: Opened in September 1999, it’s a circuit inside a stadium and is an award- winning racing circuit which has won the three motorcycling world championships, two best World Superbikes championship awards and one award for the best Truck Grand Prix.
  5. Aquopolis Cullera Water park:  Just a 10 minute drive away is the Cullera water park. It offers fun for the whole family with exciting rides like the Black Hole, Crazy Cobra and the mini zigzag. It offers a Mini Park for young children.
  6. Sanctuary of the Virgen del Castillo: Within the castle this 19th century sanctuary can be found. The Festival of the Virgen del Castillo is celebrated in Spain the week after Passover.
  7. Church of Saint Johns: An old temple built on top of an even older Gothic temple. The temple has recently been restored.
  8. Torre del Marenyet: This old watchtower was erected on the Júcar river to protect Cullera from raiding Pirates.
  9. Cave of Dragut: This cave depicts the conquest of Cullera by Berber forces. Curiously the cave takes its name from Dragut a famed Ottoman admiral who is said to have visited the cave.
  10. Abric Lambert Cave Paintings: Located on the North-West side of the Mountain, these paintings depict several human and animal figures. They were discovered and named after Lambert Oliver.

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