Set on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Castellon hosts Spain’s best music festivals that draw visitors and bands from around the world. Book your flight to Castellon with Blue Air and spend your days exploring orange groves and the foothills of the Serralada de les Palmes.
Start your adventure at the Ayuntamiento de Castellón and see the 19th-century frescoes and sculptures. Explore the ruins of a 10th-century castle at Castell Vell. Discover local culture, traditions, and history at Museu d’Etnologia de Castelló. Then, visit the Planetario de Castellón, explore the stars, and see “The Female of the Sea” statue and sundial. Afterward, go to the Plaza Mayor, climb Fadri Bell Tower’s spiral staircase, and enjoy the sweeping views. Then find a seat beside the plaza’s fountain, and unwind with some peoplewatching.
Grab your beach towel and head to Gurugu Beach. Join a pickup volleyball game during the day or enjoy a bonfire in the evening. Spend a quiet day at Serradal Beach, learn about the Dune Regeneration Plan, and watch for nesting Kentish Plovers. Afterward, visit the Pinar Beach and explore Parque Litoral’s restored wetlands.
Visit Mercat Central, Castellon’s most popular food market. Sample the sangria, olive oil, and fresh-baked bread, and pick up some Flaons de Morella – pastries stuffed with soft cheese, sweetened with sugar or honey. Then browse the shops at Puerto Azahar for handcrafted souvenirs.