What to do
- Fly an ultralight aircraft over the city or the
mountains of the interior. The Pinar Aeroclub is 15 minutes from
the city centre.
- Get a tan on the fine, sandy beaches at any time of
year. If you prefer sailing, the Nautical Club offers boat trips to
the nearby Columbretes Islands, a protected marine area 35 miles
off the coast.
- Play a game of golf near the sea or in the mountains.
Castellón's two local clubs offer top-notch installations
for golf fans.
- Wander along the roads crisscrossing the green orange
groves and discover all the hermitages in the municipal district:
San Isidro, Sant Roc, Sant Francesc, Sant Jaume and of course, La
Magdalena, the spot on which the city was originally founded.
- Drive up to the Carmelite Monastery of the Desierto de
las Palmas. The view over the city is fabulous. After visiting the
museum, try the delicious Carmelite liqueur made here.
- Visit the Museum of Fine Arts of Castellón de la
Plana, where you'll see an extensive collection of locally-made
ceramics, and important archeological discoveries.
- View the oil paintings by Zurbarán in the
- Make an outing to the classic and modern shops around
the streets called Alloza, Colón, Mayor and Enmedio.
- Try a delicious seafood paella at any of the restaurants
in the port.
- Get ready for a roaring good time around the bonfires
with the locals on the night of San Antonio. But mind you don't get
singed by the flames!
- On the third Sunday of Lent, join the local pilgrimage
called the Romeria de les Canyes. In May, at any of the religious
festivities in the mountain towns, you'll experience moments you'll
- Look up to the heavens during a session at the local
Planetarium, located near the Pinar beach.
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