Formentera De Segura - a Costa Blancan delight
Here you can stay in the beautiful village of Formentera de Segura, which is located in the Veja Baja, or the low fertile valley, along the banks of River Segura. When you stay in accommodation in Formentera de Segura, you will realise that the village is ancient. It was originally founded as a Moorish village, but was conquered in 1242 by Jaime I, the Christian king. Thereafter, the village saw many rulers and finally it came under the rule of Nicolas Perez de Sarrio in 1730. It was then that the village got its name, as Nicolas de Sarrio was also the Lord of Formentera. The original village sustained a lot of damaged during the 1829 earthquake, but it was re-built in 1840. Today, Formentera de Segura is popular for its fresh oranges, honey, cereals, vegetables and lemons. Located on the banks of River Segura, you will get a beautiful view of the landscape from the Formentera de Segura villas.
It's always fiesta time with a Formentera Villa Rental!
While staying in one of the many Formentera de Segura apartments, you will be amazed at the beauty of the village. While the village is seeing some development, in terms of housing and industrial estate, most of the natural beauty is untouched. The village boasts of a few restaurants and bars, where you can unwind after visiting the neighbouring villages and towns. You can even enjoy swimming at the municipal swimming pool. Formentera de Segura hosts many fiestas, but the two most popular are the Day of the Bicycle and the Festival of the Moors and Christians. The former involves a bicycle race, while the latter will see you looking at villagers dressed up in period outfits enacting battles on the streets. This fiesta is celebrated with a lot of zest and enthusiasm in Formentera de Segura.
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During your holiday in Formentera de Segura, you will be able to visit the village of Rojales, which is also situated along the banks of River Segura. Here you can explore the Azud, the Gasparito Wells, Charles III Bridge and the water wheel. In addition, make sure that you take the time out to visit the cave houses located at El Rodeo which are home to the craft market in the village. Another neighbouring village that you can visit while staying in Formentera de Segura holiday rentals is Orihuela. This village is also ancient, with the first humans settling here during the Bronze Age. However, mirroring the history of Formentera de Segura itself, the village was occupied by the Romans and Moors and then re-conquered in 1296 by the Christians. Here you will enjoy visiting churches, monasteries, palaces and museums.
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