All is well on a Orihuela vacation - book now and find out for yourself!
Going on holiday in Orihuela Costa will find you about twelve miles from the city of Orihuela. The town has the lovely beaches that travelers can expect along Costa Blanca. The area is not abundantly blessed with Orihuela Costa rental accommodations as some other areas, so book your Orihuela Costa villas and apartments in advance. It is worth the effort because they make up in quality what they lack in quantity. Like most of the area, there are lovely beaches of beautiful white sand. While you are staying at your Orihuela Costa accommodation you may want to take in some of the local sights. The city is located on the Segura River, and has been a border town to several different cultures. However, studies by three major universities indicated that its primary heritage was of Murcia or Castilla. It has, however, been in the hands of the Visigoths, the Roman Emperor and even Napoleon.
Culture vultures will feel at home on vacation in Orihela
Orihela’s principle products are tropical fruits, olives and other agricultural products. Its major tourist attractions, which will have the power to pull you out of your Orihuela Costa villa rentals are the ruins of an Arabic castle; Renaissance Colegio de Santo Domingo; and much more. The city of Orihuela is located in what is called the “Fertile lowlands”. It has a rich cultural heritage of its own, and is close to Orihuela Costa. Holiday rentals may be more easily obtained there. The city was home to poet Miguel Hernandez. It was also once the headquarters for the Dukedom of Teodomiro. When it was taken over by Jaime I in 1265, it was given to Castillo.
Wonderful architecture characterises an Orihuela villa holiday
One of the sights you should see while staying in a Orihuela Costa apartments is the cathedral. It has a magnificent organ and is decorated in Gothic Style. The other well-known tourist attraction in the area is the Palace of Rubalcava. The family lived there until 1933; in 1976 the town became the owner. It is open for public viewing. A sweeping staircase leads to a room housing family portraits, and the yellow salon is used for weddings. One of the most unusual sights in the area is the Palmeral in nearby Eiche, a formal planting of palm trees that were started by the Cathagians, and the plantation continued to be cared for under the Moors. It grew to its largest size under their care. In 2005, it was discovered that there was a beetle infestation in some of the trees. Despite the threat to the local ecological system, the authorities appear to have the situation under control now.
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