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Costa del Azahar (Castellon)

Costa del Azahar (Castellon)



The Costa del Azahar, the northernmost province of Valencia, is the turistic name given to the Spanish coast on the Mediterranean, situated in the Province of Castellón, it consists of some 120 km of beaches and coves.

The name comes from Azahar: orange blossom.

The Mediterranean climate is mild all year.

The coastal fringe of the province offers visitors the spectacle of a vast green carpet woven by orange crop.
La Costa del Azahar, la plus septentrionale des provinces de la communauté de Valence, est le nom touristique donné à la côte espagnole sur la Méditerranée, située dans la Province de Castellón; elle est constituée par quelques 120 km de plages et criques. 

Le nom vient de Azahar : la fleur d'oranger. 

Le climat méditerranéen y est doux toute l'année.

La frange littoral de cette province offre au visiteur le spectacle d'un immense tapis vert tressé par des cultures d'orangers.
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Islas Columbretes (Castellon)

The Columbretes Islands are a group of small uninhabited islets of volcanic origin, 30 NM off Oropesa cape.The main islets are Illa Grossa, La Ferrera, La Foradada and El Carallot. In the archipelago are many reefs.These islands were known by Greeks and Romans from ancient ...
19 May 12

Cabo de Oropesa (Castellon)

Cabo de Oropesa, located 9 miles NE of El Grao, is the low termination of Los Colls, a range of mountains with three conspicuous peaks. A light is shown from a tower with a dwelling, 13m high, standing on the cape. An old watch tower stands close to the light.Caution: Several ...
25 May 12

Puerto Las Fuentes (C. Castellon)

Las Fuentes marina is located in Alcala de Chivert-Alcoceber town. It owes it name to the still water springs that abound at the shore, and even out to the sea. This magnificent base is suitable for visiting the Columbretes Nature Reserve.The marina is arranged in two distinct ...
6 Jun 12

Puerto Oropesa del Mar (C. Castellon)

Located 0,7 NM to the SW of Cabo de Oropesa, this marina is sheltered to the E by a breakwater.Danger: In E remain well in the center of the entrance.T. 964 31 30 55
F. 964 31 00 00
668 b. (<20m) 168 dint visit. depth: 4 m
6 Jun 12

Golfo de La Ampolla (Ebre)

In N Tortosa Cape, the low and swampy coast of the delta of the Ebro is oriented NW, and before its junction with the mainland, a peninsula of sand is detached forming bays of the Ampolla and del Fangal.Ampolla bay lies between ...
8 Jun 12

Puerto de Peniscola (C. Castellon)

Puerto de Peniscola, a small craft harbor, lies SW of the peninsulaand is protected by a breakwater.
T. 96 448 94 36F. 96 448 94 36M. puertos.peñiscola@copud.m400.gva.es75 b. (<8 m)Depth: 4 m
6 Jun 12

Punta Peniscola (Castellon)

Peniscola is a peninsula where an headland 64 meters high, crowned by an old castle and a lighthouse are on the NE side.

The promontory is connected to the mainland by a sandy isthmus.

In the N coast of Peniscola is low.
6 Jun 12

Puerto de Castellon (C. Castellon)

Just four kilometers from the center of town is El Grao, the port of Castellón, around which grew a major tourist area with recreational facilities and excellent hotel resources.
Grau is composed of a fishing port, a marina, Club Nautico and the commercial port with the third ...
25 May 12

Puerto de Benicarlo (C. Castellon)

Benicarlo harbour, 4,6 NM NE of Periscola, has a marina.
It is protected by two breakwaters, but is subject to silting.T. 964 46 23 30
F. 964 46 23 17
293 b. (<20m) incl. 30 visit.
Depth: 3,70 m à 4 m
25 May 12

Banc de La Barra Alta (Castellon)

This isolated danger, small and rocky shoal, lies about 8 NM SW of the light on Columbrete Grande and has a least depth of 9.3m. It is formed by two neighboring heads covered from 11 to 14 m of water.
25 May 12

Club nautico de Vinaros (C. Castellon)

It is the  most N port of Valencia.The mooring of the yacht club, located inside the fishing port, are divided into four jetties which admit vessels up to fifteen meters in length.

T. 964 45 17 05
F. 96 445 54 97
250 b. (<14 m)
6 Jun 12

Bajo Punta La Llosa (C Valencia)

In front of Almenara, 1,5 NM from the coast, the roky patch Punta La Llosa ies with a least depth of 5,5 m.
25 May 12
Local Area

Costa Valencia

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19 May 12

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14 May 12

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
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Golfe de Valence (Costa Blanca)

N San Antonio cape,  the coast forms the Gulf of Valencia, very large opening, which extends to Oropesa cape, N at 78 MN.
The coast is rocky at first and at lower altitudes, down to E of Denia.Valencia, one of the largest cities in Spain, built in the middle ...
25 May 12

Costa Blanca

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14 May 12
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