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Nestled in the heart of the Valencian region of La Safor, Gandia is a luxurious destination that benefits from the mountains on one side and the Mediterranean sea on the other. One of the larger coastal cities and filled with rich historical culture and all of the modern tourist trappings, Gandia is ideal for a European getaway.
There is plenty of holiday accommodation in Gandia with budget-friendly hotels and hostels throughout the city including some close to the sea front and not far from the beach.
Neighbourhoods of Gandia
Gandia consists of a number of districts:
- Gandia City: This is one of the two main zones in Gandia, home to many of its historical monuments and shops.
- Gandia Beach: This is a more relaxed, entertainment focused area of Gandia, with the beach to enjoy and plenty of bars and restaurants to spend evenings in.
- El Grao: This is the seafaring district of Gandia, where you will witness lots of fishing boats going out in the mornings and returning home later with a bountiful and delicious catch.
- Cami Vell de Valencia: This is a stretch of commerce that is particularly well known for its vibrant nightlife, with some of Gandia’s best nightclubs calling it home.
What to see and do in Gandia
There is plenty to do in Gandia, with some of the most recommended attractions being the archeology museum housed inside the old Hospital de Sant Marc, the Sant Jeroni de Cotalba monastery and the spectacular L’Ahuir beach.
What to eat in Gandia
Gandia has a rich culinary tradition, with signature dishes including paella that is made from a combination of mixed meat and fish, ollada which is a type of stew, and a bocadillo de carne de caballo which is a horse meat sandwich.
Typical events and festivals in Gandia
You will have something to attend no matter what time of year you visit Gandia, from the Fallas celebrations in March, to the Night of San Juan in June, to the massive Feria y Fiestas at the end of September.
How to move around in Gandia
There are regular train links between Gandia and Valencia, and the city itself can be navigated very easily by the local bus services or taxis if you prefer more private travel.
The climate in Gandia
Gandia enjoys a sub-tropical Mediterranean climate all year round, with mild to warm temperatures all the way through the winter. The best time for visitors is the summer months from June to early September.
More interesting facts about and sights in Gandia
Whilst it might not be a Spanish city that comes first to anyone’s mind, as of 2020 Gandia is actually one of the largest coastal towns in all of Spain with a summer population of more than 200,000 people.