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This spectacular seaside resort is nestled just beneath the captivating Albufera natural park. Enjoy unbridled access to the Balearic Sea and a host of regional attractions, including the stunning city of Valencia due north up the coast. Back at base, Cullera offers museums, historical landmarks, gardens and hiking routes, all just moments from some of Spain’s finest sandy beaches.
You can choose from a wide variety of accommodation options when you stay at Cullera. Pick between everything from seafront apartments to budget city hotels.
Neighbourhoods of Cullera
Cullera consists of a number of pretty areas to stay in:
- Playa de Cullera: The city’s charming beachfront area, this area is awash with fine seafront restaurants and bustling bars. The beaches themselves are stunning, stretching south to San Antonio. You’re also close to the historic district, home to the impressive hilltop Castle of Cullera.
- Downtown Cullera: Just north of the Júcar river which runs through the city, the downtown district is home to the city’s best cultural sites. Charming cobbled streets lead through picturesque streets to charming museums like the Museo Arqueologico and Refugio Museo de la Guerra Civil.
- Cap-Blanc: A beautiful beachfront region to the north of the main town, Cap-Blanc is a great alternative beachside area. You'll find a number of fantastic bars and the excellent Museo Cueva de Dragut.
What to see and do in Cullera
Cullera is a picture-postcard beach resort with plenty of sandy coves and tranquil spots to explore. The star attraction in the city itself is the impressive Castle of Cullera, a restored 10th-century fort with a museum and unrivalled views of the area. Museo del arroz, a rice museum, is also a charming spot with breathtaking views over to Valencia. If you’re travelling with little ones, they’re sure to enjoy Aquopolis, a water park with slides and sunbeds. Heading south along the coast, you'll find more spectacular beaches and Torre del Marenyet, a sixteenth-century tower.
What to eat in Cullera
Cullera offers a wide variety of dining options, most of which leans heavily into the Valencian tradition. You can sample sumptuous paella and fideuà dishes throughout town, and indulge in fresh seafood and fish. All i pebre is a particular delicacy and a favourite among locals. It's a stew consisting of eels, potatoes and rich garlic and paprika broth. Another must-try is arròs a banda, a fresh fish and rice dish that's often served in courses. Lastly, no visit to the region is complete without trying esgarraet, a dish of salted cod and juicy red peppers.
Typical events and festivals in Cullera
The Valencia area is home to some very unique and alluring festivals, and Cullera is no different. One of the most prominent is the Aurora of Cullera, a celebration of Cullera's patron saints in and around Easter. There are also a number of non-religious festivals, including the Medusa electronic music festival in August.
How to move around in Cullera
Cullera is serviced by a comprehensive bus network and contains a train station for connections throughout Spain. The closest airport is in Valencia city.
The climate in Cullera
Cullera has a Mediterranean / semi-arid climate with warm summers, mild winters and very little rain throughout the year. Expect highs of 30°C in summer and 16°C in winter.
More interesting facts about and sights in Cullera
Cullera is nestled in the foothills of the last mountain in the Iberian Peninsula before the Mediterranean Sea - you can take hikes in and around this beautiful area, through well-preserved trails like Senda de la Lloma.