BOCAIRENT

BOCAIRENT

Bocairent is one of the most picturesque towns in the province of Valencia and the Valencia Region. Its importance throughout history is evident in its monuments and its heritage. When we talk about Bocairent, we speak of “the town where the stones speak.”


How to arrive:

– Madrid-Alicante motorway: Villena junction, direction Ontinyent.

– Valencia-Albacete motorway: Ontinyent junction. In Ontinyent, continue in the direction of Bocairent.

Gastronomy:

“Bajoques farcides”

“Olleta”

“Pericana”

“Gaspatxos amb pebrella”

“Cassola al forn”

Sweets: “carquinyols”, “mantecats”, “pastissets de les monges”, “rotllo de Sant Blai”.

Places of interest:

Covetes dels Moros (National Historical-Artistic Monument)

Barri Medieval (Historical and Artistic Site)

“Sima del Vinalopó”, “Fuente de Mariola” and “Alto de Mariola”, “Alt de Sant Jaume”, spring and hermitage of Saint Barbara (19th century).

“Plaça de Bous” (Bullring) carved in the rock (the oldest in the Valencia Region, dating from 1843)

Parish Museum (works by Juan de Joanes, Sorolla, Ribalta, Segrelles, Mestre Borbotó, Vergara brothers, etc.)

Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

“Vicent Casanova” Archaeological Museum

“Museu Fester” (Saint Blaise Moors and Christians Festivity Museum)

Cava de Sant Blai (16th century ice well, partially built into the rock)

Hermitage of the Holy Christ (16th century)

More information:

www.bocairent.org

www.serramariola.org

Festivities:

Saint Blaise Moors and Christians, from 2nd to 5th February (Declared of National Tourist Interest)

Saint Augustine Festivities (Dances, from 22nd to 28th August)

Where to find us



Tourist Info

Tourist-Info Bocairent Plaça de l’Ajuntament,2 ( Bajos Casa Cultura ) Tel.962905062 – Fax. 962905085 / E-mail: bocairent@touristinfo.net