TURIS

TURIS

A municipality belonging to the Ribera Alta administrative region. The terrain is undulating with a few slopes and hills. It has a population of about 6,500 inhabitants and is located 34 km from Valencia. Its economy is mainly based on agriculture.


How to arrive:

It is accessed from the north via the Xiva-Turis W-3034 road. From the west, via the Alboraig-Turís VP-3035 road; and from the east, via the Tavernes-Lliria C-3328 local road.

Gastronomy:

The village’s most typical dish is paella with chicken, rabbit and meat balls. Other dishes include “la jaranga” (with onion and potato), tomato with pepper and snails

Places of interest:

In Turis there are the remains of the Iberian and Roman cultures in the settlement known as “La Carencia”, possibly one of the most important archaeological sites in Valencia. The village’s historical-artistic heritage includes the Parish Church of Nativity (dating from the 18th century and combining baroque and neoclassical styles), the Hermitage of Our Lady, and the “El Castillete” Hermitage (an old Muslim settlement).

Festivities:

On 1st, 2nd and 3rd April, there is bull-running in the village square. The summer festivities are celebrated at the end of July, and include a sports week.

Where to find us



Tourist Info

Tourist Info Alzira. Plaza del Reino. 46600 – Alzira. Tel.962419551 alzira@touristinfo.net