Albalat dels Sorells is a municipality located on the coast of the administrative region of l’Horta Nord. It lies just 3.25 km from the beach and 7.37 km north of Valencia. The village has a population of about 3,900 inhabitants.
Albalat dels Sorells’ most important religious buildings are the Church of the Holy Kings (18th century), and the Hermitage of the Christ of Souls, from where the effigy of the Christ of Souls is carried in a pilgrimage known as “la baixà” during the first weekend in September. The village’s most prominent monument is Sorells Palace (15th century), which was built by the grandfather of the famous poet Ausias March. It is a defensive building with impressive towers located on its sides. It is a clear example of civil Gothic architecture. Inside there is a quadrangular courtyard with a Gothic staircase leading to a mezzanine. Mention may be made of its semicircular Gothic window arches. It is currently in a good condition following its recent restoration. It has recently been converted for use by the town council.
TOURIST INFORMATION TELEPHONE 961490091 (Town Hall)