The village is located on the road from Gandia to Albaida and in the southern foothills of the Buixcarró mountain range. The municipality is located in rugged terrain that is divided by ravines and mountains. The main peaks are “Alto de la Fuente Blanca” (549 m.), “Picayo” (557 m.) and “Tramus” (236 m.). The River Vernisa crosses the municipality from east to north-east. The “Figuera” and Magrells” ravines flow into to the river.
The climate is mild with a prevalence of winds from the east and west, with the former causing rains. The village is situated on the left bank of the river, on a small hillock.
A great variety of rice dishes (“al forn” (baked), paella, “arròs en costra”, etc.), “coques escaldaes”, typical sweets baked in a wood oven, “coques cristines”, “carquinyols” and “pastissos de glòria”.
Remains of Vilella Castle
Parish Church of the Nativity of Our lady
Highly-unusual street layout
Two interesting squares: l’Església and Monrubio.
Natural landscapes and mountains, such as “Les Serretes”, “Els Barrancs”, “Les Coves”, “l’Assud”, as well as numerous springs and ecotourism routes.
Festivities are held in honour of Saint Ursula on 21st October. Further festivities are held during the last week in August, with the last day of the festivities coinciding with the last Saturday in August. The festivities traditionally last four days.
Festivities are held in honour of Saint Ursula on 21st October.
Festivities are held in honour of Saint Anthony on 17th January.