How to arrive:
Take the V-21 from Valencia to Puçol, the CV-390 from Puçol to Sagunto, and then the N-237.
Due to its nature as a tourist destination, Canet offers a wide variety of cuisine, ranging from international cuisine to the most typical dishes.
Within the Canet’s traditional cuisine, both rice and fish dishes take pride of place. The most significant dishes are paella, “arròs melos”, rice with lobster, “arròs fesols i amb naps” (rice with beans and turnip) and fish dishes: red mullet, monkfish, sea bream and sea bass. Finally, mention may be made of Canet’s typical lunchtime dish: eggs with shrimp.
Places of interest:
The village has a seafront promenade and its beach, known as “Raco de Mar”, measuring some 1,250m in length and 80 m wide, with clear waters and fine sand, is one of the best in Valencia. The transparency of its waters, fine sand, dunes and promenade makes this a magnificent beach, a true gift of nature.
The artistic and architectural heritage consists of:
– The Parish Church of Saint Peter (18th-century).
– The Saavedra Palace (19th-century).
– The lighthouse, which was built in 1904, measures 30 meters high and has a range of 25 miles. Its main feature is its location 300 metres inland. It was formerly (16th-century) a watchtower, used for warning the coastal villages of the presence of corsair ships.
– Ethnological Museum (located in an old farmhouse).
Promotional video Canet d’en Berenguer
On 29th June, celebrations are held in honour of St. Peter the Apostle, patron saint of the municipality. They include musical performances, bull-running and other bull-related events, a paella contest and fireworks.
During the weekends of July and August, the village council organizes theatre shows and music concerts in a square on the beachfront promenade.
In September, festivities are held in commemoration of the Virgin Protector against Fevers, the patron saint of the municipality. They include various events such as dances, parades, a floral offering to the Virgin, processions, bull-running, etc.