How to arrive:
It is accessed from Valencia via the A-7 and the CV-557.
Typical dishes are baked rice, “arròs fesols i amb naps” (rice with beans and turnip) and paella. Local sweets include “el arnadí”, which is prepared at Easter, “pastissos of moniato” (sweet potato cakes), which are prepared at Christmas, and the typical peanut cakes and “cristinas”, which are prepared during the village festivities.
Places of interest:
The Parish Church (1870), dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and Saint Anthony the Abbott. The battery, containing the remnants of a fortification, located in the upper part of the village and from where it is possible to see the entire Cárcer valley. “La Terreta” Cave, located in the “Huerto de la Campana” district, is characterized by a large opening in which “terreta” was stored for its posterior use in the cleaning of kitchens. It is also possible to fish from the banks of the River Júcar, in an area known as “El Chorro”.
The festivities held in honour of Saint Anthony the Abbott are celebrated during the weekend following 17th January. The main festivities, held in honour of Saint Vincent and the Immaculate Conception, are celebrated during the weekend after Easter. They are composed of three days of “mascletaes”, fireworks, live music, etc. On the Saturday after Ash Wednesday, the “Ball de Pinyata”, which the villagers attend in fancy dress, is held. Also known as the “Fiesta de los Quintos”, during which each group wears a different costume and a prize is given to the most original.