QUART DE LES VALLS

QUART DE LES VALLS

Quart de Les Valles is located only 7 km from the coast, in the north of the province of Valencia and bordering with the province of Castellon. It belongs to the sub-region of La Vall de Segó. It has a population around 1,100 inhabitants and its economy has traditionally been based on irrigated agriculture.


How to arrive:

From Valencia, direction Barcelona, the village can be reached via the A-7, then the N-340. We take the Faura exit in the direction of Torres-Torres along the CV-320 until we arrive at Quart de les Valls. In the opposite direction, take the AP-7 and then the N-340 until reaching the same Faura exit, and then continue towards Torres-Torres. 2km away lies the “Les Valls” railway station, and 6km the Sagunto and Almenara stations. RENFE Cercanías trains from Valencia (20 minutes) and Castellon (25 minutes).

Gastronomy:

The village’s most typical dishes are paella and stews made with lamb, pork and vegetables: “L’arròs amb bledes” (rice with chards), “L’arrós amb fesols i naps” (rice with beans and turnip) and rice with vegetables. The most noteworthy sweet dishes include sweet potato cakes, shortbreads, anise rolls, Danish-type dough cakes and pumpkin cakes.

Places of interest:

Near the village we find “La Font”, a large spring which provides irrigation water for all the municipalities of Vall del Segó. It is currently used as a recreational site, where visitors spend the day enjoying this natural setting. The most emblematic monument is the parish church of Saint Michael, which was built in the 18th-century using the structure of an ancient monastery in ruins. Other representative buildings include the Town Hall, the municipal lavoir, the Hermitage of Christ, the Chapel of Our Lady of the Village and the Culture Centre, declared a National Historic Artistic Monument by virtue of its location in a 17th-century church.

Festivities:

The village’s festivities are held during the third week of September. During the festival week, bull-running is combined with musical performances and religious celebrations, dedicated to the patron saints of the village: the Virgin Mary and Saint Michael the Archangel. The Saint Peregrine Laziosi Festivities are held on May 1, and are among the most popular in the region.

Tourist Info

Tourist Info Sagunt: Tel. 962662213