The perfect location of Vinaròs offers many tourist alternatives as excursions and day trips to the historical towns and natural areas nearby. A few minutes away, on the coast, you will find monumental towns such as Peñíscola, a fortress in a unique medieval historic-artistic town. Further inland, you will find Sant Mateu, a town with a rich heritage and history, whose town centre has been declared Site of Cultural Interest. Travel back in time and discover Morella, which has an imposing open-air museum rich in ancestral traditions. In the Maestrazgo, you can also visit the ravine of Valltorta, an important cultural and ecological space in which we can find cave paintings and which have been declared World Heritage Site. Another option is to visit the neighbouring municipalities of Ulldecona, Canet or Xert, where you will discover some of the oldest olive trees in Spain, or visit the Cooperage Museum of Sant Jordi, a place where you will learn different ways of producing and bottling wine. You cannot miss the opportunity to go to the old mine of La Esperanza in the Iron Museum of Torre d'en Besora, where you will learn how iron was extracted. In order to introduce you to the richness of the natural environment, the best option is to walk around the natural parks of La Tinença de Benifassà, Sierra de Irta, Columbretes Islands and El Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca and discover the unique landscape of the Ebro Delta where we recommend you to visit the Encayissada lakes, among other places.
Routes around Vinaròs