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Located in Eastern Spain, in the centre of the Region of Valencia on the shores of the Mediterranean sea.
The capital is the city of Valencia, also capital of the region. It has a wealth of historical-artistic heritage, including the La Lonja de la Seda (The Silk Exchange), declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the innovative City of Arts and Sciences. It is also home to the Fallas, held each year in honour of San José, listed as a Fiesta of International Tourist Interest. Other festivals in the province also hold this distinction, including the Tomatina in Buñol and las Fallas in Sagunto. Also highly recommendable for visiting are the attractive municipalities of Cullera, Gandía, Requena, Sagunto and Xátiva.
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