Welcome to the Elche, Crevillente & Novelda

Elche is a large town in the West of the Alicante Province. Around the area there are other towns including Crevillente and Novelda. The town of Elche has a population of over 200,000 people as well as around the same amount of its world famous Palm trees. Other than its palm trees, Elche is also famous for its many monuments. One of these famous monuments is the Parroquia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Parish, which is located in the centre of a roundabout in the town.  The town also has many parks, that are great for walks and cycles. Around the town there are many oppourtunities to take part in activities.

The nearby town of Crevillente is a small town with over 30,000 people living there. This town is also famous for its promegranate and carpet production. Again around the there are many monuments and places to see including the Museo de la Semana Santa de Crevillent. This is a museum in the town dedicated to showing the history of the town. To the north of Elche there is the town of Novelda. Another small town with just under 30,000 in population. This town is famous for its grapes and even has part of the town called 'grape valley'. There are also many attractions around the town incluing the Castillo de la Mola and many restaurants.


 Activities in Elche, Crevillente & Novelda

Around the town of Elche there are many attivities you can get up to. All of which are fun and points of interest. One of the towns main attractions is the Palmaral of Elche, an exotic garden filled with many different plants and trees. This is great for small walks around the town and it adds to the exotic feel of the town with all the palm trees. The Basilica De Santa Maria is a wonderfully built church within the towns, town centre, which we recommend you visit. Around Elche there is also a zoo, many museums and an amusement park for family days out. 

In both the towns of Creevillente and Novelda, there are plenty of activites you can get involved in. In thee town of Novelda one of the best attractions to see is the Castillo de la Mola. This castle is beautifully constructed. One of the best parts of the castle is the view over the town from the top of the castle's tower. There are sopme amazingly looking churches around the town. There is also the Natural Park of El Fondo, a park in which locals and many alike can visit and get involved in many different water sports or go on long walks and cycles. 

Each of the towns of Elch, Crevillente and Novelda, there are many various types of restaurants and bars for you to enjoy. You can always enjoy a nicce meal with a relaxing drink. Beach day outs are never far from the agenda with the cities of Alicante and Torrevieja being nearby.


Important Information to know

Overall in the area of Elche, Novelda and Crevillente there are a total of 7 medical centres and hospitals. There are also a number of police stations, stationed around the area. So you are never far from help or assistance if needed. There is also many both public and private schools around the area. Other schools near the area include a business, an international and a language school. Elche also boasts a Unversity with several buildings. 

To get to this are of Alicante we recommend to either fly into the Alicante or the Murcia airport. Every day many flights from Europe arrive, so finding the perfect flight for you should nit be too hard. Renting a car to travel to one of the towns or getting a taxi is very easy and would have you in whichever town less than an hour after leaving the airport. There are many bus routes to and from the towns that take you to the cities of Alicante and Torrevieja. 



Around these Western Alicante towns, the climate boast a traditional Mediterranean climate. The hottest months are the summer onths and have potential to reach the later 30's in temperature. The coolest months are the months of December, January and February. Around this time the temperature would drop but usually down to the teen temperatures. Genarally the area experiences very little rainfall, with the wetter months being in around the months of December, January.


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