Fiesta del Torico de Chiva Last weeks of August
This festival is well worth a visit due to its unusual proceedings. Keep in mind that the Chiva bull is not sacrificed nor led to a bullring afterwards to be part of a bullfight.Please click google + above if you can.
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1991 Valencian government began a massive restoration project spurred on by the 700th anniversary of its foundation of Iglesia de Santa Maria Monastery
Chiva is said to be full of Lion's Heads and Bull s It is located at the point of contact between the
mountain and the plain, at the foot of the Loma del Castillo, at 270m
above the sea. Chiva, capital of the region Chiva-Hoya de Bunol
s It is located at the point of contact between the mountain and the plain, at the foot of the Loma del Castillo, at 270m above the sea. Chiva, capital of the region Chiva-Hoya de Bunol
ON THE Font del Torica in Chiva's Plaza de la
Constitucion, with its twenty one lion's
heads spouting a constant stream of water, is a plaque
The fiesta is thought to have begun in 1765 when a bull was auctioned by the Clavarios of san Roque to fund the construction of a temple.
itself was supposedly provided by cattle dealers from Teruel as payment
to the municipality for winter grazing rights. Like most other
the font is a large pond that seems to fulfil no function other than to
gather soggy plastic bags and provide a home for a couple of
from the Iron Age have been found in the surrounding hillsides (now in
the Mueseo de Prehistoria in Valencia) but the town's origins
a pleasant little town to wander around but apart from a collection of
paintings by Jose Vergara and sculptures by his brother Ignacio in
Rooms in the Orza de Angel all have hydromassage showers and large flat-screen satellite TVs. It is located just outside Chiva, only 5 km from the Circuit de Valencia racetrack. More
The air-conditioned rooms in La Orza de Angel have free Wi-Fi and hairdryers. All have tiled floors and large windows.
The property’s traditional restaurant offers classic Spanish and Valencian dishes in a tranquil atmosphere. There is also a modern bar decorated with hand-painted tiles, and the property’s shop sells local wines.
The A-3 motorway is about 1 km away, and the city of Valencia can be reached in about 20 minutes by car.
Sociadad de Socorros Mutuos (the local casino) on Calle Antonio Machado
was built in 1883, and is a great barn of a place with tiled walls and
hill above the town, in the direction of Madrid, is the Santuario de la
Virgen del Castillo. The Santuario is only open during the hours
of Mass but it is worth climbing the hill just to enjoy the
panoramic views of the surrounding countryside that varies from rolling
olive groves and stately pine covered hills
Just off the A-3 Motorway, 20 km from Valencia, this hotel is next to the Ricardo Tormo de Cheste Racing Circuit. There is an outdoor pool, tennis courts and free private parking. . More
All modern, air-conditioned rooms at Hotel La Carreta have a flat-screen TV and private terrace. Rooms feature rustic, wooden furniture, and the modern bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer. One free parking space is also included, located next to the rooms.
Guests can relax in the Carreta’s garden or poolside sun terrace, and there is a play area for children. The hotel also has a disco with its own DJ and free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
The Carreta’s restaurant serves Spanish cuisine and specializes in roast meats. There is a café-bar and special diets and packed lunches are available on request.
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