Gandia has a beautiful landscape, rich in contrasts because it possesses Mediterraneans and mountain features; the weather is very stable with pleasant temperatures practically all the year round that permits to enjoy the charm of their extensive and beautiful beaches, especially those that are in the North of the city.
Gandía is located in the Valencian coast; their beaches extend across 6 kilometers of seaboard. However, it is not an eminently coastal town, their lands are constituted by a stretch of the beautiful Mediterranean coasts, but the mountain landscape goes up to approximately its seaboard zone.
The good weather and the quality of their beaches attract to those who are looking for sun, the sea and the practice of all kinds of sports.
The historic centre of Gandía
The Ducal city, as it is traditionally known, offers an ample, succulent and beautiful historic patrimony. If the charms the seaboard offers are abundant, are not less those which are offered by the historic centre, nowadays totally remodeled and pedestrianized.
Among their main monuments, we can mention:
- The Ducal palace, which rest onto the remains of an antique Arab style house.
- La colegiata de Santa María, one of the most emblematic buildings of Gandía.
- Santa Clara's convent.
- Santa Ana's hermitage.
- The town council.
- San Marcos's hospital, in which is located the archaeology museum, it preserves important prehistoric findings located in this zone.