CastellónValencian, Castelló de la Plana), often referred to simply as Castellón, is a city in the province of Castellón on the east coast of Spain.
phone: +34 964 358 688address: Plaça de la Hierba, s/n
Tourist Info Graophone: +34 964 283 621address: Passeig de Bonavista, 28
ClimateCastellón lies far enough north that summers aren't too unbearably hot and far enough south that you won't freeze in the winter either. Its coastal location helps keep the weather mild and pleasant.
LanguageThe city has two official languages, Valencian and Spanish.
Castellón lies about north of Valencia and south of Barcelona from on Spain's Mediterranean coast.
phone: +34 912 432 343address: Carrer del Pintor Oliet, 2Renfe runs frequent trains from Valencia, and all Barcelona–Valencia long-distance trains stop here. Facilities at the station include storage lockers, a café, bookshop, and car rental office.
Estación de Autobusesphone: +34 964 240 778address: Carrer del Pintor Oliet, s/nHife runs several buses a day between Valencia and Barcelona, with stops in Castellón. Alsa buses run four times a day to and from Barcelona.
By carThe A-7 motorway links the city to Valencia and Tarragona further north.
The city is so small and flat that one of the best ways to get around is by using the city bike sharing system, Bicicas. It only costs 2€ per day, 6€ per week, or 10€ per month. See bicicas.es to read more details and to sign up.
El FadríThe cathedral's bell tower
A 17th-century hemp market
Museums and galleries
phone: +34 964 239 878address: Carrer Cavallers, 25
phone: +34 964 727 500address: Av dels Germans Bou, 28
phone: +34 964 723 540address: Carrer de Prim, s/n
address: Acuartelamiento Tetuán, s/n
address: Carrer de Joan d'Austria
phone: +34 964 227 556address: Plaça de les Aules
phone: +34 964 282 968address: Paseig Marítim, 1
- Sea kayaking
phone: +34 964 727 550address: Av de la Mare de Déu del Lledó, 50A venue for theatre (in Spanish), modern dance, and classical and other music performances. There is also an art exhibition area with changing exhibits, along with an accompanying giftshop. The building was designed by Catalán architect Carlos Ferrater.
phone: +34 964 236 803address: Plaça Major, 1A standard food market selling local produce, meat, and fish, and has an onsite bar/café.
Rastroaddress: Plaça de Santa ClaraA good place to find an assortment of second-hand goods.
MercadilloA weekly street market for local produce and other goods.
Mercadillo del Grauaddress: Plaça de la Mare de Déu del Carme
phone: +34 964 214 011address: Carrer de Llucena, 3Has an onsite bar, nonsmoking rooms, and bicycles for rent. Free Wi-Fi, parking €10/day.
phone: +34 964 342 559address: Carrer del Pintor Oliet, 9Has an onsite fitness centre and restaurant which can accommodate special meals by request. Free Wi-Fi, parking €12/day.
phone: +34 964 280 180address: Avda del Golf, 2Well-situated by the Pinar de Castellón Beach, near the Costa Azahar Golf Course and the port area. Has an outdoor pool, fitness centre, onsite bar/restaurant, and free Wi-Fi.
phone: +34 964 723 825address: Carrer de Carcaixent, 3Has an onsite restaurant, fitness centre, nonsmoking rooms, and free Wi-Fi. Pets permitted on request.
phone: +34 964 225 000address: Carrer d'Herrero, 20Has an onsite restaurant, fitness centre, and nonsmoking rooms. Free Wi-Fi, parking €12/day.
phone: +34 964 222 300address: Carrer de Moyano, 4Centrally located, next to the theatre and city hall. Facilities include a fitness centre, onsite bar/restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. Private parking €13.75/day.