The capital of the La Safor region has plenty to offer. History, culture and tradition, not to mention its fantastic location right on the Mediterranean, an exceptional climate and its unique landscape of coastal and mountainous areas make it the perfect destination for your dream holiday.
There’s so much to discover in Gandía, come see for yourself.
Stroll through the streets of Gandía to delve into the city’s fascinating history. Touring the prehistoric Cova del Parpalló cave paintings, the medieval town and the architectural legacy of the Borgia dukes of Gandía is like travelling through the city’s past from the Palaeolithic era to the present day.
Gandía is much more than a tourist destination offering warm Mediterranean sunshine and fantastic fine sand beaches.
Its stunning scenery, traditional cuisine and joyful festivals make Gandía the ideal place to enjoy your own version of the perfect holiday.
Gandía is located in a privileged spot between the sea and the mountains. It’s a city whose rich historical and cultural heritage becomes evident as you amble along its winding streets.
The Castle of Bairén, the Alquería del Duc, the Church of Santa María and the Ducal Palace of Gandía are just some of the monuments you can visit in the area and that will take you on a tour of the city’s interesting history.
Its delicious traditional cuisine, popular festivals and spectacular landscape will make for an unforgettable holiday.
Local ingredients from the surrounding fields, fresh fish and seafood and of course, rice. Gandía is the perfect destination to sample the regional cuisine, with its food being intimately linked to the area’s culinary tradition.
Savour the region’s best-known dishes – infused with flavours of the land like saffron and paprika – in the city’s cafes and restaurants. The most delicious way to get to know Gandía.
The famous fideuá (seafood paella made with noodles instead of rice), seafood rice dishes, paellas and seafood casseroles are some of the dishes you won’t want to miss out on when you visit Gandía.
Gandía offers its visitors a three mile long stretch of beaches where you can enjoy the sun, sea breeze and water sports.
The Playa de L'Auir is home to one of the area’s nudist beaches, and boasts nearly two miles of golden sand and natural dunes alongside the whole length.
If you want to get away from the crowds, the small Playa de Venecia is a real hidden gem.
And for those of you who prefer the easy accessibility of city beaches, Playa Marenys is a great option. It’s popular with kitesurfers and you’ll find a number of clubs that teach kitesurfing courses for all levels of ability.
There is much to do in Gandía. Thanks to its landscape and climate, the cultural and leisure activities that the area offers can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Hiking, bicycle tours and climbing are some of the outdoor activities you can have a go at as you explore the surrounding forests and mountains.
In addition, the region celebrates a number of famous festivals throughout the year, such as Las Fallas de Gandia, Holy Week, Corpus Christi, La Noche de San Juan, the Virgen del Carmen or the Fira i Festes de Gandía. These fun events are a must if you’re visiting the area.