Nature

This page is designated for the description of the city and its monuments invited to recreate and discover the capital of the Bank. You should only go with the three proposals described here, and if want more information on routes and monuments, With just a click on the colored words you can get.

EXCURSIONS ALONG THE MUNICIPALITY

1.The Savior Muntanyeta (Sanctuary of the Mare de Deu del Lluch) y Muntanya Assolada (Village of the Bronze Age).
Placida result the visitor to moderate hill climb of the Savior. Fancy upload the slope and is more comfortable in a vehicle surround the ribbon of asphalt. If you opt for the mountain will come to the esplanade by the monumental Creu de Ferro, erected the first year of the twentieth century, and where you see the background the facade of the Marian Shrine, built between 1924 and 1965 with contributions from alzireños. Recently finalized the interior decoration and the tower topped by a metallic pinnacle, shown in his dressing room the beautiful iconography of Santa Maria del Lluch, inspired carving gouge out of Antonio Ballester Year 1940. The wide veranda was fantastic occasion they used as a heliport on which landed in 1982, a result of the riada-pantanada, S.S. Juan Pablo II y SS. MM. Kings of Spain D. Juan Carlos and Queen. Sofia. To the rear of the temple an ancient hermitage dedicated to San Salvador inicilmente and later to Santa Maria del Lluch rose. In 1995, the town recovered in the gardens of the Plaza de la Generalitat bronze bust distinguished novelist Vicente Blasco Ibanez, carved in stone 1935 por Victor-Hino. This monument attests to the previous, modeled in bronze by Enric Alzireño Castera Masia Year 1933 and recovers most of the stones that form the base of the site dedicated to James I in Piazza Sant Judes Tadeu. The author's memory is thus immortalized in recovering 1901, in his novel “Between orange”, provincial and rural life in the riverside town.
If Muntanyeta Savior is the veranda to enjoy a beautiful panorama of the banks of the Xuquer, vehicle we could access the unique hillock of Urbanization Sant Bernat-La Murta to appreciate, should be interested in archeology, the settlement of the Bronze Age of Muntanya Assolada. This site, modélicamente excavated since 1978, is providing students with valuable documentation regarding a settlement of the Bronze Age Valencia (1700 a.C.). Ongoing excavation-consolidation, It is strictly forbidden to wander around the site, but from the surroundings can contemplate the extraordinary view of the Sierra de Corbera with Tallat Roig, Pla del Vall Xuquer and the Murta.

2. The Three Valleys: Living Waters, The Box, The Murta. The Jeronimos Monastery.
While the City of Alzira, because of natural disasters and questionable planning policy, lacks interest, by contrast, the natural environment, despite having suffered various environmental attacks, maintains a unique appeal with a splendor that is manifested in you three Valls. We begin the tour of the Living Waters that links the region of Ribera Alta and the Safor by Valldigna where you can visit the Cistercian monastery that was.

Thence, ascending current cutting, we left the spurs of the Serra de les Agulles right hand and the imposing bulk of the old Augustinian monastery Living Waters. Leaving behind the old hamlet L'crossing Estret, and before accessing Alzira passed the ice cream factory, Muntanyeta will border of El Salvador and will access the Vall de la Casella. Although deforestation caused by recent fire, is attractive at its rugged terrain and the goodness of the forest under; after restoring forces in the restaurant can be seen in a large fenced some deer. The third of the valley, that of the Murta, about seven kilometers from Alzira, arriving from various points. The most spectacular route is the steep drop in from Respirall; other forms of travel;, overcome the Alquerieta, Take the right and continue straight ahead or skirting the cemetery. In farm forestry, at the center of which the romantic ruins of Santa Maria are located. A botanical interest, severely affected by a fire breaks and unfortunate, should add an archaeological, represented by the ruins of Jeronimo Monastery and primitive dwellings of hermits. Got apogee in the sixteenth century, still remains, although in disrepair, part of the bay of the nave and the tower of the doves. Secularization sowed ruin. In the year 1990 was acquired by the town of Alzira and after years of neglect, consolidation arose from the ruins. As a climax to inspire passersby to take, emulating the needy seeking monastic charity, the itinerary that links the three valleys. The company will provide an expert mountaineer tour of this attractive route that goes by the name of Poor Pas. It will start from the village of Aguas Vivas and cross the Serra de les Agulles by chain located between the 368 and 480 meters, to descend to the Casella and reach the Murta surpassing Pas Poor. I can guarantee that whoever saved walk in the retinas and lungs the best thing about the City.

Hiking in Alzira.

Here we present you various trekking routes that can be performed. Times are calculated according to the possibilities of an average hiker, and can be covered with a minimum of physical preparation.
[From La Murta][From La Casella][From Vilella and Maternal]

From La Murta

The Murta valley is in the Ribera, in the Serra de Corbera, between the mountains of Cavall Bernat and Murta. For the archaeological remains found in the Muntanya Assolada and several caves, know that it was inhabited since prehistoric times. Los Jeronimos monks founded an important monastery in the valley, whose remains will serve as a starting point for itineraries that we present in this guide. Also, must be added that the Murta is a feature of this place plant and is currently protected.

From La Casella

The valley of La Casella is located in the Sierra de Corbera,between the mountains of Les Agulles, The Murta and Cavall Bernat. The orogenic movements made, thousands of years ago, the dolomitic limestone materials and integrating acquired these spectacular mountains and capricious, such as the peaks of Les Agulles, Cross, The Ratlla or karst morphology Pla Barber.

From Vilella and Maternal

Items of Vilella and Maternal, like so many of the Shore, were inhabited since ancient. The paths and roads through the orange groves together old orchards, many of which were built by the landed gentry of the last century, and are a good example of architecture and traditional way of life in our region.