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Tourist map of Castellón (clickable): scale 1cm= km
Castellon Tarragona Teruel Valencia Tourist map of Castellón

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1- type 

Peníscola

: Peninsula (the Gibraltar of Valencia) in the north of the province with a castle on the rocks on the Costa del Azahar.

2- type 

Castellón de la Plana

: Capital of Castellon at the Costa del Azahar. Monumental buildings around Plaza Mayor.



3- type 

Morella

: Town in the interior and the north of the province of Castellon. The town is completely surrounded by old medieval city walls with six city gates. On a cliff top a ruin overlooks the center of the town.

4- type 

Villafamés

: Town with the ruins of a Muslim castle 25 kilometres north of Castellón. The town of red sandstone has a modern art museum (including Miró).

5- type 

Onda

: Natural History Museum (Museo de ciencias naturales El Carmen). Other attractions in the ceramics town 20 kilometres from the coast are the Moorish ruins with museum.

6- type 

Nature area desierto de las palmas

: Not far from Benicasim just behind the coast, this walking and cycling area has a beautiful old monastery and a new convent. The highest mountain in the area is the 729 meters Bartolo. There is also a botanical garden.

7- type 

Islas Columbretes

: Islands 56 km off the coast of Castellón consisting of the islands Illa Grossa (Columbrete Grande), La Fora Dada, La Ferrera and El Carallot. The total size is only 19 hectares, the islands are of volcanic origin. The fauna includes the Eleonora's Falcon and Audouin's Gull. At the largest island a lighthouse can be seen.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Castellon (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Castellón de la Plana

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Castellón

population: 573.282 (1,3%, 27e)
density (people/km2): 86 (21e)
area (km2): 6.632 (1,3%, 38e)
cities: Villarreal, La Vall d'Uixó
sun hours in winter: 6
sun hours in summer: 11
tourism (%): 1,4 (20e)
bed places per km2: 2,7 (18e)
landscape: coast, mountains
highest elevation point: Penyagolosa 1.814 meter
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Land use Castellón

 Forest   3698 km2 
 56% 
 Other nature   1212 km2 
 18% 
 Agriculture   1659 km2 
 25% 
 Grassland   4 km2 
 0% 
 Water   40 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   29 km2 
 0% 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Castellón de la Plana, Castelló de la Plana