Chelva

[panoramio class=”alignright” width=”500″ height=”500″ ids=”22899213/2999169,21031184/2466750,18403646/1061016,5481506/145912,28983519/472169″]The town of Chelva is about 40Km from Lliria.

The main square contains the Town Hall, an old Arab Palace, and the “Church of the Archpriest of our Lady of Angels” (pictured).  The town has historically been occupied by many different people, and there are well-defined Arab, Moorish, and Jewish quarters.

The is a waymarked trail that starts from the Town Square -but the majority of the walk is along the Turia river,  quite a distance below the town, so if you don’t fancy a long walk back up in the heat, we advise exploring the town first, and then driving down to the river for the main part of the walk.

The other major attraction nearby is the Roman aqueduct.  There is a waymarked walk from the town taking several hours, but you can drive to a small car park, close to the aqueduct, and then follow the channel along to the aqueduct’s most spectacular feature – a bridge towering over a gorge called the .  For more details, click here.

Water Route
Cut Rock
Cave of the Cat