Things to see and do - Villena
Villena Travel guide
Villena : Michelin's recommendations
In the Middle Ages the Villena region was a powerful feudal state whose territory was protected by a number of castles built on rocky outcrops, such as Chinchilla, Almansa, Biar, Sax and La Mola.
Tourist attractions Villena : Things to see and do
pl. de Santiago 1 E - 03400 Villena
Housed in the Town Hall, the museum contains two golden treasures dating back to the Bronze Age (1500-1000 BC), including the Treasure of Villena which includes jewels and gold calabashes decorated with urchin shell motifs.
E - 03400 Villena
Dates back to the 15-16C. The vaults of this church are supported by helicoidal pillars that run beyond the sculpted imposts with engaged columns in the same style, giving the nave increased elegance.
E - 13738 Las Virtudes
The village claims to have the oldest amphitheatre in Spain (1641). The square arena is lined on one side by the 14C sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de las Virtudes, which has a nave decorated with a Mudéjar ceiling.
Avenida de la Constitución, 102 E - 03400 Villena
Hotel Restaurante Salvadora is located in Villena, 45 minutes’ drive from Alicante and the Costa Blanca. It offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom. Salvadora’s restaurant serves a blend of traditional Ville..
Sancho Medina 34 E - 03400 Villena
This centrally located and entirely family-run restaurant has a marked rustic atmosphere. Occupying a very old house, it features a pleasant bar at the entrance, serves a daily menu and has three compact dining rooms. The traditional menu specialises..
av. Constitución 102 E - 03400 Villena
Bar, informal dining area, and two rustically furnished dining rooms. The surprisingly extensive menu features traditional and local cuisine alongside more contemporary dishes. The arroz a banda, a rice and fish dish, is one of the house specialities..