Cuevas de San José & Vilafamés
Cuevas de San José (Caves of San José )
Cuevas de Sant Josep offers its visitors a unique boat ride along one of the most spectacular underground rivers. You will find ancient paintings on the walls of the caves, which are declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The river of San José is approx 2.5 km long and the temperature is around + 20ºC.
The Caves are also called “The heart of the Earth” and are accessible to tourists since the 1920s, when reconstructions and lights installations were finished and security standards were met.
Vilafames is a beautiful town that you can find on the official list of Spain’s Most Beautiful Towns in 2015. This is a small town which houses are painted in rustic brown and whitewashed and its streets are filled with history and culture – a truely relaxing atmosphere.
Vilafamés has an Arabic old town which origins date back to the 11th century as well as its castle on the hill above the town. You can admire the panoramic view from the castle which was built in the 14th century. However some parts of the old town was destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, in the 1970’s reconstructions started to recover its glory.
You cannot miss this trip to visit this idyllic village with its iconic streets and charming houses!
09:00 AM - Leaving Valencia
Please be 10-15 minutes before in the meeting point: AVENIDA ARAGÓN 31 (In front of Mestalla)
10:00 - Arrival to San José Caves
After we arrive, we visit the caves and the viewpoint. Then we will have a brunch together until 13:00
13:00 Leaving for Vilafamés
We will arrive around 14:00, having lunch and visit the beautiful village until 18:30
18:30 Returning to Valencia
We will meet on the bus and start our way back to Valencia, where we will arrive around 20:00