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May 2018

Tuesday 1st

Open day at the Sailing Club

09:00h

Come and try out the club’s facilities and enjoy the sea in a rowing boat. Free activity. More information: Rowing area of Oliva Sailing Club http://www.nauticoliva.es/

From 1st to 3rd May

“Crosses of May” Exhibition

The month of May is a great time to discover Oliva by exploring its streets adorned with floral monuments. The roads are decorated with fresh flowers and natural features with a focus on design, colour, structure and originality.

Tuesday 1st,8th,15th,22nd,29th Enjoy a game of Raspall

17:00h

“Raspall” is a sport that used to be played on the streets of many villages. It is still played in Oliva and attracts new fans every day. Come down to the pelota court every Tuesday to enjoy games for fans and professionals. Venue: Oliva Pelota Court (Paseo Francisco Brines, no house number) Organised by: Oliva Pelota Club Facebook: Club Pilota Oliva http://oliva.es/arees/vida-cultural/esports/

Cinema at Teatro Olimpia Discount Day Enjoy the best films and latest premières with new digital cinema technology: surround sound and digital 2k resolution – the latest in screening technology. Venue: Teatro Olimpia. C/ Mayr, 18 Listings: www.cinemaolimpiaoliva.com Facebook: Cine Olimpia

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May 2018

Thursday 3rd

“Manon” by Kenneth Macmillan. Live ballet from the Royal Opera House (Londres)

20:15h

Experience the finest works on the big screen and in high definition. Tickets on sale before the screening and during cinema opening times. Venue: Teatro Olimpia. C/ Mayor, 18 Listings: www.cinemaolimpiaoliva.com Facebook: Cine Olimpia

Friday 4th,11th ,18th ,25th

Market Day

08:30h

Oliva’s market is one of the most famous in the province of Valencia, every Friday offering a wide range of home-grown produce (fruit and vegetables), clothes, footwear and several other goods. We also recommend a visit to the Town Market, open Monday to Saturday before noon. Let yourself get taken away by the uniqueness of the building and the quality of the products on offer! Venue: Paseo Luís Vives

Every Friday is tapas night!

20:00h

Throughout Oliva, there are bars and restaurants offering a wide range of tapas dishes to the delight of our visitors, such as in Sant Francesc and Sant Vincent, in the old town and along our beaches and promenades. Everyone is invited to indulge in the delights of tapas in a pleasant, family-oriented atmosphere.

From 5th May to 24th June

Regional Tourist Trails

Our programme of guided tours through the regions of Vall d’Albaida, Ribera Alta, Ribera Baja and Safor will take you on a journey through different cultures, histories and traditions. You’ll discover the inland, the coast and a wide range of opportunities for tourists in participating towns. 2 routes per day + snack + welcome gift = 5 € per person. More information: www.mancomunitat-safor.es Tel.: +34 962965003

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May 2018

Saturday th5th and Sunday 6 Horse pulling This purely Valencian tradition derives from an old transportation system. Carts were pulled along by animals like horses and mules to transport farm produce from the fields to the market. There are two types of horse pulling: The simplest is Tiraset, where a little iron barge is laden and pulled by a horse like in the rice fields of old; the other type is the Tiro con Carro, where a cart is pulled along a sand track. More information: www.oliva.es/es/areas/vida-cultural/fiestas/agenda-de-festes/

Sunday 6th

San Roque flea market

10:00h

Have you got any old clothes, shoes, furniture, jewellery, books or other second-hand items, or any arts and crafts you’ve made yourself? Come and visit us! Venue: San Roque Square

Wednesday 9th, 23rd

Guided tour through the district of Oliva

10:00h

This walk will take us through the streets of the old walled town of Oliva and the Moorish Raval. We’ll learn about its history and key buildings, such as the Sugar Mill, the Santa Maria Church and the Palace of the Counts of Oliva. We’ll also visit the stately buildings of the Archaeological and Ethnological Museums and House Mayans, and learn about the lives of famous people like Count Serafin de Centelles, the illustrious Gregori Mayans and the politician Gabriel Císcar. Information and registration: Tourist Info Oliva Paseo Luis Vives no house number (next to the Town Market) Tel: +34 96 285 55 28Email: oliva@touristinfo.net

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May 2018

Thursday 10th,17th24th,31st Cinema Club every Thursday!

10:00h

Enjoy the best films and latest premières with new digital cinema technology: surround sound and digital 2k resolution – the latest in screening technology. Venue: Teatro Olimpia. C/ Mayor, 18 Listings:www.cinemaolimpiaoliva.com Facebook: Cine Olimpia

Thursday 17th

“Madama Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini. Opera recorded at the Teatro Real (Madrid)

20:00h

Experience the finest works on the big screen and in high definition. Tickets on sale before the screening and during cinema opening times. Venue: Teatro Olimpia. C/ Mayor, 18 Listings: www.cinemaolimpiaoliva.com Facebook: Cine Olimpia

Friday 18th

“Museum Night”

Fun and engaging activities on a late Friday evening to celebrate International Museum Day. More information: http://oliva.es/arees/vida-cultural/cultura/

th Saturday 19 and th Sunday 20

X Regatta Cullera-Oliva-Cullera

11:30h

Come on down to the marina this weekend to watch an incredible sailing regatta. Enjoy a beautiful landscape of sailing boats for two days along some of the prettiest beaches in Safor and Ribera. It’ll be a great sailing experience! More information: Oliva Sailing Club http://www.nauticoliva.es/


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Sunday 20th

International Triathlon 113 MD Oliva “CAPITÀ DE LA VANGVARDA”

08:00h

Come down to Pau Pi beach to experience an event designed to please and entertain everyone, just like all the other activities that have been organised. It’ll be a great sporting experience! Distance: 1900m swimming - 90km cycling – 21km running. More information: http://olivaestriatlo.com/

A LOOK AHEAD TO JUNE 2nd June

Festive music concert held by the Oliva Association of Arts and Music

From 22nd to 24th June Spain Kiteboarding League

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May 2018

Discover Oliva’s surroundings

Our city’s surroundings have a lot to offer. We’ll suggest some different options so that you can discover them a bit more. The journey’s getting started. Are you coming?

Routes through Oliva

There are 6 routes which will allow you to enjoy Oliva’s nature and landscapes. Two have footpaths, another two are also suitable for bikes and two are semi-urban. Walk among aromatic plants, unique trees such as kermes oaks and walnut trees, orange fields and the Marjal Pego-Oliva Natural Park.

“Puig del Frare” and “Font Maria Rosa” trail The Font de Maria Rosa trail is one of the most unique within the municipality of Oliva, and it also passes through the municipalities of Villalonga and La Font d’en Carròs. The route begins in the Panorama II residential area and rises to the top of Puig del Frare, one of the highest points in Oliva where you’ll be able to contemplate magnificent views of the coasts of surrounding regions La Safor and La Marina. Starting point: Panorama II residential area Distance: 2.5 km Duration: 1 hour Difficulty: Medium

Puig Covatelles trail

This interesting route begins in the Panorama II residential area and leads to the top of Puig de Covatelles. Throughout the course of the trail, you’ll be able to see typically Mediterranean forests, as well as some rural constructions of interest. Starting point: Panorama II residential area Distance: 2.4 km Duration: 1 hour Difficulty: Medium

Climb to the Castillo de Santa Anna

You can start this route at Calle del Niño. After 50 metres, we’ll branch off into Calle de la Subida del Calvario and immediately start the climb along the footpath which leads to the Castillo de Santa Anna [St. Anna’s Castle]. Once we’ve reached the top of the mountain, you’ll be able to make out some magnificent panoramic views of the historic centre, beaches and the Marjal Pego-Oliva Natural Park. Starting point: Calle Calvario Distance: 1 km Duration: 20 minutes Difficulty: Low


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May 2018

Cycling routes

La Safor nature trail – From Oliva to Gandia This trail runs through the old route of the Carcaixent-Dénia railway line, considered to be Spain’s oldest narrow-gauge railway (1864) which was constructed for the orange and silk trade. You can start the trail in Oliva at the end of Paseo de Joan Fuster, following the cycle path towards the municipality of Piles. It’s a straight and comfortable route, during which you’ll be able to see irrigation systems in the plots of land reserved for orange trees. The route continues to the town of Gandia. Once you’re there, you’ll be able to go on to the Parque de la Estación, where you can find an old locomotive, restored and exhibited as a sculpture. Starting point: Oliva-Gandia cycle path Distance: 6.5 km Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes Difficulty: Low

Bike ride through Xiricull

This trail begins at the crossroads between Paseo de Ladrillares and Camí de la Carrasca. It’s a slightly sloping route along the Les Mines area and starts to climb once you reach Pujalet, until you arrive at La Font del Xiricull. You can return to Oliva by taking the Santa Fe route, passing through the Cavall Bernat mountain. Starting point: Paseo Ladrillares Distance: 5 km Duration: 2 hours Difficulty: Medium

Bike ride to the Font Salada and Marjal Pego-Oliva Natural Park

This route starts at the Gabriel Cicar college. It runs along a flat path among orange trees through Camí Vell de Pego. By turning off onto L’Aigüera de Sant Josep, you’ll reach the Font Salada thermal water spring. This is an excellent place to take a bath and relax in its renowned medicinal waters. From Font Salada, we’ll also be able to enter the Marjal Pego-Oliva Natural Park and even reach Calapatar by following the course of the river Bullent. This is a perfect habitat for such unique endemisms as the Valencia toothcarp and other species which live in the park. Starting point: Colegio Alfadalí Distance: 6.8 km Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes olivaturismo.com Difficulty: Low

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Agenda mayo 2018 inglés  

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