Gandia Fiestas

 

Fiestas in Gandia



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The main fiestas in Gandia are:

The Fallas Fiesta (from March 16th to 19th) – probably the most important festival of the Valencian country takes place in March and is called Fallas. In Gandia this tradition is more than 115 years old. Big statues and structures made of wood, paper, etc. are constructed. On March 19 (San José) they are burnt. Las Fallas attract a lot of tourists from Spain and many other countries.

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Map of the location of the Fallas in Gandia / Map of Gandia Fallas

You can download a map of the location of the fallas in Gandia, Valencia HERE.

Holy Week / Semana Santa : (March and April, is the week before Easter) – Between March and April Semana Santa, the Holy Week, takes place. During this week there are many processions of the different brotherhoods in the city. Some walk barefooted, pulling iron chains or lifting big and heavy wooden crosses during the processions. At the end of this week, Easter begins and thousands of families and young people go on excursions to the mountains and eat a traditional Easter cake.

San Juan Night – June the 23 is the magic night of San Juan. Festivities takes place and everybody can bring firewood to the beach and burn his own fire with the family and friends. The night of San Juan is the shortest night of the year. Old rituals as jumping over the fire and waves of the sea can be made in order of getting good luck. On the night of 23 to 24 June at midnight, it is customary throughout the Valencian coast celebrate the night of San Juan. Thousands of people flock to the beach and light bonfires in the sand.

It is a tradition jump over the coals and the first 7 waves from the witching hour, to make a wish and turn a normal night into a totally magical and unforgettable night.

Great Gandia Fiesta Week – to celebrate St. Francesco from Borgia (from September 29th to October 3rd) – Feria y fiestas is the name of the big festival of Gandia city. (end of September – beginning of October). The festival takes place in honour of San Francisco de Borja, one of the most famous persons of the city. The festival starts when a man called “Tio de la porra” (the guy with the bat) goes to the schools and takes the children out to start the festivities. There are many activities to suit all ages. (Theatre, processions, music, fireworks, religious activities, sports, etc.).

The days before the Oct. 3 Fira i Festes de Gandia is celebrated in honor of the patron of the city, San Francisco de Borja.

The origin of the fair dates back to 1310, when Jaume II granted the city the privilege to hold an annual market.

this medieval market is currently recreates all the old town where you can find traditional activities and games, musical performances, theater and street entertainment for all audiences and all ages.

Moreover, all these activities are supported by the fair, located at the fairgrounds and where fun is guaranteed with the newest and most popular attractions that will delight young and old.

The main character of Fira i Festes is the Tio de la Porra, a character who parodies the French soldiers, which removes children from schools to the rhythm of the drums marking the beginning of the holidays.

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Gandia Fiesta 2016
30 Sept to 3rd Oct
Markets, displays, band, marches, and fair etc

Programme Guide

http://documents.gandia.org/web/ciutadania/ProgFiraFestes2016.pdf

 

 

 

 

Other Fiestas in the area of Gandia

Piles : Last week Mayo.Sant Felip Neri i S.Barbera.
Daimús : June. Sant Pere.
Palmera : June. . Crist de la Salut
L’Alqueria de la Comtessa : End of June. Sant Pere i Sant Pau.
Rafelcofer : July. Divine Aurora and Sant Antoni.
Oliva : July. Moors and Christians.
Real de Gandia : Agosto. Virgen del Rosario.
Xeraco : Agosto. Patron Saints.
Simat : Agosto. Sants of the Pedra and Cristo de la Fe.
Miramar : Agosto. Sant Andreu.
Benirredrà : Agosto. Sant Llorenc.
Xeresa : Agosto. Sant Rafel and Mare de Deu dels Dolors.
Lloc Nou : Agosto. Sant Jeroni.
Guardamar : Agosto. Mare de Deu of Llet.
Ador : Agosto. Patron Saints.
Barx : Agosto. Sant Miquel and Divina Pastora.
La Font d’en Carros : Agosto. Crist de l’Empar.
Palma de Gandia : Agosto. Sant Miquel.
Almoines : First week of September. Crist and Filles de Maria.
Potries : Agosto. Festivities.
Castellonet of Conquesta : Agosto. Sant Jaume Apòstol.
Almiserà : Agosto. St. Ursula.
Alfauir : End of August. Mare de Deu of Rosari.
Oliva : First week of September.
Tavernes : September. Crist of the Sang and Divina Aurora.
Rótova : September. Sant Bertomeu.
Beniarjó : September. Crist de l’Empar and Mare de Deu dels Dolors.
Bellreguard : September .Sant Crist of Miquel and Missericòrdia.
Villalonga : Third week of October. Festivities.

Gandia Golf Course

 

Golf Course in Gandia. Gandia Golf.



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Gandia Golf Club
Calle Camoni Viejo Grao de Gandia s/n
46730 Gandía – Valencia
Tel. 962873208
Fax 962961384
This 6 hole golf course near Gandia is perfect for beginners and players with little time who want a quick game of golf.
The course is right on the cost, the Fairways are short and there are no trees or water-hazards.
There is also an excellent Driving Range to practise your swing.
Opening date: 1990
Timetable and dates: Open all-year round.

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Gandia Map

 

Map of Gandia



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A map of Gandia, a town in the Safor area of Valencia Spain.

Gandia Telephone Numbers

 

Useful Telephone Numbers for Gandia



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Emergencies
Emergencies 112
Firefighters 085
Chemist-emergency 010
Guardia Civil – Emergencies 062
Local Police 092
National Police 091
Red Cross – Emergencies 962965076
Red Cross (Beach) 962842584
Health Center – Beniopa 962961606
Health Center – Corea – Emergencies 962959700
Health Center- Grau – Special attention in summer 962844833
Francesc de Borja Hospital – Emergencies 962959200

Other useful telephone numbers
Policia Local (fines) 962959407
Post office Gandía 962871091
Post office Grao 962841470
Gas Butano Repsol 962865511
Iberdrola 962866262
Townhall (information) 962959403

Hospitals and Health Centres in Gandia

Regional Hospital Francesc de Borja Pg. Germanies, 71 Telf.: 96 295 92 05.
Health Center of Gandía C/ San Pedro,32 Telf.: 96 286 66 66.

Useful Gandia Addresses

Policia Local
Pl Major, 1 Gandia
Tel. 96 295 94 07

Informació municipal
Pl Major, 1 Gandia
Tel. 96 295 94 03

Informàtica Ajuntament
Pl Major, 1 Gandia
Tel. 96 295 94 17

Parcs i Jardins
Pl Major, 1 Gandia
Tel. 96 295 95 18

Bombers (Firemen)
C. Ullals, 2 Gandia
Tel. 96 287 06 61

Comisaria Policia Nacional
C. Ciutat de Laval, Gandia
Tel. 96 295 41 47

Oficina D.N.I – DNI
C. Ciutat de Laval, Gandia
Tel. 96-2954586 Fax. 96 295 45 86

RENFE Gandia Train Station
C. -, Gandia
Tel. 902 24 02 02

Inspecció Técnica Vehicles – ITV Station
Polig. Alcodar, Gandia
Tel. 96 286 22 33

Creu Roja Red Cross
C. Sant Rafael, 14 Gandia
Tel. 96 296 50 76

Gandia Post Offices / Correos
Calle San Rafael, 21
Tel: (+34) 962 871 091
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09.30 am – 08.30 pm. Sat: 09.30 am – 01.00 pm.

Gandia Post Offices / Correos
Plaza Rosa dels Vents, 9
Tel: (+34) 962 841 470
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09.30 am – 02.30 pm. Sat: 09.30 am – 01.00 pm.

Gandia Clubs and Charities

 

Expat Clubs Gandia.



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Gandia Area Social Club
Offering a friendly welcome to all nationalities in the Gandia area of Spain. Regular events include weekly walks, petanc, golf, dinners and social evenings.
www.gandiaareasocialclub.com

Charities

P.E.P.A. – Animal Charity
Asociación Protección y Educación Para los Animales
We are a group of people who are dedicated to the welfare of abandoned animals. We are not affiliated with any particular organisation, but we are ready to listen, and, wherever possible, help, either financially or with advice.
Cami les Bases 73, Marxuqera, Palma de Gandia 46724, Valencia, España.

S.P.A.M.A – Animal Charity
Sociedad Protectora De Animales Y Medio Ambiente Safor
S.P.A.M.A. is probably the largest Spanish registered charity in Valencia. We are one of the few to be recognised by the R.S.P.C.A.

Gandia Bed and Breakfast

 

Bed and Breakfast Guest Houses and Accommodation in Gandia



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Villa Florencia, Gandia Casa Rural
14-Carretera de Barx,(3.5km CV-675), 46728, Marchuquera, Gandia, Valencia, España
GPS North 38.98220 / West 0.23638
+38° 58′ 55.92″, -0° 14′ 10.97″
Tel: 962 960 400 / 697 930 601
www.villa-florencia.es

Gandia Campsites

 

Camping in Gandia, Campsites in Gandia.



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Camping L’Alqueria Gandia
Camping L’Alqueria is located in a strategic location that offers you the chance to enjoy our facilities and Gandia Beach, with more than 2km coastline, it is excellent for swimming. Book one of our fully equipped wooden bungalows and dive in our heated pool with Jacuzzi there is nothing better for relaxing.
www.lalqueria.com
Tel: 962 840 470

Camping L’Aventura Daimuz
Ctra. Playa Daimuz, s/n.
GPS: 38.97380 -0.15080

Naranja Camping, Playa de Gandia
Partida Marjal Poligono 25, 46730, Playa de Gandia, Valencia, Espana
Tel: 96 284 1616
www.campinglanaranja.com

Gandia Cinema

 

Gandia Cinemas. Cinemas in Gandia.



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Cines ABC – Gandia

Centro Comercial LA VITAL.

Carretera Daimuz, s/n. CV 671.

46700 GANDIA (Valencia)

Gandia has a 10 screen cinema, located in the La Vital Shopping Centre, which is located close to the Carrefour hypermarket.

 

Movies showing at Gandia Cinema :

http://cine.entradas.com/entradas/abc-gandia-cine_1_2_482

Train Timetable For Gandia to Valencia

 

Train Timetable For Gandia Train Station to Valencia Nord Train Station. Valencia to Gandia Train Stations. Train from Gandia to Valencia.

These are the train timetables (correct as at Dec 2011) to and from Gandia Train Station to Valencia Nord train station, with stops at Cullera, Xeraco, Tavernes Valdigna, and Grau De Gandia.

Trains depart from Gandia to Valencia every 20 minutes. Three times a day trains depart from “Grao de Gandia” (harbour).

Oliva does not have a train station, and so Gandia Train Station is the nearest train station to Oliva.

There is no train link from Gandia to Denia via Oliva. To do this you will have to go by bus.

Train Timetable from Gandia Train Station to Valencia North Station

Train Timetable from Gandia Train Station to Valencia North Station

Train Timetable from Valencia North Station to Gandia Train Station

Train Timetable from Valencia North Station to Gandia Train Station

Valencia Train Station

Other train stations on this line:

Valencia Nord Train Station
Alfafar Train Station
Massanassa Train Station
Catarroja Train Station
Silla Train Station
El Romaní Train Station
Sollana Train Station
Sueca Train Station
Cullera Train Station
Tavernes de la Valldigna Train Station
Xeraco Train Station
Gandia Train Station
Platja i Grau de Gandia Train Station

Valencia to Gandia Train Stations

 

Valencia to Gandia Train Stations. Train from Gandia to Valencia. C1 Line. C1 Linea.

These are the train stations on the Valencia North / Valencia Nord to the Gandia route.

This is the C1 line route / cercanias linea C1 from Valencia to Gandia.

The train stations are listed as they are found along the route from Valencia Train Station to Gandia Train Station.

The train timetable Valencia North / Valencia Nord Train Station to Gandia Train Station can be found here : Valencia Train Station to Gandia Train Station Train Timetable

 

Valencia Train Station

 

Train Stations

Valencia Nord Train Station / Estacion Trens
Valencia Nord Estacion Trens – Valencia North Railway Station
Calle Xátiva, 24
46007 Valencia
Phone: +34 96 352 02 02
More information : Valencia Nord Train Station

Alfafar-Benetússer Train Station / Estacion Trens
Est. Ferrocarril, S/N
46910 Valencia
More information : Alfafar Train Station

Massanassa Train Station / Estacion Trens
Frente Estación, S/N ,
46560 , Massanassa
More information : Massanassa Train Station

Catarroja Train Station / Estacion Trens
Ronda Est, S/N ,
46470, Catarroja
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Silla Train Station / Estacion Trens
Plaza de Mercado Nuevo, 1
Silla, 46460, Valencia
More information : Silla Train Station

El Romaní Train Station / Estacion Trens
El Romaní, Valencia
More information : El Romaní Train Station

Sollana Train Station / Estacion Trens
Avinguda Sant Vicent Ferrer
Sollana 46430, Valencia
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Sueca Train Station / Estacion Trens
Avenida del Ferrocarril s/n
46410 Sueca, Valencia
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Cullera Train Station / Estacion Trens
Calle Sueca s/n
46400, Cullera, Valencia
More information : Cullera Train Station

Tavernes de la Valldigna Train Station / Estacion Trens
Partida el Golfo
46760 Tavernes de la Valldigna Valencia
More information : Tavernes de la Valldigna Train Station

Xeraco Train Station / Estacion Trens
Estació del ferrocarril s/n
Xeraco, 46770, Valencia
Telephone: 902 320 320 / 902 43 23 43
More information : Xeraco Train Station

Gandia Train Station / Estacion Trens
Parc de l’estacio s/n
46700 Gandia Valencia
More information : Gandia Train Station

Platja i Grau de Gandia Train Station / Estacion Trens
Parc de l’estacio s/n
46700 Platja i Grau de Gandia Valencia
More information : Platja i Grau de Gandia Train Station

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