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    Lined with Orange Trees

    by DSwede Written May 4, 2011

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    Lined with Oranges

    Favorite thing: Many of the streets of Castellón are lined with orange trees, particularly in the more pedestrian areas. If the winds are gentle, you may be able to smell the fresh citrus aromas as you're walking down the corridors.

    I do not know however if it is acceptable to take one if you're in the need of a little snack.

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    Not the most monumental city in the region, but...

    by DanielF Updated Aug 3, 2006

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    Favorite thing: Castelló is not a monumental town, at least not so much in terms of other historic Spanish cities and towns. However, it is quiet old (in 2002 it celebrated its 750th anniversary) and has preserved a few interesting buildings of its historical legacy, as well as some picturesque districts with low-rise, bright coloured buildings, where a stroll is most pleasurable.

    Urban speculation, though, has brought havoc to parts of the city, which seem to have been carelessly designed.

    Very few tourists will use Castelló as a base for their explorations in the abrupt Maestrat region or the sun-drenched Orange-Blossom Coast, as there are many other more interesting places in the area for that purpose. Besides, Valencia is too close as to consider it the real urban hub of the region. In spite of this all, Castelló is interesting enough to spend a day or two, should time allow.

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