Travelling to Gandia

Advance booking on flights saves money. and there are plenty of cheap flights going into Valencia or Alicante. Barcelona although 4-5 hours away: the road is straight, runs alongside the sea and there is no charge for the views. If you need help, please contact us.

Car Hire

We recommend Carjet - they seem to be the cheapest and the most efficient and easiest to find in the airports. If you need help, please email us.


A Michelin Map is recommended for road navigation.

Although most walks have a map - you can obtain a Spanish Military OS map from Stanfords (Institute Georgrafica National)and do your own thing!

Map No.795 &

Map No. 821

Books - Recommended good reads

These books are not necessary about the Valencia area but can give you an insight into Spain of the past and the present.

Iberia Vol. 1 & 2 by Mitchener

Or I'll dress you in Mourning (the Extraordinary story of El Cordobes) by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Spanish Lessons by Derek Lambert

The New Spaniards by John Hooper

Winter in Madrid by C J Sansom

Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Ghosts of Spain by Giles Tremlet

Must Reads on Spain, its People and Traditions

I've just discovered the writer Jason Webster

He has written 4 books about Spain, the people and their traditions "Duende" - "Andalus" - "Guerra" and his new one which I couldn't put down "Sacred Sierra - A Year on a Spanish Mountain".