Villena is a city located northwest of the province of Alicante. Rent a car in Alicante and discover this magnificent city in the interior of Valencia.
To start your visit in Villena you can go to the visitor reception center to find out about the history and culture of the city and to see the most representative sites.
Here you can stroll through the old town and see the ancient architecture of the area. Here you can see the church of Santa María built on an ancient Muslim mosque.
The city has many museums; some of the most representative for the municipal archaeological museum are José María Soler and Treasury Villena, Festero Museum and the Museo Navarro Santafé.
After seeing the museums and stroll through the old town you can go eat at one of the restaurants and taste traditional dishes like triguico: a mixture of wheat, pork, potatoes and other ingredients or gazpacho Villena.
After eating you can visit other monuments like the church of Santiago and the town hall.
To end your visit Villena the ideal place is the Atalaya Castle and see the stunning interior halls and see the keep that is the most important part of the castle.