Xaló

 

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The beautiful municipality of Xaló is located inside of the northern part of the province.

With the expulsion of the Moorish in 1609, the population nucleus of Xaló was practically uninhabited until colonists arrived from the Balearic Islands, concretely from Mallorca and Ibiza. However, this repopulation was not enough and it was not until the eighteenth century when the population and economic recovery of Xaló began.

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In landscape terms Xaló offers lots of possibilities: The river Xaló-Gorgos crosses the municipality by the northern part, being all the municipality surrounded of beautiful mountains and mountainous landscapes: the Mountain range of Bérnia, Sierra de Ferrer, the Castellet and the Penyal de la Mica. Xaló and the towns close to it: Llíber, Senija, Alcalalí, Murla … villages that make up the so-called “Vall de Pop” are worth your visit, because they are villages full of charm, nestled in a lush and majestic nature.

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Concerning its monuments, the most important ones are the Church of Santa Maria and the Hermitage of Sant Doménec.

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Gastronomy:

Xaló has a great wine reputation, well-deserved fame for the greatness of its wines and spirits. The most outstanding is the mistela of Xaló, smoother and sweet than that of the zone located to the south of the province. And of course its white and red wines.
It is also known for its homemade sausage and its gastronomy in general.Visit their wineries and try to make time to eat there. It has a multitude of bars and restaurants with excellent raw materials and prices.

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