Tourist activity is changing rapidly, hence among the novelties within this industry we find the mysterious walks through different cities in Spain. One of the most demanded are the night routes of Játiva in Valencia, where the main objective is to visit places where some legend has originated.
Xátiva is a city located in the Valencian Community, which due to its rich history is convenient to put on the list of walking routes. This city was one of the most important in the Kingdom of Valencia and is heir to an exceptional artistic and cultural heritage.
History of Játiva (Xátiva)
Játiva’s rich history makes it a city of great importance in the development of Spain. The beauty and strategic location of its castles positioned it as a stronghold. It was adopted by several kingdoms such as Toledo, Cordoba, Almeria and finally Murcia. It also served as a refuge for the troops defeated by El Cid.
On the other hand, at the beginning of the 13th century, it was the head of a small Muslim state and it also stood out as a pioneer in the manufacture of paper throughout Europe. According to some books the city was razed to the ground by a great fire that almost completely destroyed it.
From these and other facts some legends have been born that make the city much more attractive for this type of tourism of night routes.
Xátiva, the ideal city for night routes
The night routes in Játiva are diametrically separated from the usual tourist circuits. They are specially designed to discover things that only the most daring dare. The idea is to visit and detail those places where strange phenomena have appeared.
Játiva has many places of tourist interest, such as; the historical quarter, the castle, the Fine Arts Museum, the Archaeological Museum or the Valencia Cathedral.
Hispania Mágica has specialized guides who will show you things like the legend of the Borja family, nepotism and the crimes of the successors of St. Peter on night routes around Xátiva.