Castelló is reinforced as a safe, sustainable and quality tourist destination in Fitur

Castelló has reinforced its positioning as a safe, sustainable and quality destination at the fair Feature from Madrid, where has revalidated the Q for tourist quality and has projected offer with consolidated events, proposals such as Ceramic Route and the I Castellón Tapas Congress, in addition to the cupcake parties and activities that promote the practice of sports and the enjoyment of natural environments, such as its beaches and hiking trails. under the motto Castello. We have a lot to share, the city has shown its resources in the most international tourist showcase.

“We make a positive balance of this edition of Fitur, in which Castelló has been reinforced as a safe and sustainable destination, for experiences, nature, festivals and sports, in a context that is still complex due to covid-19 and conditioned by protection and prevention measures against the pandemic », explained the mayor of the city, Amparo Marco. «It has been a fair in which we have been able to announce the first seven historic boats that will participate in the next edition of Escala a Castelló, from April 21 to 25, which we hope can be the most powerful of those organized so far, “he said. In addition, “we have also begun to reveal the poster of the SOM Festival, from August 4 to 21, and that positions us on the international map of musical events». “The Magdalena festivities, declared of international tourist interest, and that we will recover from March 19 to 27 after two years without being able to celebrate them, have also occupied an important space in this fair,” said the first mayor.


The councilor and president of the Municipal Tourist Board, Pilar Escuder highlighted “the work carried out during these days, in which, apart from publicizing our tourist offer, we have also initiated new contacts with tourist agents through a series of meetings in the field of family tourism, tourism product or events.

Escuder took the opportunity to announce that the tourist information offices made 21,646 services in 2021, “a figure that practically doubles that of the year 2020, and which shows that Castelló has established itself as a safe destination, especially for family and proximity tourism, in a still complex context”, explained the councillor.

The guided tours organized by the Tourist Board had 1,309 participants last year, with 42 guided tours of a dozen themes. The Ceramic Route was offered on seven dates, with 146 participants; Hiking and Heritage there were four, with 291 attendees; that of Modernism and the arrival of the railway attracted 154 in four passes; El Grau y la vida marinera was scheduled twice with 50 people; Pirates on our shores took place seven times, with 194 participants; Esencia de Castelló was followed by 109 people spread over six dates; ‘Castelló a la fresco’ was planned three times, with 81 attendees; Castelló Medieval had 28 people; ‘Na Violant d’Hongria, queen of Castelló’, attracted 81 people in three screenings; the Botanical Route through the Ribalta Park was followed by 54 people; and the guided visit to the Basilica of Lledó, for 16 people; and ‘Castelló with a childish gaze’ had 105 attendees.