Jativa (Xàtiva) Tourist Information and Holiday Guide

Jativa (the Valencian name for Jativa is Xàtiva) is very much worth a visit and aside from being a pretty town in a beautiful location it also has many unique tourist attractions.

In this tourist guide to the tourist town of Jativa in Spain we help visitors who are planning a trip with useful and practical advice on many tourism related subjects such as Jativa car hire, accommodation, hotels, hostels, villa rental, map, sightseeing, Jativa weather, where to go, where to stay, travel information and what to see and do in Jativa.


Castillo de Jativa – Photo by Dorieo, Wikimedia Commons

Set inland from the coast Jativa is surrounded by rolling hills and green countryside full of orange groves and vineyards. Jativa would be a great place for a relaxing holiday.

If you need the beaches nearby we wouldn’t suggest Jativa, although the beaches are still within fairly easy reach, we recommend Oliva beaches.

The town of Jativa is surprisingly large and it has a busy air to it. There are plenty of shops and restaurants. The main streets are wide and lined with trees. The town has a ‘grand’ feel to it.

Jativa is the capital of the region known as La Costera. It gained importance for its strategic location in the middle of a very fertile plain. This led to the building of the castle which overlooks Jativa.

Sightseeing in Jativa

Jativa is a pretty town and it has plenty of unique sights. Jativa is famous for its many fountains. There are supposedly over one thousand fountains in Jativa!

Jativa is home to the famous painter José Ribera.

Europe’s first paper mill was built in Jativa in the 11th Century. The paper was made from straw and rice and even today is known as Xativi paper.

Weather in Jativa

The graphic below shows the current weather conditions in Jativa including the temperatures and forecast for the next few days.

Getting to Jativa – Map of Jativa

Jativa is located in the province of Valencia. The major city of Valencia and its airport) are only 45 minutes drive away.

Jativa is set inland about 30 minutes drive from the coast where there are some excellent sandy beaches. Directly on the coast you would come out at the resort of Gandia.

Also consider going slightly south to the beach resort of Oliva which has excellent beaches and sand dunes and is much less unspoilt than Gandia.

Below we have a map of Jativa which you can use as a street or road map. You can use it to get directions from the airport to your accommodation or even view the town from the air using the satellite or Google Earth view option.

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What is a Jativa Webcam or Xativa Webcam?

Jativa webcam or Xativa webcam as many people spell it, is simply a digital camera directly connected and linked to a computer which in turn is connected to the Internet. Some people also refer to these web camera as web Jativa cams.

Jativa is a large town in a valley inland from the Costa de Azahar not far from Gandia and Oliva. Jativa is famous for it’s numerous fountains and castle overlooking the historic town.

These Jativa webcams and Jativa web cameras set up in the town of Jativa are constantly on and transmitting and streaming live video, pictures and images of Jativa that you can see from your computer wherever you are in the world.

Some Jativa webcams transmit live up-to-date streaming images of Jativa and other Jativa webcam show views and images of Jativa from earlier on in the day.

Below we have a list of available Jativa webcams. Just click on the links to see live webcams of Jativa.

Webcam of Jativa Old Town – This webcam in Jativa (Xàtiva) shows one of the most historic towns on the Costa Blanca. The impressive castle and historic walls can be seen as well as noble palaces and stately homes, with patios and gardens, stone fountains, medieval churches and monasteries, beautiful baroque and renaissance civic buildings.

Real Estate Agents

Whether you’re looking for a place to rent or to stay at permanently, you can take advantage of the services from the real estate agents in Jativa who are more than willing to help you in finding your ideal residence.

You can contact Vidal Inmobiliaria (www.inmobiliariavidal.es, Tel. +34 962 280 647) and Tonga’s Servicios Inmobiliarios (www.tongas.es, Tel. +34 962 277 723 and +34 962 283 552).

Jativa/Xativa Tourist Office – Oficina de Turismo Xativa

In Jativa you will find an official tourist office providing tourist information and assistance for visitors to Jativa. The staff there will be able to help you with your questions about: local events such as fiestas, places of interest, things to do and see, accommodation, free maps, leisure, entertainment and local transport.

Xàtiva (Jativa) Tourist Office Address (Dirección): Avenida Selgas, 2 (esquina Portal del Lleó), 46800,  Xàtiva.
Telephone: +34 962273346
Website: https://www.xativaturismo.es
Email: xativa@touristinfo.net
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 13:30 (Lion Fountain) and 16:00 to 18:00 h (Post). Saturdays and Sundays from 10:15 to 13:30 h (Lion Fountain)

Here is an interesting tourist video on Jativa.

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