Mountaintop Moorish Castle & Caves of San Josep

Hike to Moorish Castle & Boat Ride Through Nature’s Underground Cathedrals 


In Castellon province, 45 minutes north of Valencia, we will visit the longest subterranean river in Europe that flows through the caves of Sant Josep in the Vall d’Uixo. On this unique 45 minute boat ride, we will see the natural cathedrals of Spain: Her caves, beautifully lit up as we journey into the center of the mountain.

At this site, we also get to see pre-historic Iberian remains from the 1st Millenia BC and 19th century hermitage.

To explore this remote province even more, we visit the Castellon mountain range, Sierra de Espadan, to go through quaint mountain villages and stopping in the region’s largest village, Ain, to take a 30-45 minute hike through the town and up the well-traveled path, on easy terrain, to the 10th century Moorish castle. From the castle, we will have panoramic views of the whitewashed village below.

Back down in the village, we will have free time to explore, take pictures, sample dishes of this region, or sit down for a 3 course meal, depending on your interests.