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Elche Destination Guide

Touring Elche in Spain.

Elche in the region of Valencia with it's 230,112 citizens is located in Spain - some 219 mi (or 352 km) South-East of Madrid, the country's capital city.

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Time in Elche is now 01:22 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Algiers, Valverde Bajo, Valencia, Uchell-Nia, Santa Pola or Barrio De La Estacion De Crevillente. Being here already, consider visiting Vallongas, Matola, Las Saladas, La Algoda, Elche and Parque Industrial de Elche. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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01:28 min ( June 17, 2007 by birdman143)
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A walk around the beautiful town of Elche

2008 Nit de L'Alba Elx/Elche Fireworks

05:57 min ( August 16, 2008 by steven bromley)
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The night of August 13th Nit de l'Albà, is one of the celebrations that the townspeople of Elche look forward to most eagerly. Hundreds of fireworks light up the sky in a barrage of colour and sound....

DOVER 2/2 - ELCHE (Alicante) 14 Agosto 2...

10:47 min ( August 26, 2008 by VicenteVS)
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Noche de Reinas y Damas en Elche

00:38 min ( June 28, 2009 by elfallero76)
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En la Gala de Elección celebrada en la Rotonda del Parque Municipal, fueron elegidas las nuevas Reinas y Damas de las Fiestas de Elche 2009. La Reina Mayor es María Elena Arroyo¨López (Torres Quev...

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Durchbruchseminar Zum Reinen SEIN In Elche Bei Alicante / Spanien

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Alejandro Sanz Llano De Brujas

Beginning: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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Misterio De Elche Religious Theatre

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Interesting facts about this location

Baix Vinalopó

The Baix Vinalopó is a comarca in the province of Alicante. It is bordered by the comarques of Vinalopó Mitjà and Alacantí on the north and Vega Baja del Segura on the south. Its capital is the city of Elx/Elche, with a population of some 230,000 people live. The other major towns in the comarca are Crevillent and Santa Pola.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.26, -0.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Baix Vinalopó, Comarques of the Valencian Community, Geography of the Province of Alicante

Misteri d'Elx

The Misteri d'Elx (in English the Elx Mystery Play or Mystery Play of Elx) is a liturgical drama dating from the Middle Ages, which is enacted and celebrated in the Basilica de Santa María in the city of Elx/Elche on 14 and 15 August of each year. In 2001, UNESCO declared it one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. It commemorates the Assumption of Mary.

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Located at 38.26, -0.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Medieval drama, Spanish folk music, Valencian culture

Miguel Hernández University of Elche

The Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH, Spanish: Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Valencian: Universitat Miguel Hernández d'Elx, Latin: Universitas Miguel Hernández illicitana), is a Spanish Public University, open to the world, offering prestigious education, excellent research, and quality services facilitating the comprehensive development of its students and their insertion into the labor market. It is located in the province of Alicante and was established in 1996.

More reading: Miguel Hernández University of Elche homepage
Located at 38.26, -0.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1997, Universities in the Valencian Community

Palmeral of Elche

The Palmeral of Elche is a plantation of palm trees in the Spanish province of Alicante. It is the largest palm grove in Europe and one of the largest in the world, surpassed in size only by some in Arab countries. The Palmeral includes the Parque Municipal and many other orchards (huertos), covering over 3.5 km, including 1.5 km within the city of Elche (Elx). It contains more than 11,000 palm trees, mostly date palms, with individual specimens up to 300 years old.

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Located at 38.26, -0.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Agriculture in Spain, Gardens in Spain, Geography of the Province of Alicante, Phoenix (plant), World Heritage Sites in Spain

Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero

The Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero is located in the city Spanish in Elche in Alicante, Spain. It is a sports arena that houses matches of Elche CF, a team that is currently playing in the Liga Adelante (Spanish Second Division). Its name pays tribute to the late president of the club Elche, Manuel Martinez Valero. It hosted the largest rout in the finals of a World Cup and hosted the final of the Copa del Rey in 2003.

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Located at 38.26, -0.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1982 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Elche CF, Football venues in Spain, Multi-purpose stadiums in Spain, Rugby union stadiums in Spain, Sports venues in the Valencian Community