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Elche Destination Guide

Touring Elche in Spain

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

Interactive map of Elche

Time in Elche is now 03:20 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Madrid " with a 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, and Santa Pola. Being here already, consider visiting Algiers . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Elche ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

PRUNING PALM TREES IN ELCHE

1:16 min by birdman143
Views: 109933 Rating: 4.00

The tall palm trees have to be pruned every year by these clever and acrobatic palmereros.As Elche has thousands of palms this is a BIG job!!! ..

Tutorial de cómo dibujar un dragon 1/2

8:41 min by Migan012
Views: 24328 Rating: 4.15

Un tutorial que te enseña acer un dragón, almenos a mi manera. ..


ELCHE MUNICIPAL PARK

2:04 min by birdman143
Views: 5998 Rating: 4.80

Enjoy the shady walks with palms,flowers,fountains and doves of the beautiful Municipal Park in Elche ..

DOVER 2/2 - ELCHE (Alicante) 14 Agosto 2008

10:47 min by VicenteVS
Views: 3408 Rating: 4.73

DOVER 2/2 - ELCHE (Alicante) 14 Agosto 2008 . Web oficial de DOVER.. www.dover.es . Blog oficial de DOVER.. blog.los40.com . -My Shared Files- -Mis Archivos Compartidos- www.mipaginapersonal.movistar. ..


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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.

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Located at 38.26 -0.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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 38.27 -0.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Medieval drama, Spanish folk music, Valencian culture

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 38.27 -0.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Agriculture in Spain, Gardens in Spain, Geography of the Province of Alicante, Phoenix (plant), World Heritage Sites in Spain

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.

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Located at 38.28 -0.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1997, Universities in the Valencian Community

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 38.27 -0.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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