The Castle of Sax well worth a visit
Sax is popular with expats has quite a substantial expat population who prefer to live in quiet country fincas as opposed to the often over crowded hectic tourist resorts.
As you approach Sax the first thing you notice is the 14th century castle perched on a rocky hilltop.
It is said that you can obtain the key from the town hall and visit for a day, it is lit by night, dominating the whole town.
For a long time the main income for the people of Sax was agriculture, which is still true today.
The main crops being wine, olives, cereals and a small area by the vinalopo river for the cultivation of orchard fruits and vegetables.
In the last century, craft industries have grown up such as flour and fulling mills, distilleries and the manufacture of oriental screens.
Today most of the population are involved in the shoe and leather making industry, but agriculture still plays and important part.
Fiestas are celebrated during the first week of February with the Moors and the Christians.
3-star hotel Sax
(800 m from centre)Hotel Fuente El Cura is located in Sax, 30 minutes’ drive from Alicante.
It features rooms with balconies and a restaurant with views of the Vinalopó Valley and Sax Castle.
The spacious, air-conditioned rooms at the El Cura feature contemporary décor and a flat-screen TV. Each room has a desk and free Wi-Fi.
The hotel’s restaurant serves a range of traditional cuisine, and there is a bar and café. Other facilities at Fuente El Cura include a 24-hour reception.
Guests at Fuente El Cura can make use of the hotel’s on-site parking, subject to availability. It is a 15-minute drive from Elda and Villena, and Torrevieja is an hour away by car.
Nearest Airport Sax
Sax The nearest airport is Alicante Airport which is forty-nine kilometres away with a travelling time of approximately thirty-five minutes.
Sax Market Day
There is a weekly market on Mondays selling locally produced fruit and vegetables, plants, clothes and shoes. What proportion of the local population are Spanish? The people of Sax are very friendly and welcoming.
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