Alcanar is located some 220 miles (354 kilometers) from Madrid, the country's capital, and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Valencia.
Catalonia is dotted with sights and attractions, from tourist hotspots to hidden gems that await the more intrepid traveler. To make the most of your time in the area, visit Benicarlo. It's roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Alcanar and is home to the MUCBE Cultural Centre of Sant Francesc Convent and Placa Constitucio. If you feel like seeing more of this region, travel to Peniscola to visit the Peniscola Castle and Gardens and Virgen del Socorro Cathedral. Peniscola is 13 miles (21 kilometers) away.
Around 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest of Alcanar is Castellon de la Plana, a regional city where you go see Plaza del Mar, Castellon del Mar Cathedral and El Fadri. Jaume I University, Heliopolis Beach and Castellon Planetarium are just a handful of the other interesting attractions on offer here.
Venture into the past during your stay in the area. Take the time to visit some of the castles for which this part of the world is famous. Spirituality is a fascinating element of every region's make-up, so why not spend a little time in Catalonia's cathedrals and other religious sites.
Enjoy an adventure you'll remember for years to come while you are in the area. Connect with the daredevil within and try hot air ballooning! Take some time out from sightseeing and spend a few relaxing hours sailing or boating.
When it is time to pack up and say "Adiós" to Alcanar, you'll take with you plenty of happy memories.