Madrid, the national capital, is located 160 miles (257 kilometers) northwest of Penarrubia, while Alicante is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the east.
Don't restrict yourself to Penarrubia; this region features a treasure trove scenic and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. Peguera del Madrona, is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, while Moratalla is situated 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Albacete is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Penarrubia. This center features a great selection of attractions, like Albacete Cathedral, Albacete Fairgrounds and Albacete Circuit. Museo Provincial de Albacete and Carlos Belmonte Stadium are also well-worth a visit before heading back to Penarrubia.
Immerse yourself in Penarrubia's heavenly side by paying your respects at the region's churches and other holy sites. History buffs will enjoy exploring the area's old towns, historic palaces and ruins.
Cantabria provides those in the area with a wide range of gentle pursuits, such as beach combing and wildlife watching. Get some down time upon the water by going surfing or boating.
More often than not, a destination's true character can be found wafting from its pots, pans and ovens. Some ingredients commonly found in a number of Cantabria menus are fish and beef. Cocido montanes (mountain stew) and pudin cabracho (scorpionfish terrine) are some popular regional treats to taste. Cantabria is the perfect place to gorge on delicious crème caramel.
Sadly, vacations rarely last forever, but be rest assured, when you're ready to leave the region, rest assured, you'll have photos, memories and mementos to treasure.