If you’re thinking of visiting Xàtiva in the near future and are planning your trip, you’ll find a lot of useful information in our FAQs. If you can’t find an answer to your question, send us a message using the contact page.

There’s a taxi rank outside the railway station at no. 1 Avenida Ausiàs March.
Telephone: +34 96 227 16 81 (wheelchair-friendly taxis available).

Xàtiva enjoys a Mediterranean climate. The winters are mild (it rarely freezes or snows) and the summers are very hot, with temperatures sometimes rising above 40°C.

Four companies offer guided tours. They can be contacted by phone:

LOVE XÀTIVA: 601 367 515 –
A PEU GUIES: 620 962 567 –
DTURISME: 699 746 682 –

If you haven’t been able to arrange a guided tour, we recommend using the audio-guides available on this website. You’ll find them at the footer of each monument.


  • Parking El Españoleto Specialty Center. For vehicles that have purchased tickets online. Limited capacity. The center is the shuttle stop of the tourist bus to the castle (Maps)
  • Blue zone parking in the city center. Sundays and holidays free.
  • Xàtiva Volleyball Pavilion parking (Alzira road entrance). The distance to the Tourist Office is 10 minutes on foot. (Maps)


  • Sundays and holidays.
  • Hours: 10 am – 3 pm / 4 pm – 7 pm.
  • Route: Plaza Españoleto – Castle.
  • Price:  1 € / trip

Most shops are open from Mondays to Saturdays, from 9:30 to 13:30 and 16:30 to 20:30, although franchises and shopping centres do not close at midday. If you’re shopping in Xàtiva on a Monday morning, you’ll probably find that a lot of the shops are shut, as many traders stay closed then.

A leisurely visit to Xàtiva castle can last an entire morning or afternoon. There are picnic areas in stunning surroundings with views over the city. There is also a cafeteria with a terrace, and a restaurant.

  • 1 January: New Year’s Day.
  • The Fallas festivities (from 19 to 20 March).
  • Holy week and Easter (April).
  • Good Friday
  • San Vicente (spring).
  • Pascua Florida flower festival (spring).
  • 1 May: International Workers’ Day.
  • Corpus Christi (June).
  • 1 August: Sant Feliu, patron saint of Xàtiva.
  • 5 August: Virgin de la Seu festival, patron saint of Xàtiva.
  • From 15 to 20 August: Fira de Xàtiva city fair, dating back to 1250.
  • 25 November: Les Catalinetes, Santa Catalina.
  • 25 December:  Christmas day.

Health and welfare services

Ambulances – 962282013
Hospital Lluís Alcanyís – General A&E – tel. 962289310
Health Centre A&E (17:00 to 19:00) – tel. 962218105
Hospital Lluís Alcanyís – Ctra. Xàtiva-Alzira – tel. 962289400
Health Centre – Pl.Calixto III (No. 2, Pl. de la Seu) – tel. 962272424
Health Centre – No. 13, Pl. Espanyoleto – tel. 962281610
Health Centre – Av. Ausiàs March – tel. 962218100

Vicen Campos Herrero – No. 1, Plaza Españoleto
Enrique Vila Peiro – No. 5, Plaza del Mercat– tel. 962274370
Josefina Ballester Medina – No. 7, Germanias – tel. 962271060
Manuel Casesnoves Soldevila – No. 7, Vicente Boix – tel. 962276077
Fernando Richart Aranda – No. 30, Plaça la Bassa – tel. 962275748
Carmen Navarro Llueca – No. 32, Albereda Jaume I – tel. 962274276
Rosalia Soler Fernandez – No. 2, Porta de Sant Francesc – tel. 962274438
Joaquin Soler Fernandez – No. 38, Avenida Selgas – tel. 962274566
Rosa Pellicer Chulia – No. 1, Plaza Vicent Andrés Estellés – tel. 962270147
View out-of-hours pharmacies

Admission to the museum is free for pre-booked school groups. For reservations, call 96 227 65 97.
Admission to all monuments and use of the tourist train is free for teachers accompanying a school group.
Groups of up to 55 people can enter both the museum and El Castell together.
There is a picnic area in the upper part of the Castell Major where students can eat provided that they are accompanied by a teacher.