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Elche Map, Spain

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Elche Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Elche with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Elche useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Elche!

Elche Travel Guide

Elche is a very dynamic city, economically speaking, mainly due to the industrial branch. A lot of the settlement’s revenue comes from footwear manufacturing: the town produces over half of all shoes made in Spain. Also, tourism and trade are two of Elche’s economic pillars; these two segments go somewhat hand in hand. The chemical industry and agriculture are also present, although farming is very limited compared... read more

Elche History

Under the Arabs, agriculture in the area became fully developed. This is primarily due to the introduction of irrigation, through perfected methods which originated from the ‘oasis culture’ in the Middle East and North Africa. At this time, the Arabs surrounded the newly founded city with palm trees. This palm tree forest (which was believed to be planted by the Phoenicians) is the only one of its kind in Europe. read more

Elche Sightseeing

Parque Natural de las Salinas de Santa Pola. The area extends to 2496 hectares. The plants found in this park are mostly ruches and caladium mariscum. The nature reserve is also a home to bird species such as red-crested pochards and flamingos. read more

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