25 km from Valencia, the remains of the castle stand on the ridge above Sagunt, and here was fought a battle between Saguntum and Hannibal. The fortress was adapted later by Romans, Goths, Moors and Christians. It was declared a national monument in 1931.
13 kilometres of coastline in the district provide many bathing opportunities. The main beaches have been annually awarded Blue Flags from the European Union - Malvarrosa, Corinto, Almardá and the Puerto Sagunt beach
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