Make a route with the 5 senses through Murla
The village of Murla is located at the foot of Cavall Verd, the mountain where the last Valencian moriscos gained strength.
Until the 17th century, Murla was known as the capital of the Vall de Pop but has since become a quiet village with narrow, tranquil streets.
Murla’s festival is celebrated in honor of the Divine Aurora and the Most Holy Christ of the Savior during the first week of August.
In January the pilgrimage to the hermitage of San Sebastián is celebrated.
In September the festivities are celebrated in honor of Saint Miquel, patron of the church of Murla.
Murla we can the unique bakery known as ‘el horno de Murla’ where the bread continues to be kneaded by hand, as are the ‘cocas’, which are typical from the Marina region. Whether they are made with pisto, peas or sobrasada, they are still made in the authentic and traditional way.
They really are a luxury to be enjoyed.
For those who prefer to discover the area by bicycle, there are two main mountain bike routes. One which winds through Murla’s surrounding fields and farmland and the other which takes you around the Cavall Verd mountain.
The village of Murla is located at the foot of Cavall Verd, the mountain where the last Valencian moriscos gained strength. Until the 17th century, Murla was known as the capital of the Vall de Pop but has since become a quiet village with narrow, tranquil streets.
Twice a year Murla becomes a beautifully decorated villaje and shows its lively and festive side both in August with the local fiesta of ‘La Divina Aurora y el Santísimo Cristo del Salvador’ and in January when San Sebastian is celebrated.
At the foot of the temple’s fortified tower we can find the old village washing site which is still used to this day. In addition, it is worth visiting ‘la ermita de la Sangre’ that served as a medieval hospital, plus ‘la ermita de San Sebastian’ which, dating back to the 14th century, is the oldest in the region of Valencia.
Every year in September Murla celebrates the San Miguel gastronomy and craft fair, an unmissable opportunity to taste and enjoy traditional cooking such as the famous ‘Borreta de melva