Colegio Santo Domingo and the last remaining gate of the city wall
When we arrived in Orihuela in the evening, we took a walk through the centre and immediately decided we will need more time for this historic town.

Looking into the Cathedral
The next day, we visited the Colegio Santo Domingo, which was an important university and is now a big school. It is the biggest national monument of Valencia province with 18.000 square meters. The library of the university was the first public library in Spain founded in the 16th century.
Colegio Santo Domingo
Colegio Santo Domingo
Colegio Santo Domingo
The church of the complex fascinated us with its abundant baroque interior.

From the centre leads a street up to the Seminar of the Dominicans and further around the mountain until we reached the palm grove of Orihuela – the second largest after Elche.

Stone Arch gives a nice view down to Orihuela
Palm grove of Orihuela
Flower of the day
In the afternoon, we decided to discover also the coast of Orihuela. We drove to Cabo Roig, where we found a parking directly at the coast path which we used for a walk. (Parking: 37.917018, -0.721493)
Chiringuito at La Caleta
Coast path at Cabo Roig
Nice walk in the late afternoon
The next day, the Medival Market of Orihuela started, so we drove back and spent another night at the parking in Orihuela (38.087266, -0.937973).
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