Its name comes from the orange blossom, orange blossom and the province's quintessential crop.
The towns located on the Costa del Azahar (from north to south) are: Vinaroz, Benicarló, Peñíscola, Alcalá de Chivert, Torreblanca, Cabanes coast, Oropesa del Mar, Benicasim, Castellón de la Plana, Almazora, Burriana, Nules, Moncófar , Chilches, La Llosa and Almenara.
Its capitals par excellence are the cities of Benicasim and Peñíscola, since these municipalities are the great tourist focus of the community.
There is also a wide festival tourism on the Castellón coast, with musical offers such as the Arenal Sound Festival (Burriana), in Benicássim the Benicasim International Festival, the Rototom festival and the SanSan among others. The Electrosplash Music Festival on the beach of Fora-Forat de Vinaroz.
The coast includes the resorts of Vinaroz, Benicarló, Peñíscola, Oropesa del Mar, Benicasim and Moncófar, but also the Sierra de Irta, a mountainous massif parallel to the sea.
We can also mention the marshes of the Prat Cabanes-Torreblanca Natural Park, the Deserto de las Palmas, as well as the Columbretes Islands nature reserve 56 km from the coast. Finally, we cannot forget the provincial capital: Castellón de la Plana and the fortified town of Mascarell.
The Costa del Azahar is structured by the A-7 and AP-7 motorways that connect all the main municipalities and connect them with Valencia to the south and Tarragona to the north. The N-340 also runs along the parallel coast.
From the interior it is easily accessible by the A-3 coming from Madrid and by the A-23 coming from Teruel and Zaragoza.
By air, the coast is served by the Castellón Airport.