Alberic Valencia. Alberique Valencia

Alberic is town in the Ribera Alta area, in the Comunidad Valenciana, Spain.

It is located south west of Valencia, along the A7 motorway.

Alberic began its history in ancient times, since remains have been found in Bronze Age and Roman objects of the second century BC The conquest of the city at the hands of Joumada I saw the independence of the people, born in a farmhouse to the end of Alzira.

With the expulsion of the Moors in 1609, the town was virtually depopulated, which disrupted, as happened in other towns Valencia, socio-economic activity of the population. Because the mortality caused by rice cultivation, the number of inhabitants almost does not increase over time, in spite of immigrants arriving in Alberic to work the fields cultivated with rice. Due to the large number of day labourers that existed in the town during the civil war was very important the socialist movement. The modern history continues to develop local agriculture around now-rice cultivation has shifted to other places and the orange has taken its ground. It also has an emerging industry with the construction of an industrial estate.

Alberic is famous for being the village where the best hand made or Panquemados Monas, sweet spongy bread that is usually taken for Easter with chocolate, a hard-boiled egg and dry sausage. The history of this product we found in the “Munna,” Arabic word meaning “provision of mouth,” that the Moors were a gift to their lords.

One of the most popular fiestas is La Nit del Meló on the 8th August which is celebrated at midnight. Taste a watermelon in honour of San Lorenzo, patron of Alberic.

Another festival highlight is the Feria de San Julian, on June 24, which lasts for ten days in which they are organized shows, dances and other activities.

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UK TV in Alberic – how to receive UK TV in Alberic

Freesat TV in Alberic

The Sat and PC Guy installs and maintains Digital Satellite Television Systems, for reception of UK TV in Alberic .

Reception of satellite TV channels from the BBC an ITV can be achieved using a minimum of a 110x120cm satellite dish or the recommended 125x135cm satellite dish.

We install Digital Terrestrial Television, TDT, Spain Freeview for Spanish TV reception in Alberic . Depending on your location to the TDT transmitters, you can receive around 30 digital television channels, with the option change the language on many programmes into English.