Elche is a city of 219,032 inhabitants in the autonomous community of Valencia, Spain. In the traditional language of Valencian (in fact, the same language that is called "Catalan" in Catalonia), the city is called "Elx." Elche is the one of the biggest shoe manufacturers in Europe, with more than 1,000 shoe factories. Agriculture and rubber-making are two more important industries in Elche. The city's rich history, scenic location, and pleasant weather also attract tourists to Elche hotels.
One of the biggest attractions in Elche is the Elx Palm Grove, an orchard of palm trees, comprising more than 200,000 of these tall, leafy, gentle giants of trees. Another attraction is the Moorish Altamira Palace, which towers majestically above the palms. The old Baños Arabes, or Arabic Baths, are another attraction. The Moors rebuilt the original Roman baths. Hotels in Elche are best booked on the Internet, through sites like EasyToBook.com. These sites make it easy for would-be visitors to find deals on cheap and discount hotels in Elche.