Located 7 km away from Kannur, Valapattanam is known for its long beautiful beaches with lush green palm vegetation that surely can make your trip a perfect holiday destination. Being a chief source of timber, Valapattanam is also known for its traditional timber manufacturing - the process itself is a treat to watch.
The town of Valapattanam is situated on the banks of the Valapattanam river, which centuries back was the primary ship route for trading through Kerala and Valapattanam was an important town. Because of this, the town got to be known as "Valya pattanam" which means "big town" in the Malayalam language.
Tourist Attraction in Valapattanam
Known for wood-based industries, the long stretched beach and the tranquil atmosphere around the town will surely make you enjoy the place. Besides, there are several local temples and monuments in the town that depict the heritage and culture of Kerala.
How to reach
Valapattanam is 7 km away from Kannur and the nearby Airport is Karipur International Airport in Kozhikode.