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5 plans in Dénia, the jewel of Alicante

As one of the busiest towns in the province of Alicante and capital of the Marina Alta region, Dénia is one of the municipalities that has the most to offer to anyone who decides to visit it. With more than 20 kilometers of coastline, the Alicante town hides countless coves between cliffs in which to get lost, extensive beaches of fine sand on which to stroll, a great historical and cultural heritage, as well as a wide gastronomic offer in which the rice, fish and fresh seafood. There are many reasons to visit it, but there are also plans, so take note because we tell you the 5 things to do and see in Dénia, the great jewel of the province of Alicante.

Dénia castillo

Tour the main tourist spots of the town

Once you are in the town of Dénia, there are tourist spots that you cannot miss or visit, such as Calle Mayor and Cavallers to Plaza de la Constitución, the nerve center where you can find typical shops in the area and the best restaurants. In this square you can also see the City Hall building and the church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, two essential things to see in Dénia. Finally, next to the Town Hall are the stairs that lead to Dénia Castle, a fortress of Muslim origin located at the highest point of the city and built between the 11th and 12th centuries. This monument, as one of the main attractions of the town, was used to defend the population during pirate attacks and later underwent various renovations until its partial destruction during the War of Succession.

Dénia pueblo

Visit its best beaches

Without a doubt, the beaches of Dénia are one of its greatest attractions and of course, one of its best kept treasures. A couple of days spent in the area are enough to get to know the most beautiful and popular ones such as Les Marines Beach, a 3 kilometer long sandy area considered one of the best beaches to visit in Denia. Furthermore, if you continue along the coast that extends through the north of the town you will find other beaches ideal for spending a day with the family such as Les Bovetes, Els Molins or Les Deveses. On the other hand, if you prefer rocky coves in a wilder natural environment, you can tour the southern coast stopping at El Trampoli, Punta Negra, Arenetes or La Cala.

Visit the Toy Museum

One of the obligatory stops in Dénia, especially if you go with children, is the Toy Museum. Located on the first floor of an old train station, in this peculiar museum you can see a wide collection of toys from different eras and best of all, completely free!

Museo juguete

Discover the Montgó Natural Park

For sports and nature lovers, one of the plans that cannot be missing from this list is a visit to the Montgó Natural Park. Among the various trails there are, one of the most affordable is the Camí de la Colonia (about 5 kilometers and low difficulty) where you can enjoy incredible views of the sea.

Stay in Oliva Nova

As a last but also main point when preparing your next visit to Dénia, accommodation is key. To enjoy the town, the surroundings and above all the sea in its maximum essence, Oliva Nova Beach & Golf is the ideal place to stay at any time of the year. Find out!

Oliva Nova


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