Must-visit attractions in Denia
Denia is a fishermen’s quarter bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. The town of Alicante has become a very popular destination thanks to all the attractions that you can find in this harbor town. Denia stands out for its good temperatures, its awesome beaches, and its distinguished gastronomy.
Denia is an excellent destination for every month of the year. There are bars and restaurants worth visiting. In 2004 it was declared a creative city of gastronomy by UNESCO. You will also find many tourist monuments and charming beaches where you can spend a good time.
Most of the must-visit attractions in Denia are very close: it is possible to visit everything in one day. Although if you prefer to go more relaxed and enjoy more, you can do it in two days. Especially if you are planning to visit the awesome beaches of Denia in summer.
In this post, we will show you sights not to be missed in Denia, as well as the main points of interest that you can visit for quality tourism in the city.
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Denia Castle is the major monument of the city: it is considered a very important cultural and historical center. It is located in the old town, where you will find Muslim-style streets and monuments, that reveals their Muslim past.
Inside, we will find the Archaeological Museum, with interesting objects from Roman, Muslim, and Christian times.
From the castle, you can enjoy the astonishing city views of Denia: the charming port of the city, the sea, the mountains, and the old quarter. It is definitely a privileged location in Denia.
We must also mention the Denia castle tunnel. This castle was created during the Spanish civil war. The tunnel was designed to provide refuge during the bombings of the war.
The tunnel goes through the castle hill below: it connects the north and south of Denia: is used to cross from one place to another
Baix La Mar
This cool seafaring district of Denia is a marvelous place to stroll and lose yourself in its narrow pedestrian streets. It is located just below the castle of Denia.
Its picturesque houses stand out due to their colorful façades.
One of the biggest attractions of Denia and this neighborhood, in particular, is its great gastronomic tradition: you will find lots of restaurants and bars where you can spend a nice time. You have to taste some of its traditional products such as its incredible prawns or its popular rices.
The old quarter of Denia
In the historic center, there are many interesting places to see, apart from the already mentioned Baix La Mar neighborhood.
In the beginning, you will find the Church of Our Lady of Loreto, located in Plaza de la Constitución, right next to the town hall. A few meters away you can see the Denia Local Market, where many local people buy fresh meat, vegetables, and fish.
Very close, we can see Loreto street. This street is pedestrianized and stands out for its large number of shops, bars, restaurants, and different venues.
Beaches of Denia
Denia is very popular for its incredible beaches, in summer, many tourists come to enjoy the more than 15 kilometers long coastline.
It has a breathtaking marina with the best bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy the sunset on their terraces.
Some of the longest beaches are Las Marinas beach or Punta Negra beach.: ideal if you go with children.
Les Bovetes beach is also one of the favorite options among families with children, as it is a shallow beach with fine sand, perfect for playing.
It has very good access. Around the beach, you will find restaurants, showers and all the necessary facilities to spend all day.
The beaches of Denia are ideal if you want to go diving, as it has very clean waters and very interesting marine fauna.
If you prefer to enjoy coves, in Denia, we also find charming coves, such as Les Rotes or the Montgó nature reserve, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
If you finally decide to spend your holidays in Denia, we recommend you spend one day at our Purobeach Club Denia. Our beach club in Denia is located on the beachfront and we have incredible views where you can enjoy all the splendor of the Mediterranean, enjoy good gastronomy, and relax.
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