Property in Costa Blanca, Denia
Denia, has a
mild and typically Mediterranean climate with an average annual
temperature of 19-20 degrees centigrade.It has a wonderful 20km
of sandy beaches and seas perfect for watersports, swimming or
just enjoying the sun.
In 1987 the Montgo
mountain was declared a National Park, with an area of 2,150 hectares
in the municipal districts of Denia and Javea. The aim of the park
is to protect the natural vegetation and fauna of the area, as
well as to conserve the archaeological and cultural aspects.
The town of Denia
itself is dominated by the castle which stands imposingly on a
66 metre-high hill at the heart of the town. The castle was built
during the 11th and 12th centuries and is Islamic in design. Since
then several modifications have been made to the architecture.
The castle is now used as the venue for a wide range of cultural
event including outdoor concerts.
The town has
a large number of shops and boutiques where you can find all manner
of goods from leather to jewelry and souvenir shops to commemorate
During the year
there are plenty of celebrations to enliven the town. In January,
the procession of the Three Kings and the "Romeria" to the Santa
Paola hermitage. The carnival is held in the second week of February,
closely followed by the "Mig Any", the winter celebration of the
Moors and the Christians. In March there are the fallas, which
celebrate the arrival of spring, followed by the "Hogueras" of
San Juan in June which announce the coming of Summer with bonfires
on the beaches.
Denia has a rich
gastronomy, dominated by fish and rice dishes. From Denia comes
the wonderfully tasty Denia red prawn which is considered by experts
gourmets to be the best in the world.
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