Denia Panorama

C O N T A C T

DENIA

Casa Colina

View from Denia Castle

Drive from Casa Colina on the main road through Adsubia, Pego and all the way to the coast and you will reach the beautiful seaside city of Denia. With it's glorious marina, stunning castle and quintissentially Spanish network of shopping avenues, this lovely city is an excellent day trip.

The most efficient route

Denia Castle

THE CASTLE

Looming over the coastal city is Denia Castle. Access to the castle is via a maze of narrow streets in the old historical part of town right above the Town Hall. The castle in Denia is perched high above the town and can be seen from all directions.

 

There is a small entry fee to walk around the castle, tower and museum. The castle is a great size to explore and the grounds include picnic areas, terraced woodland and lots of walkways - as well as the occasional steep stairway with no railing so beware!

 

There is a cafe to relax in with beautiful panoramic ocean views. Walking the perimeter will offer excellent views of the city.

THE CITY

Denia enjoys a privilege position right on the northern edge of the province of Alicante. It sits on the shores of the Mediterranean opposite the Balearic Islands and is backed by the impressive mountains of the the Montgo Natural Park. Denia hosts many fiestas, but it is best know for the running of the bulls fiesta which takes place during July and has been declared as being of National Tourist Interest.

 

Denia is a fantastic place to visit, where you'll easily be able to enjoy a day or two! The natural park of Montgo and the Torre del Gerro both have marked walking trails to enjoy. The prestigious marina with its wonderful elevated promenade, a 20 kilometre coastline of both rocky and sandy beaches, the fish market, the old town and the impressive tree lined main shopping street (Marques de Campo) as well as the museums. If that isn't enough you can take the ferry to the Ibiza or Palma for an overnight stay!

 

 

 

Places of interest and ideas of things to do in Denia:

 

Coastline: 20km of fine sandy beaches and rocky coastlines.

Marina: stylish marina with restaurants and bars and great elevated promenade.

Port: take the ferry to Ibiza, Mallorca or Formentera.

Fish Auction: watch the auction of the fresh fish every weekday from 17:00.

Old Town: small narrow streets and plazas to wander around.

High Street: impressive tree lined main shopping street.

Tourist Office: more information about Archaeological Museum, Ethnology Museum, Toy Museum and walking routes through the Montgo Natural Park.

Market: large Monday morning.

Montgo Natural Park: walking routes with stunning views over Denia.

Torre del Gerro Viewpoint: 16th century watch tower which is accessed via a steep walking trail.

Tram: take the tram south to other towns including Gata de Gorgos, Altea, Benidorm, Villajoyosa and Alicante.

 

There is so much to do in Denia that you could easily spend a day or two here! Visit the market on a Monday morning, buy some fresh local produce for a picnic and then drive to the Montgo Natural Park for a walk along any of the marked trails. Spend the morning exploring the historic castle right in the heart of Denia, then make the short drive to the huge La Marina shopping mall in Ondara with its many, many shops, bowling alley and eateries. Start the day with a coffee at the marina, after take the tram to any of the other coastal towns like Calpe, Altea or Benidorm.

Denia Castle Capture IMG_2256