Alcoi is really rather unique. Set within incomparable natural landscapes and enjoying two Nature Reserves. Just 54 Km from Alicante and 105 Km from Valencia, Alcoi is famed for its fabulous Nouveau and Deco architecture with emblematic bridges spanning ravines and rivers.

 

A stroll through the city centre will provide glimpses of the city's rich history from its medieval turrets to the modernist heritage which can be seen everywhere. If eating is more your thing you will find a wealth of tapas bars and restaurants where you can enjoy typical local dishes. You shouldn't forget to try the locally made, traditional coffee liqueur ! 

Altea’s Bastion and Renaissance Area was declared a Cultural Heritage Site (BIC) in 2013. It conserves its original 1617 structure, with gates giving access to the fortress. Magnificent buildings from the foundation period, built of the 18th and 19th centuries, have also been conserved.

 

Altea, Mediterranean paradise has in its Fish market the link between the richness of the sea and the best traditional dishes of Altea. Approaching the arrival of the fishing boats, is a show that will inspire you to learn about the types of fish consumed in Altea,to feel and experience the food of Altea from the very arrival of seafood into the Seaport . The Fresh fish is always a fundamental element in the kitchen Altea. Enjoy it in any of the many restaurants and terraces of Altea, with a good local wine.

Located in a beautiful valley with the same name; the Foia of Castalla is surrounded by Nature and here you will find the city of Castalla snuggled into the hill that is crowned by the castle.

The main town of the Foia welcomes us with its unforgettable silhouette and invites us to stroll through its streets packed with history Aristocratic houses, century-old palaces, churches and winding streets full of charm lead us up to the majestic castle, which stands as a constant witness to the history of the city.

The local gastronomy delights us with exquisite dishes such as its famous gaspatxos or the delicious homemade desserts: sequillos, a type of biscuit, cocas and'toñas local cakes, ice- cream and many other types of homemade confectionary. 

The land which was the birthplace of the Lady of Elche bust, which witnessed in fascination the emergence of that medieval wonder known as the Misteri, the Mystery Play.

 

The land where hundreds of thousands of palm trees have been sown, cultivated and nurtured, and under whose gentle shadow the daily lives of the citizens run their course.

 

The land which has been deemed worthy of two declarations as a Unesco World Heritage Site, must be, by rights, a land of nuances and contrasts.

Even today, this section of Xàbia still conserves its Medieval Layout, a unique network of narrow streets with scattered white façades, arched doorways, Gothic windows and ironworks, all finished with the zone's characteristic “tosca” sandstone. Strolling through its streets allows us to travel into the past centuries.

Xàbia also benefits from its privileged relationship with the sea as evidenced by the local cuisine with its rich varieties of fresh fish, seafood and shellfish, commercialized under the quality trademark: “Pescado y marisco de la bahía de Xàbia” (Fish and Seafood from the Xàbia Bay). In addition to fish and seafood, another unique and valuable product is the "erizos de mar" (sea urchins) which are usually served with bread or in dry rice dishes.

A journey along the paths and trails that run through the municipality reveals the natural beauty and rural areas that retain the traditional development of the area and numerous examples of rural architecture: fields of vines, almond and olive trees, terraced staggered using large overlapping stones forming large embankments; rural housing; cave houses; wells, whose purpose was domestic supply and watering animals; farms and marble. A part-time farming continues to maintain our landscape and our more traditional crops.

Places of tourist interest in Novelda include the monastery of Santa María Magdalena (dated from the 19th century), which has a church designed by a disciple of Antoni Gaudí, the Moorish castle of the Mola, with its unique triangular tower, and the Museum of Modernism. This is a well preserved art nouveau house with original artifacts from the 1920s. The house itself is a work of art. The House-Museum is located in a modernist building designed by Pedro Cerdan Martinez (1863-1947) and is now a centre for modernist research and promotion.

Every corner contains shades of tradition and modernity. It is a prosperous place in agriculture, monumental artistic heritage and is home jewels of Mediterranean historic architecture.

Birthplace of Miguel Hernandez, its streets are reasons for the life and work of one of the most international Spanish poets. A city that houses many treasures, like the work of Diego Silva Velázquez "The Temptation Santo Tomas" and unique works of the great sculptor Francisco Salzillo. Part of this artistic variety can be seen in the Holy Week, declared in 2010 of International Tourist Interes

Santa Pola is a small touristic fishing village. It’s situated in a privileged place: only at 17 km. from Alicante, Santa Pola offers you unforgettable days: natural spaces, beaches, landscapes, gastronomy...

From time immemorial different cultures have left their archaeological remains in Santa Pola. From the 16th century the Castle and the watch towers were built to protect the population from the pirates –the Berbers– who had settled on the island of Tabarca. The fortification and later expulsion of the pirates from the island, in the 18th century, helped the permanent establish- ment of a centre of population, named Santa Pola 

The strategic location of Villena, combined with the aquiferous richness of the subsoil has determined the role of this city along the history and explains that in this area all kind of cultures have been brought together. Villena and his Castle are closely linked, because under the warm of its walls the Arab village was developed, which stretched around the mosque aljama, the current church of Santa Maria..

The city reveals its historical heritage all along the streets. It´s located in a privileged area between three Autonomous Communities: Valencia, Castilla La Mancha and Murcia

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