Denia (in Valencian and officially Dénia) is a city in the Valencian Community, Spain, located on the north coast of the province of Alicante. It is the capital of the region of Marina Alta. It had 41,672 inhabitants registered on January 1, 2014 (INE), but in summer its population can reach 200,000 inhabitants.
WALKING AROUND THE CITY
VISIT TO THE CASTLE OF DENIA
Although with archaeological indications of Iberian town (Diniu), its origin as city is Roman (Dianium), being located to the north of the present city and in front of the old port. Classical texts and archaeological remains indicate that in the 1st century BC The troops of Sertorio established in Dianium a naval base ...
Visiting the Castle of Denia can delight us with a wonderful view of the city of Dénia, we can also visit the museums inside the Castle.
The Marina Alta has 759.30 km2 and a population that exceeds 180,000 inhabitants. Located in a privileged environment, in the north of the province of Alicante, and in front the Balearic Islands, offers an endless number of possibilities for the tourist who wants to travel around Denia and its surroundings.
Dénia is the capital of this region that offers a diversity of landscapes that draws attention..
On the coast, we will discover the Montgó Natural Park of Denia / Javea and the Natural Park of the Rock of Ifach in Calpe. Tour the towns of Denia, Jávea, Benissa, Teulada - Moraira and Calpe, enjoy its beaches, coves, cliffs, fishing ports ...
In the interior the landscape changes radically and gives way to the almond trees, orange trees, cherry trees ... to the small villages that preserve their traditions, to caves, mountains and landscapes. The interior area is known as the Valleys of the Marina, and includes the Valleys of Gallinera, L'Aguart, Ebo, Pop, Alcalá ...
COVA TALLADA DE DÉNIA
Una de las muchas cuevas que podemos visitar en la costa sur de Dénia.