Information about Denia at the Costa Blanca in Spain:
Denia is located north of the Mount Montgó between Alicante and Valencia and has about 42.000 inhabitants (2016). Denia has a good infrastructure with rail connection to Alicante as well as the ferry to Ibiza and Mallorca and a direct motorway acces to the AP 7 (Alicante-Valencia)
Denia has many things to offer. A well-preserved old town with numerous cafes, bars, restaurants and many shops and boutiques. Some museums (the archaeological museum is housed in the medieval castle) such as an ethnological museum, a toy museum and an art museum with temporary exhibitions. For the evening you will find a bright choice of very nice scene bars, pubs, restaurants and evening life music for dancing or simply enjoy listening. Denia is well known for its 20 km long sandy beaches that merge at the height of the district „Las Rotas“ in rock and stone coast.
The nature reserve Montgo, named after the same mountain, a typical layered mountain which lonely rises in the sky and ends in the Cape of San Antonio. In the vicinity of the city there are Roman, Moorish and Spanish ruins like in the town next to Javea. with its beautiful original wind mills of the cape of San Antonio, the light house from where you get a beautiful view towards Ibiza by clear weather.
A few years ago Denia (La Marina) started to become a hotspot. There are very nice restaurants, pubs and clubs with lounge bars and a large nightclub in the ferry port of Denia. Dénia is one of the cities with the biggest number of fiestas in Europe; In addition to the ’ Bous al mar’ in the port you will find the typical festival “Moros y Cristianos” in August in honor of San Roque (13 to 16 August). There are picturesque parades and flag trains organized. A highlight of the four-day event is the Galápagu parade during which moors and Christians show their traditional sumptuous dresses.