Benissa is a small town on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante.It is one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca. Benissa has 4 km of coastline linking the towns of Moraira and Calp.
The 4 km of Benissa coastline are steepy, with cliffs and small coves invaded by pines. This coastline is traversed by an eco-tour with several stretches where you can also walk almost all year around due the nice weather, enjoying the best views of the coast of Benissa.
PLACES OF INTEREST:
1. Old Town and the city center: from the Middle Age to the Renaissance
2. Our Sea and Coast:
Cove Baladrar: pebbles and rock
Advocat Beach: sandy and rock with a beach bar
cove Llobella: Pebbles and rocks, difficult access, very quiet
cove dels Pinets: Pebbles and rock
Fustera Beach: Blue Flag (EU), sandy with a beach bar
Bay Bassetes : rocky with Restaurant and beach bar, A school for water sports: kayaking, diving, snorkeling, surfing.
-Typical food in the village: rice, sausage and Cocas( spanish pisto pizzas)
-July and August : tapas in the town of Benissa: tapa + drink = 2 €
5 Hiking routes:
Ruta dels Riberers: 4 h. 14 km, medium difficulty, max. high 430 m.
Oltá route: 2 hours, total 7 km. Average difficulty, max. high 587m.
Route Hermitages : Santa Anna, Pedramala, Lleus, Benimarraig, Benimarco and Pines. During the summer all celebrate their festivals, the best time to visit them.
Solana Road: 3 hours, total 12 km, medium difficulty, max high: 724m.
Bernia route: 3.5 hours, total 8 km, medium-high difficulty, max. high 850m
Riding Club: Street after Jalón
Church Fiestas: 4th Sunday in April: processions, music, fireworks, street bulls
Moors and Christians Fiestas weekend closest to June 29. Spectacular processions with beautiful costumes.
Fira i Porrat: 2nd half of January, recommended as local attraction.
The interior: Xaló, Lliber, Alcalalí. In February and March, flowering almond, wine and sweet wine,
To the north:
Teulada-Moraira, Gata de Gorgos typical for wicker products
Benidoleig: Cave – Cueva de las Calaveras
Pego: Marsh Nature Park Pego-Oliva
Vall de EBO: Cave – Cueva del Rull
Valencia 110 km: City of Arts and Sciences, Oceanographic
Calp with Penyal d'Ifach
Altea with its white houses
Callosa d'en Sarria with Fuentes del Algar and Guadalest Castle,
Benidorm with its wide range of leisure and entertainment, theme parks Terra Mitica, Terra Natura , Mundomar and Aqualandia.
Access by highway AP7 (exit 63) or road: N 332
Alicante Airport "El Altet" 80 km
Valencia Airport "Manises to 110 km
More Information: www.benissa.net