The beautiful and historic coastal town of Denia is the capital of the Marina Alta area of the Northern Costa Blanca and is located on the Valencian coast looking out across the Mediterranean towards the Balearic Islands. Denia is ideally placed halfway between Alicante International Airport and Valencia Airport with both airports being around 110km or an hour´s drive away.
Amongst this ancient city's key cultural and historical highlights is an imposing,11th century Moorish castle that sits on a rocky crag overlooking the city and the marina. Human habitation of the city is thought to date back to at least the 4th century BC and throughout the ages has been home to many different civilisations including the Greeks, Romans, Celts and Moors. Further evidence of Denia´s history can be seen in its well preserved city walls, the18th century church of the Asunción and the 17th-century Atarazanas (dockyards).
This cosmopolitan city is well known for its tapas bars, superb restaurants, beautiful Marina and 20km of coastline featuring both wide, golden sandy beaches and tranquil, sheltered coves. The city has become very popular with tourists from all over Northern Europe who come to enjoy its beautiful beaches, charming & historic centre, idyllic marina and seafront promenade lined with many fantastic bars and restaurant all offering superb views over the marina.
Denia is still thriving fishing port and is famous for its fantastic locally caught seafood which is served in many of the seafront restaurants.
There are also daily ferry services from Denia to Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca in the Balearic Islands.