This is another nice,small and charming place to see.Is the little village of BENIFATO,just next to Guadalest.This photo is not very good one because was taken inside my car,here you'll see just a little part of the small town. If you're driving through this area of Alicante,don't hesitate to see this beautifull village on the mountains.more
The Sierra Aitana is the highest mountain in all this area,it has 1,559 m.really this is not very much if comparing with other high mountains in Spain,in Pyrennes mountains or Sierra Nevada.There is also a Military Base on top of Aitana Mountain. Is very unusual to see some snow on top of Sierra Aitana,as you can see on my pictures,well that one...more
As is something very unusual to see all this snow on Alicante's mountains,then everyone wants to go to see the snow ,the little times that we got a snow storm like that.Specially the kids that lives on the coastline and probably never seen the snow before,then this is the reason that all mums and dads take his children up there to see all that...more
If you like Fishing,you're lucky,because you also can fishing and practice other water sports at Amadorio Lake.It is located between the town of Villajoyosa in the road to ORCHETA.This photo was taken from Orcheta and is not a goo one,you only can see a little part of the lake but also you can see the Mediterranean sea on it!.more
BENIFALLIM,is another nice and quaint little village to see.It is located just next to the town of Penaguila and very close also of "Safari Aitana".Benifallim has also a small and nice castle to see,located on top of a hill.Other interesting places to stop around: (Torremanzanas,Alcolecha,Benilloba and Ares).more
This is a general view of the town of SELLA ,it is located very close to Orcheta and following the road to the north,direction Penaguila and Sierra Aitana. This is also another interesting village to stop and take a small stroll in the old town,also the town has a small medieval Castle and a nice Hermitage of Santa Maria that can be visited.more
With the small town of FINESTRAT we can say that start the route of the villages of Alicante's Mountains.Finestrat is located on a hill and also is very close to the coastline,from top of the village you can see some nice views of Mediterranean Sea and also the beach that Finestrat has.It is called CALA DE FINESTRAT,and is located just next to...more
Orcheta or in Valenciano language is ORXETA,is located also close to Callosa and Villajoyosa.Is another nice small town to see.There are a good old part of the town and also a few snack bars and restaurants. I use to go many times to Orcheta to have a lunch in a nice restaurant here,it is: CASA PACO ,and it has local and international...more
This is a very nice and interesting place to visit specially if you are travelling with children.It is located next to the town of PENAGUILA,and about 15 Km from Guadalest.Also the town of Penaguila is a goo place to make a stop,here you can see a nice old town and also a beautiful garden built on XIX cent.SAFARI AITANA is a very nice and huge zoo...more
This is a medium size and also very tourist spot,it is located also in coastline,just next to Calpe,if you need more information about the area take a look to my Javea and Calpe pages,there you can see many interesting places along the coastline.This is a picture taken from the small harbour and you can see behind the silouhette of the impressive...more
Now, I'll tell you a few nice routes to make by car driving through all these mountains in Alicante province,at least you'll see some awesome landscapes,lot of small and nice villages and also a few medieval castles,a good combination isn't??.I'l tell you the names of small towns and places of interest. ROUTE 1--- Agres, Muro, Alcocer de...more
This is another nice and small village to visit.It is Benimantell,located just next to Guadalest town. Is a very nice place to stop and have a walk in the old town,well is better to say that a walk in the town,because it is a very small village and you can see the whole place in just a short walk.There are some restaurants and bars inside the town.more
This is another beautiful place in the nature to see.It is "Fonts del Algar" and are located just outside of Callosa de Ensarriá.You'll see very easy the signs on the road just outside the town.They are some small water cascades and they looks beautiful with the nice forest and landscapes around.I got a few more pictures of these waterfalls on my...more
Driving by all these mountains in Alicante area,you'll see some beatiful landscapes.Most of all trees that you can see here are pines,but also there are lots of orange trees,lemon trees,almonds trees, and aswell some olive trees.There are lot of variety. Also you'll find some lookpoints located on top of mountains or other places next to the...more
Very close to the Jalón Valley,are located Calpe and Benissa.Both are nice place to stop also this time on coastline.In Calpe you can see this huge Rock that is also a Natural Park: PEÑON DE IFACH. Other nice places to see along the coastline:Moraira,Javea,Denia,Gandia.Also there is on the area another safari park this time is SAFARI PARK VERGEL...more
This is another nice place to stop,if you are travelling by the area.In valenciano language Jalón is named "XALÓ",and normally you'll see the signal of the name of that town in both languages. It is located very close of Calpe by the interior road,and is another nice place to explore.They sell the best wine in all Alicante province!! and you can...more
Thes are also two nice places to visit very close to Callosa.They are located just outside of Benidorm,and are also some nice and tourist places to see.In LA NUCIA,you'll find one of best flea markets in all the province,it is on sundays and there you can find anything a very good price.Also is good to see here the old town.POLOP, has also a very...more
If you take the road from Callosa de Ensarriá to Tárbena and then to PEGO,,then you'll see some of best castles that are located on this area of Alicante.Now I'll give you a small list of places where you can see a nice castle,mostly of them are very well conserved.This is the list: Castillo de Guadalest. (in the picture) Castillo de Bolulla....more
Casa Paco is a very nice restaurant located in the town of Orcheta,just next to the main road.It is a place that is always crowded,so is much better to book a table in advantage.Casa Paco has some delicious local and international cuisine,so is a place very well known for foreign visitors and residents of Costa Blanca,and also because Orcheta is...more
The best transportation to see all these nice mountains landcapes and small towns and villages,is the car of course.
There is also a bus service from Benidorm to a few of places that you can see on that page as:
Callosa de Ensarriá.
Guadalest and a just a few more around.
On the picture my old Citroën ZX!.