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Polop Things to Do

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    by kht1468 Written Jan 12, 2009

    Take the time to walk through the old town of Polop, a village caught in time. Siesta time is the quietest time to do this, wander around the streets and head up for the church square, then head up the zig zag path around the top where the old castillo used to be.We actually got married up there on the steps in 2007, so it will always be a special place for us.

    The views are tremendous on a clear day and something I never get bored of seeing -
    You can see right to Albir, Altea, Callosa and across the Sierra Bernia, and Leon dormido - the sleeping lion mountain which sits behind Polop.

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    • Castles and Palaces

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  • by coolshooz Updated Mar 23, 2008

    Polop has a successful Sunday Rastro (flea market) rapidly gaining ground on the more widely known Rastro in neighbouring La Nucia. Apart from household bits and pieces and collectable items there are some fresh produce stalls and even bargain sandals. It is situated in the Poligono Industrial "Pla de Terol" which can be reached by turning left onto the road to Guadalest before you reach La Nucia when coming from Benidorm on the CV.70

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    by RBalint Written Aug 15, 2006

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    These pictures from the top of Polop. There's a walled church cemetary with beautifull view: you can see the surrounding hills,the whole village, church + the sea. Well worth visiting !

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    • Architecture

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Polop Nightlife

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    by kht1468 Written Jun 7, 2007

    Tasca Bar in Polop is THE place to be on a Friday night - they support live music and every week from midnight onwards the very small bar is heaving with locals. Bands from as far away as Madrid come down to entertain the locals with the music varying from rock to classical guitar, thrash to acoustic.

    Dress Code: No dress code - the more casual the better.

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    by Lalique Updated Dec 2, 2003

    Favorite thing: Have you ever thought why minimalism in art and design became so popular? I found the answer to the question in Polop... The simplicity of pure natural forms might be very appealing, the less the better, this is the key to the door...

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    by Lalique Updated Dec 2, 2003

    Favorite thing: However even it this not so frequented by visitors village, where the only happening of the day might be Senora Maria's meeting with Senora Elvira on her way from a grosery shop back home, even in this place, which is far from being a tourist attraction, we found a true British pub, yes.... right over there, streight on and to the right around the coner... they also put announcements of football games shown on TV, like TODAY: Liverpool vs MU or TOMORROW: Arsenal vs Chalsea I wonder how many cared?

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    by Lalique Updated Nov 12, 2003

    Favorite thing: Everywhere is life....

    Romeo is singing his serenade to Juliette (spanish version)....
    "Oh, mi pequena, come to the window, have a look at me, I've been waiting you for so long.... meow, meow, meow...."

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