Denia Things to Do
Denia is a small town, known for its proximity to Ibiza and Mallorca islands.
The castle in Denia is the main attraction. It has three towers and an archeological museum where you could learn more about local history.
The views from the castle are fascinating, a 360 degree view overlooking the port, the mountains and the city.
Les Roques, the area next to the Castle, is well worth seeing too. The streets are lovely to walk along. Salto, Olivera and San Francisco Streets are especially pleasant.
El Vergel Safari Park
This safari park and zoo is a 10 minute ride out of Denia. Through the first three sections, you will stay in your car and drive through different habitats. You can see emu, deer, lions, tigers and more from the safety of your car. Just keep your windows closed! You’ll reach a parking area where you can walk through the main zoo area. It’s fairly large with a good variety of animals and different animal shows to see.
Mongo Nature Reserve
Montgó Nature Reserve is located between Denia and Javea. The park includes a coastal section that covers over 3 kilometres and is a peferct area to do some hiking. The tourist information center offers a useful booklet (available in Spanish, English, French and German) detaining different hiking routes ranging from 2.6 to 9.6 km of various difficulty levels.
Denia has good nightlife too, with plenty of places to eat and or drink at. The main place for action is the coast road near the port, where the restuarants and bars are very tasteful. Hook Bar is one good lively bar, and there are a few others along the seafront.
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