Discover Altea, one of the most beautiful villages on the Costa Blanca
With its unmistakable white hue, the town of Altea stands as one of the most beautiful of the entire Mediterranean coast. Therefore, it was chosen cultural capital of the Valencian Community. Below, we show you the places you should visit in Altea.
#1. The old town: One of the most beautiful places in Altea.
Popularly known as ”el Fornet”, it covers the entire old town of Altea, where we can contemplate the typical white houses that characterize this place. It is the oldest part of town in which it is usual to see the facades of houses adorned with flowers. In addition, it has numerous viewpoints from which we will have a privileged view of the bay.
2# ”Jardín de los sentidos”
It is one of the most famous tea shops in the entire Costa Blanca. There, we can enjoy one of the most diverse gardens in the region, which contains plants from all continents of the world. A perfect place to visit and escape from the routine.
3# Promenade and port of Altea
From the port of Altea we will have the opportunity to access the promenade, which runs through the town’s coast. We can enjoy spectacular views of the entire bay. In addition, during the walk we will have the option to visit one of the many restaurants located along this walk. A great opportunity to taste the excellent Mediterranean rice cuisine.
4# Orthodox church of altea
Located near the famous Altea Hills, this church is the first orthodox temple built in Spain. It is a replica of the 17th-century Russian Orthodox churches and is built with materials brought from the Ural region. Draws attention the beautiful golden domes that crown this temple.
5# ”Punta de Mascarat”
We finish the post with this beautiful cove that we can found at the end of the bay. We can enjoy crystal clear and clean water, as well as a beautiful landscape. Both in Winter and in Summer, this cove is ideal for those who want to enjoy an authentic natural landscape.
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