Relax, and discover a new place will never have been as interesting once you learn to know and visit Benissa, a small town located between the mountains and the Mediterranean coast, a unique enclave in the Marina Alta that will discover you hikes and wonderful places.
Historical center of Benissa
The first place to visit through this guide is the historical center, a medieval tour that begins in La Puríssima street, where you can learn about its history through its picturesque stately homes with barred balconies and monuments of great value that are located in the area.
Purissima Xiqueta church
Then we will go to the Cathedral of the Marina, locally known as teh Church of the Purissima Xiqueta. Inside, we can find a neo-gothic building consisting in three naves presided over by a central dome and a skylight that gives light to the temple inside. The temple is notable for its stained glass windows and the size of the central nave makes up the cathedral. A great value building that cannot be missed.
Bèrnia Mountain Range
Benissa is a reference place in the hiking world, Sierra de Bèrnia, a mountain range that is the natural border between the Marina Alta from the Marina Baixa. To get to the peak of this mountain you must make a circular route through a tunnel naturally dug in the stone, through which you will access to the summit, where you will discover the wonderful views of the Costa Blanca and the Mediterranean.
Ecological walking tour
And what better plan than to get to know the coast and the coves of Benissa through the ecological walk tour that connects Benissa and Calpe in 4 kilometers full of nature, tranquility and stunning sea views. You can also enjoy it as a family, as it is prepared for both adults and children.
La Fustera Beach
In Benissa you can also enjoy of a beach with all services. At just 10 kilometres from the city centre is La Fustera Beach, a fine sand and crystal clear waters beautiful beach dominated by posidonia. In it you can relax in the sun, build sand castles with children and even eat a wonderful paella in its beach bar.