Peaceful, narrow alleyways, whitewashed houses which in days gone by were protected by a solid city wall, an imposing church with its distinctive blue domes and impressive views of the coastline, revealing in the distance the Peñón de Ifach in Calpe.
Moraira's fish marrket
The opportunity to buy fine, fresh produce at an affordable price, but above all to witness the experience and gain a better understanding of the fishing traditions of the delightful town of Moraira.
A real tradition which endures to this day, and hopefully for many years more, the fish market is where the fellowship of fishermen of Moraira auction the day's catch from the bay.
The auction is held at 10 in the morning, beginning with the highest price delicious fresh fish! before gradually dropping until a bid is offered. All those present may take part, offering the chance of carrying off a fine catch at a fairly affordable price, and of remarkable freshness.
The most typical kinds of fish to be found in the auction of octopus, hake, red mullet, bonito, Spanish sea bream, dog's tooth bream, rock fish and beach fish.
|Opening hours||MON-FRI 10:00h|
|Address||C/DOCTOR CALATAYUD BAYA 1. 03724 MORAIRA|
Today's Altea is one of the key cultural centres of the Valencia Region. And the "Palau de Altea" is the flagship of this picturesque town.
Serra Gelada, one of the most distinctive of the coastal uplands in the Valencia region, is to be found between the bays of Altea and Benidorm.