Sierra of Bernia
A setting in which to enjoy being at one with nature, along with the unbeatable views offered through the well-known "Forat".
The Sierra de Bèrnia uplands represent one of the greatest natural features of Benissa, along with the Ecological Promenade. They cover some 11 kilometres running perpendicularly inland from the coast, with an area of 1900 hectares divided among several boroughs.
The route includes the "Fuente de Bèrnia" (Bèrnia Spring), along with the opportunity to cross the uplands via the so-called "Forat", a natural cavity in the rock, before heading to the southern edge at the "Bèrnia Fort", built in the days of Philip II to combat the Moorish rebellions.
A truly adventurous experience courtesy of Bèrnia to be enjoyed alone or with the family, at one with nature while following the numerous hiking trails.
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Narrow streets where stone is the common theme of the ancient buildings which make up the beautiful town centre of Jávea. A tour of the modest cottages and palatial townhouses of various eras and styles, including Gothic, Neoclassical and Modernist, discovering the stories which lurk around every corner of a thoroughly Mediterranean town.
The El Arenal district of Jávea is unquestionably one of the main focal points for tourism. It is home to “Playa del Arenal” a beach of wonderfully fine sand skirted by a promenade running along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Here there are dozens of fashion boutiques, bars and excellent restaurants serving the famous rice and fish dishes of the Bay of Jávea.
There can be no doubt this is one of the most distinctive buildings in the beautiful town of Jávea. The Fortified Church of San Bartolomé, built in the Gothic Isabelline style, has been declared a "National Artistic Monument", and a visit is a feast for the eyes, as are the surrounding buildings in the traditional local "tufa" undressed stone, with their Mediterranean feel.