Around 10 July each year, there is a medieval market in La Nucía, a small mountain village just ten kilometers away from Benidorm. La Nucía was founded in 1705, and the medieval market is ment to be a birthday celebration for the village. Here you will get an impression of how it was to live in Spain in the Middle Ages. There are sales stalls where you can buy food, souvenirs, handicrafts, ceramics, cast iron, shoes and clothes. In the picture above, an artist dressed in medi
If you don't want to meet tourists, don't go to Guadalest. It is just the Alhambra and the Pradomuseum that get more visitors in Spain. But if you want to experience Spain's best preserved medieval city, you should take the tour. Some remember the city for the grotesque Torture Museum from the Inquisition, others are fascinated by the miniature museum where a true copy of the Eilfelt Tower is placed on a pinhole head. The village with the two hundred inhabitants has eight mus
A few kilometers from Benidorm, the small mountain village of Finestrat overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. The borders of Finestrat municipality extends from the mountains and down to the coast, where it has a shoreline of 267 meters between Benidorm and Villajoyosa. Read more if you want to know why. For several centuries, Spain's coast to the Mediterranean was plagued with attacks by pirates. It was important that as many as possible participated in the defense of the coast.