Denia, Creative City of Gastronomy

Denia is the capital of the Marina Alta, a region located in a beautiful spot on the Costa Blanca, more specifically in the northern part of the province of Alicante. It is located 86 km from Alicante and 100 km from Valencia.


Visitors who come to Denia, at any time of the year, will be able to combine the tranquility that gives us the Mediterranean Sea, with the lively culture of festivals and traditions (Fallas, Moors and Christians, bous a la mar …).

Denia offers a wide range of water sports(canoeing, paddle surfing, sailing, jet skiing …) that can be practiced in this beautiful seaside town alternating with its exquisite cuisine, for which this city is recognized by UNESCO.



Gerro watchtower

Due to its privileged location, Denia has historically been a place of settlement of different cultures. It treasures the traces of Iberians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Christians. All these civilizations displayed part of their greatness in Denia and, today, admiring these constructions or their archaeological remains is one of the pleasures of the visitor.

Thus, on the slopes of Montgó, archaeologists have come across settlements such as Punta de Benimaquia, dating from the fourth century BC or Pico del Águila, whose origins date back to the fourth century BC.


Impressive Montgó massif





But the foundation of the city is attributed to the Greeks, as they built a small colony named Hemeroskopeion.

Closer to our times, this renewed metropolis, cosmopolitan and with an important bourgeoisie, modified its urban fabric and was flooded with agents and commercial representatives who did not want to miss the opportunity to settle in a port as busy and flourishing as that of Denia. The arrival of the 20th century brought a change in the economy of the town, which abandoned the raisin trade, filled its orange groves and started a toy industry.

Nowadays, Denia enchants the visitor with its climate and landscape, in addition to a tourism in which an exciting history permeates the sand of its beaches.





Denia has a great historical wealth, which is breathed through its monuments, sites and places of interest.

From Boho Suites Denia we want to show you the main points of interest to visit, tour the city and its rich heritage.

We will start with the
located in the heart of the city on a hill next to the sea. On its slopes, ancient dwellings and fortifications of the authentic
Roman Dianium. Its design dates back to Islamic times (11th and 12th centuries).

We will highlight:

Portal de la Vila


Consell Tower




















Located in the old Dénia-Carcaixent train station.

On the first floor is the Art Center with temporary exhibitions. The second floor houses the
toy museum

The museum exhibits a wide variety of toys of the time, which show the importance of this industry from 1904 onwards.

Toys made of metal and, above all, wood characterized the toy production of the time, creating from a fleet of pedal cars and airplanes and other wheeled devices, to sailing boats, carts, trucks that reproduce the great land transport, wooden kitchens, bowling or ring games, etc.


Toy Museum - Denia




It takes us through the history of the city from the beginning of its urban adventure, two millennia ago, until the 18th century, through its four halls: Iberian, Roman, Muslim and Christian.

The Archaeological Museum of Denia is located at the top of the Castle of the city, in the remains of what were the dependencies of the Palau del Governador, one of the few remaining vestiges of the palace complex that was inside the enclosure.

archaeological museum













It is located in a typical bourgeois house of the 19th century, a time when Denia lived a special boom and splendor thanks to the raisin trade. The raisin, as the economic engine of Denia, was the driving force of a great urban development and created a cultural environment and a consolidated bourgeois society that enjoyed the advances of the time: the train and gas, among others. The cultivation of the vineyard, the process of raisin production, the role of the port and the warehouses, the fluctuations and the zenith of its commercialization towards England, Northern Europe and America constitute the thread of this graphic museum proposal. Graphic images, arts and other manifestations, of which the museum building is a good example, portray a city and customs that are now extinct, although present in memory.

Ethnological Museum - Denia



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