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Holidays in Villajoyosa

By Joseph Fernandes Subscribe to RSS | December 29th 2011 | Views:

Villajoyosa is a small town with coast line located on Amadorio River at a distance of 35km from Alicante city in Costa Blanca. This town is surrounded by number of mountains which protect the town from rain and cold breeze. The temperature of the town remains high and sunny on the average. The summer season is hot and the winters are comparatively mild in Villajoyosa. This town is best place for you, if you want to spend your holidays on sunny beaches while enjoying some of the best history of Spain in Villajoyosa Old Town.

Old Town in Villajoyosa is full of historical monuments, bridges and walls which were constructed during the Roman era. The buildings in the old town are painted with exciting colours and majority of these buildings are located either on the side of Amadorio River or in front of the main beach. You can have a great time while along the narrow streets of the town, town hall and the beautiful central square which is situated in the front of Catholic Church designed in Gothic style. The town is also famous for the local hot chocolate drinks.

Villajoyosa has a rich history and number of nations ruled this place during the past centuries. The local residents of the town in the back centuries used to earn their livelihood related to sea activities like sailing, fishing or merchants because of difficult inland connections. This town had a strategic importance as well because of its coastal line which was used to defend the town from the pirates. Today, the town is still famous for the rich history and you can walk through many Old Towers like Dalt Tower which was used to communicate with interior while sending signals in emergency, Torreta Tower which dominates the landscape surrounding the town and Aguilo Towers on the coast to watch sea activities.

Villajoyosa is famous for the festivals during the different seasons of the year like Santa Marta, San Juan and San Pancracio festivals. During the festival days the medieval streets are full of colors and people wearing traditional clothes dance all around the town.

There are many long and sandy beaches in Villajoyosa with all kind of facilities for the visitors. There are number of restaurants as well along these sides of coastal line which offer mouth watering traditional sea food menu like salted fish, paella which is the local rice dish and you can have chocolate or turron in dessert.

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