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Tourism

Gastronomy

This municipality is characterized by its rich gastronomic variety. Whoever visits it can enjoy ample possibilities of traditional dishes, which endow this town with great attractions.
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Active Tourism

The Valley of Alcalà was once formed by seven towns, called Alcalà de la Jovada, Beniaia, Criola, Benialí, Benijarco, La Roca and La Adsubia. At present only two belong to the valley as a local entity: Alcalá de la Jovada and Beniaya.

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Festivities

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History

Some author has pointed out: ‘We are convinced that the ethnic roots of the Valencian lands are in the Alcalà Valley, particularly in the area between the Barranquet of Beniaia, the Barranc de les Ronches, the Solana de la Cairola and the Planet of the Condoig ‘.

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How to get:

If you are coming from Madrid or Albacete, the N-330 road will connect you with the region of l`Alacantí, through the valley of the river Vinalopó (Elda, Villena).
The N-340 links Valencia with the interior (Alcoi, Cocentaina). In Muro de Alcoy by the CV-700 until Margarida.

It can be accessed by the A-7 motorway, taking the number 61 Pego-Oliva toll from Valencia and the peage number 62 Ondara-Dénia if you access it from Alicante, looking for the first municipality of Pego. From this town you can reach Alcalà de la Jovada, indistinctly, through the Vall d ‘Ebo CV-712 or the Vall de Gallinera CV-700. It is recommended to the buses that circulate by the second option since the curves of the road that accedes to Alcalà de la Jovada by the Vall de Ebo can hinder the circulation.

If it is accessed by the N-332, it is necessary to search in the same way the town of Pego and then follow the steps indicated above.

From the interior, you have to get to Muro, take the CV-700 and then take the CV-712 towards Margarida. Alcalà de la Jovada is at a distance of 5 kilometers.

General information

Country Spain
Com. Autonomous: Comunidad Valenciana
Province: Alicante
Comarca: Marina Alta
Judicial party: Denia
Location: 38 ° 47 ’40 “N 0 ° 15′ 10” W
Altitude: 637 masl
Distance: 80 km to Alicante
Surface area: 24,40 km²
Population: 204 hab. (INE 2006)
Density: 8,36 inhab./km²
Gentilicio: Alcalanero -a
Language: Predom. Valencian official
Postal code: 03788
Mayor (2007): Juan José Sendra Nadal (PP)
Town Hall: Plaça Bisbe Vilaplana, nº 3
Telephone numbers: 965 51 43 00 // 965 51 41 07
Fax: 965 51 41 07

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