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What to do in Denia? It is one of the most common questions among tourists visiting the Costa Blanca, one of the most popular tourist spots in eastern Spain. Denia is one of its most visited regions. Not only for the undeniable beauty of its beaches, or the historical legacy it possesses. Also for being a boiling point at cultural, sporting and artistic level. It is one of those places that we must visit at least once in a lifetime. Although most likely you will end up returning to it after having discovered it.

You are probably already planning a getaway and you are wondering what to do in Denia. Don't worry! This wonderful city has a multitude of leisure and entertainment alternatives. Here we show you some of them.

What to do in Denia: Six plans to consider

Visit the castle that crowns the city and contemplate the coast from a bird's eye view.

The city's castle is located in a privileged position and the views you can enjoy from the top will be hard to forget. Its legacy comes from the Arabian era and remains a classic tribute. From the castle of Denia you can see the city from a bird's eye view and contemplate the vast blue sea, along with the small buildings that are scattered from the center to the periphery.

Take a tour of the beaches and coves that are grouped along its coastline.

Denia offers many leisure possibilities, but undoubtedly one of its main attractions are its beaches. Specifically, the northern part of the city has a vast expanse of sandy beaches in Les Marines. This area is especially recommended to go with the little ones because it is adjacent to playgrounds. In addition, you can also find sports facilities to practice volleyball, soccer or basketball. Of course, we recommend that you visit all the beaches that make up its coastal landscape: Les Deveses, Almadrava, Els Molins and Punta del Raset. They are not to be missed!

Do you have a special weakness for rocky coves? Don't worry! In addition to its interesting sandy beaches, it has the area of Las Rotas in the south area where El Trampolí, Arenetes, Punta Negra or La Cala (for nudists) are grouped together. Discovering the variety of its coastal landscape is one of those things you have to do in Denia.

Visit the old part of the city You can't miss the old quarter of Baix La Mar!

The charm of Denia is condensed in the old fishing district of Baix la mar, especially busy in the evening. There you will find several squares where the heart of the night is concentrated along the terraces of all kinds of bars and restaurants. In addition, you will find a pleasant surprise if you are a fan of the Playmobil universe: did you know that in the neighborhood of Baix La Mar there is a sculpture of a click? It was erected to pay tribute to the filming of the movie "Captain Jones" in Denia.

In Puerto Marina you can also find different terraces for tapas in a more relaxed way, the views are spectacular!

Special mention deserves its historic center where you can climb to the castle and stroll through the streets, especially Loreto Street, where you can find a lot of bars where you can have a drink. 

Practice hiking in the interior and try routes of different levels through its natural areas.

The city of Denia borders the natural park of Montgo so hiking is a deeply rooted custom. Starting a journey through nature is undoubtedly one of those things you have to do in Denia at least once. You will discover at your disposal a great variety of routes within the official website, in low, medium or high levels. Would you accept the challenge of walking a medium level? Dare! The landscapes are breathtaking.

Take a trip to the most beautiful areas of the coast by sea: Rent a boat and discover the hidden side of Denia.

Renting a boat can become the icing on the cake. What better way to discover magical and semi-hidden places of Denia than from a sea crossing? An excursion to the natural reserve of Cabo de San Antonio will delight any lover of tourism and nature, although that is only one of the many destinations worth visiting. Here you can find a super interesting selection of excursions and things to do in Dénia. Be amazed by a cave carved by the influence of nature and man throughout history. Hire a sightseeing tour, an individual boat or a boat with skipper included and explore Denia from the sea. The boat tours will show you its most unknown dimension

Have you already decided what to do in Dénia? Do you know any different plan? Tell us about it in the comments section!