From Tuesday to Friday the museum "Casa Museo Abargues”, that is located in the centre of Benissa, can be visited freely between 11:00 and 13:00. This museum offers the opportunity to take a look at the life of the nobility from the 18th and 19th century.
The magnificent bays of Benissa are ideal to enjoy the ocean and its beaches. In the local resto bars or cheringuitos one can enjoy a snack and a drink at the beach. Cheringuito is the Spanish name for beach tent and these bars are usually installed during high season. The bays Les Basetes, Cala Baladrar, La Fustera etc. are undoubtedly worth a visit!
Benissa is also the perfect place for a nice walk with horses. The horse riding club “Club Hípico Benissa” also has Spanish thoroughbreds.
At the end of the industrial park of Benissa, located on top of its hills, the dog shelter Akira is situated. For those who like to walk and contribute to goodwill, you can take a nice walk with a shelter dog of your choice. Around the shelter several walking routes have been mapped out with yellow, green or red spots marked on stones.
The golfers can go to the urbanization San Jaime in Benissa, Club de Golf Ifach. This is a beautiful golf course in a very nice setting!
TIP: Make a contribution and take a walk in the beautiful surroundings of Benissa with an shelter dog from the shelter home Akira!
Almost the entire month of January, the festival of San Antoni is celebrated or according to its Spanish name La Firra i Porrat de Sant Antoni. For Benissa this is the month of funfair, musical performances, fireworks and all sorts of activities. Medieval markets are also organized, such as cattle markets with birds of prey, stables etc.
February is for Benissa the month of carnival and this is celebrated with colorful parades and marching bands.
In April the Holy Week of Easter or “Semana Santa” is celebrated and the last week of April one can go see the bull runs in the streets of Benissa.
The local cuisine of Benissa is known for its octopus stews "Putxero de polp". One of the many variants is a fish stew or "La Borreta de melva" and a stew of tuna or "Mullador de Sangatxo".
A regional product is also the black sausage with onion or "La Sangre con cebolla".
Thanks to the many vineyards in the region and the proximity to the village of Jalon, you can also taste the traditional sweet wines El Moscatel and La Mistela.
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