Fiesta’s —-Denia is a city with many fiestas the whole year through, there is always a celebration going on. Denia is known to be the district in the Costa Blanca that has more holidays than any other. The festivities are celebrated extensively, sometimes for days in a row, and for all ages. Starting early mornings, they go on until late at night. Some of the major characteristic celebrations in Denia are:
Characterised by dance and music, fireworks, and displaying major pieces of art, in the making for the entire year, that are ultimately sacrificed in the bonfire on the last evening of the celebration.
Las Fiestas Patronales de la Santsima Sangre:
Bulls to the sea Denia. This feast is celebrated in July and is mostly characterised by Bous al Mar , in which the bulls are unleashed in the streets and startled by local Spanish daredevils trying to drive them into the sea. Spaniards love this feast, but animal lovers may best take a detour on that day. The days before and after are filled with many activities, reaching a climax with the Correfoc, a parade with beautiful floats.
De Moros y Cristianos
Moors and Christians Feast is a feast based on the historical-religious tradition and is celebrated throughout most of the Costa Blanca. It reminds of the times when Mores were occupying most of the Iberian Peninsula and the Christians reconquered it during the ‘Reconquista’. This feast is truly a dress-up party with Moors, Christians, music, parades with horses and lots of spectacle.
Healthy—Did you know?
At the harbour in Denia is a statue of the World Health Organisation that stands for a healthy climate. The climatological circomstances are unique in this area. The beneficial effect of the coast of Denia on health is because the pressure fluctuations are so minimal. An ideal climate for people with a heart disease.
Denia is very popular in the winter period because of the Mediterranean climate with daily temperatures of 20 degrees. Denia is surrounded by high mountains which protect the area from the cold wind coming from the north and west during the winter period.