Few are the towns of Alicante that have managed to keep almost intact all their cultural heritage, as well as their hallmark. Well, Finestrat is one of these localities.

Located just 8 kilometers from Benidorm, and anchored on a rock of yeso, as its name suggests, it is nothing more than a great advantage to the sea. A blue Mediterranean Sea that bathes this town to delight all those who decide to visit it.

The Church of San Bartolomé

If the cultural heritage of Finestrat is characterized by something, it is for having some of the most emblematic religious temples in the entire province of Alicante. Not in vain the Church of San Bartolomé is located in the historic center.

A construction that far from being influenced by the passage of time, has adapted perfectly to the new times by ceding one of its walls to the Faculty of Fine Arts to capture their vision of this magnificent construction.

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The Castle of Finestrat “El Castell”

Emblematic place where there are within this Alicante town. Ideal to take a break while having privileged views, El Castell integrates within itself its famous hermitage and its no less well-known auditorium.

Two small masterpieces of architecture that always surprises locals and strangers. Hence, it is the perfect occasion to take the occasional snapshot.

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La Font de Molí

This fountain is one of the reasons for many tourists to see for several reasons. The main one is the beauty of the fountain itself and its characteristic 11 jets. The other is because it is a meeting point for many people since from there you can take a path that is a must for lovers of long walks.

A path that is not complicated at all so it can be enjoyed with the whole family and even with pets. A perfect option if you are looking to disconnect for a couple of hours while you have a nice chat and take different photographs.

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Puig Campana

While it is true that the Puig Campana is not exclusive to Finestrat, it is no less true that from any point of this town we will be able to enjoy unique views. It does not matter the place since either we will be able to find a viewpoint or an improvised corner from which to enjoy semejan mole.

But not only the views live the Puig Campana. In its vicinity we will be able to witness an autochthonous flora and fauna that we can only qualify as privileged. Nature in its purest form.

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The streets of Finestrat

As it cannot be otherwise when we talk about a town with a certain charm, it is the streets of Finestrat themselves that most attract your attention. And it is that you just must stop at any of them, take a look around us and realize that everything their oozes tradition.

A Mediterranean tradition that is noticeable in the decoration of the houses, the small and charming gardens and even the asphalt itself. And all this watered with a hospitable people to more than power.

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The Cove of Finestrat

But of course, who has not heard of the Cala de Finestrat? And, although we have already seen that Finestrat has views towards the mountain worth mentioning, the cove is another of its hallmarks.

A privileged space of about 300 meters in length in which you will be able not only to enjoy a great tranquility but also the incomparable beauty of the water of the Mediterranean Sea and that golden and fine sand that delights tourists.

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The traditional market

Go ahead that this market is only available in April, but, if you are going to go on these dates, we have to tell you that it is a place that you can not miss for anything in the world.

In this amalgam of stalls and merchants you will be able to find everything you would find 2 or 3 centuries ago. Tradition, popular culture and endless home and folk remedies, as well as the most varied foods you can throw in your face.

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Having said all this, we can assure you that Finestrat is one of the best tourist alternatives that we can find on the Costa Blanca. And not only because of the cultural offer to which we have referred in these lines. Also for the great leisure offer it has. And it is that throughout its streets we will be able to find a lot of places to eat, dine and even sleep. Who does not want to spend a weekend in this town of Alicante province?

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