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Escape the cold winter & enjoy the warmth of the sun on the Costa Blanca

Escape the cold winter  & enjoy the warmth of the sun on the Costa Blanca Not just a summer destination, the areas of Javea, Moraira & Denia enjoy all year round activity, with its ideal micro climate, recommended by the World Health Organisation who say that this peninsula of the Costa Blanca has “one of…

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Buying a property in Spain – Mortgages

If you are thinking about buying a property in Spain, and would like to take advantage of competitively priced financing, you should start arranging your Spanish mortgage as soon as possible. Spain’s property market is a far cry from the fragile bubble that existed before the global financial crisis of 2008. Increasing government regulation of…

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Javea Old Town

The Old Town Of Javea Javea old town is steeped in history and it’s evident in the architecture, with its Tosca stone porticoes, gothic bay windows, wrought iron window bars and balcony railings. The church of San Bartolemé in the town centre is an example of late gothic architecture with a defensive character. The “Soler…

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Region of Alicante – An excuse to sample the local Moscatel wine..

The Moscatel grape What could be better than accompanying your meal with a local wine? The region of Alicante is rightly famous for its yearlong blue skies, golden sandy beaches and picturesque white villages but head away from the beach resorts and you will find beautiful countryside with fruit trees heavy with cherries, oranges, lemons,…

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Costa Blanca Markets

If you are fortunate enough to be on holiday on the beautiful Costa Blanca or you live here, you should take the opportunity to visit a street market or a rastro. Almost every village and most certainly every town, holds a “mercadillo” once a week. This itinerant market which goes from town to town, is…

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