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Moors and Christians festival Javea 2018

Moors and Christians festival Javea 2018 Moros i Cristianos 2018 Saturday 14th July · Presentación de las Fiestas “Moros i Cristianos 2018” 21:00 – PASACALLE | Parade through the streets of the ports to collect the representatives of the filaes who will participate in the presentation. When the parade reaches Avenida Jaime I there will…

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Discover Javea’s past through these historical photos

Discover Javea’s past through these historical photos The first documents that mention Javea date from the 9th century during the reign of Jaime II. In 1397 Javea was established as a burough with a council and defined boundaries, although still part of the County of Denia. Frequent attacks by pirates obliged the inhabitants of Javea to move 2…

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The Elephant which lies between Javea and Denia

Known as the elephant, the Montgo is an impressive mountain lying between Javea and Denia. Why an elephant? If you look at the incredible shape of the mountain you will see it looks like an Elephants head with its trunk almost slurping at the Mediterranean sea. The eye of the elephant is in fact the…

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The Spanish healthcare system- How to register

The Spanish healthcare system is ranked among the best in the world. Learn how to sign up for free state healthcare in Spain, or apply for health insurance as an expat. If you’re living and working in Spain, you’ll likely have access to free state Spanish healthcare, paid partly by social security payments, which will…

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FIESTAS IN XABIA 2018

FIESTAS IN XABIA 2018 January 5th The Three Kings parade and life Nativity scene San Antonio’s Festivities From 5th of January until 3rd of February. Funfair “Crema del Pi” (burning of the pine tree) Animal’s blessing on 14th in Pl. de la Constitucion and 17th in the port promenade. 19th, 20th and 21st Bull running…

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Christmas Traditions in Spain

Christmas Traditions in Spain Christmas in Spain gets off to a rather peculiar and unofficial start on Dec. 22nd when children from San Ildefonso School can be heard calling out the numbers and prizes of the Lotería de Navidad, which is likely the most followed Spanish lottery during the entire year. In Spain, when you…

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Can you guess what Miguel’s next sculpture is going to be?

Can you guess what Miguel’s next sculpture is going to be? Miguel Angel Miguel Garcia’s star project is the work he is currently doing in the Pinosol park. 20 sculptures will adorn and enhance the charred remains of a proportion of the recreational area in ​​Xàbia. After the fire, “I came up with the idea…

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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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