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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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Brunch in Javea

Brunch, a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning to early afternoon, generally served from 10am up to 2pm, and regularly has some form of alcoholic drink (most usually champagne or a cocktail) can be found in a number of restaurants here in Javea . The word is a portmanteau of breakfast and lunch. Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century…

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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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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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So what has happen to the property market in Javea during 2017?

  So what has happen to the property market in Javea during 2017 ? Here at Alta villas we are pleased to confirm that Javea remains a firm favourite for International property buyers. This year has seen steady continued growth in both residential sales and investment properties. Properties prices have risen by over 6.9% and…

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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 rises from the ashes.

Talented sculptor Miguel Angel Miguel Garcia is giving burnt tree trunks a new lease of life carving them in to Birds of Prey, Woodpeckers, Giraffes and all sorts of wonderful creatures. The area of Pinosol Park suffered badly from the fires last September and this is precisely where Miguel Angel started his magic. He first…

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