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Torrevieja

Today, Torrevieja is recognised as an impressive cosmopolitan resort with a beautiful and healthy climate.

Just 30 minutes from Alicante or Murcia airports and easily accessible via a modern road network. Impressive blue flag beaches nearby. Surrounded by natural, protected lagoons and salt lakes with their famous flamingos.

With first class medical facilities and a growing and carefully planned infrastructure and two marinas. One of the largest weekly markets in the region. Elegant sea front promenade and restaurants to suit every taste. 3 golf courses within a 3km radius.

The city of Torrevieja lies about 50 km south west of Alicante. You can reach Torrevieja via the road N 332, a wonderful road along the Costa Blanca.

If you have some time discover the beauty of the area via this road - you will love it's views. Torrevieja marks a kind of language line between the traditional valencian/catalan in the north of the Costa Blanca and the Spanish wide castellano Spanish. The entire area around Torrevieja and Orihuela is famous for their salt production.

The city get's its name from an old tower (old=vieja ; tower=torre). It became famous as a town in 1802, when it took over the salt administration from Orihuela. Apart of the salt industry, tourism and fishing keep the city alive. The harbour, gives home to 300 fishing ships and over 900 private sport boats. A wonderful view especially when sun sets.

Some places of interest for your records are:

  • Iglesia Arciprestal de la Inmaculada Concepcion – Originally erected in 1789 and then reconstructed in 1844, using stones reclaimed from the original Torre Vieja (old Tower).
  • Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario (La Mata), constructed in 1896.
  • Parque de la naciones (The Park of the Nations).
  • Paseo del Dique de Levante (Maritime walk).
  • Musea del Mar y de la Sal (Sea and Salt Museum).
  • Las Salinas (The salt lakes to the west of the city).
  • The Market.
  • Centro habaneras A new semi-outdoor shopping mall.
  • Paraje Natural Municipal Molino del Agua (Natural Park).
  • Old Railway Station.
  • Water Fountains.
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