Alcalalí is part of the Jalon Valley (also known as Vall de Pop), situated inland from the coastal towns of Denia, Javea and Moraira. The Jalon Valley is situated on the Costa Blanca North Spain.
Alcalalí has significant resources of architectural, historical, cultural, ethnological and gastronomic character. Besides having an extraordinarily rich landscape Alcalalí offers exceptional meteorology that makes it an ideal location for any time of year, practice outdoor sports like hiking, biking, etc.
Hiking Trails: Alcalalí municipality is crossed by many rural roads surrounded by almond and orange trees, which is a pleasure to walk. During the month of February, during the almond florida, our roads fill with a coming and going of walkers.
You can meet the municipality of Alcalalí performing hiking route - Coll de Rates.
This tour is a great way to approach the cultural and landscape heritage of the town and valley. It is estimated that can be covered in approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes and the difficulty level is medium - low.
Another proposed route that lets Delve into our history and heritage is the "Rock and Water" route. Its path runs along the bed of the river Gorgos, a site of Community importance (SCI) and links the towns of Valley Pop from Benissa to Benigembla. This route adds value and hydraulic architectural heritage of our peoples and offers visitors unique landscapes.
In Alcalalí, you can start this route in the Mirador del Terrer both meaning and direction Parcent Jalon. The 19.5 km route can be covered in an estimated 5 hours and 50 minutes and has a very low level of difficulty time.
Cycling, both the mountain and the road is a very popular activity. It is common to find the roads around Alcalalí with groups of cyclists.
The municipality has three mountain bike routes and properly signalizes different intensity.
Different routes are suitable for both beginners and experts and their journey to find out the scenic treasures of our territory.
At the entrance to the municipality an information panel is located and routes is at this point where the three routes start, all circular in nature.
Parish Museum of San Juan de la Ribera: The museum houses exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, clothing, books, jewellery, etc.
Ethnological Museum: Located in the old mill in Alcalalí. Both machinery utensils that were used to make the oil and wine have been restored. The museum shows us the daily lives of the farmers of the time.
There are many restaurants to go to with regional and typical local meals. The food is usually accompanied with a variety of wines, prepared by local winemakers.
BAR LA TORRE serves European food cuisine and the majority of people find the restaurant satisfactory.
BAR PORCHE serves traditional tapas and if you fancy a burger then this is the place.
LA SOLANA this is the favourite and recommend by many travellers. A beautiful place to eat with a relaxing atmosphere.
RESTAURANTE PEPE this is a favourite for most people. Great steak pie, lasagne, spaghetti bolognaise, soup as a starter take your flask to fill up with what you cannot eat, great portions and tasty food. Service can be a bit slow and booking recommended.
Also locally there is a butcher, baker, supermarket, chemist, hairdressers, dentist and newsagents.
Beaches. There is a choice of beaches within 20-30 minutes driving. Denia, Javea, Moraira and Calpe. They are all blue flag beaches and most have marinas, diving centres, kitesurfing and many other water sports.