Jalon and its valley with the un-spoilt villages of Alcalali, Lliber, Castell de Castells,
Benigembla and Parcent take you back to a much slower rural pace of life which has remained unchanged for generations. All of the villages have a good selection of Bars and Restaurants.
Jalon is well known for its wines and a great time can be had sampling them in the bodegas and co-operative in the town.
For you to find that priceless bargain at Jalon’s renowned weekly Rastro market
For you to visit the surrounding villages and explore their delights
For walking, cycling and relaxing, the Jalon Valley is trulyamazing
The Jalon Valley is a walker's paradise with walks that will cater for all capabilities, ranging from a very gentle meander to a more taxing hike that will take in the Sierra Bernia mountains which are located to the south of Jalon.
For cyclists there is the challenge of the Coll de Rates, which can be
Time-trialed. Check out the videos onYouTube to see how exhilarating this is. Opposite there are some links to websites which will give you an in depth guide to this walkers and cyclist heaven.
Jalon: The Perfect Combination
You are just a short drive away from the coastal resorts ofDeniawith its port where you can catch ferries to Majorca and Ibiza, alsoJaveaWith its marina andMorairawhich is the smaller quieter and closest resort with a good selection of Restaurants.
All the resorts have golden sandy beaches. The vibrant resort of Calpeis within easy reach and is renowned for its seafood.
Jalon is home to a neo-classic style church with its remarkable altar and blue dome and is located just off the main square.
This square plays host to the Tuesday market where fresh produce can be bought.
There is also a large Mas y Mas supermarket where you can purchase a wide variety of products, as well as popular international brands.
On Saturdays the Rastro market is held on the banks of the Riu Xalo Gorgos and stalls selling antiques and artisan produce are in abundance.
The Jalon Valley is surrounded by majestic mountains which, along with the valley, lend themselves to explorers whether on foot or two wheels and with a range of difficulties.
The following links will take you to websites which will give you an insight into the area the first is Costa Walks and the second Costa Blanca Mountain Friends,there are many other websites and various books are available from Amazon.
Or you could just sit back and enjoy a perfect relaxing time at Torre Daixa just soaking up the sun with a drink by the pool and an occasional dip to cool off before getting ready to go out to dine in one of the nearby restaurants.
The Jalon Valley is the home of the many villages which are to be found in and around the valley.
If you click on the following link Ideal Spain you will be taken to a website which will give you more in depth information on the villages of Alcalali, Lliber, Castell de Castells, Benigembla and Parcent.
The scenery is spectacular during the cooler months of January and February when the whole valley is bathed in the pink and white blossom of the Almond trees not to mention the scent which catches the breeze as it sweeps down the valley.