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Information about Benissa

Attractive, bright and welcoming, so we could catalog Benissa. A small town of around 11,000 inhabitants, which despite the years, continues to maintain the essence and charm of the Spanish people. If you are looking for properties for sale in Benissa (Spain), we invite you to discover all the advantages of living in that city.

Benissa is a municipality of the Province of Alicante, located northeast of it. Along its 4 km of coastline between the cities of Moraira and Calpe, you can find many small coves such as La Fustera and La Cala de Advocat, Els Pinets, La Lobella, Baladrar, as well as Les Basetes. In the city of Benissa you can walk through narrow cobbled streets and enjoy hundreds of years of history and historic buildings.

After reading this article, we are convinced that you will want to reside in Benissa more than ever. Trust Tabaira Real Estate to find the right property for sale.

Interesting information that we recommend you to know about the location of our properties for sale in Benissa

  • History of Benissa
  • The name of Benissa dates from before the expulsion of the Muslims in 1609. The Arabic name (Banu-Issa) means "son of Issas." Even now many of the streets of Benissa still maintain Arabic names. Moriscos came from the Pyrenees, Catalonia and Aragon.You can find the town hall in the Portal Square.The building was built in 1790 as a hospital, but in 1981 the building was fully restored and reopened as the town hall of the city.
  • Popular places of Benissa

The Portal Square is located behind the town hall. The name refers to one of the old doors that gave access to the city in the old wall. In the center of the square you can find La Cruz De Piedra Arenisca.

One of the most important and beautiful sites of Benissa is the The Old Council Room is located on the Main Street and was built at the end of the 16th century. This building was used for the council meeting and was also given a commercial use for the sale of wheat and almonds from local farms. In the 20s the building was used as a small school and today there is still an old almond shelling machine inside the building.

The Convent of the Immaculate Conception was inaugurated in 1613 by a group of Franciscan monks. The church is of Renaissance architecture and inside there are interesting objects and a small museum.

Abargues House-Museum was built between the 18th and 19th centuries. Today visitors can find furniture and decoration typical of the noble houses of this time.

  • Benissa gastronomic week
  • Gastronomic Week is celebrated from March 13 and gives you the opportunity to try local Benissa menus. Many restaurants in the city make their tapas or star dishes so that everyone can taste them.

    With our properties for sale in Benissa you can celebrate your holidays as one more inhabitant

    Benissa, as a Spanish city that is, has its own local festivals. A very important day for its inhabitants, since it is considered the symbol of union between all the participants. Benissa opens its doors to all people who want to celebrate their parties, regardless of where they come from. Thus, buying one of our properties for sale in Benissa will have the opportunity to become one more inhabitant

    The Moors and Christians Festivities are celebrated at the end of June in honor of San Peter. You can see the processions of magnificent parades through the streets of the city and enjoy music bands that give the perfect melody to the night of Benissa

    Fira de Sant Antoni is celebrated in the second half of January. Blessings of animals, medieval market, fairground attractions and a variety of cultural and sports activities are held for three weeks.

    The Festivities are in honor of Xiqueta. It is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of April. There are fireworks, musical concerts, bullfights and the coronation of La Reina de las Fiestas along with a Procession.

    In Tabaira Real Estate we provide all the local markets close to our properties for sale in Benissa

    Once you start to enjoy the qualities of our properties for sale in Benissa, you can also discover the characteristics of other nearby towns and you will have the fortune to visit their local markets.

    Monday: Dénia, Parcent, & Callosa Sarria

    Tuesday: Altea, Jalon, Dénia , Beniarbeig, Benigembla, Callosa d'en Sarria , Villajoyosa (La Cala ) , Benimantell .

    Wednesday: Teulada, Benitachell, Ondara, Orba , Benidorm, Polop , El Campello , Alcoy .

    Thursday: Javea , Pego , Benidoleig , Gandia (Port ), Alicante , Benimantell .

    Friday: Moraira, Senija, Alcalalí, Gata, El Verger, L' Alfas del Pi.

    Saturday: Benissa, Calpe, Castell de Castells, Pedreguer , Gandia, Callosa d'en Sarria , Villajoyosa (La Cala ), Alicante , Alcoy .

    Sunday: Benidorm.

    Tourism in Benissa

    Office on the coast: The Fustera - Urbanització • Parcel A-1. 307 Avenida La Marina.

    Monday, Wednesday & Friday 09.30 am - 03.30 pm

    Saturday: 09.30 am - 02.30 pm

    Benissa Office: Avenida Pais Valencia 1

    Monday to Friday 09.30 am - 02.00 pm & 04.00 pm - 06.30 pm

    Saturday: 09.30 am - 02.30 pm

    Closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 and January 6.

    We hope that all this information is of interest to you. Remember that if you want to find a property for sale in Benissa (Spain), we have the best selection of properties for sale.

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