Altea is reached on the motorway A-7, through exit 64. Also the 332 Alicante-Valencia crosses the entire city. There is a Dénia Alicante-season train and busses to all destinations.
Altea is located on a bay with the Punta Albir and the Morro del Toix at either end. The N-332 passes through the town; there is also an exit from the A-7 motorway. Situated 51 km from Alicante and 10 from Benidorm.
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The Sierra de Bernia is the place where the Bernia fort is located (16th century) which was formerly used to control the Moriscos. Other places of interest are the Forat, the Font del Garrofert and the Font del Runar.
There are two marinas in Altea: the Yacht Club and the Campomanes (96.584.23.07).
Region: LA MARINA BAIXA
Number inhabitants 2006: 21.898
Address: Plaza José Maria Planelles, 1
Post code: 03590
Fax : 965.84.08.24
Email: [email protected]
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