With over 2.000 years of history, the port of Dénia has a great historical importance due to its strategic location, being the closest to the mainland to the Balearic Islands.
At the time of Sertorio, s. I a. C., was naval base, port and supply camp. Years later, with the birth of the Taifa of Daniya in 1015, the great naval fleet of the king of the Taifa he departed from here to begin the conquest of the Balearic Islands and Sardinia.
Important center of maritime traffic until the arrival of Christians in 1244, the port of Denia has a commercial and pirate past that would make him the S. XV in a nest of corsairs. In 1609 it became the main port of banishment of the Moors, reaching great military importance and status as a port during this century.
After the destruction of the city in 1705, the late S. XVIII recovery begins with the export of raisin and settlement home of French business, resulting in commercial and commercial Dénia nineteenth century.
Today the port of Denia
The Port Denia has become one of the most important of the east coast. Its shape defined by two levees that together with the coastline form a NE semitriángulo with access protected by riprap, allowing safe access even in bad weather.
It has excellent facilities for both sports and megayacht mooring; a fishing brand in front of the main dock with fish market, stores, clotheslines network, and its activity is marked by intense and frequent passenger and commercial traffic with the islands.
In 2016 the Generalitat Valenciana undertook a major renovation of the port of Denia, extending the walking areas with trees, bike path and shadow areas.
Areas of Port Denia
The port of Dénia is divided into several zones:
Muelle de Rivera
Newly renovated Paseo parallel to the Explanada Cervantes, which is the output of some leisure boats and moorings for megayachts. At the end of the walk is the building of the old fish market, waiting to be rehabilitated with public funds.
The Pòsit of Denia or the fish market consists of two buildings and a large car park exclusively for users of the fish market. With the arrival of the fishing boats to the fish market, there happen every evening fish auctions.
Walk that runs parallel to the raset, and next to the moorings of the smallest boats in the port. In front of this walk the Portet and the Maritime station.
Marina El Portet
Recently created the Marina El Portet ride is where the leisure port of Denia, which includes bars, restaurants, cafes, pubs, nightclubs and nautical tourism companies accumulates.
The maritime station of Dénia, managed by Baleària, is the point of departure and arrival of ships and passengers bound for the Balearic Islands. The shipping company offers numerous possibilities to travel to Ibiza and Formentera from the city of Dénia.
Entertainment in the port of Denia
With its growth, the port of Denia has also become a new nightlife in the city, which in summer is landmark night clubs and discos also offer incredible views of the seafront of the city.
Its numerous restaurants offer a wide selection of our cuisine, while there have also settled several companies of nautical tourism and adventure.
The catering at the port of Denia includes the following restaurants:
- Mr. Fisher
- Giuseppe Al Porto
- the Llotgeta
- Mortal Pekado
- Toma Jamon
Hotels and Boutiques
In the port area of Denia there are the following hotels:
Denia port has become one of the main points of nightlife in the city, especially in summer.
- Zensa Marina
Buying and renting houses in the port of Denia
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