Spanish Cherries

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Spain is the world’s 7th largest producer of cherries, and is the second largest producer in Europe. Some 60% of Spain’s cherry crop is exported with Germany and the UK taking a large proportion. In fact, UKs imports of Spanish cherries peaked in 2...

Markets in Costa Blanca North

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There are markets to visit daily along the Costa Blanca North. They usually start trading around 9-10am and wind down around 2pm. Although people may tell you that stall holders will not barter, I can categorically state that if you offer a price tha...

Honey Shop Jalon


Honey Shop Jalon Valley If you like honey this shop sells just about every flavour of honey you can think of, for example, rosemary, flowers, euclyptus, lavender, and many others. They also sell small ornamental gifts and many health and facial prod...

Vergel Car Boot Sale

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Every Saturday from 9.0 a.m. until 2.0 p.m. there is a car boot sale at the Vergel Safari Park. The Safari Park is situated just past Ondara – turn left on the N 332 driving north.

Denia Car Boot Sale

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Every Friday morning there is a car boot sale in Denia. This is situated in Calle Parque which is next to the Palacia de Justicia. There are always plenty of stalls, selling bric-a-brac, clothes, carpets, pottery, jewellery, and many other articles.

Hedra Florist, Moraira

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Moraira Florist Christmas Floral Displays This shop has some very attractive Christmas floral displays, plus a large selection of Christmas decorations. To locate the shop walk down Avenue de Madrid and take the second turning on the right hand sid...

Presents for the Christmas Tree

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Moraira Market Scarf Stall There is a stall in Moraira Market on Friday mornings which sell a selection of scarves at incredibly cheap prices and would make excellent Christmas tree gifts. There are all types of scarves from knitted, striped, woven,...

English Books


Moraira Market The Lions Club hold a second hand book stall in Moraira Market every first and third Friday in the month. These books are sold for €1.0 and there is a very large selection of good books, some of which are the latest best sellers. Also...

Mushrooms on Calpe Market

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Calpe Mushrooms There is a stall in Calpe Market (on Saturday mornings) which sell a great profusion of mushrooms in late autumn. Amongst the mushrooms you may find the following, portobello, chanterelle, button, chestnut, mousseron, oyster, trompet...

Javea Aldi Supermarket

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Aldi Supermarket There are now two Aldi supermarkets in Calpe, as well as one in Javea and one in Denia. This supermarket is one of the discount supermarkets and sell many provisions at very reasonable prices. They also sell fresh vegetables, meat a...