El Vergel is a town of 4,992 inhabitants situated 3 kilometres from the Mediterranean sea and 8 kilometres from Dénia, in the Comarca of Marina Alta, Land of Valencia, Spain.
El Verger is the gateway to Alicante coming from Valencia. It limits to the tramontana, with Els Poblets, with Dénia by the east, with Ondara and the west with Benimeli. It is one of the towns that is part of what is called the Comarca de La Marina Alta. Its small municipal area, 8’1 km., Occupies part of the Girona River delta in what is an extensive irrigated area specialized in citrus.
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El Verger enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures in winter and hot in summer, which gives a characteristic green-orange hue to its fields. The services sector, especially construction, and the food industry are the other activities of the municipality.
Things to see in El Vergel
The main attractions are the Main Street, two medieval towers, a neoclassical church and a safari park. The town’s crest, recently resuscitated, pays homage to its name: it displays two trees and four flowers. The municipal boundaries confront those of Beniarbeig, Benimeli, Murla, Dénia, Ondara and Els Poblets.
In the rural area of Cremadella, very close to the A-7, there is the Arab tower of the same name whose origin can be located in the 11th and 12th centuries. Only one tower remains of the Torre de la Cremadella, currently in a state of restoration. Calle Mayor is the main artery of the first town in the Marina Alta.
For nature lovers, El Verger has the Sierra de Segaria, 6 km. At the top of the mountain there is a Recreational Park for fun for children and adults. There is a marked route that ascends to the top of the Segaria, 506 meters high. El Verger is located in its shady area with the Vall de la Retoría nestled in the southern area. If you want to enjoy beautiful views, go up the path that ascends to the top of 506 meters of altitude. It is a rugged area known as “Penya Roja” and which owes its name to its characteristic reddish color.
El Vergel is 91 km from both Alicante and Valencia, and constitutes part of the frontier between the Province of Alicante and that of Valencia.
Airports near to El Vergel
Alicante is the best-placed airport for travel abroad, and like any major city, offers a variety of destinations and price points for the budget conscious. The working day is often seasonal, with later opening hours over the summer months, and many businesses still close during traditional siesta hours.
Alicante Airport (IATA: ALC, ICAO: LEAL), also known as Alicante-Elche Airport, is currently the fifth largest airport in Spain and is the gateway to the Costa Blanca resort region, serving both the Valencia Community and the Region of Murcia. It is located 9 kilometres southwest of Alicante city. Growing in size continuously over the past years, in March 2011 the airport got a brand new terminal building, replacing the old two terminals.
Corvera Murcia Airport is a new Airport in Murcia. Several airlines are flying in and out of Corvera Murcia Airport, covering an increasing number of flight routes. Corvera replaces Murcia San Javier Airport (for civilian flights) and is also run by AENA (the official airport authority). It has significant scope to handle many more additional routes.
Valencia Airport ( VLC ) also known as Manises Airport, is the tenth-busiest Spanish airport in terms of passengers and second in the region after Alicante. It is situated 8 km (5.0 mi) west of the city of Valencia, in Manises. The airport has flight connections to about 20 European countries and 5.79 million passengers passed through the airport in 2016.
A new regional terminal, expanded car parking facilities and apron area have been recently constructed in time for the 2007 America’s Cup. The runway has been also lengthened by 50 m (160 ft). The airport has one terminal and one runway. The former runway 04/22 is not in use and has no ILS but has a helipad at the southwestern end.
It is the main base of Iberia’s regional carrier Air Nostrum. Irish low-cost airline Ryanair used the airport as a hub since 2007 but decided to close it in November 2008 following a dispute over subsidies by the airport authorities. Since then the airline has continued to operate out of Valencia but as a relatively large destination airport, and not a base.
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Destinations on Costa Blanca North
Costa Blanca – Costa Blanca North – Alicante – Valencia – Albir – Alcalali – Alfaz del Pi – Altea – Benidoleig – Benidorm – Benilloba – Benissa – Benitachell – Calpe – Denia – El Vergel – Finestrat – Gata de Gorgos – Jalon – Javea – La Nucia – Lliber – Moraira – Orba – Parcent – Polop – Pedreguer – Teulada – Torrellano – Villajoyosa