Emerging from the sea is the gigantic Bernia mountain, which stretches as far as the Tarbena valley, reaching 1.129 metres in height.
We invite you to ascend its slope observing the countryside giving unsurpassed views of Marina Alta, Marina Baixa as well as Alicante’s interior. On a clear day we can even see the island of Ibiza.
Its proximity to the sea combined with its altitude makes Bernia one of the greatest diverse habitats, unbelievable species of flora and fauna are found only in this area.
The incredible stone vantage point made up of the mountain, itself and the16th century fortress some 800 metres high, aimed to protect the coastline from the constant pirate attacks which plagued this land as since ancient times.
We visit the remains of this fortress to get to know its story,wild orchidsand the Forat, a natural orifice crossing the mountain from one face to the other offering spectacular views of the entire region.
You will have the opportunity to discover typical Alicante cuisine, famous throughout for its excellence. You may already be familiar with paella, however we invite you to try various other delicacies accompanied by good wine of course!
After lunch you might wish to extend your day by booking a visit to anexcellent bodega in order to sample its exquisite wines and olive oils. This is available at a small extra charge.
In a nutshell: the perfect combination of hiking, nature, history, culture and gastronomy to immerse yourself in the authentic Costa Blanca.