Denia Castle

It is John’s birthday today, so we decided to visit Denia Castle.

The Castle was built in 11th Century and as you wander around the ruins today it is not difficult to imagine people going about their business a thousand years ago.   Soldiers would have marched up to the gates and onto a small road which winds its way up to the tower.  There is a sentry box on every corner, people were clearly much smaller back then!  The views are fabulous and every turret frames a different image.

Denia itself is very old – there is evidence of habitation right back to prehistoric times.  Just over 2000 years ago the Romans named it Dianum and established it as a naval port, that is when it really made its mark on the world.

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We went into the old town after our visit and had lunch at a cafe in the square.  A lovely day out.

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