December brings the official commencement of the Christmas season, transforming the streets of Costa Blanca into a vibrant tapestry of festive lights and enticing shop windows filled with turrón, marzipan, and other Christmas delights. The region’s villages within Marina Alta emanate warmth and welcome, encapsulating the true essence of Christmas. Here’s a glimpse into some of the delightful Christmas markets found in the villages around Cumbre del Sol, perfect for discovering unique gifts.
Teulada Moraira Market
Teulada’s Avenida Santa Catalina and Plaza de la Constitución serve as the backdrop for this traditional market, a classic highlight of Costa Blanca Norte. Decorated with Christmas figures, the market offers a plethora of stalls with everything needed for the festive season, including gifts. Additionally, visitors can revel in various activities such as photogenic spots, children’s play areas, jugglers, puppets, and concerts, promising an enchanting experience for all.
Jávea Christmas Charity Market and Fair
This meaningful event organized by the Xàbia Association of Belenistas, nestled in the historic town center, highlights the importance of giving back during the holiday season. Patrons can peruse Christmas decorations, crib figurines, and nativity scenes. Proceeds from sales go towards supporting Cáritas in Xàbia, fostering the spirit of compassion and generosity.
Calpe Fira de Nadal
Calpe resumes its Christmas Fair in the old town streets, promising a jubilant celebration for its 8th edition. The fair is set to feature captivating street entertainment, including traveling shows, children’s workshops with tattoos, face painting, and more. Wooden merry-go-rounds, traditional games, and a visit from Father Christmas enhance the festive atmosphere.
Benitachell Christmas Market
From December 16 onwards, the Mercat de Nadal de Benitatxell invites visitors to explore its stalls offering a wide range of Christmas products, sweets, jewelry, accessories, and clothing. Additionally, engaging activities like gymkhanas and theater performances ensure delightful experiences for both children and adults.
Jijona Christmas Fair
Nestled in the scenic Costa Blanca mountains, Jijona hosts a week-long Christmas Fair coinciding with the bank holidays. This charming village is renowned for its production of turrón and marzipan, the traditional almond and honey nougats savored during Christmas. Visitors can explore local produce, decorations, and enjoy street entertainment while indulging in the festive ambiance.
Embracing the Festivities
Costa Blanca’s vibrant Christmas markets, each with its unique offerings and heartwarming experiences, promise a joyous holiday season at Cumbre del Sol. Stay tuned to our blog posts for updates on Costa Blanca Norte’s hap