Sitting in the midst of the Sierra de Crevillent mountainscape, Crevillent is a pretty town with plenty of history to explore, nature to roam and festivals to experience.
Standing tall against the lower buildings is the Bell Tower of Plaza Vieja Church and Nuestra Señora de Belén Parish Church. Once you’ve got an idea of what the most historic part of Crevillent looks like, it’s time to focus on everything you can see in the town.
What to do in Crevillent
However you enjoy spending your free time, Crevillent has got something for you to get up to. History buffs will be pleased to hear there are a number of museums to take a look around. Start at the Mariano Benlliure Museum, before making your way to Crevillent Archaeological Museum and the Holy Week Museum. And make sure you don’t miss the archaeological remains at Penya Negra, an important site dating all the way back to the Iberian period.
If you appreciate fine artisanship, delve into the world of Crevillent’s rugs which are the star of the local industry. And if you enjoy savouring the finer things in life, make sure you try a coca (a pastry similar to a pizza) topped with anchovies, sardines or vegetables.
Crevillent also has a lot to offer lovers of the great outdoors. Take a stroll around Els Pontets in search of that perfect shot or follow beautiful trails through the Sierra de Crevillent mountainscape where you will find parks, natural viewing points and fascinating rock formations as well as an area of great environmental value, El Hondo, which is home to all sorts of species. So what are you waiting for? Put Crevillent on your to-visit list and enjoy everything you can get up to here.