OUR LIFE IN TÀRBENA SPAIN

On this page we will regularly post new messages with updates about our lives in Spain. About us, about the environment or about things we experience.
Finestrat: a surprisingly nice village!

Finestrat: a surprisingly nice village!

Sunday, November 4, blue sky, plenty of sunshine and around 20 degrees. How fortunate that we can live in beautiful Spain. We fully enjoy! And how nice it is to discover the area around Can Elisa on such a beautiful day as today. We have visited the nice mountain...

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Cere – panificadora, pasteleria y bolleria

Cere – panificadora, pasteleria y bolleria

Spain and certainly the province of Alicante depend on tourism. It is not surprising that many companies adapt or even fully focus on tourists. It is extra fun to discover shops or businesses that focus entirely on the Spanish market. Here you experience the real...

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Tàrbena – Escalada (Climbing)

Tàrbena – Escalada (Climbing)

Every year, the 2nd Monday after Easter is a public holiday, a day honoring Sant Vicente Ferrer. As on most holidays, the supermarkets are closed and many people are free. It is perhaps one of the finest things about our life here in Spain, being in nature. Of course...

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Tàrbena – Sa Cova de Dalt

Tàrbena – Sa Cova de Dalt

The Sa Cova de Dalt cave is located in the Bijauca area, just past Tàrbena, on the route to Castell de Castells. The cave dates from the neolithic period (new stone age) 4000-2500 BC. During excavations several references to habitation of the cave were found, such as...

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Tàrbena – Els Arcs

Tàrbena – Els Arcs

It is mid February, it is the middle of winter ... two weeks ago there was still snow on the tops of the mountains. The week after it was 25 degrees and this weekend it is again lovely weather. No 25 degrees, but in the sun it is enjoyable. Nature announces the...

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Altea la Vella – Fort y Forat de Bernia

Altea la Vella – Fort y Forat de Bernia

Bernia, a mountain separating the Marina Alta from the Marina Baja, is perhaps one of the most famous mountains in the region. Not for nothing, the mountain offers besides natural beauty, a tunnel through the mountain also a piece of history in the form of a medieval...

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Bolulla – Raco Roig

Bolulla – Raco Roig

At a quarter of an hour from Can Elisa you will find Raco Roig, a walk of 7.5km. Due to the limited increase in this route, the walk is suitable for hikers of all levels. Wikiloc route Raco Roig During the route to the starting point you enjoy the view, you climb 500...

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Barranc del Pas

Barranc del Pas

Whenever we can try to be outside and enjoy all the beauty that the area has to offer. So also this Sunday, a wonderful hike of 3 hours with friends. A somewhat challenging walk with spectacular views and beautiful descents!

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Explore new routes near Tàrbena – CV 146

Explore new routes near Tàrbena – CV 146

Walking, we can not get enough of it for now. We now live in Spain for a month and together with Lola we walk for at least one hour every day. From our house Can Elisa there are several routes that we can choose from. Today we went exploring a new route, the CV 146...

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Tàrbena – Castillo de Tàrbena, Sa Caseta des Moros

Tàrbena – Castillo de Tàrbena, Sa Caseta des Moros

Large parts of Spain have been occupied by the Moors, the Moorish influence is clearly visible in many areas. Tàrbena has also been occupied, the Castillo is one of the structures that reminds us of this. The castles are built on locations with a good view of the...

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Tàrbena – Sarroxa & Benipla

Tàrbena – Sarroxa & Benipla

The hiking route to Sarroxa and Benipla starts from Tarbena (5 minutes from Can Elisa) and is 4.5 km long. Behind the village you start with a steep climb and after a quarter of an hour you can enjoy the first view from where you look at Altea, Benidorm the sea and...

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Short-toed Snake Eagle

Short-toed Snake Eagle

Birdwatching is growing in the Costa Blanca, understandable because there is a lot to see. Our backyard is sometimes just an aviary, the birds whistle to their heart's content. Which birds you can spot at Can Elisa depends on the season. In February, for example, the...

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