The city of Dénia is located at the most eastern tip of the Iberian peninsula, between two nature reserves: the Montgó Mountain and the Pego-Oliva Marsh Nature Reserve and the San Antonio Cape Marine Reserve.
Dénia is part of the Valencian Community and is the capital of Marina Alta region. The city keeps on preserving the legacy of the peoples and cultures that have lived here for over 2,000 years of history, maintains its language – Valenciano – alive and has undergone development at the feet of a castle that is its hallmark.
Dénia and its region, comprised of 33 municipalities, bring together within its 759 km² a total of 185,567 inhabitants, of which 42,016 are concentrated in the region's capital.
With direct access to the AP-7 highway, which links the region with main European roads, Dénia is located at an equidistant point (100 km) from both the international airports of Valencia and Alicante.
The port has an ample room for traditional fishing, an automated fish market auction and a fresh fish market. Intense commercial activities of carriage of goods and passengers with the Balearic Islands also operate here, and it is the destination of hundreds of recreational craft and sports boats, which find high-quality facilities and services here.
The gastronomy industry and food production are currently the city's main source of wealth and economic activity. Thousands of visitors come to Dénia all year-round seeking the quality of its primary products, excellence of its cuisine, and the know-how of its restaurants.