A trip to Villajoyosa

Do you like chocolate? Then you should go to Benidorms nearby town of Villajoyosa or La Vila Joiosa, literally "the happy city". This colorful coastal town is known for its chocolate production. You can visit 3 chocolate factories here: the factories of Valor, Perez, and ClavileƱo.

Picture by Harry Fabel

You will also find the beach, the picturesque marina, the gothic parish church, and the brightly colored fishermen's houses very charming. The reason that the houses have such a characteristic appearance is that this way the fishermen could easily see from the sea where they had to go on their way back.

Picture by Harry Fabel

The best and cheapest way to get from Benidorm to Villajoyosa is by tram which will cost you between 1 and 2 euros The trip will take about 16 min. There a tram almost every 30 min.