This page is dedicated to Pedreguer tourist information.
While Pedreguer does not have any world famous sights nor is it on the coast, it is a pretty and scenic base from which to enjoy a great holiday on the Costa Blanca with many great tourist attractions nearby.
Where is Pedreguer?
Pedreguer is close to the beaches of Javea and Denia yet it is away from the maddening crowds and so it makes for a good holiday location if you want to enjoy the northern Costa Blanca.
Pedreguer also benefits from being just off the A-7 motorway (autoroute) so Alicante airport to the south or Valencia airport to the north are both just about an hour’s drive. You can easily get to Pedreguer by arranging an airport transfer to Pedreguer. Once at the airport you have a range of different airport transfer options to Pedreguer including private shuttle buses, taxis or Pedreguer car hire.
Pedreguer is the gateway to the beautiful Orba Valley famous for its orange groves. Pedreguer has a sports centre and a culture centre that stages many exhibitions and acts.
In the summer month of July Pedreguer holds fiestas dedicated to Sant Bonaventura with bull-running throughout the town. Pedreguer also hosts the fiestas of Sant Blai and Sant Antoni.
What to See & Do
Pedreguer is a typical Spanish market town located at the foot of the Muntanya Gran. The village is surrounded by abundant agricultural farming land on which fruits and vegetables are grown.
The village also specializes in the manufacturing of bags, hats and leather goods.
This is an original village – many of the façades of the houses are painted in vivid colours, which give the village a lively appearance. Try also visiting the neighbouring village of Gata de Gorgos which is famous for it’s wicker furniture shops.
Around the main square we can see some of the most beautiful 19th Century facades as well as “els Porxes”: the market square is covered with Arabic tiles and constructed with cast-iron pillars and wooden beams.
Pedregeur offers visitors the chance to take a walk through the town centre and discover beautiful ancient buildings such as the parish church of Santa Cruz (16th century), inside is the Grenzig organ, made recently by the German master Gerhard Grenzig.
Outside the town centre there is the Sant Blai chapel, from which we can see the Segaria mountain range, the Montgo Nature Park and La Sella with the five star Marriott Hotel with golf course designed by Jose Olazabal.
Driving up to Monte Pedreguer there are many beautiful views. Look out for the “Mirador” signs wherever you go as there is sure to be a spectacular view with great photo opportunities.
From the Mirabarques observation point we can enjoy panoramic views of Pedreguer town, Denia and Javea.
On the hillsides of Pedreguer there are three urbanisations which have spectacular Miradors or views of the Montgo, Gata de Gorgos, Denia, Javea and Ondara.
On the way out of Pedreguer driving in the direction of Alacalali is the urbanisation of Monte Solana while overlooking Pedreguer are the urbanisations of Gata Residencial and Monte Pedreguer.
At the entrance of the road leading to the urbanisations is the restaurant Monroes carvery which specialise in roast dinners and steak. Gata Residencial is still a work in progress with many new villas being built on the hillsides closest to Gata de Gorgos.
Video Below – great views from Monte Pedreguer of the town of Pedreguer, Gata de Gorgos, Gata Residencial and Denia.
Part of the Spanish way of life are the fiestas or festivals which everybody looks forward to. Pedreguer is no slouch in the fiesta stakes when it comes to what their town can offer at various times of the year.
Every New Year the festival season begins with Reyes Magos, Cavalcade of the Three Kings. This festival starts on the 5th of January. It is the day that the Spanish traditionally celebrate their Christmas.
On the 17th of January the people of Pedreguer celebrate the Fiestas of San Antonio Abad, with pilgrimage, blessing of animals and popular celebrations.
On the 3rd of February there is a religious festival – the Festival of Sant Blai, with sales of the traditional “porrat”, sport events and concerts.
Pedreguer’s festivities wouldn’t be complete without the annual Carnival which lasts from February 20 – 27 . It includes many Fancy Dress Parades and street dancing, with the burial and “Cremá” (burning) of the Sardine.
During the month of July In honour of San Buenaventura, 10 days as from 15-16 July is the festival of the Moors and Christians with spectacular costumes and music.
For those of you who like to shop Pedreguer has something to offer everyone. Those who like a bargain can make their way to the Rastro market and car boot held every Sunday. As mentioned before Pedreguer is famous for its leather goods, bags and hats.
Since 2006 there have been two new additional shops that are dear to British hearts. Trotter Brothers which have a fantastic warehouse filled with all the groceries that we all so miss from home as well as Louise’s Lingerie and JML products. For those of you who love Next fashion there is a small scale warehouse called the N2N, the N2N has Next clothing, furniture and household bric a brac.
Every Sunday there is the popular Pedreguer Rastro, a sort of flea maket on the industrial estate to the north of Jávea & Dénia on Spain’s Costa Blanca – see video below (the music may drive you mad!):
Pl. Mayor, 1 – 03750 Pedreguer, Spain.
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