The Montgó Natural Park is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful enclaves of the entire province of Alicante. In fact, it is the one that notably distinguishes the landscapes of Dénia. We want to dedicate these lines to tell you everything you need to know about it.
General information about the Montgó Natural Park
This natural park owes its name to Macizo del Montgó. It is located in its epicentre and has a maximum height of 753 metres. It covers a total of 2,117 hectares within the Marina Alta region of the province of Alicante. Specifically, it includes the municipalities of Gata de Gorgos, Pedreguer, Ondara and, of course, Dénia.
Its biological and ecological importance is undoubted. Inside, there are 650 species of flora and vegetation, as well as its own fauna closely linked to them.
A nature paradise in Dénia
The natural landscapes of this park offer you the possibility of enjoying them through countless outdoor activities. For example, at present, the representatives of the municipality offer six spectacular hiking routes within its territory.
Where to start and where to finish
Four of them begin in the Camino de la Colonia and they finish, depending on the route, in the Cueva del Camello (Camel’s Cave), in Jesús Pobre, or in Creueta at the Les Planes Summit. Another starts at the famous Cueva del Agua (Water Cave), and the rest, in the Final de las Rutas (End of Routes). The latter is especially interesting, as it ends in the Port of Jávea.
In short, the Montgó Natural Park It is a wonder for lovers of outdoor activities. Therefore, if you want to know the landscapes of Dénia in depth and you like hiking, you should not miss the opportunity to delve into its territory and enjoy it personally.