Marina Internacional de Torrevieja

Marina Internacional de Torrevieja - Alicante

Marina Internacional de Torrevieja

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A seductive mix of sophisticated city centres and secluded havens of ivory sand, set in stunning cerulean seas   view

The Marina Internacional de Torrevieja, a large marina on the outskirts of the city, is able to hold around 859 yachts with lengths up to 30m.

Within walking distance of Torrevieja, the marina is an ideal place for visiting yachts whether as a pit stop on a cruise along the Spanish coast or as a point of rest few a few days or more.

The name 'Torrevieja' comes from the Spanish for 'Old Tower', as the city was originally a guard tower overlooking the sea.  In 1803 the city was changed into a salt manufacturing site, the marshes of which are still in action today and are the largest producers of salt in Europe, and ranked second in the world.  These salt marshes, as well as supporting the region economically, are also said to contribute to its climate.

As well as several beaches, the Marina Internacional de Torrevieja has several points of interest close by for visitors, including the Sea and Salt Museum which details the history of salt production in the area, Old Railway Station and the Church Arciprestal de la Inmaculada Concepcion.

Torrevieja receives around 360 days of sunshine a year with an average temperature of 18 degrees Centigrade, making it a choice destination for maritimers and tourists alike.