Unlike last year, these Easter holidays We will not have to live them locked in our homes because of the pandemic caused by the Covid-19 crisis. Even so, we must continue living with important restrictions marked by the health authorities that have forced the Benissa Town Hall to design your leisure proposal for Easter week setting the focus on the benefits that the municipality offers due to its own geographical, historical and cultural reality.
A charming traditional center, paradisiacal beaches and coves, the coastal promenade and the Sierra de Bèrnia will be part of the offer of the program ‘Live Easter 2021’, presented by the mayor of the town, Arturo Poquet, and the Councilor for Tourism, Jorge Ivars.
The 4 themes of Easter in Benissa
After several weeks of planning the different actions, the calendar has finally been set up on four elements: medieval, gastronomy, nature and traditional games.
Regarding the Medieval Benissa, some have been organized Guided visits for which it will be necessary register on April 3 and 10. There is also an extension of the hours of museums and cultural spaces, as well as the church.
In the proposal gastronomic will participate eight bars and restaurants from the municipality between April 1 and 12. Vague prawn tortilla with chard and suquet, coca del Forner with onion and foie or mullaor de tocilao, typical Benissa sausages or putxero balls are some of the dishes that will appear in the menus whose price will be around 20€.
The proposal of outdoor sport invites us to enjoy all the natural spaces of the municipality; from the sea and from the mountains, but especially the ecological walk with a guided tour on April 5 at 11.00 a.m.
“We would have liked to incorporate musical events, theatrical performances and more activities in the street but we must remain very cautious”
Finally, the information brochure prepared by the technical department of Tourism and the Communication area proposes us to do a trip to our childhood, recovering traditional games in the area such as’sambori‘or’ tic-tac-toe ‘.
Mayor, Arturo Poquet has highlighted the effort of the consistory to keep alive the Easter activities despite the situation. However, he pointed out: “We would have liked to incorporate musical events, theatrical performances and more activities in the street but we must remain very cautious”.
“The natural spaces and our historic center are the best letter of presentation of Benissa”
For his part, the head of Tourism, Ivars, has made reference to the responsibility of public administrations to contribute to the promotion of the destination for “Help” the economic fabric of the municipalities. As he has stated, “for us it is much easier because the natural spaces and our historic center are the best letter of introduction to Benissa”.
Children’s activities in Benissa
Besides, the Department of Youth and Children has also created its own program of activities directed exclusively to the little ones of the house. The days April 1, 6, 7, 8 and 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. they can enjoy excursions around the town, orientation activities, traditional games, costumes, etc.
The enrollment in children’s activities it is processed in a way online between March 23 and 30 and it will cost only € 20 since the city council will pay for about 70% of the activity.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.