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Pinoso

Pinoso

Pinoso (El Pinós) is one of Spain’s richest towns, with a marble mine, thriving footwear industry, salt deposits and a booming wine and agriculture industry. The town sits located in the mountainous countryside of the Alicante wine region, 45-50 minutes drive to Alicante airport, city and beaches and close to the border of Murcia.

 

Pinoso has all the amenities you need: Supermarkets such as Consum, Dia, Mas y Mas and Hiperber, a wide range of restaurants including 2 Michelin Guide restaurants, Irish bar and Indian with 50+ bars, a 24hr medical centre, English speaking dentists, veterinary, a weekly market on Saturday and indoor market open 6days a week. Pinoso has 3 primary schools, a high school and a music school. There is also a new cultural centre which houses a library and Spanish classes open to foreigners.

 

Throughout the year Pinoso has its traditional Spanish Fiestas with parades and musical performances which are renowned around the country, bonfires with a magic feeling and were people go out on the streets. There is also an annual running of the bulls (the bulls are not harmed!) which draws crowds from around the region to watch the brave participants join the bulls in the special arena. 

 

The city Elda & Petrer is a 20 minutes drive, it has a large Hospital with English speaking doctors, a huge range of bars and restaurants, indoor shopping center, big international gym, Carrefour, Aldi, Lidl, Cinema with English movies shown weekly, bowling and fast food outlets.

 

Alicante airport, city and beaches is only 45 minutes drive away.