PILAR DE LA HORADADA
Locality: PILAR DE LA HORADADA
Plaza Campoamor nº 2
Pilar de la Horadada is a village that has only recently become an independent municipality. It is the first village of the province of Alicante when approached from Murcia via the N-332. Tourism constitutes its main economic activity and it has 4 km of beaches: Playa de las Mil Palmeras, Playa del Río, Playa del Gato, Playa de los Jesuitas-Cala Rincón, Playa del Conde, Playa del Puerto and Playa del Mojón. Its huerta (irrigated land) mainly produces fruit and vegetables which are exported throughout the world.
Potato rissoles with meat and Gachas (porridge).
Parish church of Our Lady of the Pillar, Church of the Torre de la Horadada. Watchtower.
Archeological and Ethnological Museum.
Name of Councillor:
Josefa Meroño Pagán
Festivals and Events:
Celebrations are held for the Virgin of the Pillar on the 12th of October. Segregation fiestas are held on the 30th of July.
This locality is situated on the entry point to the south of Alicante via Murcia. It is located 1 km from the N-332 and can also be reached on the local road from Orihuela. Situated 67 km from Alicante and 90 km from Benidorm.
Tour of the town:
Recreational area in Campoverde´s pine forest.
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Number inhabitants 2006
23.156 a junio de 2012
Km from the capital