To mention Pilar de la Horadada is to speak of a good quality product.

The one that comes from the sea
Rich seafood and beautiful sea bream
Wide variety of fish
From the mountain
The predilection for stews
Rabbit with cabañil garlic
Good use of vegetables

And always present: rice dishes and stews.

The importance of good food in this land is demonstrated by the many gastronomic events that take place throughout the year in Pilar de la Horadada. Surely it coincides with some of them: The Flavors of Lent Gastronomic Days (during Holy Week); the Ruta de la Tapa and the Cocktail Looking at the Sea (May); the Tapas and Cocktail Route (June); the Gastronomic Days from the Garden to the Plate; a Pillar of Spikes (September). Rice Week. The Gastronomic Days of the Bodegón La Peña (November); the Gastronomic Days of Seafood or Marcelo and Rebeca’s Rice.

Additional information on the Tourist Office website:

Pilar de la Horadada is a municipality in the province of Alicante, in the Valencian Community, Spain.


Area: 78,1 Km2

Elevation: 35 m

Weather: 18º average

Population: 21.629 (2015)

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