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Amongst lagoons, on a great plain, Torrevieja is located, a destination of great importance. The current municipality grew next to a tower (Torre), the old one (la Vieja), which gave it its name along with some natural characteristics that have marked its history and its daily life. The area boasts some splendid beaches, with which it has developed its tourist capacity in combination with its seafaring and salt-making tradition. Today, also, the production of Salt, one of the main European producers, has a competitor in international recognition, the Cuban dances and its International contest, declared as being of International tourist interest, which celebrates in homage to the "Torrevejeneses" that traded with Cuba, colony from which they brought these melodies.
An indispensable visit in Torrevieja is that of "Las Salinas". Two enormous salt-water lagoons declared as a National Nature Reserve, in which is maintained a great variety of autochthonous fauna like the Flamingo and Eagle. In its surroundings a microclimate is created which, united to its waters and its mud, maintains great anti-rheumatic properties. The township of Torrevieja has a great variety of beaches on which can be enjoyed the Sun the tranquillity provided by the fine sand and crystalline waters. Also, in the bay you have a multitude of coves. The "Isla de Tabarca", close to the coast of the municipality, which has been declared a Natural Marine Reserve, is well worth an excursion.
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