In 1532 Piles was the protagonist of the landing of the pirate Barba Roja II, who brought his ships from Algeria.
This fact led to the construction of the defense tower network throughout the Valencian territory. The one located in Piles is the best preserved, it was restored in 1996.
The biggest tourist attraction of the town is its beach, very quiet and at the same time with all the services to spend an unforgettable holidays with the family.
Gentilici: pilera, pilero
Tourism Office – Piles: Passeig Marítim, s/n.