Santa Barbara Castle is a medieval fortress on top of Mount Benacantil. It dominates the city and constitutes a landmark that is seen from far away. The castle offers the nicest views of Alicante's... more
On this strectch of beach you have the choice of all sorts of beaches. From Postiguet with the huge Boulevard and marina. To el Campello...its tiny beach with right behind it a picturesque... more
El Barrio the old quarter of Alicante lies at the feet of the Co-Cathedral of San Nicolas. This is a very lively neighbourhood at night. People af all ages go there to enjoy the numerous pubs, bars... more
This is the only inhabited in the Community of Valencia. It is located at a distance of 11 nautical miles from the city of Alicante. The islands Lebante Beach has a lenght of 250m and is near the... more
If you come to Alicante in June, from 19 to 24, you will enjoy the Hogueras de San Juan, the main festival that takes place in the city. The hogueras are bonfires built with papier-machê. About 180... more
Terra Mitica en Benidorm, which is just about 40 kilometers from Alicante, is practically the only theme park in Europe with incredible attractions and shows that convert this park into a fascinating... more
The central market was built in 1911 over the remains of the city walls from the 17th century. The market was built in eclectic style with modernist elements, with metal structure and brick façade. As... more
The present Town Hall was built in the 18th century in baroque style. The façade is decorated with barley-sugar columns. The two towers characterize this building. Inside, the Blue Hall belongs to the... more
Benidorm is very close by Alicante. Just remeber it takes time to get there by tram - for me it took 2 hours althought it shouldnt. Trip itself was not long - just waiting in between is what took most... more
22 kilometres long walk from Agost to el Puerto de Maigmó, easy level - tunels on the path so good idea to bring an electric torch (sorry - don't know what a little lamp/light that you have in your... more
From April 2 till october 13 there is a temporary exposition called La belleza del cuerpo. Arte y pensamiento en la Grecia antigua.
A collection of Greek sculptures (some of them are really Roman... more
Volvo Ocean Race will start from the port of Alicante.
From last Friday night up to October 11th there will be a series of events in the Village, an area of the harbour that has been acoditioned for... more
Although I was not born here, I have lived here since I was a two months baby, so Alicante is my home town.
What to say about Alicante? It is easier to write about places that one has visited because...
Since the late 90's Alicante has become a paradise for construction businesspeople specially, for those who doesn't care about tradition and cultural heritage. Like a little Sion that once belonged to...
This is one of spains modern and cosmopolitan cities. Alicante has almost 15km of beaches. Historical buildings, shopping centers, nightlife, Alicante has it all. More places to visit at the Comunidad...
Alicante is located in the region of COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA,it is an autonomous community of Spain and has three provinces: Valencia (The Capital) Castellon de La Plana,and Alicante in the south of the...
My wife and I ended up in Alicante by a strange set of circumstances, starting with the fact that we began planning our trip to Spain about 3-months before we left Canada. Since we planned to be in......