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Alicante and Elche Highlights Day Tour from Benidorm
"Start this 5-hour experience travelling to the location of Elche from Benidorm located in the region of Baix Vinalopó and with 228300 inhabitants.   Once there you will be exploring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mankind: the Palm Groove where you will enjoy the stunning display of Mediterranean and tropical palm species and the Basilica of Saint Mary where the Mystery Play is staged annually every August. The tour will continue heading back to Alicante where you will visit Santa Barbara's Castle with spectacular views of the city's bay St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral that was built over a mosque the Baroque Town Hall and the Modernist Casa Carbonell amongst other important places. Once the tour reaches its end you will be transported back to your hotel."""
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Alicante Private Walking Tour
"Greet your guide at the meeting point and make your way to the first stop of this tour Santa Bárbara's Castle. Located on the top of Benacantil mountain this historical building overlooks the city and allows you to have incredible views of the city and the Mediterranean sea. You will learn all of this landmark's cultural background from your guide as you sip on a glass of typical sangria (at your ow the Town Hall the Modernist Casa Carbonell and the Explanada de España.Enjoy the Mediterranean breeze as you discover this city and its people with the help of your private guide."""Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour through the city centre of Alicante. Discover all its main landmarks and monuments as well as all the local crafts and taste local products like the well known sangria.
From EUR170.00
 
Alicante and Elche Highlights Day Tour from Benidorm
"Start this 5-hour experience travelling to the location of Elche from Benidorm located in the region of Baix Vinalopó and with 228300 inhabitants.   Once there you will be exploring two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mankind: the Palm Groove where you will enjoy the stunning display of Mediterranean and tropical palm species and the Basilica of Saint Mary where the Mystery Play is staged annually every August. The tour will continue heading back to Alicante where you will visit Santa Barbara's Castle with spectacular views of the city's bay St. Nicholas Co-Cathedral that was built over a mosque the Baroque Town Hall and the Modernist Casa Carbonell amongst other important places. Once the tour reaches its end you will be transported back to your hotel."""
From EUR460.00

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Maserof Inn Museum

Between Jalón (Xaló) and Bernia mountain you will find a most unusual and interesting place to stop by.And old country house was bought and restored by the father or the current owner, who loved...
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Serra Grossa

Also called Sierra de San Julián, it is near mount Benacantil, towards the north of the city. 161 m high, this is a nice place for a day trip. Climbing up is quite easy and the view from the top is...
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CALPE

Located 67 km north of Alicante, the coastal town of CALPE, with its 13,000 inhabitants, is known for its beautiful beaches and its massive rock formation called the Penon de Ifach.Located in the...
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ALTEA - COSTA BLANCA

Without a doubt the lovely fishing village of ALTEA is one of the most beautiful towns along the Costa Blanca. I absolutely loved it here and we stayed a couple of hours, just exploring and walking...
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Pantano de Tibi

There are some nice excursions not far from the city to enjoy the fresh air. The Pantano de Tibi (Tibi reservoir) is one of the places I recommend. You can take highway A7 to the north, as though...
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CAP DE SANT ANTONI - COSTA BLANCA

The highlight of our tour of the Peninsula, was a pleasant surprise, as we just followed the brown sign which said CAP DE SANT ANTONI.What we saw there was a magnificent view of the mountains and sea....
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Cuevas del Canelobre (Caves of Canelobre)

The Canelobre caves you can see the fantastic shapes and forms sculpted in the rocks by water, patience and time. The extraordinary height and the unique conditions of the cave create exceptional...
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Lucentum, an Ibero-Roman city

Astounding excavation of a pre-Christian city. Also host to the Alicante jazz festival. A visit will supply you with plenty to think about for a long time. This is civilization at its most elementary...
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Finest beach without the crowds

Alicante city actually has what is surely one of the best beach in this neck of the woods, yet it is scarsely ever visited except by those who live in the city. This makes it a true gem during the...
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Alicante that was

Alicante still has an Old City. ANd it isn't hard to find, if you know where to go. You will find some beautiful architecture, both in the old "Spanish colonial" style, and also some fantastic...
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Better beaches

The main beach in Alicante, Playa del Postiguet can get really busy and jam packed with bodies. If you want more room on an equally nice beach then catch one of the FGV trains to a beach further up...
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The Palm Trees Garden at Alicante-ELCHE

Also,close to Alicante,(20KM) you can see the city of ELCHE, with its wonderful Palm Trees Gardens,has more than 300.000 palm trees!!.(Designed by UNESCO as WORLD HERITAGE!)
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Cuevas del Canalobre

Not far from Alicante (about 20 km), just a few kilometers from village Busot there are Cuevas del Canalobre (Candelabrum Caves - was named after the shape of one of the stalogmites inside).It can be...
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The mountain

The very distinctive view of the Cabezón de Oro (Golden Head) of which Caves are the part. My friends, to whom I showed this pic, thought that that was the entrance to the caves but it's just a hole,...
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Plaza Puerta del Mar 3, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Rafael Altamira 7, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Plaza Puerta del Mar 3 - 5, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Avda Alfonso X El Sabio, 11, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Rambla Mendez Nunez 3, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Plaza del Ayuntamiento 6, , Alicante Province, 03002, Spain
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Top Things to Do in Alicante

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Castillo de Santa Bárbara

Great place to visit in Alicante, lovely views over the city and sea. See website for more info. http://www.castillodesantabarbara.com/ hope there are anough charachterssssssssssssssssssssss here now...
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Beaches

The basic sight of Alicante certainly is the sea. The beach is sandy. To bathe in April is still early. Therefore I have only admired an evening view at the sea. Lights of hotels and restaurants were...
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El Barrio

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...
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Explanada de Espana

Explanada de Espana - palm avenue along the coast of Mediterranean sea. Many people consider it as the most beautiful quay in Spain. It is paved with 6.5 million marble floor tiles creating a wavy...
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Mercado Central

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...
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The Town Hall

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...
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Aitana

"Alicante, my home city"
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gOdOtPm

"Alicante, pueblo grande"
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Hosell

"WELCOME TO ALICANTE!"
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benidormone

"A city to discover!!"
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SWFC_Fan

"Alicante, Spain"
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