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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 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
 
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

More Transportation in Alicante

Low cost flight

We used Easyjet from Geneva to Alicante for this trip. We booked up 6 months in advance, the day the flights were available on their website. Otherwise costs were pretty high.When comparing prices a...
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FamilyOfSix
Feb 26, 2006

Alicante (FGV) Railway Station

FGV stands for Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana. Which means, basicly, Valencia Railways.Alicante is the terminus for the narrow gauge railway propper. However, the tram, (or Tranvia), runs...
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Pauldelabar
Oct 02, 2005

Alicante Airport

There is no official airport bus or train into Alicante. As you walk out of arrivals, cross the road and look for bus stop no 30. This is a normal service bus from Torellanos to Alicante that happens...
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PeterReed
Jan 18, 2005

The tram

Alicante is working hard to improve its public transport. New tramlines are beeing built. A good example is the tram from the harbour of Alicante to El Campello. In the near future Alicante will...
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benidormone
Jun 25, 2004

TRAINS

In Alicante,there is an international airport, EL ALTET,40KM.from Benidorm,also is well communicated by train and buses with the rest of Spain and Europe.Picture Euromed at Alicante's trains station. ...
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Hosell
Jun 12, 2004

Yachts

If you are not the lucky owner of such luxurious yacths, you may find this tip useful. Otherwise, you will find your find to Alicante.There is a busy airport in L'Altet that receives mainly charter...
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DanielF
Jun 08, 2003
 
 
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Very accessible!

If you are in neighboring town, yes its worth the distance, take the train. For more information on schedules: http://www.renfe.es/ingles/ If you are planning to stay at the Uni residence (which is...
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s_odyssey
Oct 07, 2002

Cab is not too expensive, if...

Cab is not too expensive, if you are not planing to go very far , you can walk the whole main strip in about 2hrs max!!Plus it keeps you healthy and you take in all that fresh air!There are buses...
DAISYCHAIN
Sep 07, 2002

Train from Madrid

Train. The Altaria, a fast efficient service operates to and from Madid running every 2 hours. The coaches are very comfortable, with TV and a choice of music channels. It is fairly inexpensive at $40...
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Beach_dog
Sep 07, 2002

Alicante's international...

Alicante's international airport is well connected with foreign countryes, specially with the UK (there are many flights from London and other British cities). If not, you can fly to Madrid, Barcelona...
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Sergioalc
Aug 26, 2002

Air - from the UK flights are...

Air - from the UK flights are available from most airports as Alicante is the natural destination for Benidorm and the Costa.I can recommend Monarch Airlines out of Luton (or London Luton to confuse...
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Kettleman
Aug 26, 2002

Motorcycle - I have been to...

Motorcycle - I have been to this area several times by motorcycle. From the UK it's a long haul of about 1500kms and so the journey down has to be part of the holiday and not extra to oit. But that's...
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Kettleman
Aug 26, 2002

For me, the only way was to...

For me, the only way was to take a flight.Lots of people drive there themselves, even from Norway. That's usually a three days drive for a family, but I met some people that never spend more than two...
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Alvestad
Aug 26, 2002

Train.

this train services the whole coast from Alacant to Denia. The entire journey takes about 2 1/2 hours. You can see so much stuff from the train! Even that big wooden bull all sat on top of the hill -...
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danielle72
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Alicante

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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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Tomas Lopez Torregrosa 11, 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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El Barrio

Santa Cruz is the name of the old quarter on the slope of Benacantil mount. Small white houses with balconies decorated with flowers crowd together. There is a nice chapel (Ermita de la Santa Cruz)...
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Explanada de Espana

Last week, my husband and me travelled to Alicante, but we wanted to do something different. So, we visited a tourist information office looking for an experience. There, we met a gastronomic route...
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Beaches

Hi All, 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...
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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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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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Top 5 Alicante Writers

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Aitana

"Alicante, my home city"
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gOdOtPm

"Alicante, pueblo grande"
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benidormone

"A city to discover!!"
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Hosell

"WELCOME TO ALICANTE!"
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SWFC_Fan

"Alicante, Spain"
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