Perched on top of Mount Benacantil, at a height of 166 metres, stands one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses, providing great views of Alicante’s perfect bay. The Castle of Santa Bárbara is the most visited monument in the city.
Urban beaches, wild coves, fine golden sand, crystal clear waters. Alicante gives you all the Mediterranean to enjoy your favorite sports or just relax in the sun; San Juan beach, the Cabo de las Huertas coves, la Almadraba beach, la Albufereta beach, el Postiguet beach, el Saladar-Urbanova beach, beach Agua Amarga ( the doggy beach of Alicante).
So many adjectives to describe Alicante’s cuisine sophisticated, market, Mediterranean, signature, traditional, hearty, tapas…An extremely tasty city!! Thelocal cuisine is typically mediterranean and certainly, one of the great attractions of Alicante. Its history, its geography, its climate and the fertile lands of its province bring richness and diversity to Alicante’s cuisine.
Direct FLIGHTS, long distance trains services (RENFE), hight speed trains AVE Madrid-Alicante, trains to Benidorm (TRAM), crusiers, how to get Alicante from the airport (ALC), central bus station , car rental…
Discover Alicante with all your senses:
Its beaches, monuments and fantastic museums all form part of this city’s great appeal bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and renowned for being a dynamic city, with a warm climate. If you want the Mediterranean all to yourself, Tabarca is the place for you.
The province of Alicante is famous for the quality of its leather goods: shoes, bags and accessories. It is also well-known for the quality of items used for decoration such as rugs, wickerwork and traditional pottery. There are a wide range of shops to browse around in Alicante, in the city centre, the numerous shopping malls and also in the open air stalls in different public places, open all year round!.
Discover all that Alicante offers through different walking tours, especially recommended if you have little time. All of them will take you to the most emblematic places of Alicante city. Sea walking tour, Cultural walking tour, gourmet walking tour…