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ALICANTE
Things to do in Alicante - The essential Alicante guide.
Alicante is located on Spain's eastern coast
about halfway down the Costa Blanca to the south
of Valencia, and the popular resort of Benidorm.

Alicante is one of Spain's oldest cities, tracing its history back
to the Romans more than 2,000 years ago.
With a population of just 300,000 Alicante is a major travel
destination for many European tourists.
Alicante has so much to offer tourists and so much to see.
Its well worth a visit!



Alicante Area Guide

Alicante city has a population of over 300,000 and combines both classic and modern societies, living in harmony. It offers business and pleasure, entertainment and education. The history of Alicante goes back to prehistoric times with remains being found here from the third century before Christ. Today,
Alicante is a first rate tourist centre thanks to its splendid beaches, excellent climate and well known facilities. Alicante is one of the most visited cities on the Costa Blanca.Besides its golden beaches and impressive Paseo Maritimo, Alicante has a wealth of history to offer the visitor and has an impressive mountain-top castle. The city also has a range of 18th century manor houses, all worthy of a visit.
We personally found Alicante a city in two parts.
The seafront was quite attractive yet one street in and the city had a scruffy appearance. Some of the quieter back streets should be avoided at night. Having such a diverse history, there's no wonder that Alicante has so many historic buildings. Among its churches is the Iglesia de Santa Maria, which is the oldest church in the city and was built between the 14th and 16th centuries.
It was once the main mosque during Moorish times. Its front comprises of two solid looking towers and wonderful Baroque stonework. The church houses several important works of art. Other places of interest is the Cathedral de San Nicolas and the Monastery de la Santa Faz.

Things you must do and see In Alicante

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Visit Guadalest Valley
This place is excellent to take panoramic photos, the price of entrance are 4 Euros.
This valley is a hidden gem.


The Santa Bárbara Castle
It has magnificent panoramic views of picturess beach, the port and Alicante city.
Also San Fernando Castle

Centro de Buceo Puerto de Javea - Scuba Diving in Javea: Tel. 96 5794100
Welcome to the Diving Centre Buceo Puerto Javea, the most popular dive centre on the Costa Blanca.


Top Tours of Spain:
Top Tour of Spain offers you an insight of what to do whilst on holiday in the Costa Blanca, Spain
Packed full of information to keep you entertained whilst on holiday.