The province of Alicante is one of the major national and international tourist destinations of the Spanish geography. Elche (Elx), the Costa Blanca (white coast) in the Mediterranean sea, all are involved in history and a wide variety of emotions, flavors, landscapes, fabulous beaches and monuments that will make your stay an unforgettable place.
The highway network easily connects all following regions -Benidorm, Calpe, Denia, Jávea, Torrevieja, La Manga del Mar Menor, Orihuela, Murcia, Cartagena, Elche (Elx), Novelda, Alcoy, Elda-Petrel, Ibi, Villena, or Albacete- , If you wish to visit the area on a low-cost budget and at your own pace, we recommend you to hire a car on arrival at the airport.
Here are a list of the major cultural and tourist attractions of this wonderful and interesting area with an excellent hotel offer of accommodations, choosing from a wide range the one that best suits your needs (centrally located hotel, quiet hotel, beachfront hotel, etc.).
Alicante city (Alacant)
Welcome to the city of Alicante.
The city of Alicante (Alicante) offers its wonderful coast, accompanied of an enviable climate, while allowing you to enjoy almost all year long the promenade that surrounds the Playa El Postiguet, one of the most famous beaches of the city. A wide and varied cultural offer of museums and historical sites like the Castle of Santa Barbara or San Fernando and hearty cuisine will accompany you throughout the city.
Do not miss the Bonfires of Saint John, in June, the largest official holiday Alicante, accompanied by a refreshing Horchata.
Elche historic city
Elche (Elx) - ancient history
Founded in the V century B. C. as Ilici, the city of Elche (Elx in Valencian) breathes history on all sides. Full of historical monuments, museums and cultural events, this place requires mandatory stop. The sacred representation of the Mystery of Elche, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site, The Palm Grove of Elche, declared by UNESCO a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, numerous representations of the Lady of Elche, emblem of the city, its strong tradition with footwear production, the craftsmanship of the white palm (the only place in the world where it persists), or the delicious rice crust are some of the gems that can be found in this stunning city. Don’t miss the Palmeral of Elche, St. Mary's Basilica and Altamira Palace Tower.
Costa blanca (white coast) - Mediterranean beaches
The best Benidorm.
Benidorm is a cosmopolitan and international city par excellence and one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain and Europe. Enjoy a great variety of accommodation, all kind of leisure facilities and the most outstanding cuisine you can imagine, now at your fingertips. It is a strategic enclave by the sea, with one of the most famous beaches in Europe. Evening walks, shops, nightclubs, restaurants, barber shops, spaces for children ...In Benidorm you will have everything you need to enjoy fabulous vacations, accompanied by beautiful weather.
Costa Blanca (white coast) - Beach, sun and nothing else
Sunrise on the Costa Blanca.
Benidorm, Denia, Jávea, Teulada-Moraira, Benissa, Calpe, Altea, Alfaz del Pi, Finestrat, Villajoyosa, Campello, Alicante, Elche, Santa Pola, Guardamar del Segura, Torrevieja, Orihuela coast beaches and Pilar de la Horadada …what else can be said about one of the main tourist areas in Spain and the European continent? 244 km of fabulous sandy Mediterranean beaches, holding the record for blue flags almost year round. Sun, spas, hotels and services with great gastronomic options are unbeatable. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday of relaxation and leisure. At the Costa Blanca you do not have to worry about anything.
Mountains, valleys and swamps of the interior
Surrounded by mountains and lush nature, this enclave, rich in historical and gastronomical variety, and full of nature with extreme landscapes located within the province of Alicante, offers to the travelers endless possibilities for getting lost in their villages and mountains that still preserve much of its former peace. It is also part of the Route of the Monasteries of Valencia,
The sources of Algar, Guadalest Valley, the Sierra de Alfaro, the Sierra de Aitana or the Valley of Alcoy with its celebration about Moors and Christians in April, are some of the most magnificent attractions.
Vinalopó Castles - The Castle Route
Revive the history of Spain.
The route of the Castles of Vinalopó, located in the Vinalopó valley (Valle del Vinalopó), is one of the most famous and interesting routes for its heritage and high historical content, because this region has one of the major concentrations of castles in Spain. Between castles and fortresses dating back to the Middle Ages and still in good condition, the route passes through several towns as Villena, Biar Bañeres, Castalla, Sax, Petrel or Novelda.
Discover Alicante on your own
Do you enjoy driving? Alicante and the Costa Blanca (white coast) are full of veritable treasures. Simply hire a car and discover them on your own!
Rental car companies and offers in Alicante
Rental Car companies as SIXT, Hertz, AVIS, BUDGET and Europcar do often promote offers for several days or complete weekends - just perfect to visit Alicante from its sunny side. Please visit their websites to see current offers.
.:. .:. .:. .:.