The province of Alicante is one of the main national and international tourist destinations in the Spanish geography. Elche (Elx), the Costa Blanca (white coast) in the Mediterranean or the inland valleys are shrouded in history, monuments, landscapes, gastronomy and fabulous beaches that will make your stay an unforgettable place. Below we offer you a list of the main cultural and tourist points of this wonderful and interesting area with an unbeatable hotel offer, being able to choose from all of them the one that suits you best according to your budget and your needs: downtown hotel, quiet hotel, hotel on the beach, etc.
The highway network easily communicates all these enclaves -Benidorm, Calpe, Denia, Jávea, Torrevieja, La Manga del Mar Menor, Orihuela, Murcia, Cartagena, Elche (Elx), Novelda, Alcoy, Elda-Petrel, Ibi, Villena, or Albacete- , so so renting a car when you arrive at Alicante airport is a good option to get around the entire region renting a car upon arrival at Alicante Airport is a good option to getting around the entire region.
Alicante city (Alacant)
Welcome to Alicante city.
The city of Alicante (Alicante) offers you a wonderful coast accompanied by an enviable climate, that will allow you to enjoy almost all year round the promenade that surrounds the beach "Playa de El Postiguet", one of the most famous beaches in the city. A wide and varied cultural offer of museums and historical sites, such as the Castle of Santa Barbara or San Fernando, and a succulent gastronomic offer will accompany you throughout the city. Don't miss the biggest and official festival in Alicante: Las Hogueras de Alicante, in June, accompanied by a refreshing Horchata de Chufa.
Elche historic city
Elche (Elx) - ancient history
Founded in the 5th century B.C. like Ilici, the city of Elche (Elx in Valencian) breathes history on all sides as it is full of historical monuments, museums and cultural events. In Elche you can visit the sacred representation of the Mystery of Elche, declared by Unesco World Heritage, or El Palmeral de Elche, also declared by Unesco Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The numerous representations of the Lady of Elche, emblem of the city, the strong tradition in the manufacture of footwear, the artisan elaboration of the white palm (the only place in the world in which it persists) or the delicious rice with crust, are some of the jewels that you can find in this impressive city along with the Santa María Basilica and the 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 the most complete hotel, leisure, service and gastronomy offer you can imagine, now at your fingertips. A strategic enclave on the seafront, on one of the best-known beaches in Europe. Sunset walks, shops, clubs, shops, restaurants, hairdressers, spaces for children, etc. In Benidorm, you will have everything you need to enjoy fabulous vacations accompanied by an enviable climate.
Costa Blanca (white coast) - Beach, sun, just that
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 Costa and Pilar de la Horadada beaches, etc ¿What more can be said about one of the main tourist areas of Spain and the European continent? 244 km of incredible Mediterranean beaches with fine sand that hold the record for blue flags, sunny almost all year round, and with spas, hotels and services with an unbeatable offer of restaurants and gastronomy. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday of relaxation and leisure.
Inland mountains, valleys and swamps
Enjoy the nature.
Surrounded by mountains and exuberant nature, these rich historical, gastronomic and nature-filled enclaves, with extreme landscapes located in the interior of the province of Alicante, offer travelers endless possibilities to get lost in their towns and mountains that they preserve still good part of peace and quiet. This route is known as the Valencia Monasteries route. The sources of the Algar, the Guadalest valley, the Sierra de Alfaro, the Sierra de Aitana, or the Alcoy valley with its Moors and Christians Festival in April, are some of its magnificent attractions.
Vinalopó Castles - The Castle Route
Revive the history of Spain.
The Vinalopó Castle Route, located in the Vinalopó Valley, is one of the most famous and interesting routes for its heritage and its high historical content since in this region is one of the largest concentrations of castles in Spain. Between castles and fortresses that date back to the Middle Ages and are still in good condition, the route runs through various towns such 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, so renting a car on arrival at Alicante airport is a good option to visit the region.
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