Discover the best of Alicante with our ultimate checklist!
Whether you like beach, culture or relaxation, this Spanish resort on the Costa Blanca offers something for everyone.
1. **Culture at Santa Bárbara Castle:**
Visit the beautiful Santa Bárbara Castle, enjoy the views and discover its ancient history, all for free or by lift for a small fee.
2. **Take the best photos in El Barrio de Santa Cruz:**
Explore the quaint streets and alleys of the old quarter, El Barrio de Santa Cruz, with its whitewashed houses and breathtaking views. Comfortable shoes are a must for this walk.
3. **Visit Museu de Fogueres:**
Discover unique creations at the Museu de Fogueres, a museum that houses the remains of the spectacular festival Les Fogueres de Sant Joan. An audiovisual tour offers insight into this special Spanish tradition.
4. **Romantic stroll along the Explanada de España:**
Enjoy an atmospheric evening stroll along the wide boulevard, Explanada de España, with its undulating pattern and numerous terraces. The palm trees and views of the Mediterranean complete the picture.
5. **Extra tips for your stay:**
- Explore Plaza del l'Ayuntamiento, a beautiful square overlooking the imposing City Hall, perfect for a drink and snack.
- Relax on Playa del Postiguet, a kilometre-long beach at the foot of Santa Bárbara Castle, with the harbour just around the corner.
- Experience traditional tapas food in Alicante, served on a plate placed on your glass, a uniquely Spanish tradition.
- Dive into local produce at Mercado Central, an indoor market hall with vibrant colours and tasty options, including delicious pinchos.
Discover Alicante your way and enjoy all the beauty this city has to offer!