Alicante is the main city in the region; crowded, multicultural, full of services, tourists, a huge port and a never-ending nightlife. The city centre never sleeps.
The main attractions for the tourists are El Postiguet beach, the castle and the shopping centres. I recommend you to not stop here and discover all the secrets of Alicante.
The sea life is very important in Alicante, thousands of people enjoy the sea every day in a city that invests a lot in the nautical installations. Volvo Ocean Race is the longest yacht race around the world, the exit is from Alicante port.
Hogueras de San Juan is a special celebration that you should see at least once in your life. The fire is the main attraction, Alicante has an incredible atmosphere of party and happiness during Hogueras. The celebration is always from 19th to 24th of June.
Santa Cruz neighbourhood has the typical Spanish style with white houses and lots of flowers. During Easter, one of the most emotive parades in Spain goes through the steep streets of this neighbourhood.
The Palmeral park, located in the southern area of the city, is an excellent place for enjoying the Mediterranean climate between exotic vegetation. Especially recommended for families with children.
There are several interesting places to discover in Alicante and its nearby cities,for sure you will enjoy it a lot.