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Alicante is located in the region of COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA,it is an autonomous community of Spain and has three provinces: Valencia (The Capital) Castellon de La Plana,and Alicante in the south of the region.

The city of Alicante is located on the Mediterranean sea,and is a nice and modern city,because is located in the coastline,is also a very important place for tourists,specially during summertime.Alicante has some nice beaches,a lot of hotels and new shopping centers,so is also a very nice city for shopping.

The city of Alicante has also a very nice old town and some beautiful places to see,on this page I'll show you some of the best places that you must to see during your time in Alicante.

If you are travelling in Alicante during the month of June,don't miss see the main festival on the city: LAS HOGUERAS DE SAN JUAN. from 20th to 24 of June.


The harbour of Alicante,is located just entering the city by the north.This is one of most important places to see in the city.Some luxury cruises along of the Mediterranean,makes a stop here.Also on this harbour you can take a ferry to go to Northern Africa (Algeria).

The harbour offers also some interesting and nice excursions along the coastline,don't miss see TABARCA ISLAND,located between Alicante city and Torrevieja.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great city at Costa Blanca!
  • Cons:Nothing!
  • In a nutshell:Welcome to Alicante!!!
  • Last visit to Alicante: Jan 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Mar 4, 2007 at 11:25 AM

    How much does the boat rental cost?

  • Lienem's Profile Photo
    Sep 23, 2005 at 6:22 AM

    Very nice Alicante page! thanks for goot tips!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2004 at 9:02 AM

    Great tips and travelogue! I love your picture in Must See Activities: Alicante's Harbour :-)

  • Arenas's Profile Photo
    Aug 28, 2004 at 7:25 PM

    Estupenda nueva pagina de Alicante!

  • pabertra's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2004 at 6:46 AM

    Thanks for the outstanding tour of Alicante! I'll definitely get to Tabarca Island for a day thanks to your suggestion!!!

  • May 26, 2004 at 2:51 AM

    very interesting from-all-over-the-world postcards!!! luv your intro picture of your hometown beach salaam (=peace in arabic),A:^)

  • May 12, 2004 at 10:08 AM

    thank you very much for your great pages on Alicante and Benidorm. We are re-visiting Benidormthis year after 30yrs, so I know we shall see many changes. We are looking forward to seeing the World Heritage site and going into the mountains.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2004 at 3:32 PM

    an interesting page and great pics ! Alicante looks like a great place for a vacation !

  • MissyWQ's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2004 at 12:18 PM

    Must be a wonderful city. Love your beachess. Santa Barbara in California has Spanish architecture.

  • benidormone's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2004 at 12:35 PM

    Just a few weeks to go and I'm back in Benidorm on May 8 for three weeks, can't hardly wait!!


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