"Alicante, my home city" Top 5 Page for this destination Alicante by Aitana
Alicante Travel Guide: 502 reviews and 1,158 photos
Although I was not born here, I have lived here since I was a two months baby, so Alicante is my home town.
What to say about Alicante? It is easier to write about places that one has visited because they cause a particular impression that can be described, while the home land is a different experience.
The sea, the light, Santa Barbara Castle, the mountains around, the climate... make Alicante a very nice place to live and to enjoy life.
Alicante is a city open to the sea, with an esplanade with palm trees parallel to the port, another promenade along the Postiguet beach, and Santa Barbara Castle that dominates the city.
The city and the beaches are only a part of Alicante. The province hides amazing places that you will like to discover. Visit my travelogue!
Every year, from 21 to 24 June, bonfires are erected in all the neighborhoods, the so called Hogueras de San Juan. They are artistic monuments that satirize the current affairs and public characters.
The night of the 24th the bonfires burn and the city returns to normality.
Visit my travelogues Hogueras de San Juan 2007, Hogueras de San Juan 2009 I & II to see some of them. I have also written some local customs tips about the Hogueras.
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