One of the largest metropolitans of Spain, Alicante lies in the Southeastern parts of Spain.Alicante occupies an area of about 201.3 sq.km. Of all Spain’s tourists spot, Alicante is the most flourishing mainland venue which is visited by thousands of tourists round the clock. Alicante is also called as Port City of the country. The Spanish city of Alicante incorporates everything from historic sights to lively nightlife scene. Alicante has an idyllic climate year-round. The streets from La Rambla to Avenida de Alfonso El Sabio has a series of shops rendering exquisite traditional crafts to top brands. Playa del Postiguet is the cardinal beach of the city which has sybaritic resorts to dwell in and to enjoy the nature. Playa del Coco beach and San Juan beach are other beaches in Alicante packed with ecstatic activities. The tourists can saunter around the beach and delight in the cool breeze.
The enchanting edifice Santa Barbara Castle is perched like a pinnacle gracing the Alicante city. The glorious past of this relic can be explored by taking a 3-hour tour visiting the spacious rooms, citadel, and cisterns.Alicante has some awesome athenaeums which confine a wide variety of collections. Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina (Gravina Museum of Fine Arts) is a house of artworks depicting the history of Alicante from 16th to the 20th century. The museum is located in the area of Palacio del Conde de Lumiares. Archaeological Museum of Alicante has a collection of about 80,000 archeological pieces which depicts the prehistoric secrets of Alicante. The tourists can explore a vast range of newfangled artworks of renowned artists in the Alicante’s Contemporary Art Museum.
Alicante encompasses a variety of bounteous attractions which can be visited by various travel options. The visitors can use any of the services like intercity-buses, turbois, tram. One can hire taxis or bicycle to enjoy the ravishing beauty of the city. Alicante proffers the chance of bird watching for the trippers where unique species of birds comprising Booted Eagle, Squacco, Bee-eater, Kentish Plover, Merlin and much more can gaze. The tour of bird watching will be guided by an expert.Alicante's segway tour is a 1.5-hour tour taking the tourist through the path of Old Town. One should not miss the superlative experience of Kayaking in the blue waters of Alicante. The kayak tour lasts for about 3 hours which enables the riders to drench in nature along the seaside. The Benidorm Bike Tour is an amazing experience which let the trippers glide downhill for 24 miles. The bike ride goes through the road filled with natural beauty and wildlife.
Alicante’s prodigious festival, San Juan is commemorated with grandiose parties, dancing, palatable feats and huge bonfires. The festival indicates the advent of the summer. San Juan has been celebrated from 1928. San Juan is one of the countries biggest carnivals.
The winsome fireworks take place from June 20 – 24 where bonfires are celebrated on June 23. The trip to Alicante can be made a fun-filled and gleeful one by spending time in some of the amusement parks like L’Atelier, Terra Natura, Aqua Natura and Rio Safari. Alicante is also known for its flavorsome restaurants which serve delightful recipes like paellas, pizzas, salazones, ecological drinks, and turron.
The dishes catered are a perfect blend of nutritional value and gastronomic pleasure. Some of the well-known eateries of Alicante are Don Carlos, Bodhigreen Vegetariano, Fast&Bio. Alicante’s awe-inspiring weather, astounding sites and monuments appetizing delights acclimatize the city as the best vacation spot in Spain.