From the 11th to the 22nd of October, Alicante is going to vibrate.
After 12 editions and sailing half a million miles, the Volvo Ocean Race will be back on the 22nd of October from the Port of Alicante, being once again the Start Port of the race thanks to the success of the 2008-09, 2011-12 and 2014-15 editions.
Urban beaches, wild coves, fine golden sand, crystal clear waters. Alicante gives you all the Mediterranean to enjoy your favorite sports or just relax in the sun; San Juan beach, the Cabo de las Huertas coves, la Almadraba beach, la Albufereta beach, el Postiguet beach, el Saladar-Urbanova beach, beach Agua Amarga ( the doggy beach of Alicante).
The province of Alicante is famous for the quality of its leather goods: shoes, bags and accessories. It is also well-known for the quality of items used for decoration such as rugs, wickerwork and traditional pottery. There are a wide range of shops to browse around in Alicante, in the city centre, the numerous shopping malls and also in the open air stalls in different public places, open all year round!
So many adjectives to describe Alicante’s cuisine sophisticated, market, Mediterranean, signature, traditional, hearty, tapas…An extremely tasty city!! The local cuisine is typically mediterranean and certainly, one of the great attractions of Alicante. Its history, its geography, its climate and the fertile lands of its province bring richness and diversity to Alicante’s cuisine.