Tabarca island

The island’s waters are officially declared a Mediterranean Marine Reserve for their excellent quality and for the biodiversity of their flora and fauna.

A city just for you...

Let our suggestions guide you. All you have to do is relax and enjoy yourself, by day, by night, with the kids, your partner , your friends…

Brochures, maps and APPS

Download brochures, maps and apps.

City walks

Don’t miss anything.

Learn Spanish in Alicante

Schools specialising in teaching Spanish.

Enjoy the Castle of Santa Bárbara

Perched on top of M­ount Benacantil, at a height of 166 metres, stands one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses, providing great views of Alicante’s perfect bay. The Castle of Santa Bárbara is the most visited monument in the city.

Walking access through the Ereta footbridge, closed until further notice. Alternative access information.


Practical information for cruise passengers: walking tours, monuments, museums, restaurants, shopping and other interesting things to do in Alicante city.

Vista de la ciudad de Alicante desde el Castillo


Discover Alicante with all your senses: Its beaches, monuments and fantastic museums all form part of this city’s great appeal bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and renowned for being a dynamic city, with a warm climate.

Playas de Alicante


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!

Exposición toda la galaxia en el castillo

Alicante with kids

Alicante has a great deal to offer those travelling with children. There is always somewhere for the little ones to play, have fun and even learn. These are some of our suggestions.


Alicante with children, music, theatre, dance, workshops, guided tours, exhibitions, festivals, cultural events, gastronomy and many other events so that you can enjoy Alicante 365 days a year.

Gastronomía Alicante

Taste it out

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.

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