CRUISES IN ALICANTEPractical information for cruisers
Walking routes specially designed for travellers who have little time to get to know the city of Alicante, and for cruise ship passengers with stopovers in Alicante.
CITY WALK E: With the Bomb shelter route of Alicante you will discover the History of Spanish Civil Warm. Alicante, the city of memory.
Alicante was a walled city up to the 19th Century. In 1858, Queen Isabella II came to Alicante to inaugurate the Madrid-Alicante train line. Seizing this opportunity, given that the city’s growth was limited buy its walls, authorisation was...
Discover the most emblematic places of Alicante and let yourself be surprised by their beauty. Its monuments are full of history and in its museums and cultural centres you will find interesting exhibitions and all kinds of events. Alicante’s parks and gardens will surprise you pleasantly; some of them, such as Portal de Elche, Canalejas Park or Plaza Gabriel Miró, have lush centennial trees worth seeing. The Castle of Santa Bárbara that you can’t miss, is the most important monument of the city.
El Palacio El Portalet, es un espacio histórico en el que el visitantes puede disfrutar de exposiciones y diferentes tipos de eventos culturales. ¿Quieres saber más?
This theatre opened in 1847, and it is an excellent venue. The main façade is neoclassical. Its interior, built according to Italian style atthe time, is divided into three clearly different areas: lobby, thehorseshoe-shaped cavea and stage.
Discover the beaches of Alicante and enjoy its environment and numerous services. Next to the old town and very close to the cruise terminal you will find El Postiguet beach, a place full of life all year round; and if you like coves and natural corners, the coves of Cabo de la Huerta are a very good option. If you want to get away from the city, you can reach the beaches of San Juan and Albufereta with TRAM (lines 1-3-4) or bus (lines 21-22) . To gest Saladar-Urbanova beach, bus line 27.
Protocol for action in contact with Portuguese man-of-war made by the City Hall of Alicante. Please remove any remaining tentacles that may be in contact with your skin. Avoid scratching the area and do not touch the remains of the tentacles...
Alicante offers an accessible beach service, with recreational-educational areas aimed at people with mental disabilities, as well as a bathing/swimming assistance service for people with physical disabilities.
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. If you are a lover of food and wine products, you mustn’t miss out on the preserves and salted products that are so typical of Alicante, top quality gastronomic products that are sure to impress you, wines from the province of Alicante with denomination of origin such as Moscatell, or traditional products that are used daily in the Mediterranean diet in many Alicante homes, as well as chocolate, dates, nougat, and traditional ice creams for those with a sweet tooth. As for the kids, the toys and dolls that are manufactured here in the province of Alicante are known internationally and are exported worldwide.