Enjoying the days
Enjoy Alicante by day
Shopping areas, markets and outdoor markets…there is a wide range of shops to browse around in Alicante: the city centre, the numerous shopping centres and also in the open-air stalls located in different public spaces, and that are open all year round.
Alicante has plenty of lovely parks and gardens. You can enjoy pleasant walks and magnificent views and let them surprise you with their beauty and uniqueness; Explanada, La Ereta Park, Canalejas park, El Palmeral, Gabriel Miró Square and Portal de Elche Square…
Alicante has an extensive list of museums able to satisfy the most demanding tastes, and an important architectural heritage; Santa Bárbara Castle, archaeological sites, landmark buildings, city walks, tourist guides and guided visits…
The yearly calendar is marked by numerous festivals. The joy of the city and its people is represented by the great variety of fiestas that leave you with such a lasting impression. The chances are that one of Alicante’s many festivals will coincide with your stay: Holy Week, Fogueres de Sant Joan, Moors and Christians, other traditional festivals.
Some of Alicante’s best tourist attractions are its excellent beaches. Year after year they receive the Blue Flag award by the European Union, which earns them well deserved international recognition; San Juan beach, The Cabo de las Huertas coves, Almadraba beach, Albufereta beach, Postiguet beach, Saladares-Urbanova beach, Tabarca Island, accessible beaches for handicapped people, “dog-friendly” Agua Amarga beach.
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