Discover and enjoy Alicante
Looking for sun, sea and culture? Book a flight to Alicante and discover this buzzing city on Spain’s Costa Blanca. Relax on one of the lovely, sandy beaches or enjoy the many opportunities for water sports on the Mediterranean. Alicante also has a rich, Islamic past that is easy to see in the atmospheric city centre. Alicante offers a holiday in the sun with a cultural side!
Plazas and castles
Plaza del Ayuntamiento is stunning, and here you can admire the splendid, baroque town hall and walk under the square’s arches. For the best views, go to Castillo de Santa Barbára, perched on top of Monte Benacantil. In the evening, the Explanada de España is simply fabulous. Order a drink on any of the numerous terraces or watch the locals play chess. Not only is Alicante the ideal destination for weekend holidays, it is also the perfect starting point for a longer vacation in Spain. Treat yourself: book a flight to Alicante now!
Amazing parks and old streets
If the beach gets too hot, cool down in one of the lovely city parks, such as El Palmeral with its invigorating waterfalls. Alternatively, visit Canalejas Park and admire the stone sculptures. Alicante is also an excellent destination for shopping. Feast your eyes on the historic Central Market, or buy hand-painted ceramics in the narrow streets in the old town, Santa Cruz. Finish the day with tasty tapas in one of the many cafes and restaurants around the lively waterfront area. Without a doubt, this is ‘La buena vida’!
Flights to Alicante for a unique holiday
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ARTS & CULTURE
The old city of Alicante is wedged between the beach and the castle. Take a step back in time. Stroll through the charming winding alleys and steps along whitewashed houses with wrought-iron balconies decorated with flowering geraniums. Or visit a museum, a church or a monastery. Then grab a patio table under a palm tree for a refreshing glass of horchata, the local almond drink. An overview of the highlights of Santa Cruz.
A scorched landscape with lime-rich soil lined with rows of gnarly vines weighed down by heavy bunches of juicy dark-purple grapes – does that sound familiar? You will certainly enjoy a visit to the vineyards, followed by a tour of the wine cellar and a wine tasting. Alicante offers a ready-made wine route: the Ruta del Vino.
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